285 verses

Gen 2:21

(NIV)
So the  Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and then closed up the place with flesh.
(ESV)
So the  Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh.

Gen 15:12

(NIV)
As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and a thick and dreadful darkness came over him.
(ESV)
As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him.

Gen 19:4

(NIV)
Before they had gone to bed, all the men from every part of the city of Sodom – both young and old – surrounded the house.
(ESV)
But before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people to the last man, surrounded the house.

Gen 19:32

(NIV)
Let’s get our father to drink wine and then sleep with him and preserve our family line through our father.’

(ESV)
Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve offspring from our father.”

Gen 19:33

(NIV)
That night they got their father to drink wine, and the elder daughter went in and slept with him. He was not aware of it when she lay down or when she got up.

(ESV)
So they made their father drink wine that night. And the firstborn went in and lay with her father. He did not know when she lay down or when she arose.

Gen 19:34

(NIV)
The next day the elder daughter said to the younger, ‘Last night I slept with my father. Let’s get him to drink wine again tonight, and you go in and sleep with him so we can preserve our family line through our father.’
(ESV)
The next day, the firstborn said to the younger, “Behold, I lay last night with my father. Let us make him drink wine tonight also. Then you go in and lie with him, that we may preserve offspring from our father.”

Gen 19:35

(NIV)
So they got their father to drink wine that night also, and the younger daughter went in and slept with him. Again he was not aware of it when she lay down or when she got up.

(ESV)
So they made their father drink wine that night also. And the younger arose and lay with him, and he did not know when she lay down or when she arose.

Gen 26:10

(NIV)
Then Abimelek said, ‘What is this you have done to us? One of the men might well have slept with your wife, and you would have brought guilt upon us.’

(ESV)
Abimelech said, “What is this you have done to us? One of the people might easily have lain with your wife, and you would have brought guilt upon us.”

Gen 28:11

(NIV)
When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to sleep.
(ESV)
And he came to a certain place and stayed there that night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place to sleep.

Gen 28:13

(NIV)
There above it stood the  Lord, and he said: ‘I am the  Lord, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you are lying.
(ESV)
And behold, the  Lord stood above it and said, “I am the  Lord, the God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac. The land on which you lie I will give to you and to your offspring.

Gen 28:16

(NIV)
When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, ‘Surely the  Lord is in this place, and I was not aware of it.’
(ESV)
Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, “Surely the  Lord is in this place, and I did not know it.”

Gen 30:15

(NIV)
But she said to her, ‘Wasn’t it enough that you took away my husband? Will you take my son’s mandrakes too?’

‘Very well,’ Rachel said, ‘he can sleep with you tonight in return for your son’s mandrakes.’

(ESV)
But she said to her, “Is it a small matter that you have taken away my husband? Would you take away my son’s mandrakes also?” Rachel said, “Then he may lie with you tonight in exchange for your son’s mandrakes.”

Gen 30:16

(NIV)
So when Jacob came in from the fields that evening, Leah went out to meet him. ‘You must sleep with me,’ she said. ‘I have hired you with my son’s mandrakes.’ So he slept with her that night.

(ESV)
When Jacob came from the field in the evening, Leah went out to meet him and said, “You must come in to me, for I have hired you with my son’s mandrakes.” So he lay with her that night.

Gen 31:40

(NIV)
This was my situation: The heat consumed me in the daytime and the cold at night, and sleep fled from my eyes.
(ESV)
There I was: by day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

Gen 34:2

(NIV)
When Shechem son of Hamor the Hivite, the ruler of that area, saw her, he took her and raped her.
(ESV)
And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her, he seized her and lay with her and humiliated her.

Gen 34:7

(NIV)
Meanwhile, Jacob’s sons had come in from the fields as soon as they heard what had happened. They were shocked and furious, because Shechem had done an outrageous thing in Israel by sleeping with Jacob’s daughter – a thing that should not be done.

(ESV)
The sons of Jacob had come in from the field as soon as they heard of it, and the men were indignant and very angry, because he had done an outrageous thing in Israel by lying with Jacob’s daughter, for such a thing must not be done.

Gen 35:22

(NIV)
While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father’s concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard of it.

Jacob had twelve sons:

(ESV)
While Israel lived in that land, Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine. And Israel heard of it.

Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.

Gen 39:7

(NIV)
and after a while his master’s wife took notice of Joseph and said, ‘Come to bed with me!’

(ESV)
And after a time his master’s wife cast her eyes on Joseph and said, “Lie with me.”

Gen 39:10

(NIV)
And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even to be with her.

(ESV)
And as she spoke to Joseph day after day, he would not listen to her, to lie beside her or to be with her.

Gen 39:12

(NIV)
She caught him by his cloak and said, ‘Come to bed with me!’ But he left his cloak in her hand and ran out of the house.

(ESV)
she caught him by his garment, saying, “Lie with me.” But he left his garment in her hand and fled and got out of the house.

Gen 39:14

(NIV)
she called her household servants. ‘Look,’ she said to them, ‘this Hebrew has been brought to us to make sport of us! He came in here to sleep with me, but I screamed.
(ESV)
she called to the men of her household and said to them, “See, he has brought among us a Hebrew to laugh at us. He came in to me to lie with me, and I cried out with a loud voice.

Gen 41:5

(NIV)
He fell asleep again and had a second dream: seven ears of corn, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk.
(ESV)
And he fell asleep and dreamed a second time. And behold, seven ears of grain, plump and good, were growing on one stalk.

Gen 47:30

(NIV)
but when I rest with my fathers, carry me out of Egypt and bury me where they are buried.’

‘I will do as you say,’ he said.

(ESV)
but let me lie with my fathers. Carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burying place.” He answered, “I will do as you have said.”

Exod 22:16

(NIV)
‘If a man seduces a virgin who is not pledged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the bride-price, and she shall be his wife.
(ESV)
If a man seduces a virgin who is not betrothed and lies with her, he shall give the bride-price for her and make her his wife.

Exod 22:19

(NIV)
‘Anyone who has sexual relations with an animal is to be put to death.

(ESV)
Whoever lies with an animal shall be put to death.

Exod 22:27

(NIV)
because that cloak is the only covering your neighbour has. What else can they sleep in? When they cry out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.

(ESV)
for that is his only covering, and it is his cloak for his body; in what else shall he sleep? And if he cries to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.

Lev 13:11

(NIV)
it is a chronic skin disease and the priest shall pronounce them unclean. He is not to isolate them, because they are already unclean.

(ESV)
it is a chronic leprous disease in the skin of his body, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean. He shall not shut him up, for he is unclean.

Lev 14:47

(NIV)
Anyone who sleeps or eats in the house must wash their clothes.

(ESV)
and whoever sleeps in the house shall wash his clothes, and whoever eats in the house shall wash his clothes.

Lev 15:4

(NIV)
‘“Any bed the man with a discharge lies on will be unclean, and anything he sits on will be unclean.
(ESV)
Every bed on which the one with the discharge lies shall be unclean, and everything on which he sits shall be unclean.

Lev 15:18

(NIV)
When a man has sexual relations with a woman and there is an emission of semen, both of them must bathe with water, and they will be unclean till evening.

(ESV)
If a man lies with a woman and has an emission of semen, both of them shall bathe themselves in water and be unclean until the evening.

Lev 15:20

(NIV)
‘“Anything she lies on during her period will be unclean, and anything she sits on will be unclean.
(ESV)
And everything on which she lies during her menstrual impurity shall be unclean. Everything also on which she sits shall be unclean.

Lev 15:24

(NIV)
‘“If a man has sexual relations with her and her monthly flow touches him, he will be unclean for seven days; any bed he lies on will be unclean.

(ESV)
And if any man lies with her and her menstrual impurity comes upon him, he shall be unclean seven days, and every bed on which he lies shall be unclean.

Lev 15:26

(NIV)
Any bed she lies on while her discharge continues will be unclean, as is her bed during her monthly period, and anything she sits on will be unclean, as during her period.
(ESV)
Every bed on which she lies, all the days of her discharge, shall be to her as the bed of her impurity. And everything on which she sits shall be unclean, as in the uncleanness of her menstrual impurity.

Lev 15:33

(NIV)
for a woman in her monthly period, for a man or a woman with a discharge, and for a man who has sexual relations with a woman who is ceremonially unclean.

(ESV)
also for her who is unwell with her menstrual impurity, that is, for anyone, male or female, who has a discharge, and for the man who lies with a woman who is unclean.

Lev 18:22

(NIV)
‘“Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable.

(ESV)
You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.

Lev 19:20

(NIV)
‘“If a man sleeps with a female slave who is promised to another man but who has not been ransomed or given her freedom, there must be due punishment. Yet they are not to be put to death, because she had not been freed.
(ESV)
If a man lies sexually with a woman who is a slave, assigned to another man and not yet ransomed or given her freedom, a distinction shall be made. They shall not be put to death, because she was not free;

Lev 20:11

(NIV)
‘“If a man has sexual relations with his father’s wife, he has dishonoured his father. Both the man and the woman are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.

(ESV)
If a man lies with his father’s wife, he has uncovered his father’s nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Lev 20:12

(NIV)
‘“If a man has sexual relations with his daughter-in-law, both of them are to be put to death. What they have done is a perversion; their blood will be on their own heads.

(ESV)
If a man lies with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death; they have committed perversion; their blood is upon them.

Lev 20:13

(NIV)
‘“If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.

(ESV)
If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Lev 20:18

(NIV)
‘“If a man has sexual relations with a woman during her monthly period, he has exposed the source of her flow, and she has also uncovered it. Both of them are to be cut off from their people.

(ESV)
If a man lies with a woman during her menstrual period and uncovers her nakedness, he has made naked her fountain, and she has uncovered the fountain of her blood. Both of them shall be cut off from among their people.

Lev 20:20

(NIV)
‘“If a man has sexual relations with his aunt, he has dishonoured his uncle. They will be held responsible; they will die childless.

(ESV)
If a man lies with his uncle’s wife, he has uncovered his uncle’s nakedness; they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.

Lev 26:6

(NIV)
‘“I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country.
(ESV)
I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. And I will remove harmful beasts from the land and the sword shall not go through your land.

Lev 26:10

(NIV)
You will still be eating last year’s harvest when you will have to move it out to make room for the new.
(ESV)
You shall eat old store long kept, and you shall clear out the old to make way for the new.

Num 5:13

(NIV)
so that another man has sexual relations with her, and this is hidden from her husband and her impurity is undetected (since there is no witness against her and she has not been caught in the act),
(ESV)
if a man lies with her sexually, and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband, and she is undetected though she has defiled herself, and there is no witness against her, since she was not taken in the act,

Num 5:19

(NIV)
Then the priest shall put the woman under oath and say to her, ‘If no other man has had sexual relations with you and you have not gone astray and become impure while married to your husband, may this bitter water that brings a curse not harm you.
(ESV)
Then the priest shall make her take an oath, saying, ‘If no man has lain with you, and if you have not turned aside to uncleanness while you were under your husband’s authority, be free from this water of bitterness that brings the curse.

Num 23:24

(NIV)
The people rise like a lioness;
they rouse themselves like a lion
that does not rest till it devours its prey
and drinks the blood of its victims.’
(ESV)
Behold, a people! As a lioness it rises up
and as a lion it lifts itself;
it does not lie down until it has devoured the prey
and drunk the blood of the slain.”

Num 24:9

(NIV)
Like a lion they crouch and lie down,
like a lioness – who dares to rouse them?
‘May those who bless you be blessed
and those who curse you be cursed!’
(ESV)
He crouched, he lay down like a lion
and like a lioness; who will rouse him up?
Blessed are those who bless you,
and cursed are those who curse you.”

Deut 4:25

(NIV)
After you have had children and grandchildren and have lived in the land a long time – if you then become corrupt and make any kind of idol, doing evil in the eyes of the  Lord your God and arousing his anger,
(ESV)
When you father children and children’s children, and have grown old in the land if you act corruptly by making a carved image in the form of anything, and by doing what is evil in the sight of the  Lord your God, so as to provoke him to anger,

Deut 6:7

(NIV)
Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
(ESV)
You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

Deut 11:19

(NIV)
Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
(ESV)
You shall teach them to your children, talking of them when you are sitting in your house, and when you are walking by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

Deut 22:22

(NIV)
If a man is found sleeping with another man’s wife, both the man who slept with her and the woman must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.

(ESV)
If a man is found lying with the wife of another man, both of them shall die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman. So you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Deut 22:23

(NIV)
If a man happens to meet in a town a virgin pledged to be married and he sleeps with her,
(ESV)
If there is a betrothed virgin, and a man meets her in the city and lies with her,

Deut 22:25

(NIV)
But if out in the country a man happens to meet a young woman pledged to be married and rapes her, only the man who has done this shall die.
(ESV)
“But if in the open country a man meets a young woman who is betrothed, and the man seizes her and lies with her, then only the man who lay with her shall die.

Deut 22:28

(NIV)
If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered,
(ESV)
If a man meets a virgin who is not betrothed, and seizes her and lies with her, and they are found,

Deut 22:29

(NIV)
he shall pay her father fifty shekels of silver. He must marry the young woman, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives.

(ESV)
then the man who lay with her shall give to the father of the young woman fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife, because he has violated her. He may not divorce her all his days.

Deut 24:12

(NIV)
If the neighbour is poor, do not go to sleep with their pledge in your possession.
(ESV)
And if he is a poor man, you shall not sleep in his pledge.

Deut 24:13

(NIV)
Return their cloak by sunset so that your neighbour may sleep in it. Then they will thank you, and it will be regarded as a righteous act in the sight of the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
You shall restore to him the pledge as the sun sets, that he may sleep in his cloak and bless you. And it shall be righteousness for you before the  Lord your God.

Deut 27:20

(NIV)
‘Cursed is anyone who sleeps with his father’s wife, for he dishonours his father’s bed.’
Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’
(ESV)
“‘Cursed be anyone who lies with his father’s wife, because he has uncovered his father’s nakedness.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Deut 27:21

(NIV)
‘Cursed is anyone who has sexual relations with any animal.’
Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’
(ESV)
“‘Cursed be anyone who lies with any kind of animal.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

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.’

Copyright information for NIV, ESV