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Leviticus 20:15-17 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

15 “‘As for[a] a man who has sexual relations[b] with an animal, he shall surely be put to death, and you must kill the animal. 16 As for[c] a woman who approaches any animal to copulate with it, you shall kill[d] the woman and the animal; they shall surely be put to death—their blood is on them.

17 “‘As for[e] a man who takes his sister, his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter, and he sees her nakedness and she herself sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace, and they shall be cut off before[f] the eyes of their people;[g] he has exposed his sister’s nakedness—he must bear his guilt.


  1. Leviticus 20:15 Or “And”
  2. Leviticus 20:15 Literally “he gives his lying down”
  3. Leviticus 20:16 Or “And”
  4. Leviticus 20:16 Or “and you shall kill”
  5. Leviticus 20:17 Or “And”
  6. Leviticus 20:17 Literally “in”
  7. Leviticus 20:17 Literally “the sons/children of their people”
Lexham English Bible (LEB)

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Leviticus 20:15-17 New International Version (NIV)

15 “‘If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he is to be put to death, and you must kill the animal.

16 “‘If a woman approaches an animal to have sexual relations with it, kill both the woman and the animal. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.

17 “‘If a man marries his sister, the daughter of either his father or his mother, and they have sexual relations, it is a disgrace. They are to be publicly removed from their people. He has dishonored his sister and will be held responsible.

New International Version (NIV)

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