Leviticus 18:8

8 “ ‘Do not have sexual relations with your father’s wife; that would dishonor your father.

Leviticus 18:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.
ESV
8 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife; it is your father's nakedness.
NLT
8 “Do not have sexual relations with any of your father’s wives, for this would violate your father.
MSG
8 "Don't have sex with your father's wife. That violates your father.
CSB
8 You are not to have sex with your father's wife; it will shame your father.

Leviticus 18:8 In-Context

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.
10 “ ‘Do not have sexual relations with your son’s daughter or your daughter’s daughter; that would dishonor you.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 1 Corinthians 5:1
  • 2. Genesis 35:22; Leviticus 20:11; Deuteronomy 22:30; Deuteronomy 27:20
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