Numbers 5:20
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"—

New Living Translation
But if you have gone astray by being unfaithful to your husband, and have defiled yourself by having sex with another man—’

English Standard Version
But if you have gone astray, though you are under your husband’s authority, and if you have defiled yourself, and some man other than your husband has lain with you,

Berean Study Bible
But if you have gone astray while under your husband’s authority and have defiled yourself and lain carnally 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:

New King James Version
But if you have gone astray while under your husband’s authority, and if you have defiled yourself and some man other than your husband has lain with you”—

New American Standard Bible
if, however, you have gone astray, though under the authority of your husband, and if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has had sexual intercourse with you”

NASB 1995
if you, however, have gone astray, being under the authority of your husband, and if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has had intercourse with you”

NASB 1977
if you, however, have gone astray, being under the authority of your husband, and if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has had intercourse with you”

Amplified Bible
but if you have gone astray [while married] and you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has been intimate with you”

Christian Standard Bible
But if you have gone astray while under your husband’s authority, if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has slept with you’—

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if you have gone astray while under your husband’s authority, if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has slept with you—

American Standard Version
But if thou have gone aside, being under thy husband, and if thou be defiled, and some man have lain with thee besides thy husband:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But if you have done wrong outside of your husband and you are defiled and a man other than your husband had sexual intercourse with you.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But if being a married woman thou hast transgressed, or been polluted, and any one has lain with thee, beside thy husband:

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if thou hast gone aside from thy husband, and art defiled, and hast lain with another man:

English Revised Version
but if thou hast gone aside, being under thy husband, and if thou be defiled, and some man have lain with thee besides thine husband:

Good News Translation
But if you have committed adultery,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If, in fact, you have been unfaithful and have had sexual intercourse with another man,

International Standard Version
But if you have become unfaithful to your husband and have become defiled because a man who isn't your husband has had sexual relations with you…'

JPS Tanakh 1917
but if thou hast gone aside, being under thy husband, and if thou be defiled, and some man have lain with thee besides thy husband--

Literal Standard Version
and you, if you have turned aside under your husband, and if you have been defiled, and a man commits his intercourse with you besides your husband—

NET Bible
But if you have gone astray while under your husband's authority, and if you have defiled yourself and some man other than your husband has had sexual relations with you. . .."

New Heart 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:'

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 --

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Adultery Test
19And he is to put the woman under oath and say to her, ‘If no other man has slept with you and you have not gone astray and become defiled while under your husband’s authority, may you be immune to this bitter water that brings a curse. 20But if you have gone astray while under your husband’s authority and have defiled yourself and lain carnally with a man other than your husband’— 21and the priest shall have the woman swear under the oath of the curse—‘then may the LORD make you an attested curse among your people by making your thigh shrivel and your belly swell.…

Cross References
Leviticus 15:16
When a man has an emission of semen, he must bathe his whole body with water, and he will be unclean until evening.

Numbers 5:12
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them that if any man's wife goes astray and is unfaithful to him


Treasury of Scripture

But if you have gone aside to another instead of your husband, and if you be defiled, and some man have lain with you beside your husband:











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But if
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

you
וְאַ֗תְּ (wə·’at)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - second person feminine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

have gone astray
שָׂטִ֛ית (śā·ṭîṯ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 7847: To deviate from duty

while under
תַּ֥חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

your husband’s authority
אִישֵׁ֖ךְ (’î·šêḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

and
וְכִ֣י (wə·ḵî)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

defiled yourself
נִטְמֵ֑את (niṭ·mêṯ)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 2930: To be or become unclean

with a man
אִ֥ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

other than
מִֽבַּלְעֲדֵ֖י (mib·bal·‘ă·ḏê)
Preposition-m
Strong's 1107: Apart from, except, without

your husband
אִישֵֽׁךְ׃ (’î·šêḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

who has slept
וַיִּתֵּ֨ן (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

with you’—
שְׁכָבְתּ֔וֹ (šə·ḵā·ḇə·tōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7903: A, lying with


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