New International Version
But if you have gone astray while married to your husband and you have made yourself impure by having sexual relations with a man other than your husband"--
King James Bible
But if thou hast gone aside to another instead of thy husband, and if thou be defiled, and some man have lain with thee beside thine husband:
Darby Bible Translation
But if thou hast gone astray to another instead of thy husband, and hast been defiled, and a man other than thy husband have lain with thee,
World English Bible
But if you have gone astray, being under your husband, and if you are defiled, and some man has lain with you besides your husband:"
Young's Literal Translation
and thou, if thou hast turned aside under thy husband, and if thou hast been defiled, and any man doth give his copulation to thee besides thy husband --
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Uncover the woman's head - To take off a woman's veil, and expose her to the sight of men, would be considered a very great degradation in the East. To this St. Paul appears to allude, 1 Corinthians 11:5, 1 Corinthians 11:6,1 Corinthians 11:10.
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It is found by continual experience, that near the time of death, when the children of God are weakest, then Satan makes the greatest nourish of his strength, and assails them with his strongest temptations. For he knows that either he must now or never prevail; for if their souls once go to heaven, he shall never vex nor trouble them any more. And therefore he will now bestir himself as much as he can, and labour to set before their eyes all the gross sins which ever they committed, and the judgments …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
"'When a man has an emission of semen, he must bathe his whole body with water, and he will be unclean till evening.
"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'If a man's wife goes astray and is unfaithful to him
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