Numbers 15:29

“Ye shall have one law for him that sinneth through ignorance, both for him that is born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

You shall haue one law for him that sinneth through ignorance, both for him that is borne amongst the children of Israel, and for the stranger that soiourneth among them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'You shall have one law for him who does {anything} unintentionally, for him who is native among the sons of Israel and for the alien who sojourns among them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Ye shall have one law for him that doeth aught unwittingly, for him that is home-born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The law in connection with wrong done unconsciously is to be the same for him who is an Israelite by birth and for the man from another country who is living among them.
- Basic English Bible

For him that is born in the land among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them -- there shall be one law for you, for him who doeth anything through inadvertence.
- Darby Bible

Ye shall have one law for him that sinneth through ignorance, both for him that is born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them.
- Webster's Bible

You shall have one law for him who does anything unwittingly, for him who is native-born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger who lives as a foreigner among them.
- World English Bible

for the native among the sons of Israel, and for the sojourner who is sojourning in their midst -- one law is to you, for him who is doing [anything] through ignorance.
- Youngs Literal Bible

both he that is home-born among the children of Israel, and the stranger that sojourneth among them: ye shall have one law for him that doeth aught in error.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Numbers 15

  • Tukaroto
    Numbers 15:38,39 How would you relate to these verses in truth KJV only ?
  • Vernon
    How does the same God that preaches tolerance and forgiveness order death to creatures that he created?
  • it 's pretty clear that obedience to God 's law is for everyone who believes has faith in Yahweh
  • James
    Penalty for violating Sabbath is death by stoning Isn t it very severe why is it so severe
  • Will
    There is a tremendous emphasis on obedience seen throughout this chapter and prior ones. The preacher Andrew Murray wrote a book called, The Blessing of Obedience" I have just started the first chapter.
    Even as by one man's disobedience sin was brought in....by another man's obedience we can be saved from sin and hell.
  • Isarelites Juda tribes
    I myself brought me the fringes, and blue ribbon to wear on my border garment for in remembe of the commandent and not to seek after my own heart and mind. Shalom

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