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Deuteronomy 27:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, because he hath uncovered his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Cursed [be] he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Cursed is he who lies with his father’s wife, because he has uncovered his father’s skirt.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Cursed [be] he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt: and all the people shall say, Amen.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; for he uncovereth his father's skirt! And all the people shall say, Amen.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Cursed, be he that lieth with his father's wife, because he hath turned aside his father's coverlet. And all the people shall say—Amen.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Cursed [is] he who is lying with his father's wife, for he hath uncovered his father's skirt,—and all the people have said, Amen.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, and uncovereth his bed: and all the people shall say: Amen.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Cursed [be] hee that lieth with his fathers wife, because he vncouereth his fathers skirt: and all the people shall say, Amen.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Cursed is he that lies with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt: and all the people shall say, So be it.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Cursed [be] he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Cursed 779
{0779} Prime
אָרַר
'arar
{aw-rar'}
A primitive root; to execrate.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
[be] he that lieth 7901
{7901} Prime
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
with x5973
(5973) Complement
עִם
`im
{eem}
From H6004; adverb or preposition, with (that is, in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
his father's 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
wife; 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
because x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
he uncovereth 1540
{1540} Prime
גָּלַה
galah
{gaw-law'}
A primitive root; to denude (especially in a disgraceful sense); by implication to exile (captives being usually stripped); figuratively to reveal.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
his father's 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
skirt. 3671
{3671} Prime
כָּנָף
kanaph
{kaw-nawf'}
From H3670; an edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle.
And all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
shall say, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Amen. 543
{0543} Prime
אָמֵן
'amen
{aw-mane'}
From H0539; sure; abstractly faithfulness; adverbially truly.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 27:11-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Deuteronomy 27:20

Cursed [be] he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's (m) skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(m) In committing wickedness against him, (Leviticus 20:11; Deuteronomy 22:30; Ezekiel 22:10)

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Deuteronomy 22:30 A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.
Genesis 35:22 And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard [it]. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:
Genesis 49:4 Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father's bed; then defiledst thou [it]: he went up to my couch.
Leviticus 18:8 The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it [is] thy father's nakedness.
Leviticus 20:11 And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood [shall be] upon them.
2 Samuel 16:22 So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom went in unto his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.
1 Chronicles 5:1 Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he [was] the firstborn; but, forasmuch as he defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph the son of Israel: and the genealogy is not to be reckoned after the birthright.
Ezekiel 22:10 In thee have they discovered their fathers' nakedness: in thee have they humbled her that was set apart for pollution.
Amos 2:7 That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek: and a man and his father will go in unto the [same] maid, to profane my holy name:
1 Corinthians 5:1 It is reported commonly [that there is] fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.
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Gn 35:22; 49:4. Lv 18:8; 20:11. Dt 22:30. 2S 16:22. 1Ch 5:1. Ezk 22:10. Am 2:7. 1Co 5:1.

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