Leviticus 16:31
New International Version
It is a day of sabbath rest, and you must deny yourselves; it is a lasting ordinance.

New Living Translation
It will be a Sabbath day of complete rest for you, and you must deny yourselves. This is a permanent law for you.

English Standard Version
It is a Sabbath of solemn rest to you, and you shall afflict yourselves; it is a statute forever.

Berean Study Bible
It is a Sabbath of complete rest for you, that you may humble yourselves; it is a permanent statute.

King James Bible
It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls, by a statute for ever.

New King James Version
It is a sabbath of solemn rest for you, and you shall afflict your souls. It is a statute forever.

New American Standard Bible
It is to be a Sabbath of solemn rest for you, so that you may humble yourselves; it is a permanent statute.

NASB 1995
“It is to be a sabbath of solemn rest for you, that you may humble your souls; it is a permanent statute.

NASB 1977
“It is to be a sabbath of solemn rest for you, that you may humble your souls; it is a permanent statute.

Amplified Bible
It is a Sabbath of solemn rest for you, and you shall humble yourselves; it is a permanent statute.

Christian Standard Bible
It is a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you must practice self-denial; it is a permanent statute.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you must practice self-denial; it is a permanent statute.

American Standard Version
It is a sabbath of solemn rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls; it is a statute for ever.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A rest and tranquility are yours, and humble your souls: the Written Law to eternity.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
This shall be to you a most holy sabbath, a rest, and ye shall humble your souls; it is a perpetual ordinance.

Contemporary English Version
and from now on, it must be celebrated each year. Go without eating and make this a day of complete rest just like the Sabbath.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it is a sabbath of rest, and you shall afflict your souls by a perpetual religion.

Good News Translation
That day is to be a very holy day, one on which they fast and do no work at all. These regulations are to be observed for all time to come.

International Standard Version
It's the Sabbath of all Sabbaths for you, so humble yourselves. This is to be a perpetual statute.

JPS Tanakh 1917
It is a sabbath of solemn rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls; it is a statute for ever.

Literal Standard Version
it [is] a Sabbath of rest for you, and you have humbled yourselves—a continuous statute.

New American Bible
It shall be a sabbath of complete rest for you, on which you must humble yourselves—an everlasting statute.

NET Bible
It is to be a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you must humble yourselves. It is a perpetual statute.

New Revised Standard Version
It is a sabbath of complete rest to you, and you shall deny yourselves; it is a statute forever.

New Heart English Bible
It is a Sabbath of solemn rest to you, and you shall afflict your souls; it is a statute forever.

World English Bible
It is a Sabbath of solemn rest to you, and you shall afflict your souls; it is a statute forever.

Young's Literal Translation
it is to you a sabbath of rest, and ye have humbled yourselves -- a statute age-during.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Day of Atonement
30because on this day atonement will be made for you to cleanse you, and you will be clean from all your sins before the LORD. 31It is a Sabbath of complete rest for you, that you may humble yourselves; it is a permanent statute. 32The priest who is anointed and ordained to succeed his father as high priest shall make atonement. He will put on the sacred linen garments…

Cross References
Leviticus 23:32
It will be a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you shall humble yourselves. From the evening of the ninth day of the month until the following evening you are to keep your Sabbath."

Ezra 8:21
And there by the Ahava Canal I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask Him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions.

Isaiah 58:3
"Why have we fasted, and You have not seen? Why have we humbled ourselves, and You have not noticed?" "Behold, on the day of your fast, you do as you please, and you oppress all your workers.

Isaiah 58:5
Is this the fast I have chosen: a day for a man to deny himself, to bow his head like a reed, and to spread out sackcloth and ashes? Will you call this a fast and a day acceptable to the LORD?

Daniel 10:12
"Do not be afraid, Daniel," he said, "for from the first day that you purposed to understand and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them.


Treasury of Scripture

It shall be a sabbath of rest to you, and you shall afflict your souls, by a statute for ever.

Leviticus 23:32
It shall be unto you a sabbath of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: in the ninth day of the month at even, from even unto even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath.

Leviticus 25:4
But in the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest unto the land, a sabbath for the LORD: thou shalt neither sow thy field, nor prune thy vineyard.

Exodus 31:15
Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.











(31) It shall be a Sabbath of rest unto you.--Literally, a resting day of solemn resting, a Sabbath of Sabbaths, i.e., a day of complete and perfect rest. This phrase, which occurs six times in the Bible, is only applied to weekly Sabbaths (Exodus 16:23; Exodus 31:15; Exodus 35:2; Leviticus 23:3), the Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16:31; Leviticus 23:32), and to the Sabbatical year, or the year of Jubilee (Leviticus 25:4), but not to the other festivals. . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
It
הִיא֙ (hî)
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is a Sabbath
שַׁבַּ֨ת (šab·baṯ)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 7676: Intermission, the Sabbath

of solemn rest
שַׁבָּת֥וֹן (šab·bā·ṯō·wn)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7677: Sabbath observance, sabbatism

for you,
לָכֶ֔ם (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

that you may humble
וְעִנִּיתֶ֖ם (wə·‘in·nî·ṯem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 6031: To be bowed down or afflicted

your souls;
נַפְשֹׁתֵיכֶ֑ם (nap̄·šō·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

it is a permanent
עוֹלָֽם׃ (‘ō·w·lām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always

statute.
חֻקַּ֖ת (ḥuq·qaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 2708: Something prescribed, an enactment, statute


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