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Deuteronomy 27:20


‘Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with 1  his father’s former wife, 2  for he dishonors his father.’ 3  Then all the people will say, ‘Amen!’


Ge 35:22; Ge 49:4; Le 18:8; Le 20:11; De 22:30; 2Sa 16:22; 1Ch 5:1; Eze 22:10; Am 2:7; 1Co 5:1

NET © Notes

tn Heb “who lies with” (so NASB, NRSV); also in vv. 22, 23. This is a Hebrew idiom for having sexual relations (cf. NIV “who sleeps with”; NLT “who has sexual intercourse with”).

tn See note at Deut 22:30.

tn Heb “he uncovers his father’s skirt” (NASB similar). See note at Deut 22:30.

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