New Living Translation
"If a man marries his brother's wife, it is an act of impurity. He has violated his brother, and the guilty couple will remain childless.
King James Bible
And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
Darby Bible Translation
And if a man take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness: they shall be childless.
World English Bible
"'If a man takes his brother's wife, it is an impurity: he has uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
Young's Literal Translation
And a man who taketh his brother's wife -- it is impurity; the nakedness of his brother he hath uncovered; childless they are.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:21 His brother's wife - Except in the case allowed by God, Deu 25:5.
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John had been telling Herod, "It is against God's law for you to marry her."
"Do not have sexual relations with your brother's wife, for this would violate your brother.
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