Leviticus 18 :7

Leviticus 18 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

The nakedness of your father, or the nakedness of your mother, shall you not uncover: she is your mother; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

American King James Version (AKJV)

The nakedness of your father, or the nakedness of your mother, shall you not uncover: she is your mother; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

American Standard Version (ASV)

The nakedness of thy father, even the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

You may not have sex relations with your father or your mother: she is your mother, you may not take her.

Webster's Revision

The nakedness of thy father, or the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

World English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, nor the nakedness of your mother: she is your mother. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

English Revised Version (ERV)

The nakedness of thy father, even the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Definitions for Leviticus 18 :7

Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 18 :7

Barnes' Commentary on Leviticus 18 :7

Or - It might be rendered "and", or rather, even; that is, which belongs to both parents as being "one flesh" (Genesis 2:24; compare Leviticus 18:8, Leviticus 18:14). These prohibitions are addressed to men.

Wesley's Commentary on Leviticus 18 :7

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