Numbers 5:5-10 NIV

Restitution for Wrongs

5 The LORD said to Moses,

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      6 "Say to the Israelites: 'When a man or woman wrongs another in any waya and so is unfaithful1 to the LORD, that person is guilty2

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        • b 5:6 - Or "woman commits any wrong common to mankind"
          7 and must confess3 the sin he has committed. He must make full restitution4 for his wrong, add one fifth to it and give it all to the person he has wronged.

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          8 But if that person has no close relative to whom restitution can be made for the wrong, the restitution belongs to the LORD and must be given to the priest, along with the ram5 with which atonement is made for him.6

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          9 All the sacred contributions the Israelites bring to a priest will belong to him.7

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          10 Each man's sacred gifts are his own, but what he gives to the priest will belong to the priest.8' "

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