Numbers 5:5

Confession and Restitution

5 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Numbers 5:5 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 5:5

And the Lord spake unto Moses
Or continued to speak to him at the same time:

as follows.

Numbers 5:5 In-Context

3 You shall put out both male and female, putting them outside the camp, that they may not defile their camp, in the midst of which I dwell."
4 And the people of Israel did so, and put them outside the camp; as the LORD said to Moses, so the people of Israel did.
5 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
6 "Speak to the people of Israel, When a man or woman commits any of the sins that people commit by breaking faith with the LORD, and that person realizes his guilt,
7 he shall confess his sin that he has committed.And he shall make full restitution for his wrong, adding a fifth to it and giving it to him to whom he did the wrong.
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