Leviticus 18:7

7 “ ‘Do not dishonor your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; do not have relations with her.

Leviticus 18:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 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.
ESV
7 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, which is the nakedness of your mother; she is your mother, you shall not uncover her nakedness.
NLT
7 “Do not violate your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have sexual relations with her.
MSG
7 "Don't violate your father by having sex with your mother. She is your mother. Don't have sex with her.
CSB
7 You are not to shame your father by having sex with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have sexual intercourse with her.

Leviticus 18:7 In-Context

5 Keep my decrees and laws, for the person who obeys them will live by them. I am the LORD.
6 “ ‘No one is to approach any close relative to have sexual relations. I am the LORD.
7 “ ‘Do not dishonor your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; do not have relations with her.
8 “ ‘Do not have sexual relations with your father’s wife; that would dishonor your father.
9 “ ‘Do not have sexual relations with your sister, either your father’s daughter or your mother’s daughter, whether she was born in the same home or elsewhere.

Cross References 2

  • 1. ver 8; Leviticus 20:11; Deuteronomy 27:20
  • 2. Ezekiel 22:10
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