and must confess the sin they have committed. They must make full restitution for the wrong they have done, add a fifth of the value to it and give it all to the person they have wronged.
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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 ram with which atonement is made for the wrongdoer.
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All the sacred contributions the Israelites bring to a priest will belong to him.
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Sacred things belong to their owners, but what they give to the priest will belong to the priest.’ ”
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Then the LORD said to Moses,
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“Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘If a man’s wife goes astray and is unfaithful to him
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so that another man has sexual relations with her, and this is hidden from her husband and her impurity is undetected (since there is no witness against her and she has not been caught in the act),
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and if feelings of jealousy come over her husband and he suspects his wife and she is impure—or if he is jealous and suspects her even though she is not impure—
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then he is to take his wife to the priest. He must also take an offering of a tenth of an ephah of barley flour on her behalf. He must not pour olive oil on it or put incense on it, because it is a grain offering for jealousy, a reminder-offering to draw attention to wrongdoing.
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“ ‘The priest shall bring her and have her stand before the LORD.
Then he shall take some holy water in a clay jar and put some dust from the tabernacle floor into the water.