Numbers 5:3

“Both male and female shall ye put out, without the camp shall ye put them; that they defile not their camps, in the midst whereof I dwell.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Both male and female shal ye put out, without the campe shall yee put them, that they defile not their campes in the middest whereof I dwell.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall send away both male and female; you shall send them outside the camp so that they will not defile their camp where I dwell in their midst."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Male or female they are to be put outside the tent-circle, so that they may not make unclean my resting-place among them.
- Basic English Bible

both male and female shall ye put out; outside the camp shall ye put them, that they defile not their camps, in the midst whereof I dwell.
- Darby Bible

Both male and female shall ye put out, without the camp shall ye put them; that they defile not their camps, in the midst of which I dwell.
- Webster's Bible

Both you shall put male and female outside of the camp; that they not defile their camp, in the midst of which I dwell."
- World English Bible

from male unto female ye do send out; unto the outside of the camp ye do send them; and they defile not their camps in the midst of which I do tabernacle.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 5:3


5:3 That they defile not the camp - By which God would intimate the danger of being made guilty by other mens sins, and the duty of avoiding intimate converse with wicked men. I dwell - By my special and gracious presence.


Discussion for Numbers 5:3

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