Leviticus 5:7
New International Version
"'Anyone who cannot afford a lamb is to bring two doves or two young pigeons to the LORD as a penalty for their sin--one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.

New Living Translation
"But if you cannot afford to bring a sheep, you may bring to the LORD two turtledoves or two young pigeons as the penalty for your sin. One of the birds will be for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

English Standard Version
“But if he cannot afford a lamb, then he shall bring to the LORD as his compensation for the sin that he has committed two turtledoves or two pigeons, one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.

Berean Study Bible
If, however, he cannot afford a lamb, he may bring to the LORD as restitution for his sin two turtledoves or two young pigeons—one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering.

New American Standard Bible
'But if he cannot afford a lamb, then he shall bring to the LORD his guilt offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves or two young pigeons, one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.

King James Bible
And if he be not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he hath committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, unto the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

Christian Standard Bible
"But if he cannot afford an animal from the flock, then he may bring to the LORD two turtledoves or two young pigeons as penalty for guilt for his sin--one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering.

Contemporary English Version
If you are poor and cannot afford to bring an animal, you may bring two doves or two pigeons. One of these will be a sacrifice to ask my forgiveness, and the other will be a sacrifice to please me.

Good News Translation
If you cannot afford a sheep or a goat, you shall bring to the LORD as the payment for your sin two doves or two pigeons, one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if he cannot afford an animal from the flock, then he may bring to the LORD two turtledoves or two young pigeons as restitution for his sin--one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering.

International Standard Version
"If he can't afford a goat, then he is to bring to the LORD for his sin offering two turtledoves or two young doves: one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.

NET Bible
"'If he cannot afford an animal from the flock, he must bring his penalty for guilt for his sin that he has committed, two turtledoves or two young pigeons, to the LORD, one for a sin offering and one for a burnt offering.

New Heart English Bible
"'If he can't afford a lamb, then he shall bring his trespass offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, to the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Now, if you cannot afford a sheep, you must bring to the LORD two mourning doves or two pigeons as a guilt offering for the sin you committed. One will be an offering for sin, the other a burnt offering.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And if his means suffice not for a lamb, then he shall bring his forfeit for that wherein he hath sinned, two turtle-doves, or two young pigeons, unto the LORD: one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering.

New American Standard 1977
‘But if he cannot afford a lamb, then he shall bring to the LORD his guilt offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves or two young pigeons, one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And if he is not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for the guilt of his sin two turtledoves or two young pigeons unto the LORD, one for his sin and the other for a burnt offering.

King James 2000 Bible
And if he is not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he has committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, unto the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

American King James Version
And if he be not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he has committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, to the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

American Standard Version
And if his means suffice not for a lamb, then he shall bring his trespass-offering for that wherein he hath sinned, two turtle-doves, or two young pigeons, unto Jehovah; one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if he be not able to offer a beast, let him offer two turtles, or two young pigeons to the Lord, one for sin, and the other for a holocaust,

Darby Bible Translation
And if his hand be not able to bring what is so much as a sheep, then he shall bring for his trespass which he hath sinned two turtle-doves or two young pigeons, to Jehovah; one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering.

English Revised Version
And if his means suffice not for a lamb, then he shall bring his guilt offering for that wherein he hath sinned, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, unto the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if he shall not be able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass which he hath committed, two turtle-doves, or two young pigeons, to the LORD; one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering.

World English Bible
"'If he can't afford a lamb, then he shall bring his trespass offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, to Yahweh; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

Young's Literal Translation
'And if his hand reach not to the sufficiency of a lamb, then he hath brought in his guilt-offering -- he who hath sinned -- two turtle-doves or two young pigeons to Jehovah, one for a sin-offering, and one for a burnt-offering;
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Sins Requiring a Sin Offering
6and he must bring his guilt offering to the LORD for the sin he has committed: a female lamb or goat from the flock as a sin offering. And the priest will make atonement for him concerning his sin. 7If, however, he cannot afford a lamb, he may bring to the LORD as restitution for his sin two turtledoves or two young pigeons— one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering. 8He is to bring them to the priest, who shall first present the one for the sin offering. He is to twist its head at the front of its neck without severing it;…
Cross References
Matthew 21:12
Then Jesus went into the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those selling doves.

Leviticus 1:14
If, instead, one's offering to the LORD is a burnt offering of birds, he is to offer a turtledove or a young pigeon.

Leviticus 7:1
Now this is the law of the guilt offering, which is most holy:

Leviticus 12:6
When the days of her purification are complete, whether for a son or daughter, she is to bring to the priest at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting a year-old lamb for a burnt offering and a young pigeon or a turtledove for a sin offering.

Leviticus 12:8
But if she cannot afford a lamb, she shall bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons, one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering. Then the priest will make atonement for her, and she will be clean.'"

Leviticus 14:22
and two turtledoves or two young pigeons, whichever he can afford, one to be a sin offering and the other a burnt offering.

Leviticus 14:30
Then he must sacrifice one of the turtledoves or young pigeons, whichever he can afford,

Leviticus 14:31
one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering, together with the grain offering. In this way the priest will make atonement before the LORD for the one to be cleansed.

Leviticus 15:15
The priest is to sacrifice them, one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering. In this way the priest will make atonement for the man before the LORD because of his discharge.

Leviticus 15:30
The priest is to sacrifice one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering. In this way the priest will make atonement for her before the LORD for her unclean discharge.

Numbers 5:6
"Tell the Israelites that when a man or woman acts unfaithfully against the LORD by committing any sin against another, that person is guilty

Numbers 6:10
On the eighth day he must bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons to the priest at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

Numbers 6:11
And the priest is to offer one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering to make atonement for him, because he has sinned by being in the presence of the dead body. On that day he must consecrate his head again.

Treasury of Scripture

And if he be not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he has committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, to the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

he be not able to bring a lamb [heb] his hand cannot reach to the sufficiency of a lamb

Leviticus 5:11 But if he be not able to bring two turtledoves, or two young pigeons…

Leviticus 12:8 And if she be not able to bring a lamb, then she shall bring two …

Leviticus 14:21 And if he be poor, and cannot get so much; then he shall take one …

2 Corinthians 8:12 For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to …

James 2:5,6 Listen, my beloved brothers, Has not God chosen the poor of this …

two turtle doves

Leviticus 1:14,15 And if the burnt sacrifice for his offering to the LORD be of fowls, …

Matthew 3:16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: …

Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the middle of wolves: be you …

Luke 2:24 And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law …

one

Leviticus 5:8,9 And he shall bring them to the priest, who shall offer that which …

Leviticus 9:3 And to the children of Israel you shall speak, saying, Take you a …

Leviticus 14:22,31 And two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, such as he is able to …

Leviticus 15:14,15,30 And on the eighth day he shall take to him two turtledoves, or two …

Leviticus 16:5 And he shall take of the congregation of the children of Israel two …

Hebrews 10:6-10 In burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin you have had no pleasure…







Lexicon
If, however,
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

he cannot
לֹ֨א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

afford
תַגִּ֣יע‪‬ (ṯag·gî‘)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5060: To touch, lay the hand upon, to reach, violently, to strike

a lamb,
שֶׂה֒ (śeh)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7716: A member of a, flock, a sheep, goat

he may bring
וְהֵבִ֨יא (wə·hê·ḇî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to the LORD
לַֽיהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

as restitution
אֲשָׁמ֜וֹ (’ă·šā·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 817: Guilt, a fault, a sin-offering

for his sin
חָטָ֗א (ḥā·ṭā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2398: To miss, to sin, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, lead astray, condemn

two
שְׁתֵּ֥י (šə·tê)
Number - fdc
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

turtledoves
תֹרִ֛ים (ṯō·rîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8449: A ring-dove, a term of endearment

or
אֽוֹ־ (’ōw-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 176: Desire, if

two
שְׁנֵ֥י (šə·nê)
Number - mdc
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

young
בְנֵֽי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

pigeons—
יוֹנָ֖ה (yō·w·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3123: A dove

one
אֶחָ֥ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

as a sin offering
לְחַטָּ֖את (lə·ḥaṭ·ṭāṯ)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2403: An offence, its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, expiation, an offender

and the other
וְאֶחָ֥ד (wə·’e·ḥāḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

as a burnt offering.
לְעֹלָֽה׃ (lə·‘ō·lāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5930: Whole burnt offering
(7) And if he be not able to bring.--The only exception to this general rule was poverty. The poor man who was unable to bring a sheep or she-goat, might bring two turtle-doves, as these were plentiful and cheap in Palestine. (See Leviticus 1:14.) We have seen in the preceding verse that in the case of the trespass offering, as in that of the sin offering, the fat parts, or the choicest portion, had to be consumed on the altar, being "the bread of Jehovah," and that the residue was the perquisite of the priests. As the fat parts of the dove, or the portion for the altar, could not be separated from the bird, and as the burning of it wholly would destroy the character of the trespass offering, and make it into a whole burnt offering, two doves were brought. One represented the portion for the Lord, and hence was burnt on the altar, whilst the flesh of the other became the perquisite of the officiating priest.

Verses 7-13. - If he be not able to bring a lamb. Sin offerings being not voluntary sacrifices but required of all that were guilty, and the four last-named cases being of common occurrence amongst the poor and ignorant, two concessions are made to poverty: two birds (one to be offered with the ritual of the sin offering, the other with that of the burnt offering), or even some flour (either three pints and a half or three quarts and a half, according as we adopt the larger or smaller estimate of the amount of the ephah), are allowed when the offerer cannot provide a lamb or a kid. There is thus typically set forth the freedom with which acceptance through the great propitiation is offered to all without respect of persons. The non-bloody substitute, being permitted only as an exception for the benefit of the very poor and only in the four cases above specified, does not invalidate the general rule that without the shedding of blood there is no remission of sin.

CHAPTER 5:14-19 5:1-13 The offences here noticed are, 1. A man's concealing the truth, when he was sworn as a witness to speak the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. If, in such a case, for fear of offending one that has been his friend, or may be his enemy, a man refuses to give evidence, or gives it but in part, he shall bear his iniquity. And that is a heavy burden, which, if some course be not taken to get it removed, will sink a man to hell. Let all that are called at any time to be witnesses, think of this law, and be free and open in their evidence, and take heed of prevaricating. An oath of the Lord is a sacred thing, not to be trifled with. 2. A man's touching any thing that was ceremonially unclean. Though his touching the unclean thing only made him ceremonially defiled, yet neglecting to wash himself according to the law, was either carelessness or contempt, and contracted moral guilt. As soon as God, by his Spirit, convinces our consciences of any sin or duty, we must follow the conviction, as not ashamed to own our former mistake. 3. Rash swearing, that a man will do or not do such a thing. As if the performance of his oath afterward prove unlawful, or what cannot be done. Wisdom and watchfulness beforehand would prevent these difficulties. In these cases the offender must confess his sin, and bring his offering; but the offering was not accepted, unless accompanied with confession and humble prayer for pardon. The confession must be particular; that he hath sinned in that thing. Deceit lies in generals; many will own they have sinned, for that all must own; but their sins in any one particular they are unwilling to allow. The way to be assured of pardon, and armed against sin for the future, is to confess the exact truth. If any were very poor, they might bring some flour, and that should be accepted. Thus the expense of the sin-offering was brought lower than any other, to teach that no man's poverty shall ever bar the way of his pardon. If the sinner brought two doves, one was to be offered for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering. We must first see that our peace be made with God, and then we may expect that our services for his glory will be accepted by him. To show the loathsomeness of sin, the flour, when offered, must not be made grateful to the taste by oil, or to the smell by frankincense. God, by these sacrifices, spoke comfort to those who had offended, that they might not despair, nor pine away in their sins. Likewise caution not to offend any more, remembering how expensive and troublesome it was to make atonement.
Jump to Previous
Able Afford Burnt Committed Doves Enough Forfeit Lamb Means Money Offering Pigeons Sin Sinned Sin-Offering Suffice Trespass Turtledoves Turtle-Doves Young
Jump to Next
Able Afford Burnt Committed Doves Enough Forfeit Lamb Means Money Offering Pigeons Sin Sinned Sin-Offering Suffice Trespass Turtledoves Turtle-Doves Young
Links
Leviticus 5:7 NIV
Leviticus 5:7 NLT
Leviticus 5:7 ESV
Leviticus 5:7 NASB
Leviticus 5:7 KJV

Leviticus 5:7 Bible Apps
Leviticus 5:7 Biblia Paralela
Leviticus 5:7 Chinese Bible
Leviticus 5:7 French Bible
Leviticus 5:7 German Bible

Alphabetical: a afford and as bring burnt But cannot doves for guilt has he his If in is lamb LORD offering one or other penalty pigeons shall sin sinned that the then to turtledoves two which young

OT Law: Leviticus 5:7 If he can't afford a lamb then (Le Lv Lev.) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Leviticus 5:6
Top of Page
Top of Page