Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Leviticus
Chapter 20

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Leviticus 19 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Leviticus 21
Leviticus 20:1
JPS 20:1 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 20:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying,
PAL 20:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
     
 
Leviticus 20:2
JPS 20:2 Moreover, thou shalt say to the children of Israel: Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death; the people of the land shall stone him with stones
ONK 20:2 Speak unto the sons of Israel: Whatever man of the sons of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn in Israel, giveth his offspring unto Molek,(32) with killing shall he be killed; the people of the house of Israel shall stone him with stones.
PAL 20:2 And with the sons of Israel speak thou, to say: A man of the family of the sons of Israel, whether young or old, who shall make (an offering) of his offspring unto Molek to be burned in the fire, shall be verily put to death: the people of the house of Israel shall punish his guilt by the infliction of stones;
 
 
Leviticus 20:3
JPS 20:3 I also will set My face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people, because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile My sanctuary, and to profane My holy name.
ONK 20:3 And I will show My displeasure against that man, and will destroy from among his people, because he hath given his offspring unto Molek, to defile My sanctuary and to profane My holy Name.
PAL 20:3 and I will cause a reverse, to make prosperity to cease with that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he gave his offspring in strange worship to pollute My sanctuary, and to profane My holy Name.
 
 
Leviticus 20:4
JPS 20:4 And if the people of the land do at all hide their eyes from that man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and put him not to death;
ONK 20:4 And if the people of the house of Israel turn away (or hide) their eyes from that man when he giveth his offspring to Molek, that they may not have to put him to death,
PAL 20:4 And if the people of the house of Israel hiding hide, their eyes from that man, when he giveth his offspring unto strange worship, that they might not kill him,
 
 
Leviticus 20:5
JPS 20:5 then I will set My face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go astray after him, to go astray after Molech, from among their people.
ONK 20:5 I will give forth My anger against that man, and against his abettors, and will destroy him, and all who go after him, to wander after Molek, from among their people.
PAL 20:5 then will I appoint a reverse, to make a controversy against that man, and against his family who protect (cover) him, to chastise (them) with afflictions; and him will I destroy, and all who follow him to wander after strange worship, from among their people.
 
 
Leviticus 20:6
JPS 20:6 And the soul that turneth unto the ghosts, and unto the familiar spirits, to go astray after them, I will even set My face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.
ONK 20:6 And the man who turneth away after impostors and diviners to wander after them, I will set My displeasure upon that man, and will cut him off from among his people.
PAL 20:6 And the man who turns aside to inquire of the impostors, or to seek to bring up the dead, or to inquire by the bone of Jeddua, to go astray after them, I will appoint a reverse to punish that man, and will destroy him by a plague from among his people.
 
 
Leviticus 20:7
JPS 20:7 Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy; for I am the LORD your God.
ONK 20:7 But you shall be sanctified, and be holy; for I am your God.
PAL 20:7 But sanctify yourselves, and be holy in your bodies, that your prayers may be received with acceptance: I am the Lord who sanctify you.
 
 
Leviticus 20:8
JPS 20:8 And keep ye My statutes, and do them: I am the LORD who sanctify you.
ONK 20:8 And you shall observe My statutes, and do them: I am the Lord who sanctify you.
PAL 20:8 And observe My statutes and perform them: I am the Lord who sanctify you.
 
 
Leviticus 20:9
JPS 20:9 For whatsoever man there be that curseth his father or his mother shall surely be put to death; he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
ONK 20:9 For the man who curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death; he hath cursed his father, he is guilty of death.
PAL 20:9 For the young man or the old man who curseth his father or his mother by the revealed Name, shall be verily put to death by the casting of stones; because he hath cursed his father or his mother, he is guilty of death.
 
 
Leviticus 20:10
JPS 20:10 And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, both the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.
ONK 20:10 And the man who committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife shall be surely put to death; the adulterer and the adulteress.
PAL 20:10 And the man who by adultery defileth the wife of (another) man, or who committeth adultery with the wife of his married neighbour, shall be verily put to death, by strangulation, with the hard towel in the tender part (?): and, on account of a betrothed person, by the casting of stones: both the adulterer and the adulteress (shall die).
 
 
Leviticus 20:11
JPS 20:11 And the man that lieth with his father's wife—he hath uncovered his father's nakedness—both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
ONK 20:11 And the man who lieth with his father's wife, uncovering his father's nakedness, shall be surely put to death; both of them are guilty of death.
PAL 20:11 And a man who lieth with his father's wife, whether his own mother or another wife, and who hath dishonoured the nakedness of his father, shall be verily put to death: both of them are guilty of death by the casting of stones.
 
 
Leviticus 20:12
JPS 20:12 And if a man lie with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death; they have wrought corruption; their blood shall be upon them.
ONK 20:12 And a man who lieth with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall be slain: they have wrought confusion, they are guilty of death.
PAL 20:12 And if a man lieth with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall be put to death; they have wrought confusion, they are guilty of death by the casting of stones.
 
 
Leviticus 20:13
JPS 20:13 And if a man lie with mankind, as with womankind, both of them have committed abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
ONK 20:13 And a man who lieth with a man as with a woman, both of them have wrought abomination: they are to be surely put to death, of death they are guilty.
PAL 20:13 And if a man lie with a man as with a woman, they have wrought abomination; both of them shall die by the stoning of stones.
 
 
Leviticus 20:14
JPS 20:14 And if a man take with his wife also her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.
ONK 20:14 And when a man taketh a wife along with her mother, it is wickedness; both he and they shall be burned with fire; such wickedness shall not be among you.
PAL 20:14 And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is fornication; let them be burned with fire with melted lead in their mouth, that fornication may not be among you.
 
 
Leviticus 20:15
JPS 20:15 And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death; and ye shall slay the beast.
ONK 20:15 And if a man lie with a beast, he shall be surely put to death, and you shall kill the beast.
PAL 20:15 And a man who lieth with a beast shall be surely put to death with the stoning of stones, and the beast shall be slain with spikes.
 
 
Leviticus 20:16
JPS 20:16 And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
ONK 20:16 And if a woman approach to a beast to submit to it, the woman shall be put to death, and the beast; they shall verily be killed; of death they are guilty.
PAL 20:16 And if a woman approacheth the side of any beast that it may have to do with her, they shall be slain; the woman by the casting of stones, and the beast by the slaughter of spikes, they shall die; for they are deserving of death.
 
 
Leviticus 20:17
JPS 20:17 And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness: it is a shameful thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of the children of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.
ONK 20:17 And a man who shall take his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness, it is an ignominy, and they shall be destroyed before the eyes of the children of their people: he hath uncovered the nakedness of his sister, he shall receive (the punishment of) his guilt.
PAL 20:17 And if a man lie with his sister, his father's daughter, or the daughter of his mother, and he dishonour her nakedness, it is depravity: for I showed mercy with the first ones, on behalf of the peopling of the world by them, while as yet I had not promulged the law in the world: but after the law hath been declared in the world, every one who committeth these things shall be destroyed by mortality, and the children of their people shall witness their punishment; for he who hath dishonoured the nakedness of his sister shall be guilty of death.
 
 
Leviticus 20:18
JPS 20:18 And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall uncover her nakedness—he hath made naked her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood—both of them shall be cut off from among their people.
ONK 20:18 And a man who lieth with a woman who is unclean, and uncovereth her nakedness, he hath uncovered her shame, and she hath uncovered the uncleanness of her blood: both of them shall be cut off from among their people.
PAL 20:18 And a man who lieth with a woman who is unclean, and dishonoureth her nakedness, they shall both of them be destroyed by a plague from among their people.
 
 
Leviticus 20:19
JPS 20:19 And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister; for he hath made naked his near kin; they shall bear their iniquity.
ONK 20:19 Neither shalt thou uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister; for he will have uncovered that of his near kin; they shall receive for their sin.
PAL 20:19 Nor shalt thou dishonour the nakedness of thy mother's sister nor thy father's sister; for he hath dishonoured the flesh of his near kin: they shall receive the penalty of their guilt in dying.
 
 
Leviticus 20:20
JPS 20:20 And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife—he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness—they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.
ONK 20:20 And if a man lie with the wife of his father's brother, he hath uncovered the nakedness of his father's brother; they shall receive for their guilt, without children shall they die.
PAL 20:20 And if a man lie with the wife of his father's brother, he hath dishonoured the nakedness of his father's brother: they shall receive their punishment; they shall be consumed by mortality; without children shall they die.
 
 
Leviticus 20:21
JPS 20:21 And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is impurity: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
ONK 20:21 And if a man take his brother's wife,(33) a thing to be kept aloof from (merachaka), he hath uncovered the nakedness of his brother, they shall be childless.
PAL 20:21 And if a man take the wife of his brother during his life, it is an abomination: he hath dishonoured the nakedness of his brother; without children shall they be.
 
 
Leviticus 20:22
JPS 20:22 Ye shall therefore keep all My statutes, and all Mine ordinances, and do them, that the land, whither I bring you to dwell therein, vomit you not out.
ONK 20:22 But keep you all My statutes and all My judgments, and do them, that the land into which I bring you to dwell may not cast you out.
PAL 20:22 But you, the congregation of Israel, shall observe all My statutes, and all the ordinations of My judgments, and do them; that the land into which I am to bring you to dwell in it may not cast you out:
 
 
Leviticus 20:23
JPS 20:23 And ye shall not walk in the customs of the nation, which I am casting out before you; for they did all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.
ONK 20:23 You shall not walk in the laws of the peoples whom I drive away from before you; for they have committed all these things, and My Word hath abhorred them.
PAL 20:23 and walk not after the laws of the peoples whom I drive away from before you; for they have committed all these abhorrent things, and My Word hath abhorred them.
 
 
Leviticus 20:24
JPS 20:24 But I have said unto you: 'Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land flowing with milk and honey.' I am the LORD your God, who have set you apart from the peoples.
ONK 20:24 But I have said to you, Ye shall inherit this land, and I will give it to you to possess it, a land producing milk and honey. I am the Lord your God who have separated you from the peoples.
PAL 20:24 But I have told you to beware of these horrors, that you may inherit their land; and I will give it you to possess it, a land producing milk and honey. I am the Lord your God who have separated you from the nations.
 
 
Leviticus 20:25
JPS 20:25 Ye shall therefore separate between the clean beast and the unclean, and between the unclean fowl and the clean; and ye shall not make your souls detestable by beast, or by fowl, or by any thing wherewith the ground teemeth, which I have set apart for you to hold unclean.
ONK 20:25 And you shall make distinction between animals clean and unclean, and between fowls unclean and clean, and not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any thing that creepeth on the ground which I have separated (as to be) unto you unclean.
PAL 20:25 And you shall make distinction between the animal which is fit to be eaten, and that which it is improper to eat; and between the fowl which it is improper to eat, and that which is fit to be eaten. Defile not your souls by (eating of) the animal that is torn by a wild beast, or the bird torn by the falcon, or anything that creepeth upon the ground, which I have separated from you for their uncleanness.
 
 
Leviticus 20:26
JPS 20:26 And ye shall be holy unto Me; for I the LORD am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that ye should be Mine.
ONK 20:26 And you shall be holy before Me; for I the Lord am holy, and I have separated you from the nations to be worshippers before Me.
PAL 20:26 And you shall be holy before me; for holy am I, the Lord, who have chosen you, and separated you from the nations to be worshippers before Me.
 
 
Leviticus 20:27
JPS 20:27 A man also or a woman that divineth by a ghost or a familiar spirit, shall surely be put to death; they shall stone them with stones; their blood shall be upon them.
ONK 20:27 A man or a woman with whom are impostures or divinations shall be verily put to death; with stones they shall be stoned, they are guilty of death.
PAL 20:27 And the man or the woman who hath in them (the spirit of) divination or necromancy shall die by the casting of stones; for they are guilty of death.
 
 
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