New International Version
"Cursed is anyone who sleeps with his father's wife, for he dishonors his father's bed." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"
King James Bible
Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Darby Bible Translation
Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; for he uncovereth his father's skirt! And all the people shall say, Amen.
World English Bible
'Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Young's Literal Translation
Cursed is he who is lying with his father's wife, for he hath uncovered his father's skirt, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The blind to wander out of the way - A sin against the sixth commandment. See on Exodus 20:13 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Take heed, and hearken, O Israel; this day thou art become the people of the Lord thy God. Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of the Lord thy God, and do his commandments.' Deut 27: 9, 10. What is the duty which God requireth of man? Obedience to his revealed will. It is not enough to hear God's voice, but we must obey. Obedience is a part of the honour we owe to God. If then I be a Father, where is my honour?' Mal 1: 6. Obedience carries in it the life-blood of religion. Obey the voice of the Lord …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
Gilgal, in Deuteronomy 11:30 what the Place Was.
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that even pagans do not tolerate: A man is sleeping with his father's wife.
Turbulent as the waters, you will no longer excel, for you went up onto your father's bed, onto my couch and defiled it.
"'Do not dishonor your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; do not have relations with her.
"'Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife; that would dishonor your father.
"'If a man has sexual relations with his father's wife, he has dishonored his father. Both the man and the woman are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.
A man is not to marry his father's wife; he must not dishonor his father's bed.
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