Leviticus 21 :9

Leviticus 21 :9 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profanes her father: she shall be burnt with fire.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profanes her father: she shall be burnt with fire.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the harlot, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And if the daughter of a priest makes herself common and by her loose behaviour puts shame on her father, let her be burned with fire.

Webster's Revision

And the daughter of any priest, if she shall profane herself by lewdness, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.

World English Bible

"'The daughter of any priest, if she profanes herself by playing the prostitute, she profanes her father: she shall be burned with fire.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the harlot, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.

Definitions for Leviticus 21 :9

Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 21 :9

She shall be burnt with fire - Probably not burnt alive, but strangled first, and then burnt afterward. Though it is barely possible that some kind of branding may be intended.

Barnes's Commentary on Leviticus 21 :9

burnt with fire - See the Leviticus 20:14 note.

Wesley's Commentary on Leviticus 21 :9

21:9 And the daughter - And by analogy his son also, and his wife, because the reason of the law here added, concerns all. And nothing is more common than to name one kind for the rest of the same nature, as also is done Lev 18:6. She profaneth her father - Exposeth his person and office, and consequently religion, to contempt.
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