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Leviticus 20:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘If [there is] a man who lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; you shall also kill the animal.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And if a man shall lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And if a man lie with a beast for copulation, he shall certainly be put to death; and ye shall kill the beast.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, any man, who hath carnal knowledge of a beast, shall, surely be put to death,—and, the beast, shall ye slay.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And a man who giveth his lying with a beast is certainly put to death, and the beast ye do slay.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He that shall copulate with any beast or cattle, dying let him die: the beast also ye shall kill.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And whosoever shall lie with a beast, let him die the death; and ye shall kill the beast.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And if x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
a man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
lie 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
7903
{7903} Prime
שְׁכֹבֶת
sh@kobeth
{shek-o'-beth}
From H7901; a (sexual) lying with.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
with a beast, 929
{0929} Prime
בְּהֵמָה
b@hemah
{be-hay-maw'}
From an unused root (probably meaning to be mute); properly a dumb beast; especially any large quadruped or animal (often collectively).
he shall surely y4191
[4191] Standard
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
be put to death: 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8714
<8714> Grammar
Stem - Hophal (See H8825)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 178
and ye shall slay 2026
{2026} Prime
הָרַג
harag
{haw-rag'}
A primitive root; to smite with deadly intent.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the beast. 929
{0929} Prime
בְּהֵמָה
b@hemah
{be-hay-maw'}
From an unused root (probably meaning to be mute); properly a dumb beast; especially any large quadruped or animal (often collectively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 20:7-19.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 20:10-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Leviticus 20:15

Slay the beast — Partly for the prevention of monstrous births, partly to blot out the memory of so loathsome a crime.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Leviticus 18:23 Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it [is] confusion.
Exodus 22:19 Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.
Deuteronomy 27:21 Cursed [be] he that lieth with any manner of beast. And all the people shall say, Amen.
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