Lessons for Shabbat, 23 Sivan, 5771


Negative Commandment 336 (Digest)

Incest with a Daughter

Fathers
Brother
Father’s sister
Paternal Grandma
Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Paternal Grandma
Father’s Brother’s wife
Father’s wife
Father
Mother
Mother’s Sister
Wife’s Mother
Brother’s Wife
Paternal ½ sister
Sister
Wife’s sister
Daughter
In-law
daughter
Wife’s Daughter
Son’s Daughter
Daughter’s
Daughter
Wife’s Daughter’s Daughter
Wife’s
Sons
Daughter




It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one’s daughter.

The Torah doesn’t explicitly mention this prohibition—for if incest with a granddaughter is forbidden, how much more so incest with a daughter. And the Sages deduced from the wording of the verses that incest with a daughter is biblically prohibited.

Negative Commandment 335 (Digest)

Incest with a Daughter’s Daughter


Fathers
Brother
Father’s sister
Paternal Grandma
Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Paternal Grandma
Father’s Brother’s wife
Father’s wife
Father
Mother
Mother’s Sister
Wife’s Mother
Brother’s Wife
Paternal ½ sister
Sister
Wife’s sister
Daughter
In-law
daughter
Wife’s Daughter
Son’s Daughter
Daughter’s
Daughter
Wife’s Daughter’s Daughter
Wife’s
Sons
Daughter



“The nakedness of . . . [or] your daughter’s daughter you shall not uncover their nakedness, for they are your own nakedness”—Leviticus 18:10.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one’s daughter’s daughter.

Negative Commandment 337 (Digest)

Incest with a Mother-in-Law or Wife’s Daughter

Fathers
Brother
Father’s sister
Paternal Grandma
Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Paternal Grandma
Father’s Brother’s wife
Father’s wife
Father
Mother
Mother’s Sister
Wife’s Mother
Brother’s Wife
Paternal ½ sister
Sister
Wife’s sister
Daughter
In-law
daughter
Wife’s Daughter
Son’s Daughter
Daughter’s
Daughter
Wife’s Daughter’s Daughter
Wife’s
Sons
Daughter




“You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter”—Leviticus 18:17.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one’s wife’s mother or daughter.

Negative Commandment 338 (Digest)

Incest with a Wife’s Paternal Grandmother or a Wife’s Son’s Daughter

Fathers
Brother
Father’s sister
Paternal Grandma
Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Paternal Grandma
Father’s Brother’s wife
Father’s wife
Father
Mother
Mother’s Sister
Wife’s Mother
Brother’s Wife
Paternal ½ sister
Sister
Wife’s sister
Daughter
In-law
daughter
Wife’s Daughter
Son’s Daughter
Daughter’s
Daughter
Wife’s Daughter’s Daughter
Wife’s
Sons
Daughter




“…her son’s daughter…”—Leviticus 18:17.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one’s wife’s paternal grandmother or one’s wife’s son’s daughter

Negative Commandment 339 (Digest)

Incest with a Wife’s Maternal Grandmother or a Wife’s Daughter’s Daughter

Fathers
Brother
Father’s sister
Paternal Grandma
Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Maternal Grandma
Wife’s Paternal Grandma
Father’s Brother’s wife
Father’s wife
Father
Mother
Mother’s Sister
Wife’s Mother
Brother’s Wife
Paternal ½ sister
Sister
Wife’s sister
Daughter
In-law
daughter
Wife’s Daughter
Son’s Daughter
Daughter’s
Daughter
Wife’s Daughter’s Daughter
Wife’s
Sons
Daughter




“…and her daughter’s daughter you shall not marry”—Leviticus 18:17.

It is forbidden to have incestuous relations with one’s wife’s maternal grandmother or one’s wife’s daughter’s daughter

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