Statement of Faith | Tell a Friend about Us | Color Scheme:    
Sunday, May 31, 2020

  Study Resources

• What's New!!!

• Interlinear Bible

• Parallel Bible

• Daily Reading Plan

• Devotionals

• Commentaries

• Concordances

• Dictionaries

• Encyclopedias

• Lexicons

• History

• Sermon Essentials

• Audio Resources

• Religious Artwork

  Other Resources

• Advertise with SL

• FREE Resources

• Information

• Set Preferences

• Font Resources

• Contacting SL


The 1599 Geneva Study Bible

Search This Resource
 Chapter 4
Chapter 6
  Printer friendly version
Additional Resources
 • Burton Coffman
 • Gill's Exposition
 • David Guzik's Commentaries
 • Jamieson, Fausset, Brown
 • Matthew Henry Complete
 • Matthew Henry Concise
 • Wesley's Explanatory Notes
Buy This Resource
Leather Bound$69.99
 Show me more …
Numbers 5

5:3 Both male and female shall ye put out, without the camp shall ye put them; that they defile not their camps, in the a midst whereof I dwell.

(a) There were three types of tents: of the Lord, of the Levites, and of the Israelites.
5:6 Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any sin b that men commit, to do a trespass against the LORD, and that person be guilty;
(b) Commit any fault willingly.
5:8 But if the c man have no kinsman to recompense the trespass unto, let the trespass be recompensed unto the LORD, [even] to the priest; beside the ram of the atonement, whereby an atonement shall be made for him.
(c) If he is dead to whom the wrong is done and also has no relatives.
5:9 And every offering of all the d holy things of the children of Israel, which they bring unto the priest, shall be his.
(d) Or, things offered to the Lord, as first fruits, etc.
5:12 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any manís wife e go aside, and commit a trespass against him,
(e) By breaking the band of marriage, and playing the harlot.
5:15 Then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth [part] of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no f oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it [is] an offering of jealousy, an offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to g remembrance.
(f) Only in the sin offering, and so this offering of jealousy were neither oil nor incense offered.
(g) Or, making the sin known, and not purging it.
5:17 And the priest shall take h holy water in an earthen vessel; and of the dust that is in the floor of the tabernacle the priest shall take, and put [it] into the water:

(h) Which also is called the water of purification of sprinkling, read (Numbers 19:9).
5:18 And the priest shall set the woman before the LORD, and uncover the womanís head, and put the offering of memorial in her hands, which [is] the jealousy offering: and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that causeth the i curse:
(i) It was so called by the effect, because it declared the woman to be accursed, and turned to her destruction.
5:21 Then the priest shall charge the woman with an oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman, The LORD make thee a k curse and an oath among thy people, when the LORD doth make thy thigh to rot, and thy belly to swell;
(k) Both because she had committed so heinous a fault, and forswore herself in denying the same.
5:22 And this water that causeth the curse shall go into thy bowels, to make [thy] belly to swell, and [thy] thigh to rot: And the woman shall say, l Amen, amen.

(l) That is, may it be as you wished, as in (Psalms 41:13; Deuteronomy 27:15).
5:23 And the priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall m blot [them] out with the bitter water:
(m) Shall wash the curses, which are written, into the water in the vessel.
5:26 And the priest shall take an handful of the offering, [even] the memorial thereof, and burn [it] upon the n altar, and afterward shall cause the woman to drink the water.
(n) Where the incense was offered.
5:31 Then shall the man be o guiltless from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.
(o) The man might accuse his wife on suspicion and not be reproved.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain and are freely copyable.

Bibliography Information
Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Numbers 5". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". <>. 1599-1645.  


Dead links, typos, or HTML errors should be sent
Suggestions about making this resource more useful should be sent

   Powered by LightSpeed Technology

Copyright © 2001-2020,