Numbers 5:1-31, NLT
Purity in Israel’s Camp
1The Lord gave these instructions to Moses:
5Then the Lord said to Moses,
Protecting Marital Faithfulness
11And the Lord said to Moses,
“Suppose a man’s wife goes astray, and she is unfaithful to her husband
16“The priest will then present her to stand trial before the Lord.
21“At this point the priest must put the woman under oath by saying, ‘May the people know that the Lord’s curse is upon you when he makes you infertile, causing your womb to shrivel*5:21 Hebrew when he causes your thigh to waste away. and your abdomen to swell.
25“The priest will take the jealousy offering from the woman’s hand, lift it up before the Lord, and carry it to the altar.
29“This is the ritual law for dealing with suspicion. If a woman goes astray and defiles herself while under her husband’s authority,