Leviticus 22:16

“Or suffer them to bear the iniquity of trespass, when they eat their holy things: for I the LORD do sanctify them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Or suffer them to beare the iniquitie of trespasse, when they eate their holy things: for I the Lord do sanctifie them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and {so} cause them to bear punishment for guilt by eating their holy {gifts;} for I am the LORD who sanctifies them.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and `so' cause them to bear the iniquity that bringeth guilt, when they eat their holy things: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So causing sin to come on them when they take their holy things for food: I am the Lord who make them holy.
- Basic English Bible

and cause them to bear the iniquity of trespass when they eat their holy things; for I am Jehovah who do hallow them.
- Darby Bible

Or suffer them to bear the iniquity of trespass, when they eat their holy things: for I the LORD do sanctify them.
- Webster's Bible

and so cause them to bear the iniquity that brings guilt, when they eat their holy things: for I am Yahweh who sanctifies them.'"
- World English Bible

nor have caused them to bear the iniquity of the guilt-offering in their eating their holy things; for I [am] Jehovah, sanctifying them.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

and so cause them to bear the iniquity that bringeth guilt, when they eat their holy things; for I am the LORD who sanctify them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 22:16


22:16 They - That is, the priests, shall not (the negative particle being understood out of the foregoing clause) suffer them - That is, the people, to bear the iniquity of trespass - That is, the punishment of their sin, which they might expect from God, and for the prevention whereof the priest was to see restitution made.


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