10 (A)If there is a man who commits adultery with another man’s wife, one who commits adultery with his friend’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death. 11 (B)If there is a man who sleeps with his father’s wife, he has uncovered his father’s nakedness. Both of them must be put to death, they have brought their [a]own deaths upon themselves. 12 (C)If there is a man who sleeps with his daughter-in-law, both of them must be put to death. They have committed [b]incest, and have brought their [c]own deaths upon themselves. 13 (D)If there is a man who sleeps with a male as those who sleep with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they must be put to death. They have brought their [d]own deaths upon themselves. 14 (E)If there is a man who [e]marries a woman and her mother, it is an outrageous sin; both he and they shall be burned with fire, so that there will be no such outrageous sin in your midst. 15 (F)If there is a man who has sexual intercourse with an animal, he must be put to death; you shall also kill the animal. 16 If there is a woman who approaches any animal to [f]mate with it, you shall kill the woman and the animal; they must be put to death. They have brought their [g]own deaths upon themselves.

17 (G)If there is a man who takes his sister, his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter, so that he sees her nakedness and she sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace; and they shall be cut off in the sight of the sons of their people. He has uncovered his sister’s nakedness; he bears his guilt. 18 (H)If there is a man who sleeps with a menstruous woman and uncovers her nakedness, he has exposed her flow, and she has uncovered the flow of her blood; so both of them shall be cut off from among their people. 19 (I)You shall also not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister or of your father’s sister, for such a one has uncovered his [h]blood relative; they will bear their guilt. 20 (J)If there is a man who sleeps with his uncle’s wife, he has uncovered his uncle’s nakedness; they will bear their sin. They will die childless. 21 (K)If there is a man who takes his brother’s wife, it is [i]detestable; he has uncovered his brother’s nakedness. They will be childless.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 20:11 Lit bloodguilt upon
  2. Leviticus 20:12 Lit disgracefulness
  3. Leviticus 20:12 Lit bloodguilt upon
  4. Leviticus 20:13 Lit bloodguilt upon
  5. Leviticus 20:14 Lit takes
  6. Leviticus 20:16 Lit lie
  7. Leviticus 20:16 Lit bloodguilt upon
  8. Leviticus 20:19 Lit flesh
  9. Leviticus 20:21 Or an abomination