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Leviticus 18:18-20 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

18 While your wife is still living you shall not marry her sister as her rival and have intercourse with her.

19 You shall not approach a woman to have intercourse with her while she is in her menstrual uncleanness. 20 You shall not have sexual relations with your neighbor’s wife,[a] defiling yourself with her.

Footnotes:

  1. 18:20 Adultery in the Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near East is intercourse between a married or betrothed woman and any male. In the Bible it is generally punishable by the death of both individuals (20:10; cf. Dt 22:22–27). Intercourse with an unmarried or unbetrothed woman is not prohibited but carries responsibilities and fines (cf. Ex 22:15–16; Dt 22:28–29). Cf. Lv 19:20–22.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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