y'hwäh However, careful philological, literary analysis of the original Hebrew shows another interpretation: a divine condemnation of same-sex rape. עַד־יוֹם יְהוָה לֹא And the moral laws of this chapter are not mere injunctions of conformity. זָקֵן 8266 יְהוָה, 19:18 2 tn Heb “and a … 1121 and not א וַיְדַבֵּר יְהוָה, אֶל-מֹשֶׁה לֵּאמֹר. ûvaM'sûräh, 19:35 ¶ 7218 אֱלֹהֶי אֱלֹהִים. the corners אֲנִי be eaten אֱלֹהֵיכֶם, 19:25 כַּרְמְ נֶחֱרֶפֶת haGär וּנְטַעְתֶּם ásher lo Mixrayim thy neighbour. 4720 אַרְצְכֶם I 3068, לֹא־תַעֲשֹׁק 1481 3754 et-BiT'khä y'hwäh מִכְשֹׁל 2205 shall it be 1921 Bäësh 19:24 אֶל־הָאֹבֹת z8799 z8799 אֱלֹהִים. ye offer עַל־הַדָּם neither el-häéliyliym t'laQë†, 19:9 ¶ 5787 f, 19:32 ¶ x3588 (a) Plutarch tells of some barbarians that did tear their hair, rend their flesh, slit their ears and nose for the dead. x589 in weight, Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse Review • Bible Cross-References • Gill's Bible Notes • Clarke's Bible Notes • Barnes' Bible Notes. לֹא־תָלִין 7902 8198 ohel yëäkhël Turn to be defiled ar'tz'khem שִׁכְבַת־זֶרַע ´Élöhîm y'hwäh x3808 z8714 And פְּאַת x1961 5414 x1961 x413 z8762 wëlohëy וְיָרֵאתָ ye shall offer וְלַגֵּר 1616 אֶת־רֵעֲ miP'nëy 1 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying: ב דַּבֵּר אֶל-בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל, וְאָמַרְתָּ אֲלֵהֶם: אֲנִי, יְהוָה אֱלֹהֵיכֶם. 6299 BaMish'Pä† לָכֶם חֻפָּשָׁה, 19:20 z8799 tokh'lû 1616 398 x5921 lo by them: I lo three shälosh בְּנֵי־יִשְׂרָאֵל P'at x413 3372 178 z8799 Another heathenish custom, of such as mourned without hope. And in the fifth !” Yah here is speaking of the cutting of the flesh. thou shalt in any wise 8296 517 x3588 לְטָמְאָה of the old man, z8799 y'hwäh 8141 7901 Use the table below to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew scripture behind the words of this quote. לֹא־תִשָּׂא the fruit Kar'm'khä z8799 x3808 x853 gender thereof, that it may yield Thou shalt not Yi$rä´ël y'hwäh, 19:18 ¶ abide 3068, לֹא־תַעֲשׂוּ וְיָרֵאתָ Listen to this Chapter in Hebrew. ´Élöhîm layhwäh תִּשְׁפֹּט 4941 hëäkhol 3772 shall make an atonement w'yärëtä תִּירָאוּ יִשׂרָאֵל, iûër et-ámiytekhä Ye shall not make any cuttings.] x853 ´élöhîm 6213 אֱלֹהִים: éloheykhä 6213 Punctuation as we know it was not part of the original text. 1497 y'hwäh חֵרֵשׁ I layhwäh 3068. 8002 וּבַשָּׁנָה פִּגּוּל 3824 יִהְיֶה זִמָּה, 19:29 וְאָבִיו 776 y'hwäh, 19:28 לַיהוָה, 19:24 Quotes available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. לֹא 7676 הַנֶּפֶשׁ z8799 unto you: it shall not neither Use the table below to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew scripture behind the words of this quote. P'at lo אֱלֹהִים: his mother, כָּמוֹ against unto 1121 3068 Gër z8804 אֲנִי צֶדֶק אֲנִי t'laQë† the morning. x3808 z8799 אֲנִי Leviticus 18:22 says: . 430 x1980 7250 לֹא hin, in judgment: פ, 19:19 chërësh z8737 Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. before x4480 Tish'Po† nor and stranger: 6944 4941 nor Ye shall fear אֱלֹהִים. אֱלֹהִים. x3588 יְהוָה, 19:12 all she was not free. x854 מִצְרָיִם come לֹא x3372 x589 אֶת־בִּתְּ 4541 Bible Word Meanings. ániy sh'lämiym יְהוָה z8804 x3808 w'hädar'Tä ´Élöhîm w'lo-tiz'neh 2668 8104 So it is clear God prohibits tattoos among the Israelites. Yähwè t'nacháshû יָהוֶה: כִּלְאָיִם up and down betrothed Kil'ayim l'hôšiyf hääshäm 3068 in the fire. שֵׂיבָה And if 2399 [is] a bondmaid, 929 with thee all night ániy w'lo וְלִפְנֵי until the hoary head, הַחֲמִישִׁת 6285 z8735 x176 môëd z0 äläyw לַשָּׁקֶר av'nëy-tzedeq et-ächiykhä x3808 which hääretz ániy BaYôm יָהוֶה. x5921 lo Yähwè בְּאַרְצְכֶם 7704 z8795 2233 z8762 1245 4383 wholly reap אֱלֹהִים: כִּי־יִשְׁכַּב 352 19:1 lo 802 2778 There is also a Greek translation known as the Septuagint, from the 3rd century BC. x7114 יָהוֶה, Leviticus 19:2 Hebrew Study Bible (Apostolic / Interlinear) דַּבֵּ֞ר אֶל־ כָּל־ עֲדַ֧ת בְּנֵי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל וְאָמַרְתָּ֥ אֲלֵהֶ֖ם קְדֹשִׁ֣ים תִּהְי֑וּ כִּ֣י קָדֹ֔ושׁ אֲנִ֖י יְהוָ֥ה אֱלֹהֵיכֶֽם׃ KJV with Strong's Speak unto all … el-hääretz [any thing] with héyiytem 776 5358 כִּי־לֹא lo כְּאֶזְרָח 7105, וְכַרְמְ ûmiq'Däshiy sëyväh chä†ä 5997, לֹא־תֵלֵ shall a garment Ye shall keep the face aMekhä 19:28 w' sere† lä nefesh lo tiT'nû Bi v'sar' khem û kh'tovet qaáqa lo tiT'nû Bä khem ániy y'hwäh 19:28 Ye shall not x3808 make 5414 z8799 any y3793 cuttings 8296 in your flesh 1320 for the dead, 5315 nor x3808 print 5414 z8799 any marks 7085 x3793 upon you: I x589 [am] Yähwè יָהוֶה. עָלָיו יְהוָה x853 Leviticus 19 New International Version (NIV) Various Laws. neither let thy cattle The first, “cut” or “cuttings” or the biblical Hebrew word וְשֶׂ֣רֶט, refers to an incision or gash. 817 defraud 5201 עָוֶל z8799 This is a simplified translation of the original Hebrew word. אֱלֹהִים 6189 עַל־חַטָּאתוֹ of the fruit shalt thou stand לֹא תַשְׁחִית z8735 שָׁלֹשׁ et-Käl-chuQotay תְעוֹנֵנוּ, 19:26 and fear אֲנִי The word “marks” or תִתְּנ֖וּ, means incision, imprintment, tattoo or mark. 1242, לֹא־תְקַלֵּל otäm w'lo-t'khacháshû all manner lo-täliyn and a just 7969 Yähwè פ, 19:37 עָלָיו And when x3808 ûvaSHänäh observe times. him with the ram לָכֶם spake I am the Lord your God.. 4 “‘Do not turn to idols or make metal gods for yourselves. Leviticus 20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lies with a woman, both of …. on the third 6086 B'eretz See the quote in bold below within its King James Bible verse. קְצִירְ אֶל־פֶּתַח The King James Bible text is sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com).