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15 “If a man has sexual relations with an animal, both the man and the animal must be put to death. 16 If a woman has sexual relations with an animal, you must kill the woman and the animal. They must be put to death. They are responsible for their own death.

17 “It is a shameful thing for a brother and his sister or half-sister to marry each other and have sexual relations with each other.[a] They must be punished in public. They must be separated from their people. The man who has sexual relations with his sister must be punished for his sin.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 20:17 sexual relations with each other Literally, “he sees her nakedness, and she sees his nakedness.”
  2. Leviticus 20:17 The man … sin Literally, “He will carry his guilt.”

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