The Sabbath-Breaker Put to Death

32 While the Israelites were in the wilderness,(A) a man was found gathering wood on the Sabbath day.(B) 33 Those who found him gathering wood brought him to Moses and Aaron and the whole assembly, 34 and they kept him in custody, because it was not clear what should be done to him.(C) 35 Then the Lord said to Moses, “The man must die.(D) The whole assembly must stone him outside the camp.(E) 36 So the assembly took him outside the camp and stoned him(F) to death,(G) as the Lord commanded Moses.(H)

Tassels on Garments

37 The Lord said to Moses, 38 “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘Throughout the generations to come(I) you are to make tassels on the corners of your garments,(J) with a blue cord on each tassel. 39 You will have these tassels to look at and so you will remember(K) all the commands of the Lord, that you may obey them and not prostitute yourselves(L) by chasing after the lusts of your own hearts(M) and eyes. 40 Then you will remember to obey all my commands(N) and will be consecrated to your God.(O) 41 I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt to be your God.(P) I am the Lord your God.(Q)’”

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