NUMBERS 15:26

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And it shall be forgiven all the congregation of the children of Israel, and the stranger that sojourneth among them; seeing all the people were in ignorance.”

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Numbers 15:26 Translation & Meaning

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And it shall be forgiven וְנִסְלַ֗ח To forgive forgiven
all לְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the congregation עֲדַת֙ A stated assemblage (specifically, a concourse, or generally, a family or crowd) congregation
of the children בְּנֵ֣י A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) children
of Israel, יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
and the stranger וְלַגֵּ֖ר Properly, a guest; by implication, a foreigner stranger
that sojourneth הַגָּ֣ר Properly, to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e., sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid) sojourneth
among בְּתוֹכָ֑ם A bisection, i.e., (by implication) the center among
them; seeing כִּ֥י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed seeing
all לְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the people הָעָ֖ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
in ignorance. בִּשְׁגָגָֽה׃ A mistake or inadvertent transgression ignorance

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  • 24  Then it shall be, if ought be committed by ignorance without the knowledge of the congregation, that all the congregation shall offer one young bullock for a burnt offering, for a sweet savour unto the Lord, with his meat offering, and his drink offering, according to the manner, and one kid of the goats for a sin offering.

  • 25  And the priest shall make an atonement for all the congregation of the children of Israel, and it shall be forgiven them; for it is ignorance: and they shall bring their offering, a sacrifice made by fire unto the Lord, and their sin offering before the Lord, for their ignorance:

  • 26  And it shall be forgiven all the congregation of the children of Israel, and the stranger that sojourneth among them; seeing all the people were in ignorance.

  • 27  And if any soul sin through ignorance, then he shall bring a she goat of the first year for a sin offering.

  • 28  And the priest shall make an atonement for the soul that sinneth ignorantly, when he sinneth by ignorance before the Lord, to make an atonement for him; and it shall be forgiven him.




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