You are not to have sex with your father’s wife;(A) it will shame your father.(B)

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30 “A man is not to marry his father’s wife; he must not violate his father’s marriage bed.[a][b](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 22:30 Dt 23:1 in Hb
  2. Deuteronomy 22:30 Lit not uncover the edge of his father’s garment; Ru 3:9; Ezk 16:8

20 ‘The one who sleeps with his father’s wife is cursed, for he has violated his father’s marriage bed.’[a]
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 27:20 Lit has uncovered the edge of his father’s garment; Ru 3:9; Ezk 16:8