Numbers 5:21 NIV

21 here the priest is to put the woman under this curse—“may the LORD cause you to become a cursea among your people when he makes your womb miscarry and your abdomen swell.

References for Numbers 5:21

    • j 5:21 - That is, may he cause your name to be used in cursing (see Jer. 29:22); or, may others see that you are cursed; similarly in verse 27.

      Study tools for Numbers 5:21

      • a 5:2 - The Hebrew word for "defiling skin disease" , traditionally translated “leprosy,” was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
      • b 5:6 - Or "woman who commits any wrong common to mankind"
      • c 5:15 - That is, probably about 3 1/2 pounds or about 1.6 kilograms
      • d 5:21 - That is, may he cause your name to be used in cursing (see Jer. 29:22); or, may others see that you are cursed; similarly in verse 27.
      • e 5:26 - Or "representative"