Numbers 5:22 NIV

22 May this water that brings a curse enter your body so that your abdomen swells or your womb miscarries.” “ ‘Then the woman is to say, “Amen. So be it.”

References for Numbers 5:22

Study tools for Numbers 5:22

  • 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"