לא יקח איש את אשת אביו. באנוסת אביו הכתוב מדבר, ולכך סמך פסוק זה לאנוסה. . לא יקח איש את אשת אביו, A man must not marry the wife of his father.” The reference is to a woman whom his father had once raped. This explains why this verse is appended to the subject of rape just discussed.
ולא יגלה כנף אביו. בשומרת יבם של אביו הכתוב מדבר. ולא יגלה כנף אביו, ”and he shall not uncover the robe of his father.” The reference is to a woman who is slated to become his father’s wife as she was widowed from a brother of his father who had no children.