The Blue Letter Bible
Copy Cite Print
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebook twitter

googleplus pinterest

reddit tumblr linkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on Facebook Connect on Twitter Connect on Instagram Connect on Pinterest Connect on YouTube

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Numbers 5 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
Listen to the Bible

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:1 - The LORD gave these instructions to Moses:

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:2 - “Command the people of Israel to remove from the camp anyone who has a skin disease[fn] or a discharge, or who has become ceremonially unclean by touching a dead person.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:3 - This command applies to men and women alike. Remove them so they will not defile the camp in which I live among them.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:4 - So the Israelites did as the LORD had commanded Moses and removed such people from the camp.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:5 - Then the LORD said to Moses,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:6 - “Give the following instructions to the people of Israel: If any of the people—men or women—betray the LORD by doing wrong to another person, they are guilty.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:7 - They must confess their sin and make full restitution for what they have done, adding an additional 20 percent and returning it to the person who was wronged.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:8 - But if the person who was wronged is dead, and there are no near relatives to whom restitution can be made, the payment belongs to the LORD and must be given to the priest. Those who are guilty must also bring a ram as a sacrifice, and they will be purified and made right with the LORD.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:9 - All the sacred offerings that the Israelites bring to a priest will belong to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:10 - Each priest may keep all the sacred donations that he receives.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:11 - And the LORD said to Moses,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:12 - “Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. “Suppose a man’s wife goes astray, and she is unfaithful to her husband

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:13 - and has sex with another man, but neither her husband nor anyone else knows about it. She has defiled herself, even though there was no witness and she was not caught in the act.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:14 - If her husband becomes jealous and is suspicious of his wife and needs to know whether or not she has defiled herself,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - the husband must bring his wife to the priest. He must also bring an offering of two quarts[fn] of barley flour to be presented on her behalf. Do not mix it with olive oil or frankincense, for it is a jealousy offering—an offering to prove whether or not she is guilty.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:16 - “The priest will then present her to stand trial before the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:17 - He must take some holy water in a clay jar and pour into it dust he has taken from the Tabernacle floor.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:18 - When the priest has presented the woman before the LORD, he must unbind her hair and place in her hands the offering of proof—the jealousy offering to determine whether her husband’s suspicions are justified. The priest will stand before her, holding the jar of bitter water that brings a curse to those who are guilty.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:19 - The priest will then put the woman under oath and say to her, ‘If no other man has had sex with you, and you have not gone astray and defiled yourself while under your husband’s authority, may you be immune from the effects of this bitter water that brings on the curse.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:20 - But if you have gone astray by being unfaithful to your husband, and have defiled yourself by having sex with another man—’

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:21 - “At this point the priest must put the woman under oath by saying, ‘May the people know that the LORD’s curse is upon you when he makes you infertile, causing your womb to shrivel[fn] and your abdomen to swell.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:22 - Now may this water that brings the curse enter your body and cause your abdomen to swell and your womb to shrivel.[fn]’ And the woman will be required to say, ‘Yes, let it be so.’

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:23 - And the priest will write these curses on a piece of leather and wash them off into the bitter water.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:24 - He will make the woman drink the bitter water that brings on the curse. When the water enters her body, it will cause bitter suffering if she is guilty.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:25 - “The priest will take the jealousy offering from the woman’s hand, lift it up before the LORD, and carry it to the altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:26 - He will take a handful of the flour as a token portion and burn it on the altar, and he will require the woman to drink the water.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:27 - If she has defiled herself by being unfaithful to her husband, the water that brings on the curse will cause bitter suffering. Her abdomen will swell and her womb will shrink,[fn] and her name will become a curse among her people.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:28 - But if she has not defiled herself and is pure, then she will be unharmed and will still be able to have children.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:29 - “This is the ritual law for dealing with suspicion. If a woman goes astray and defiles herself while under her husband’s authority,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:30 - or if a man becomes jealous and is suspicious that his wife has been unfaithful, the husband must present his wife before the LORD, and the priest will apply this entire ritual law to her.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:31 - The husband will be innocent of any guilt in this matter, but his wife will be held accountable for her sin.”
NLT Footnotes
Traditionally rendered leprosy. The Hebrew word used here describes various skin diseases.
Or bring a ram for atonement, which will make atonement for them.
Hebrew 1/10 of an ephah [2.2 liters].
Hebrew when he causes your thigh to waste away.
Hebrew and your thigh to waste away.
Hebrew and her thigh will waste away.

NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

Full copyright information is provided here. Visit the New Living Translation website.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the NLT
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login to your account

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

 

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

[ Cancel ]← Login to Your Account

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or UsernameUsername or Email Address

 

← Return to Login

Close LoginCLOSE
Tap to Close