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Numbers 5:27 NIV

27 If she has made herself impure and been unfaithful to her husband, this will be the result: When she is made to drink the water that brings a curse and causes bitter suffering, it will enter her, her abdomen will swell and her womb will miscarry, and she will become a curse.

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  • 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"