Numbers 5:31
New International Version
The husband will be innocent of any wrongdoing, but the woman will bear the consequences of her sin.'"

New Living Translation
The husband will be innocent of any guilt in this matter, but his wife will be held accountable for her sin."

English Standard Version
The man shall be free from iniquity, but the woman shall bear her iniquity.”

Berean Study Bible
The husband will be free from guilt, but the woman shall bear her iniquity.”

New American Standard Bible
'Moreover, the man will be free from guilt, but that woman shall bear her guilt.'"

King James Bible
Then shall the man be guiltless from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.

Christian Standard Bible
The husband will be free of guilt, but that woman will bear her iniquity."

Contemporary English Version
If the husband is wrong, he will not be punished; but if his wife is guilty, she will be punished.

Good News Translation
The husband shall be free of guilt, but the woman, if guilty, must suffer the consequences.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The husband will be free of guilt, but that woman will bear the consequences of her guilt."

International Standard Version
The husband will be free from guilt, but the wife is to bear the punishment of her iniquity."

NET Bible
Then the man will be free from iniquity, but that woman will bear the consequences of her iniquity.'"

New Heart English Bible
The man shall be free from iniquity, and that woman shall bear her iniquity."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The husband isn't guilty of doing anything wrong, but the woman will suffer the consequences of her sin."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the man shall be clear from iniquity, and that woman shall bear her iniquity.

New American Standard 1977
‘Moreover, the man shall be free from guilt, but that woman shall bear her guilt.’”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And that man shall be free from iniquity, and the woman shall bear her iniquity.

King James 2000 Bible
Then shall the man be guiltless from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.

American King James Version
Then shall the man be guiltless from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.

American Standard Version
And the man shall be free from iniquity, and that woman shall bear her iniquity.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then the man shall be clear from sin, and that woman shall bear her sin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The husband shall be blameless, and she shall bear her iniquity.

Darby Bible Translation
Then shall the man be free from iniquity, but that woman shall bear her iniquity.

English Revised Version
And the man shall be free from iniquity, and that woman shall bear her iniquity.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then shall the man be guiltless from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.

World English Bible
The man shall be free from iniquity, and that woman shall bear her iniquity.'"

Young's Literal Translation
and the man hath been acquitted from iniquity, and that woman doth bear her iniquity.'
Study Bible
The Adultery Test
30or when a feeling of jealousy comes over a husband and he suspects his wife. He is to have the woman stand before the LORD, and the priest is to apply to her this entire ritual. 31The husband will be free from guilt, but the woman shall bear her iniquity.”
Cross References
Leviticus 20:17
If a man marries his sister, whether the daughter of his father or his mother, and they have sexual relations, it is a disgrace. They must be cut off in the sight of their people. He has uncovered the nakedness of his sister; he shall bear his iniquity.

Numbers 5:30
or when a feeling of jealousy comes over a husband and he suspects his wife. He is to have the woman stand before the LORD, and the priest is to apply to her this entire ritual.

Numbers 6:1
Again the LORD said to Moses,

Numbers 9:13
But the man who is ceremonially clean, is not on a journey, and still fails to observe the Passover, is to be cut off from his people, because he did not present the LORD's offering at its appointed time. That man will bear the consequences of his sin.

Treasury of Scripture

Then shall the man be guiltless from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.

be guiltless

Psalm 37:6
And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

bear

Numbers 9:13
But the man that is clean, and is not in a journey, and forbeareth to keep the passover, even the same soul shall be cut off from among his people: because he brought not the offering of the LORD in his appointed season, that man shall bear his sin.

Leviticus 20:10,17-20
And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death…

Ezekiel 18:4
Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.







Lexicon
The husband
הָאִ֖ישׁ (hā·’îš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

will be free
וְנִקָּ֥ה (wə·niq·qāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5352: To be, clean, to be bare, extirpated

from guilt,
מֵעָוֺ֑ן (mê·‘ā·wōn)
Preposition-m | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

but the
הַהִ֔וא (ha·hi·w)
Article | Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

woman
וְהָאִשָּׁ֣ה (wə·hā·’iš·šāh)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

shall bear
תִּשָּׂ֖א (tiś·śā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take

her
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

iniquity.”
עֲוֺנָֽהּ׃ (‘ă·wō·nāh)
Noun - common singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity
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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