Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Then he shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that brings a curse, so that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness.

King James Version

And he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that causeth the curse: and the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her, and become bitter.

Holman Bible

He will require the woman to drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and it will enter her and cause bitter suffering.

International Standard Version

The woman is to drink the bitter water that brings a curse and the water that brings a curse is to be considered contaminated.

A Conservative Version

And he shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that causes the curse. And the water that causes the curse shall enter into her bitter.

American Standard Version

and he shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that causeth the curse; and the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her and become bitter.

Amplified

And he shall cause the woman to drink the water of bitterness that brings the curse, and the water that brings the curse shall enter into her [to try her] bitterly.

Bible in Basic English

And he will give to the woman the bitter water for drink; and the bitter water causing the curse will go into her.

Darby Translation

and he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that bringeth the curse, that the water that bringeth the curse may enter into her for bitterness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that brings the curse, and the water that brings the curse shall enter into her as bitter.

Julia Smith Translation

And he caused the woman to drink the water of contradiction causing the curse; and the waters causing the curse shall come into her for contradiction.

King James 2000

And he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that causes the curse: and the water that causes the curse shall enter into her, and become bitter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will make the woman drink the waters of the bitterness that brings a curse, and the waters of bitterness that bring a curse will go into her.

Modern King James verseion

And he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that causes the curse. And the water that causes the curse shall enter into her and become bitter.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when the cursing water is in her that it is bitter,

NET Bible

He will make the woman drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and the water that brings a curse will enter her to produce bitterness.

New Heart English Bible

He shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that causes the curse; and the water that causes the curse shall enter into her and become bitter.

The Emphasized Bible

and shall cause the woman to drink the deadly water that causeth a curse, - and the deadly water that causeth a curse shall enter into her.

Webster

And he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that causeth the curse: and the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her, and become bitter.

World English Bible

He shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that causes the curse; and the water that causes the curse shall enter into her and become bitter.

Youngs Literal Translation

and hath caused the woman to drink the bitter waters which cause the curse, and the waters which cause the curse have entered into her for bitter things.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

to drink
שׁקה 
Shaqah 
Usage: 60

the bitter
מרה מר 
Mar 
Usage: 38

ארר 
'arar 
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63
Usage: 63

and the water
מים 
Mayim 
Usage: 581


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Rules Concerning An Unfaithful Wife

23 'The priest shall then write these curses on a scroll, and he shall wash them off into the water of bitterness. 24 'Then he shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that brings a curse, so that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness. 25 'The priest shall take the grain offering of jealousy from the woman's hand, and he shall wave the grain offering before the LORD and bring it to the altar;


Cross References

Zechariah 5:3-4

Then he said to me, "This is the curse that is going forth over the face of the whole land; surely everyone who steals will be purged away according to the writing on one side, and everyone who swears will be purged away according to the writing on the other side.

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

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