31 It is a day of sabbath rest, and you must deny yourselves;(A) it is a lasting ordinance.(B)

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27 “The tenth day of this seventh month(A) is the Day of Atonement.(B) Hold a sacred assembly(C) and deny yourselves,[a] and present a food offering to the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 23:27 Or and fast; similarly in verses 29 and 32

32 It is a day of sabbath rest(A) for you, and you must deny yourselves. From the evening of the ninth day of the month until the following evening you are to observe your sabbath.”(B)

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The Day of Atonement(A)

“‘On the tenth day of this seventh month hold a sacred assembly. You must deny yourselves[a](B) and do no work.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 29:7 Or must fast

‘Why have we fasted,’(A) they say,
    ‘and you have not seen it?
Why have we humbled(B) ourselves,
    and you have not noticed?’(C)

“Yet on the day of your fasting, you do as you please(D)
    and exploit all your workers.

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