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Deuteronomy 22:22

22 If a man is found sleeping with another man’s wife, both the man who slept with her and the woman must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.

Read Deuteronomy 22:22 Using Other Translations

If a man be found lying with a woman married to an husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman: so shalt thou put away evil from Israel.
"If a man is found lying with the wife of another man, both of them shall die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman. So you shall purge the evil from Israel.
“If a man is discovered committing adultery, both he and the woman must die. In this way, you will purge Israel of such evil.

What does Deuteronomy 22:22 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 22:22

If a man be found lying with a woman married to an husband,
&c.]. This law respects adultery, and is the same with that in ( Leviticus 20:10 )

then they shall both of them die;
with the strangling of a napkin, as the Targum of Jonathan, which is the death such persons were put to; and is always meant when death is simply spoken of, and it is not specified what death; (See Gill on Leviticus 20:10):

both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman;
they were both to die, and to die the same death:

so shalt thou put away evil from Israel;
such that do it, as the above Targum; (See Gill on Deuteronomy 22:21).

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