What the Bible Says About

-By Name
-In the Quran
-In the Book of Mormon

Dwindling in Unbelief: Contradictions
-Contradictions in the Bible: An analysis by book


Is incest forbidden?
Incestuous marriage condemned. Incestuous marriage approved.
Leviticus 18:9, 12
The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, ... thou shalt not uncover. (v.9)

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister. (v.12)

Leviticus 20:17, 19
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 wicked thing. (v.17)

And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity. (v.19)

Deuteronomy 27:22
Cursed be he that lieth with his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother.
Genesis 20:12
And yet indeed, she [Sarah] is my [Abraham's] sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.

Genesis 17:16
And I will bless her [Sarah], and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.

Exodus 6:20
And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses.
Christian Responses