Numbers 5:31
Good News Translation
The husband shall be free of guilt, but the woman, if guilty, must suffer the consequences.

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

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

New American Bible
The man shall be free from punishment, but the woman shall bear her punishment.

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The husband shall be blameless, and she shall bear her iniquity.

be guiltless

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

bear

Numbers 9:13 But if any man is clean, and was not on a journey, and did not make the phase, that soul shall be cut off from among his people, because he offered not sacrifice to the Lord in due season: he shall bear his sin.

Leviticus 20:10,17-20 If any man commit adultery with the wife of another, and defile his neighbour's wife: let them be put to death, both the adulterer and the adulteress. . . .

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, the same shall die.

Romans 2:8,9 But to them that are contentious and who obey not the truth but give credit to iniquity, wrath and indignation. . . .

Context
The Adultery Test
30And the husband stirred up by the spirit of jealousy bring her before the Lord, and the priest do to her according to all things that are here written: 31The husband shall be blameless, and she shall bear her iniquity.
Cross References
Leviticus 20:17
If any man take his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother, and see her nakedness, and she behold her brother's shame: they have committed a crime. They shall be slain, in the sight of their people, because they have discovered one another's nakedness. And they shall bear their iniquity.

Numbers 5:30
And the husband stirred up by the spirit of jealousy bring her before the Lord, and the priest do to her according to all things that are here written:

Numbers 6:1
And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying:

Numbers 9:13
But if any man is clean, and was not on a journey, and did not make the phase, that soul shall be cut off from among his people, because he offered not sacrifice to the Lord in due season: he shall bear his sin.

Additional Translations
The husband will be free from guilt, but the woman shall bear her iniquity.”Then shall the man be guiltless from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

and the man hath been acquitted from iniquity, and that woman doth bear her iniquity.'
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