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28 Then the one who burns them must wash his clothes and bathe his body in water. After that, he may come back into the camp.

29 “This ·law [statute; ordinance; requirement] will always continue for you: On the tenth day of the seventh month, you must deny yourself [C perhaps a reference to fasting] and you must not do any work. The ·travelers [or citizens] or ·foreigners living with you [alien residents] must not work either. 30 It is on this day that the priests will make you clean ·so you will belong to the Lord again [L and make atonement for you]. All your sins will be removed.

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28 The man who burns them must wash his clothes and bathe himself with water; afterward he may come into the camp.(A)

29 “This is to be a lasting ordinance(B) for you: On the tenth day of the seventh month(C) you must deny yourselves[a](D) and not do any work(E)—whether native-born(F) or a foreigner residing among you— 30 because on this day atonement will be made(G) for you, to cleanse you. Then, before the Lord, you will be clean from all your sins.(H)

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 16:29 Or must fast; also in verse 31

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