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

  • Hayley Harvey
    God rested on the 7th day and the 8th day he made it the first of the week. So Saturday is Sabbath Day. I also read that it starts Friday night at sunset till Saturday at sunset. Someone else can let me know if this is incorrect.
  • A disciple
    Judy, good questions! The seventh day is "Shabbat;" which is the original Hebrew word for our English word sabbath. It comes from the root Shin-Beit-Tav and means to cease, to end, to rest. When the Emperor Constantine "became a Christian," he held to his worship of the Sun-god; (which is where the name Sunday comes from); and decreed that on Sun-day, all citizens must come together for Church.
  • Judy
    Sabbath law is confusing. Is it Saturday or Sunday? When God created the world in 6 days and rested on the 7th day, He said to keep the Sabbath holy, to rest on the Sabbath. The days of the week didn't have names then. Was a day then 24 hours? When did God say Saturday was Sabbath. He said the 7th day. What calendar did God use when he made the world? I don't want to sin, I keep Sunday as Sabbath.
  • BSP
    In verse 39 God made a physical sign for his people to remember that they must be different.
  • Jean
    one needs to pay attention to JEHOVAH RULES and beg his forgiveness for spared life
  • Tukaroto
    Numbers 15:38,39 How would you relate to these verses in truth KJV only ?

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