Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

then the priest is to have the woman commit to an oath by saying to the woman, "May the LORD make you a curse and a curse among your people. When the LORD makes your thigh waste away and your abdomen swell

New American Standard Bible

(then the priest shall have the woman swear with the oath of the curse, and the priest shall say to the woman), "the LORD make you a curse and an oath among your people by the LORD'S making your thigh waste away and your abdomen swell;

King James Version

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 curse and an oath among thy people, when the LORD doth make thy thigh to rot, and thy belly to swell;

Holman Bible

at this point the priest must make the woman take the oath with the sworn curse, and he is to say to her—‘May the Lord make you into an object of your people’s cursing and swearing when He makes your thigh shrivel and your belly swell.

A Conservative Version

then the priest shall cause the woman to swear with the oath of cursing, and the priest shall say to the woman, LORD make thee a curse and an oath among thy people when LORD makes thy thigh to fall away, and thy body to swell.

American Standard Version

then the priest shall cause the woman to swear with the oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman, Jehovah make thee a curse and an oath among thy people, when Jehovah doth make thy thigh to fall away, and thy body to swell;

Amplified

Then the priest shall make the woman take the oath of the curse, and say to the woman, The Lord make you a curse and an oath among your people when the Lord makes your thigh fall away and your body swell.

Bible in Basic English

Then the priest will put the oath of the curse on the woman, and say to her, May the Lord make you a curse and an oath among your people, sending on you wasting of the legs and disease of the stomach;

Darby Translation

then the priest shall adjure the woman with the oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman: Jehovah make thee a curse and an oath among thy people, when Jehovah doth make thy thigh to shrink, and thy belly to swell;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

(the priest shall charge the woman with an oath of cursing) and the priest shall say unto the woman, Let the LORD make thee a curse and an oath among thy people when the LORD makes thy thigh to fail and thy belly to swell,

Julia Smith Translation

And the priest bound the woman by an oath in these curses, and the priest said to the woman, Jehovah will give thee for a curse, and for an oath in the midst of thy people, in Jehovah's giving thy thigh to fall, and thy belly to go forth.

King James 2000

Then the priest shall charge the woman to take an oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman, The LORD make you a curse and an oath among your people, when the LORD does make your thigh to rot, and your belly to swell;

Lexham Expanded Bible

the priest will make the woman swear an oath of the sworn oath of the curse, the priest will say to the woman, "May Yahweh give you a curse and a sworn oath in the midst of your people with Yahweh making your hip fall away and your stomach swollen;

Modern King James verseion

then the priest shall charge the woman with an oath of cursing. And the priest shall say to the woman, Jehovah make you a curse and an oath among your people, when Jehovah makes your thigh to fall away and your belly to swell.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and let the priest conjure her with the conjuration of the curse, and say unto her: the LORD make thee a curse and a conjuration among thy people: so that the LORD make thy thigh rot, and thy womb to burst,

NET Bible

Then the priest will put the woman under the oath of the curse and will say to the her, "The Lord make you an attested curse among your people, if the Lord makes your thigh fall away and your abdomen swell;

New Heart English Bible

then the priest shall cause the woman to swear with the oath of cursing, and the priest shall tell the woman, 'The LORD make you a curse and an oath among your people, when the LORD allows your thigh to fall away, and your body to swell;

The Emphasized Bible

then shall the priest put the woman on oath with an oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman, Yahweh give thee up for a curse and for an oath in the midst of thy people, - in that Yahweh shall give up thy thigh to fall away, and thy womb to swell:

Webster

Then the priest shall charge the woman with an oath of cursing, and the priest shall say to the woman, The LORD make thee a curse and an oath among thy people, when the LORD doth make thy thigh to perish, and thy belly to swell;

World English Bible

then the priest shall cause the woman to swear with the oath of cursing, and the priest shall tell the woman, "Yahweh make you a curse and an oath among your people, when Yahweh allows your thigh to fall away, and your body to swell;

Youngs Literal Translation

(then the priest hath caused the woman to swear with an oath of execration, and the priest hath said to the woman) -- Jehovah doth give thee for an execration, and for a curse, in the midst of thy people, in Jehovah's giving thy thigh to fall, and thy belly to swell,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the priest
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

the woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

with an oath
שׁבוּעה 
Sh@buw`ah 
Usage: 30

of cursing
אלה 
'alah 
Usage: 35

and the priest
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

unto the woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

אלה 
'alah 
Usage: 35

and an oath
שׁבוּעה 
Sh@buw`ah 
Usage: 30

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

when the Lord

Usage: 0

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

ירך 
Yarek 
Usage: 34

to rot
נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

and thy belly
בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

Context Readings

Rules Concerning An Unfaithful Wife

20 But if you have become unfaithful to your husband and have become defiled because a man who isn't your husband has had sexual relations with you"' 21 then the priest is to have the woman commit to an oath by saying to the woman, "May the LORD make you a curse and a curse among your people. When the LORD makes your thigh waste away and your abdomen swell 22 and this water that brings a curse enters your abdomen, making it swell and your thigh waste away.' "Then the woman is to say "Amen.'


Cross References

Joshua 6:26

Then Joshua made everyone take the following oath at that time. He said: "Cursed in the presence of the LORD is the man who restores and rebuilds this city of Jericho! He will lay its foundation at the cost of his firstborn, and at the cost of his youngest he will set up its gates."

1 Samuel 14:24

The men of Israel were hard pressed on that day, and Saul required the army to take an oath: "Cursed is the person who eats food before evening and before I've been avenged of my enemies." So no one tasted food.

Nehemiah 10:29

joined with their relatives and their leaders. They entered into an oath enforced by a curse to walk in God's Law that was given through God's servant Moses, and to be careful to obey all of the commands of the LORD, our Lord, as well as his regulations and statutes:

Jeremiah 29:22

What happens to them will be the basis for a curse for all the Judean exiles who are in Babylon. People will say, "May the LORD make you like Zedekiah and Ahab, whom the LORD roasted in the fire,

2 Chronicles 21:15

And as for you, you will suffer from a serious disease of your bowels. Eventually, day-by-day you will excrete your own bowels because of this disease."

Proverbs 10:7

The reputation of the righteous leads to blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.

Isaiah 65:15

You'll leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord GOD will put you to death permanently.

Matthew 26:74

Then he began to curse violently. "I don't know the man!" he swore solemnly. Just then a rooster crowed.

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