Numbers 5:28
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New International Version
If, however, the woman has not made herself impure, but is clean, she will be cleared of guilt and will be able to have children.

New Living Translation
But if she has not defiled herself and is pure, then she will be unharmed and will still be able to have children.

English Standard Version
But if the woman has not defiled herself and is clean, then she shall be free and shall conceive children.

New American Standard Bible
'But if the woman has not defiled herself and is clean, she will then be free and conceive children.

King James Bible
And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if the woman has not defiled herself and is pure, she will be unaffected and will be able to conceive children."

International Standard Version
But if the woman isn't defiled, then she is to be freed and will be able to bear children.

NET Bible
But if the woman has not defiled herself, and is clean, then she will be free of ill effects and will be able to bear children.

New Heart English Bible
If the woman isn't defiled, but is clean; then she shall be free and will conceive children.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if the woman is not unclean and is pure, she is not guilty and will be able to have children.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be cleared, and shall conceive seed.

New American Standard 1977
‘But if the woman has not defiled herself and is clean, she will then be free and conceive children.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But if the woman is not defiled, but is clean; then she shall be free and shall conceive seed.

King James 2000 Bible
And if the woman was not defiled, but was clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.

American King James Version
And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.

American Standard Version
And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if she be not defiled, she shall not be hurt, and shall bear children.

Darby Bible Translation
But if the woman have not been defiled, and be clean, then she shall be clear, and shall conceive seed.

English Revised Version
And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if the woman is not defiled, but is clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.

World English Bible
If the woman isn't defiled, but is clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.

Young's Literal Translation
And if the woman hath not been defiled, and is clean, then she hath been acquitted, and hath been sown with seed.
Study Bible
The Adultery Test
27When he has made her drink the water, then it shall come about, if she has defiled herself and has been unfaithful to her husband, that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness, and her abdomen will swell and her thigh will waste away, and the woman will become a curse among her people. 28But if the woman has not defiled herself and is clean, she will then be free and conceive children. 29This is the law of jealousy: when a wife, being under the authority of her husband, goes astray and defiles herself,…
Cross References
Numbers 5:27
When he has made her drink the water, then it shall come about, if she has defiled herself and has been unfaithful to her husband, that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness, and her abdomen will swell and her thigh will waste away, and the woman will become a curse among her people.

Numbers 5:29
This is the law of jealousy: when a wife, being under the authority of her husband, goes astray and defiles herself,

Deuteronomy 24:1
"When a man takes a wife and marries her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out from his house,
Treasury of Scripture

And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.

and if

Numbers 5:19 And the priest shall charge her by an oath, and say to the woman, …

Micah 7:7-10 Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my …

2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us …

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold …

and shall

Psalm 113:9 He makes the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother …

Verse 28. - And shall conceive seed. As a sign of the Divine favour; to a Jewish woman the surest and most regarded (1 Samuel 2:5; Psalm 127:3; Luke 1:58). And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean,.... If she is not guilty of adultery, but pure from that sin:

then she shall be free; from the effects of the bitter water; they shall have no such influence upon her, but she shall be as soured and healthful as ever; nay, the Jewish writers say more so, that if she had any sickness or disease upon her she would now be freed from it (n); the Targum of Jonathan has it, her splendour shall shine, the brightness and beauty of her countenance:

and shall conceive seed; a man child, as the same Targum; and the Jewish writers say, if she was barren before, now she would be fruitful; but no more is meant by it than that her husband should receive her gladly, and she should live comfortably with him hereafter, and the blessing of God would be upon her, which would still be a confirmation of her chastity.

(n) Maimon. Hilchot Sotah, c. 3. sect. 22. 5:11-31 This law would make the women of Israel watch against giving cause for suspicion. On the other hand, it would hinder the cruel treatment such suspicions might occasion. It would also hinder the guilty from escaping, and the innocent from coming under just suspicion. When no proof could be brought, the wife was called on to make this solemn appeal to a heart-searching God. No woman, if she were guilty, could say Amen to the adjuration, and drink the water after it, unless she disbelieved the truth of God, or defied his justice. The water is called the bitter water, because it caused the curse. Thus sin is called an evil and a bitter thing. Let all that meddle with forbidden pleasures, know that they will be bitterness in the latter end. From the whole learn, 1. Secret sins are known to God, and sometimes are strangely brought to light in this life; and that there is a day coming when God will, by Christ, judge the secrets of men according to the gospel, Ro 2:16. 2 In particular, Whoremongers and adulterers God will surely judge. Though we have not now the waters of jealousy, yet we have God's word, which ought to be as great a terror. Sensual lusts will end in bitterness. 3. God will manifest the innocency of the innocent. The same providence is for good to some, and for hurt to others. And it will answer the purposes which God intends.
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