22 While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father’s concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard about it.(A)

Jacob had 12 sons:(B)

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Turbulent as water, you will no longer excel,
because you got into your father’s bed(A)
and you defiled it—he[a] got into my bed.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 49:4 LXX, Syr, Tg read you

11 If a man sleeps with his father’s wife, he has shamed his father.(A) Both of them must be put to death; their blood is on their own hands.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 20:11 Lit on them

21 Ahithophel replied to Absalom, “Sleep with your father’s concubines he left to take care of the palace.(A) When all Israel hears that you have become repulsive to your father, everyone with you will be encouraged.” 22 So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and he slept with his father’s concubines in the sight of all Israel.(B)

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They trample the heads of the poor(A)
on the dust of the ground
and block the path of the needy.(B)
A man and his father have sexual relations
with the same girl,(C)
profaning My holy name.(D)

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Immoral Church Members

It is widely reported that there is sexual immorality(A) among you, and the kind of sexual immorality that is not even tolerated[a] among the Gentiles(B)—a man is living with his father’s wife.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 5:1 Other mss read named

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