New Living Translation
"Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. "Suppose a man's wife goes astray, and she is unfaithful to her husband
King James Bible
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man's wife go aside, and commit a trespass against him,
Darby Bible Translation
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man's wife go astray, and commit unfaithfulness against him,
World English Bible
"Speak to the children of Israel, and tell them: 'If any man's wife goes astray, and is unfaithful to him,
Young's Literal Translation
'Speak unto the sons of Israel, and thou hast said unto them, When any man's wife turneth aside, and hath committed against him a trespass,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:12 If a man's wife - This law was given partly to deter wives from adulterous practices, and partly to secure wives against the rage of their hard - hearted husbands, who otherwise might upon mere suspicions destroy them, or at least put them away. There was not like fear of inconveniences to the husband from the jealousy, of the wife, who had not that authority and power, and opportunity for the putting away or killing the husband, as the husband had over the wife. Go aside - From the way of religion and justice, and that either in truth, or in her husband's opinion.
LibraryThe Eternity of God
The next attribute is, God is eternal.' Psa 90:0. From everlasting to everlasting thou art God.' The schoolmen distinguish between aevun et aeternum, to explain the notion of eternity. There is a threefold being. I. Such as had a beginning; and shall have an end; as all sensitive creatures, the beasts, fowls, fishes, which at death are destroyed and return to dust; their being ends with their life. 2. Such as had a beginning, but shall have no end, as angels and the souls of men, which are eternal …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
And the LORD said to Moses,
The priest will then put the woman under oath and say to her, 'If no other man has had sex with you, and you have not gone astray and defiled yourself while under your husband's authority, may you be immune from the effects of this bitter water that brings on the curse.
But if you have gone astray by being unfaithful to your husband, and have defiled yourself by having sex with another man--'
"This is the ritual law for dealing with suspicion. If a woman goes astray and defiles herself while under her husband's authority,
"Suppose a man marries a woman but she does not please him. Having discovered something wrong with her, he writes her a letter of divorce, hands it to her, and sends her away from his house.
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