Numbers 15:32
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English Standard Version
While the people of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man gathering sticks on the Sabbath day.

King James Bible
And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.

American Standard Version
And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man gathering sticks upon the sabbath day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass, when the children of Israel were in the wilderness, and had found a man gathering sticks on the sabbath day,

English Revised Version
And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man gathering sticks upon the sabbath day.

Webster's Bible Translation
And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath-day.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

This law was to apply not only to the children of Israel, but also to the stranger among them, "for (sc., it has happened) to the whole nation in mistake." As the sin extended to the whole nation, in which the foreigners were also included, the atonement was also to apply to the whole.

Numbers 15:32 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they found a man. This example seems to have been evidently introduced to illustrate the foregoing law. The man despised the word of the Lord, presumptuously broke his commandment, and on this ground was punished with death.

Exodus 16:23,27,28 And he said to them, This is that which the LORD has said, To morrow is the rest of the holy sabbath to the LORD...

Exodus 20:8-10 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy...

Exodus 35:2,3 Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD...

Cross References
Exodus 31:14
You shall keep the Sabbath, because it is holy for you. Everyone who profanes it shall be put to death. Whoever does any work on it, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Exodus 31:15
Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day shall be put to death.

Exodus 35:2
Six days work shall be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on it shall be put to death.

Exodus 35:3
You shall kindle no fire in all your dwelling places on the Sabbath day."

Numbers 15:33
And those who found him gathering sticks brought him to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation.

Jeremiah 17:21
Thus says the LORD: Take care for the sake of your lives, and do not bear a burden on the Sabbath day or bring it in by the gates of Jerusalem.

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