15 If a man has sexual intercourse with[a] an animal, he must be put to death; you are also to kill the animal. 16 If a woman comes near any animal and mates with it, you are to kill the woman and the animal.(A) They must be put to death; their own blood is on them. 17 If a man marries his sister,(B) whether his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter, and they have sexual relations,[b](C) it is a disgrace.(D) They must be cut off publicly from their people. He has had sexual intercourse with his sister; he will bear his punishment.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 20:15 Lit man gives his emission to
  2. Leviticus 20:17 Lit and he sees her nakedness and she sees his nakedness

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