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Leviticus 6:5

    Leviticus 6:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Or all that about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part more thereto, and give it unto him to whom it appertaineth, in the day of his trespass offering.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Or all that about which he has sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part more thereto, and give it to him to whom it appertains, in the day of his trespass offering.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    or any thing about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in full, and shall add the fifth part more thereto: unto him to whom it appertaineth shall he give it, in the day of his being found guilty.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Or anything about which he took a false oath; he will have to give it all back, with the addition of a fifth of its value, to him whose property it is, when he has been judged to be in the wrong.

    Webster's Revision

    or any thing about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in full, and shall add the fifth part more thereto: unto him to whom it appertaineth shall he give it, in the day of his being found guilty.

    World English Bible

    or any thing about which he has sworn falsely; he shall restore it even in full, and shall add a fifth part more to it. To him to whom it belongs he shall give it, in the day of his being found guilty.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    or any thing about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in full, and shall add the fifth part more thereto: unto him to whom it appertaineth shall he give it, in the day of his being found guilty.

    Definitions for Leviticus 6:5

    Trespass - Wrong-doing; sin.

    Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 6:5

    All that about which he hath sworn falsely - This supposes the case of a man who, being convicted by his own conscience, comes forward and confesses his sin.

    Restore it in the principal - The property itself if still remaining, or the full value of it, to which a fifth part more was to be added.

    Barnes' Notes on Leviticus 6:5

    In the day of his trespass offering - The restitution was thus to be associated with the religious act by which the offender testified his penitence.

    Wesley's Notes on Leviticus 6:5

    6:5 In the day - It must not be delayed, but restitution to man must accompany repentance towards God. Wherever wrong has been done, restitution must be made, and till it is made to the utmost of our power we cannot look for forgiveness; for the keeping of what is unjustly got, avows the taking: And both together make but one continued act of unrighteousness.