New International Version
While the Israelites were in the wilderness, a man was found gathering wood 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.
Darby Bible Translation
And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness they found a man gathering sticks on the sabbath day.
World English Bible
While the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man gathering sticks on the Sabbath day.
Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel are in the wilderness, and they find a man gathering wood on the sabbath-day,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They found a man that gathered sticks upon the Sabbath - This was in all likelihood a case of that kind supposed above: the man despised the word of the Lord, and therefore broke his commandment; see Numbers 15:31. On this ground he was punished with the utmost rigor of the law.
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.
LibraryList of Abbreviations Used in Reference to Rabbinic Writings Quoted in this Work.
THE Mishnah is always quoted according to Tractate, Chapter (Pereq) and Paragraph (Mishnah), the Chapter being marked in Roman, the paragraph in ordinary Numerals. Thus Ber. ii. 4 means the Mishnic Tractate Berakhoth, second Chapter, fourth Paragraph. The Jerusalem Talmud is distinguished by the abbreviation Jer. before the name of the Tractate. Thus, Jer. Ber. is the Jer. Gemara, or Talmud, of the Tractate Berakhoth. The edition, from which quotations are made, is that commonly used, Krotoschin, …
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The Call of Isaiah
"'Observe the Sabbath, because it is holy to you. Anyone who desecrates it is to be put to death; those who do any work on that day must be cut off from their people.
For six days work is to be done, but the seventh day is a day of sabbath rest, holy to the LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day is to be put to death.
For six days, work is to be done, but the seventh day shall be your holy day, a day of sabbath rest to the LORD. Whoever does any work on it is to be put to death.
Do not light a fire in any of your dwellings on the Sabbath day."
Those who found him gathering wood brought him to Moses and Aaron and the whole assembly,
This is what the LORD says: Be careful not to carry a load on the Sabbath day or bring it through the gates of Jerusalem.
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