Have nothing to do with a false charge(A) and do not put an innocent(B) or honest person to death,(C) for I will not acquit the guilty.(D)

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“‘If the anointed priest(A) sins,(B) bringing guilt on the people, he must bring to the Lord a young bull(C) without defect(D) as a sin offering[a](E) for the sin he has committed.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 4:3 Or purification offering; here and throughout this chapter

22 “‘When a leader(A) sins unintentionally(B) and does what is forbidden in any of the commands of the Lord his God, when he realizes his guilt

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27 “‘If any member of the community sins unintentionally(A) and does what is forbidden in any of the Lord’s commands, when they realize their guilt

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22 But Moses and Aaron fell facedown(A) and cried out, “O God, the God who gives breath to all living things,(B) will you be angry with the entire assembly(C) when only one man sins?”(D)

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25 “Cursed is anyone who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person.”(A)

Then all the people shall say, “Amen!”

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17 When David saw the angel who was striking down the people, he said to the Lord, “I have sinned; I, the shepherd,[a] have done wrong. These are but sheep.(A) What have they done?(B) Let your hand fall on me and my family.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 24:17 Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; Masoretic Text does not have the shepherd.

The Lord is in his holy temple;(A)
    the Lord is on his heavenly throne.(B)
He observes everyone on earth;(C)
    his eyes examine(D) them.
The Lord examines the righteous,(E)
    but the wicked, those who love violence,
    he hates with a passion.(F)
On the wicked he will rain
    fiery coals and burning sulfur;(G)
    a scorching wind(H) will be their lot.

For the Lord is righteous,(I)
    he loves justice;(J)
    the upright(K) will see his face.(L)

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21 The wicked band together(A) against the righteous
    and condemn the innocent(B) to death.(C)

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For everyone belongs to me, the parent as well as the child—both alike belong to me. The one who sins(A) is the one who will die.(B)

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if this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials(A) and to hold the unrighteous for punishment on the day of judgment.(B)

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