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Leviticus 6:2-3 New English Translation (NET Bible)

“When a person sins and commits a trespass[a] against the Lord by deceiving his fellow citizen[b] in regard to something held in trust, or a pledge, or something stolen, or by extorting something from his fellow citizen,[c] or has found something lost and denies it and swears falsely[d] concerning any one of the things that someone might do to sin[e]


  1. Leviticus 6:2 tn Heb “trespasses a trespass” (verb and direct object from the same Hebrew root מַעַל, maʿal). See the note on 5:15.
  2. Leviticus 6:2 tn Or “neighbor” (ASV, NAB, NIV, NRSV, NLT); NASB “companion”; TEV “a fellow-Israelite.”
  3. Leviticus 6:2 tn Heb “has extorted his neighbor”; ASV “oppressed”; NRSV “defrauded.”
  4. Leviticus 6:3 tn Heb “and swears on falsehood”; cf. CEV “deny something while under oath.”
  5. Leviticus 6:3 tn Heb “on one from all which the man shall do to sin in them.”
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