Gen 4:22

(NIV)
Zillah also had a son, Tubal-Cain, who forged all kinds of tools out of bronze and iron. Tubal-Cain’s sister was Naamah.

(ESV)
Zillah also bore Tubal-cain; he was the forger of all instruments of bronze and iron. The sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

Gen 12:13

(NIV)
Say you are my sister, so that I will be treated well for your sake and my life will be spared because of you.’

(ESV)
Say you are my sister, that it may go well with me because of you, and that my life may be spared for your sake.”

Gen 12:19

(NIV)
Why did you say, “She is my sister,” so that I took her to be my wife? Now then, here is your wife. Take her and go!’
(ESV)
Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took her for my wife? Now then, here is your wife; take her, and go.”

Gen 20:2

(NIV)
and there Abraham said of his wife Sarah, ‘She is my sister.’ Then Abimelek king of Gerar sent for Sarah and took her.

(ESV)
And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, “She is my sister.” And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Gen 20:5

(NIV)
Did he not say to me, “She is my sister,” and didn’t she also say, “He is my brother”? I have done this with a clear conscience and clean hands.’

(ESV)
Did he not himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? And she herself said, ‘He is my brother.’ In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this.”

Gen 20:12

(NIV)
Besides, she really is my sister, the daughter of my father though not of my mother; and she became my wife.
(ESV)
Besides, she is indeed my sister, the daughter of my father though not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife.

Gen 24:30

(NIV)
As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and had heard Rebekah tell what the man said to her, he went out to the man and found him standing by the camels near the spring.
(ESV)
As soon as he saw the ring and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and heard the words of Rebekah his sister, “Thus the man spoke to me,” he went to the man. And behold, he was standing by the camels at the spring.

Gen 24:59

(NIV)
So they sent their sister Rebekah on her way, along with her nurse and Abraham’s servant and his men.
(ESV)
So they sent away Rebekah their sister and her nurse, and Abraham’s servant and his men.

Gen 24:60

(NIV)
And they blessed Rebekah and said to her,

‘Our sister, may you increase
to thousands upon thousands;
may your offspring possess
the cities of their enemies.’
(ESV)
And they blessed Rebekah and said to her,

Our sister, may you become
thousands of ten thousands,
and may your offspring possess
the gate of those who hate him!”

Gen 25:20

(NIV)
and Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram and sister of Laban the Aramean.

(ESV)
and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife.

Gen 26:7

(NIV)
When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, ‘She is my sister,’ because he was afraid to say, ‘She is my wife.’ He thought, ‘The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful.’

(ESV)
When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because of Rebekah,” because she was attractive in appearance.

Gen 26:9

(NIV)
So Abimelek summoned Isaac and said, ‘She is really your wife! Why did you say, “She is my sister”?’

Isaac answered him, ‘Because I thought I might lose my life on account of her.’

(ESV)
So Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Behold, she is your wife. How then could you say, ‘She is my sister’?” Isaac said to him, “Because I thought, ‘Lest I die because of her.’”

Gen 28:9

(NIV)
so he went to Ishmael and married Mahalath, the sister of Nebaioth and daughter of Ishmael son of Abraham, in addition to the wives he already had.

(ESV)
Esau went to Ishmael and took as his wife, besides the wives he had, Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, the sister of Nebaioth.

Gen 29:13

(NIV)
As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he hurried to meet him. He embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his home, and there Jacob told him all these things.
(ESV)
As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he ran to meet him and embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his house. Jacob told Laban all these things,

Gen 30:1

(NIV)
When Rachel saw that she was not bearing Jacob any children, she became jealous of her sister. So she said to Jacob, ‘Give me children, or I’ll die!’

(ESV)
When Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she envied her sister. She said to Jacob, “Give me children, or I shall die!”

Gen 30:8

(NIV)
Then Rachel said, ‘I have had a great struggle with my sister, and I have won.’ So she named him Naphtali.

(ESV)
Then Rachel said, “With mighty wrestlings I have wrestled with my sister and have prevailed.” So she called his name Naphtali.

Gen 34:13

(NIV)
Because their sister Dinah had been defiled, Jacob’s sons replied deceitfully as they spoke to Shechem and his father Hamor.
(ESV)
The sons of Jacob answered Shechem and his father Hamor deceitfully, because he had defiled their sister Dinah.

Gen 34:14

(NIV)
They said to them, ‘We can’t do such a thing; we can’t give our sister to a man who is not circumcised. That would be a disgrace to us.
(ESV)
They said to them, “We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised, for that would be a disgrace to us.

Gen 34:27

(NIV)
The sons of Jacob came upon the dead bodies and looted the city where their sister had been defiled.
(ESV)
The sons of Jacob came upon the slain and plundered the city, because they had defiled their sister.

Gen 34:31

(NIV)
But they replied, ‘Should he have treated our sister like a prostitute?’

(ESV)
But they said, “Should he treat our sister like a prostitute?”

Gen 36:3

(NIV)
also Basemath daughter of Ishmael and sister of Nebaioth.

(ESV)
and Basemath, Ishmael’s daughter, the sister of Nebaioth.

Gen 36:22

(NIV)
The sons of Lotan:
Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan’s sister.
(ESV)
The sons of Lotan were Hori and Hemam; and Lotan’s sister was Timna.

Gen 46:17

(NIV)
The sons of Asher:
Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah.
Their sister was Serah.
The sons of Beriah:
Heber and Malkiel.

(ESV)
The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, with Serah their sister. And the sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

Exod 2:4

(NIV)
His sister stood at a distance to see what would happen to him.

(ESV)
And his sister stood at a distance to know what would be done to him.

Exod 2:7

(NIV)
Then his sister asked Pharaoh’s daughter, ‘Shall I go and get one of the Hebrew women to nurse the baby for you?’

(ESV)
Then his sister said to Pharaoh’s daughter, “Shall I go and call you a nurse from the Hebrew women to nurse the child for you?”

Exod 6:23

(NIV)
Aaron married Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab and sister of Nahshon, and she bore him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

(ESV)
Aaron took as his wife Elisheba, the daughter of Amminadab and the sister of Nahshon, and she bore him Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Exod 15:20

(NIV)
Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her, with tambourines and dancing.
(ESV)
Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing.

Exod 26:3

(NIV)
Join five of the curtains together, and do the same with the other five.
(ESV)
Five curtains shall be coupled to one another, and the other five curtains shall be coupled to one another.

Exod 26:5

(NIV)
Make fifty loops on one curtain and fifty loops on the end curtain of the other set, with the loops opposite each other.
(ESV)
Fifty loops you shall make on the one curtain, and fifty loops you shall make on the edge of the curtain that is in the second set; the loops shall be opposite one another.

Exod 26:6

(NIV)
Then make fifty gold clasps and use them to fasten the curtains together so that the tabernacle is a unit.

(ESV)
And you shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to the other with the clasps, so that the tabernacle may be a single whole.

Exod 26:17

(NIV)
with two projections set parallel to each other. Make all the frames of the tabernacle in this way.
(ESV)
There shall be two tenons in each frame, for fitting together. So shall you do for all the frames of the tabernacle.

Lev 18:9

(NIV)
‘“Do not have sexual relations with your sister, either your father’s daughter or your mother’s daughter, whether she was born in the same home or elsewhere.

(ESV)
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your sister, your father’s daughter or your mother’s daughter, whether brought up in the family or in another home.

Lev 18:11

(NIV)
‘“Do not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father’s wife, born to your father; she is your sister.

(ESV)
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s wife’s daughter, brought up in your father’s family, since she is your sister.

Lev 18:12

(NIV)
‘“Do not have sexual relations with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative.

(ESV)
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister; she is your father’s relative.

Lev 18:13

(NIV)
‘“Do not have sexual relations with your mother’s sister, because she is your mother’s close relative.

(ESV)
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister, for she is your mother’s relative.

Lev 18:18

(NIV)
‘“Do not take your wife’s sister as a rival wife and have sexual relations with her while your wife is living.

(ESV)
And you shall not take a woman as a rival wife to her sister, uncovering her nakedness while her sister is still alive.

Lev 20:17

(NIV)
‘“If a man marries his sister, the daughter of either his father or his mother, and they have sexual relations, it is a disgrace. They are to be publicly removed from their people. He has dishonoured his sister and will be held responsible.

(ESV)
“If a man takes his sister, a daughter of his father or a daughter of his mother, and sees her nakedness, and she sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace, and they shall be cut off in the sight of the children of their people. He has uncovered his sister’s nakedness, and he shall bear his iniquity.

Lev 20:19

(NIV)
‘“Do not have sexual relations with the sister of either your mother or your father, for that would dishonour a close relative; both of you would be held responsible.

(ESV)
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister or of your father’s sister, for that is to make naked one’s relative; they shall bear their iniquity.

Lev 21:3

(NIV)
or an unmarried sister who is dependent on him since she has no husband – for her he may make himself unclean.
(ESV)
or his virgin sister (who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may make himself unclean).

Num 6:7

(NIV)
Even if their own father or mother or brother or sister dies, they must not make themselves ceremonially unclean on account of them, because the symbol of their dedication to God is on their head.
(ESV)
Not even for his father or for his mother, for brother or sister, if they die, shall he make himself unclean, because his separation to God is on his head.

Num 25:18

(NIV)
They treated you as enemies when they deceived you in the Peor incident involving their sister Kozbi, the daughter of a Midianite leader, the woman who was killed when the plague came as a result of that incident.’

(ESV)
for they have harassed you with their wiles, with which they beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the chief of Midian, their sister, who was killed on the day of the plague on account of Peor.”

Num 26:59

(NIV)
the name of Amram’s wife was Jochebed, a descendant of Levi, who was born to the Levites in Egypt. To Amram she bore Aaron, Moses and their sister Miriam.
(ESV)
The name of Amram’s wife was Jochebed the daughter of Levi, who was born to Levi in Egypt. And she bore to Amram Aaron and Moses and Miriam their sister.

Deut 25:7

(NIV)
However, if a man does not want to marry his brother’s wife, she shall go to the elders at the town gate and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to carry on his brother’s name in Israel. He will not fulfil the duty of a brother-in-law to me.’
(ESV)
And if the man does not wish to take his brother’s wife, then his brother’s wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to perpetuate his brother’s name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband’s brother to me.’

Deut 25:9

(NIV)
his brother’s widow shall go up to him in the presence of the elders, take off one of his sandals, spit in his face and say, ‘This is what is done to the man who will not build up his brother’s family line.’
(ESV)
then his brother’s wife shall go up to him in the presence of the elders and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face. And she shall answer and say, ‘So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother’s house.’

Deut 27:22

(NIV)
‘Cursed is anyone who sleeps with his sister, the daughter of his father or the daughter of his mother.’
Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’
(ESV)
“‘Cursed be anyone who lies with his sister, whether the daughter of his father or the daughter of his mother.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Josh 2:13

(NIV)
that you will spare the lives of my father and mother, my brothers and sisters, and all who belong to them – and that you will save us from death.’

(ESV)
that you will save alive my father and mother, my brothers and sisters, and all who belong to them, and deliver our lives from death.”

Judg 15:2

(NIV)
‘I was so sure you hated her,’ he said, ‘that I gave her to your companion. Isn’t her younger sister more attractive? Take her instead.’

(ESV)
And her father said, “I really thought that you utterly hated her, so I gave her to your companion. Is not her younger sister more beautiful than she? Please take her instead.”

Ruth 1:15

(NIV)
‘Look,’ said Naomi, ‘your sister-in-law is going back to her people and her gods. Go back with her.’

(ESV)
And she said, “See, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods; return after your sister-in-law.”

2Sam 13:1

(NIV)
In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David.

(ESV)
Now Absalom, David’s son, had a beautiful sister, whose name was Tamar. And after a time Amnon, David’s son, loved her.

2Sam 13:2

(NIV)
Amnon became so obsessed with his sister Tamar that he made himself ill. She was a virgin, and it seemed impossible for him to do anything to her.

(ESV)
And Amnon was so tormented that he made himself ill because of his sister Tamar, for she was a virgin, and it seemed impossible to Amnon to do anything to her.

2Sam 13:4

(NIV)
He asked Amnon, ‘Why do you, the king’s son, look so haggard morning after morning? Won’t you tell me?’

Amnon said to him, ‘I’m in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.’

(ESV)
And he said to him, “O son of the king, why are you so haggard morning after morning? Will you not tell me?” Amnon said to him, “I love Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.”

2Sam 13:5

(NIV)
‘Go to bed and pretend to be ill,’ Jonadab said. ‘When your father comes to see you, say to him, “I would like my sister Tamar to come and give me something to eat. Let her prepare the food in my sight so that I may watch her and then eat it from her hand.”’

(ESV)
Jonadab said to him, “Lie down on your bed and pretend to be ill. And when your father comes to see you, say to him, ‘Let my sister Tamar come and give me bread to eat, and prepare the food in my sight, that I may see it and eat it from her hand.’”

2Sam 13:6

(NIV)
So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to him, ‘I would like my sister Tamar to come and make some special bread in my sight, so that I may eat from her hand.’

(ESV)
So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. And when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, “Please let my sister Tamar come and make a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat from her hand.”

2Sam 13:11

(NIV)
But when she took it to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, ‘Come to bed with me, my sister.’

(ESV)
But when she brought them near him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, “Come, lie with me, my sister.”

2Sam 13:20

(NIV)
Her brother Absalom said to her, ‘Has that Amnon, your brother, been with you? Be quiet for now, my sister; he is your brother. Don’t take this thing to heart.’ And Tamar lived in her brother Absalom’s house, a desolate woman.

(ESV)
And her brother Absalom said to her, “Has Amnon your brother been with you? Now hold your peace, my sister. He is your brother; do not take this to heart.” So Tamar lived, a desolate woman, in her brother Absalom’s house.

2Sam 13:22

(NIV)
And Absalom never said a word to Amnon, either good or bad; he hated Amnon because he had disgraced his sister Tamar.

(ESV)
But Absalom spoke to Amnon neither good nor bad, for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had violated his sister Tamar.

2Sam 13:32

(NIV)
But Jonadab son of Shimeah, David’s brother, said, ‘My lord should not think that they killed all the princes; only Amnon is dead. This has been Absalom’s express intention ever since the day that Amnon raped his sister Tamar.
(ESV)
But Jonadab the son of Shimeah, David’s brother, said, “Let not my lord suppose that they have killed all the young men, the king’s sons, for Amnon alone is dead. For by the command of Absalom this has been determined from the day he violated his sister Tamar.

2Sam 17:25

(NIV)
Absalom had appointed Amasa over the army in place of Joab. Amasa was the son of Jether, an Ishmaelite who had married Abigal, the daughter of Nahash and sister of Zeruiah the mother of Joab.
(ESV)
Now Absalom had set Amasa over the army instead of Joab. Amasa was the son of a man named Ithra the Ishmaelite, who had married Abigal the daughter of Nahash, sister of Zeruiah, Joab’s mother.

1Kgs 11:19

(NIV)
Pharaoh was so pleased with Hadad that he gave him a sister of his own wife, Queen Tahpenes, in marriage.
(ESV)
And Hadad found great favor in the sight of Pharaoh, so that he gave him in marriage the sister of his own wife, the sister of Tahpenes the queen.

1Kgs 11:20

(NIV)
The sister of Tahpenes bore him a son named Genubath, whom Tahpenes brought up in the royal palace. There Genubath lived with Pharaoh’s own children.

(ESV)
And the sister of Tahpenes bore him Genubath his son, whom Tahpenes weaned in Pharaoh’s house. And Genubath was in Pharaoh’s house among the sons of Pharaoh.
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