17 If a man marries his sister,(A) whether his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter, and they have sexual relations,[a](B) it is a disgrace.(C) 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 20:17 Lit and he sees her nakedness and she sees his nakedness

22 ‘The one who sleeps with his sister, whether his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

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11 When she brought them to him to eat, he grabbed her and said,[a] “Come sleep with me, my sister!”

12 “Don’t, my brother!” she cried. “Don’t humiliate me, for such a thing should never be done in Israel.(A) Don’t do this horrible thing! 13 Where could I ever go with my disgrace? And you—you would be like one of the immoral men in Israel! Please, speak to the king, for he won’t keep me from you.” 14 But he refused to listen to her, and because he was stronger than she was, he raped her.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 13:11 Lit said to her

11 One man within you commits a detestable act with his neighbor’s wife;(A) another wickedly defiles his daughter-in-law; and yet another violates his sister, his father’s daughter.(B)

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