Numbers 19:5

“And one shall burn the heifer in his sight; her skin, and her flesh, and her blood, with her dung, shall he burn:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And one shall burne the heifer in his sight: her skinne, and her flesh, and her blood, with her doung, shall he burne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Then the heifer shall be burned in his sight; its hide and its flesh and its blood, with its refuse, shall be burned.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And one shall burn the heifer in his sight; her skin, and her flesh, and her blood, with her dung, shall he burn:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the cow is to be burned before him, her skin and her flesh and her blood and her waste are to be burned:
- Basic English Bible

And one shall burn the heifer before his eyes; its skin and its flesh, and its blood, with its dung, shall he burn.
- Darby Bible

And one shall burn the heifer in his sight; her skin, and her flesh, and her blood, with her dung, shall he burn:
- Webster's Bible

One shall burn the heifer in his sight; her skin, and her flesh, and her blood, with her dung, shall he burn:
- World English Bible

and [one] hath burnt the cow before his eyes; her skin, and her flesh, and her blood, besides her dung, he doth burn;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the heifer shall be burnt in his sight; her skin, and her flesh, and her blood, with her dung, shall be burnt.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 19:5


19:5 Burn the heifer - To signify the sharp and grievous sufferings of Christ for our sins. Her blood - All of it, but what was spent in sprinkling.


Discussion for Numbers 19

  • BSP
    Verse 20: One who refused to cleanse himself was to be cut off from the congregation. If Jehovah God felt that strongly about physical cleanliness, imagine how strongly he feels about those who refuse to morally and spiritually cleanse themselves.
  • Sandy
    To Ron. It seems to me Jesus would have been a clean body he was baptized. John Baptized him So I would say he was clean and anybody that touched him was baptized as well. And also considered clean. But in this part of the Bible Jesus wasn't here yet. So I think being sprinkled with the water was a type of baptizing along with the burnt offerings and such.
  • Bozki
    God's Word is always been applied yesterday today and tomorrow in our Lives, When Jesus came He fulfilled the Law, instead of offering a lamb for our sins He offer Himself to pay all of our sin, that's why today we never do the offering of the lamb, all we need is to Accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior and confess all of our sins to Him and He is faithful and Just to forgive us and cleanse us from our unrighteousness.And the Holy Spirit will Dwell in us He will be our Comforter, Our Guide, Our Conscience....God Bless.......
  • Does this still apply today? If it does how should one clean oneself?
  • Augustine for verse 20
    Well! I think numbers 19 : 20 is emphasizing on the value God almighty placed on purity, hence anyone that must visit the sanctuary, must purify himself because God appropriates purity more than physical attendance.
  • Good morning,

    Kindly explain/simplify in your own version Numbers 19:19 and give a relative parable in the New Testament.

    Best regards in Jesus name

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