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Deuteronomy 27:20

20 “Cursed is anyone who sleeps with his father’s wife, for he dishonors his father’s bed.” Then all the people shall say, “Amen!”

Read Deuteronomy 27:20 Using Other Translations

Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.
"'Cursed be anyone who lies with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's nakedness.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
‘Cursed is anyone who has sexual intercourse with one of his father’s wives, for he has violated his father.’ And all the people will reply, ‘Amen.’

What does Deuteronomy 27:20 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 27:20

Cursed [be] he that lieth with his father's wife
As Reuben did, and which is forbidden ( Leviticus 18:8 ) ; because he uncovereth his father's skirt;
see ( Deuteronomy 22:30 ) ; and all the people shall say Amen;
the tribe of Reuben said this as well as the rest.

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