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Leviticus 18:12

    Leviticus 18:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister: she is your father's near kinswoman.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    You may not have sex connection with your father's sister, for she is your father's near relation.

    Webster's Revision

    Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

    World English Bible

    "'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister: she is your father's near kinswoman.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

    Barnes' Notes on Leviticus 18:12

    Thy father's sister - The instance of Amram and Jochebed Exodus 6:20 seems to show that marriage with an aunt was not considered wrong by the Israelites when they were in Egypt.