You must not have sexual intercourse with your daughter-in-law; she is your son’s wife. You must not have intercourse with her.
Now as she and her two daughters-in-law began to leave the place where she had been living to return to the land of Judah, 1
Tamar, Judah’s 1 daughter-in-law, bore to him Perez and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.
They will be divided, 1 father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”
If a man has sexual intercourse with his daughter-in-law, both of them must be put to death. They have committed perversion; 1 their blood guilt is on themselves.
For I have come to set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law,
So she decided to return home from the region of Moab, accompanied by her daughters-in-law, 1 because while she was living in Moab 2 she had heard that the Lord had shown concern 3 for his people, reversing the famine by providing abundant crops. 4
Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, “Listen to me! Each of you should return to your mother’s home! 1 May the Lord show 2 you 3 the same kind of devotion that you have shown to your deceased husbands 4 and to me! 5
Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (the son of Haran), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and with them he set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan. When they came to Haran, they settled there.
He turned aside to her along the road and said, “Come on! I want to have sex with you.” 1 (He did not realize 2 it was his daughter-in-law.) She asked, “What will you give me in exchange for having sex with you?” 3
Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, “May he be rewarded by the Lord because he 1 has shown loyalty to the living on behalf of the dead!” 2 Then Naomi said to her, “This man is a close relative of ours; he is our guardian.” 3
His daughter-in-law, the wife of Phineas, was pregnant and close to giving birth. When she heard that the ark of God was captured and that her father-in-law and her husband were dead, she doubled over and gave birth. But her labor pains were too much for her.
Naomi then said to her daughter-in-law Ruth, “It is good, my daughter, that you should go out to work with his female servants. 1 That way you will not be harmed, which could happen in another field.” 2
Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, “Live as a widow in your father’s house until Shelah my son grows up.” For he thought, 1 “I don’t want him to die like his brothers.” 2 So Tamar went and lived in her father’s house.
They sacrifice on the mountaintops, and burn offerings on the hills; they sacrifice 1 under oak, poplar, and terebinth, because their shade is so pleasant. As a result, your daughters have become cult prostitutes, and your daughters-in-law commit adultery!