Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Numbers
Chapter 5

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Numbers 5:1
JPS 5:1 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 5:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 5:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
     
 
Numbers 5:2
JPS 5:2 'Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and whosoever is unclean by the dead;
ONK 5:2 Command the sons of Israel to send away from the camp every one who is leprous, and every one who hath an issue, and every one who is defiled with the pollution of the life of man:
PAL 5:2 Command the sons of Israel to send away from the camp every one who is leprous, or who hath an issue, or is unclean by having defiled himself (by touching) the dead.
 
 
Numbers 5:3
JPS 5:3 both male and female shall ye put out, without the camp shall ye put them; that they defile not their camp, in the midst whereof I dwell.'
ONK 5:3 from male to female you shall send them away, that they defile not their camps; for My Shekinah dwelleth among you.
PAL 5:3 From a male to a female thou shalt send them away, and separate them without the camp, that they may not defile their tents; for the Shekinah of My Holiness dwelleth among you.
 
 
Numbers 5:4
JPS 5:4 And the children of Israel did so, and put them out without the camp; as the LORD spoke unto Moses, so did the children of Israel.
ONK 5:4 And the sons of Israel did so; as the Lord spake with Mosheh, so did the sons of Israel.
PAL 5:4 And the sons of Israel did so, and sent them away from the camp; as the Lord had commanded Mosheh, so did the sons of Israel.
 
 
Numbers 5:5
JPS 5:5 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 5:5 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 5:5 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
 
 
Numbers 5:6
JPS 5:6 Speak unto the children of Israel: When a man or woman shall commit any sin that men commit, to commit a trespass against the LORD, and that soul be guilty;
ONK 5:6 When a man or a woman hath committed any of the sins of mankind to prevaricate prevarication before the Lord, and that man hath become guilty;
PAL 5:6 Say to the children of Israel: A man or a woman who committeth any human sin, in acting perversely before the Lord, and hath become guilty;
 
 
Numbers 5:7
JPS 5:7 then they shall confess their sin which they have done; and he shall make restitution for his guilt in full, and add unto it the fifth part thereof, and give it unto him in respect of whom he hath been guilty.
ONK 5:7 they shall make confession of the sin which they have committed, and restore the principal of (the property of) the trespass, and add a fifth part thereto, and give to him against whom the sin was committed;
PAL 5:7 they shall make confession of their sins which they have committed. If he hath extorted money from his neighbour, he shall restore (the amount of) his sin in the principal thereof, and add to it a fifth of its value, and give (both) principal and fifth to him against whom he hath sinned.
 
 
Numbers 5:8
JPS 5:8 But if the man have no kinsman to whom restitution may be made for the guilt, the restitution for guilt which is made shall be the LORD'S, even the priest's; besides the ram of the atonement, whereby atonement shall be made for him.
ONK 5:8 but if the man (hath deceased, or) hath no kinsman unto whom the trespass should be returned, let the trespass be restored before the Lord unto the priest, besides the ram of atonement which shall be offered to atone for him.
PAL 5:8 And if the man (hath died and) hath no kinsman to whom the debt may be rendered, the debt to be restored (shall he render) before the Lord; he shall give it to the priest, besides the ram for his atonement, by which atonement is to be made for him.
 
 
Numbers 5:9
JPS 5:9 And every heave-offering of all the holy things of the children of Israel, which they present unto the priest, shall be his.
ONK 5:9 And all separated things of all the consecrations of the sons of Israel which are offered by the priest are his.
PAL 5:9 And every separation of all consecrated things of the children of Israel which they bring to the priest shall be his.
 
 
Numbers 5:10
JPS 5:10 And every man's hallowed things shall be his: whatsoever any man giveth the priest, it shall be his.
ONK 5:10 And the consecrated tenths of every man shall be his, and whatsoever a man giveth unto the priest shall be his.
PAL 5:10 The consecrated tithe, also, of any man shall be his, that his substance may not fail; whatever a man giveth unto the priest shall be his.
 
 
Numbers 5:11
JPS 5:11 and the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 5:11 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 5:11 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
 
 
Numbers 5:12
JPS 5:12 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them: If any man's wife go aside, and act unfaithfully against him,
ONK 5:12 Speak with the sons of Israel, and say to them: If a man's wife go astray and prevaricate against him prevarication,
PAL 5:12 Speak with the sons of Israel, and say to them: If the wife of any man go astray and commit wrongness against him,
 
 
Numbers 5:13
JPS 5:13 and a man lie with her carnally, and it be hid from the eyes of her husband, she being defiled secretly, and there be no witness against her, neither she be taken in the act;
ONK 5:13 and a man lie with her, and it be hidden from her husband's eyes, and she be contaminated, and there be no witness against her, and she be not convicted (or apprehended);
PAL 5:13 and another man lie with her, and it be hidden from her husband's eyes, and be concealed, and she be contaminated; or, if the testimony be not clear which is witnessed against her, and she be not convicted;
 
 
Numbers 5:14
JPS 5:14 and the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she be defiled; or if the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she be not defiled;
ONK 5:14 but the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife that she hath been defiled; or the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he become jealous of his wife, though she be not defiled;
PAL 5:14 or, if the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, that she hath been defiled, or the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, though she hath not been defiled;
 
 
Numbers 5:15
JPS 5:15 then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is a meal-offering of jealousy, a meal-offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance.
ONK 5:15 then shall the man bring his wife to the priest, and bring her offering for her, a tenth part of three seins of barley flour; he shall pour no oil thereon, nor put frankincense upon it, because it is a mincha of jealousy, a mincha of remembrance, bringing sins to remembrance.
PAL 5:15 and though that man may have not brought separation or tythe, there is constraint upon him to bring his wife unto the priest. Now, because she may have brought delicacies to the adulterer, she ought to bring an appointed oblation of her own, a tenth of three sata of barley flour, that being the food of beasts: he shall not pour oil, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is a mincha (on account) of jealousy, a mincha of a memorial which calleth guilt to mind.
 
 
Numbers 5:16
JPS 5:16 And the priest shall bring her near, and set her before the LORD.
ONK 5:16 And the priest shall bring her near, and make her stand before the Lord.
PAL 5:16 And the priest shall bring her near, and cause her to stand before the Lord.
 
 
Numbers 5:17
JPS 5:17 And the priest shall take holy water in an earthen vessel; and of the dust that is on the floor of the tabernacle the priest shall take, and put it into the water.
ONK 5:17 And the priest shall take water from the laver in an earthen vessel. And the priest shall take from the dust which is on the floor of the tabernacle, and put it into the water.
PAL 5:17 And the priest shall take holy water from the laver with an ewer, and pour it into an earthen vessel; because she may have brought the adulterer sweet wine to drink in precious vases; and he shall take of the dust that is upon the ground of the tabernacle,—because the end of all flesh is dust,—and put it into the water.
 
 
Numbers 5:18
JPS 5:18 And the priest shall set the woman before the LORD, and let the hair of the woman's head go loose, and put the meal-offering of memorial in her hands, which is the meal-offering of jealousy; and the priest shall have in his hand the water of bitterness that causeth the curse.
ONK 5:18 And the priest shall make the woman stand before the Lord, and shall uncover the woman's head, and put the mincha of remembrance, the mincha of jealousy, upon her hands; and in the priest's hand shall be the bitter waters of cursing.(7)
PAL 5:18 And the priest shall cause the woman to stand before the Lord, and bind a cord over her loins and upon her breast,—because she should have bound her loins with a girdle; and he shall uncover the woman's head, because she had tied a fillet upon her hair.

And he shall put the mincha of memorial, the mincha of jealousy, into her hand; while in the hand of the priest shall be the bitter water of the trial.

 
 
Numbers 5:19
JPS 5:19 And the priest shall cause her to swear, and shall say unto the woman: 'If no man have lain with thee, and if thou hast not gone aside to uncleanness, being under thy husband, be thou free from this water of bitterness that causeth the curse;
ONK 5:19 And the priest shall adjure her, and say to the woman: If no man hath lain with thee, and if thou hast not gone astray to uncleanness (with another) instead of thy husband, be thou unhurt (zakaah, innocent, clean) from these bitter waters of cursing.
PAL 5:19 And the priest shall adjure her by the adjuration of the Great and Glorious Name, and shall say to the woman:

If thou hast not turned aside, to defile thyself by acting against the right of thy husband, be thou unhurt by these bitter waters of trial.

JER 5:19 Be thou made innocent by these waters of trial by their probation.
 
Numbers 5:20
JPS 5:20 but if thou hast gone aside, being under thy husband, and if thou be defiled, and some man have lain with thee besides thy husband—
ONK 5:20 But if thou hast gone astray (to another) instead of thy husband, and art defiled; and another man hath lain with thee, besides thy husband, the priest shall adjure the woman by the oath of the curse;
PAL 5:20 But if thou hast turned aside against the right of thy husband, and art defiled in having shared the bed with a man against thy husband's right:—
 
 
Numbers 5:21
JPS 5:21 then the priest shall cause the woman to swear with the 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 fall away, and thy belly to swell;
ONK 5:21 and the priest shall say to the woman: The Lord set thee for a curse and an execration in the midst of thy people, by the Lord making thy thigh to be corrupt, and thy bowels to swell.
PAL 5:21 Then shall the priest adjure the woman by the oath of malediction, and say to the woman,—The Lord make thee a curse and an execration among the children of thy people, in causing thy thigh to corrupt, and thy belly to swell;
 
 
Numbers 5:22
JPS 5:22 and this water that causeth the curse shall go into thy bowels, and make thy belly to swell, and thy thigh to fall away'; and the woman shall say: 'Amen, Amen.'
ONK 5:22 And these waters of cursing shall enter thy inside, to make thy bowels to swell, and thy thigh to become corrupt.

And the woman shall say, Amen, Amen!

PAL 5:22 and may these waters of trial enter into thy bowels, to cause thy belly to swell, and thy thigh to corrupt.

And the woman shall answer and say: Amen, if I was polluted when betrothed; Amen, if I have been polluted since my marriage.

JER 5:22 And the woman shall answer, Amen, because I have not been unclean; Amen, if ever I shall have wrought uncleanness.
 
Numbers 5:23
JPS 5:23 And the priest shall write these curses in a scroll, and he shall blot them out into the water of bitterness.
ONK 5:23 And the priest shall write these maledictions upon a book,(8) and shall wash them out with the bitter waters.
PAL 5:23 And the priest shall write these maledictions upon a parchment, and wash it out with the water of trial,
 
 
Numbers 5:24
JPS 5:24 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.
ONK 5:24 And he shall make the woman to drink the bitter waters of cursing; and the waters of the curse shall enter into her unto bitterness.
PAL 5:24 and cause the woman to drink the bitter trial water: the trial water of malediction shall be received by her.
 
 
Numbers 5:25
JPS 5:25 And the priest shall take the meal-offering of jealousy out of the woman's hand, and shall wave the meal-offering before the LORD, and bring it unto the altar.
ONK 5:25 And the priest shall take from the woman's hand the mincha of jealousy; and wave the mincha before the Lord, and offer it upon the altar.
PAL 5:25 But the priest shall (first) take from the woman's hand the mincha of jealousy, and uplift the mincha before the Lord, and lay it on the side of the altar.
 
 
Numbers 5:26
JPS 5:26 And the priest shall take a handful of the meal-offering, as the memorial-part thereof, and make it smoke upon the altar, and afterward shall make the woman drink the water.
ONK 5:26 And the priest shall take with a full hand from the mincha the memorial of it, and burn it upon the altar; and afterward the woman shall drink the water.
PAL 5:26 And the priest shall take a handful of the portion for its memorial, and burn it at the altar; and after that the woman shall drink the water.
 
 
Numbers 5:27
JPS 5:27 And when he hath made her drink the water, then it shall come to pass, if she be defiled, and have acted unfaithfully against her husband, that the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her and become bitter, and her belly shall swell, and her thigh shall fall away; and the woman shall be a curse among her people.
ONK 5:27 And when he hath made her drink the water, it shall be that if she hath been defiled and hath wrought perverseness with her husband, the waters of the execration will enter into her with bitterness, and her bowels will swell, and her thigh become corrupt: and the woman shall be for an execration among her people.
PAL 5:27 And when he hath caused her to drink the water, it will be that if she hath been defiled by adultery, and hath acted with wrongness against her husband, those proving waters will enter into her with a curse, and her belly will swell, and her thigh become corrupt, and the woman will be an execration among the children of her people. The adulterer as well will be detected by these waters of probation, in whatever place he may be.
 
 
Numbers 5:28
JPS 5:28 And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be cleared, and shall conceive seed.
ONK 5:28 But if the woman hath not been defiled, but is innocent, they shall enter harmlessly, and she shall conceive with conception.
PAL 5:28 But if the woman hath not been defiled by adultery, but is innocent, they will enter without harm, and her brightness will shine forth, and she will find affection before her husband, and become the mother of a son.
 
 
Numbers 5:29
JPS 5:29 This is the law of jealousy, when a wife, being under her husband, goeth aside, and is defiled;
ONK 5:29 This is the law of jealousy, when a woman hath gone astray from her husband,
PAL 5:29 This is the declaration of the law of jealousy, when a woman hath fallen away from the right of her husband, and become defiled by adultery;
 
 
Numbers 5:30
JPS 5:30 or when the spirit of jealousy cometh upon a man, and he be jealous over his wife; then shall he set the woman before the LORD, and the priest shall execute upon her all this law.
ONK 5:30 or when the spirit of jealousy passeth upon a man, and he become jealous of his wife. He shall make the wife stand before the Lord; and the priest shall do for him (according to) all this law.
PAL 5:30 or when the spirit of jealousy cometh upon a man, that he be so jealous of his wife as to make her stand before the Lord, then shall the priest perform all this law.
 
 
Numbers 5:31
JPS 5:31 And the man shall be clear from iniquity, and that woman shall bear her iniquity.
ONK 5:31 And the man shall be innocent from guilt,(9) but the woman shall bear her sin.
PAL 5:31 But if the man be innocent of transgressions, then let that woman bear her iniquity.
 
 
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