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Leviticus 10:17

    Leviticus 10:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin offering in the holy place, seeing it is most holy, and God hath given it you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the LORD?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Why have you not eaten the sin offering in the holy place, seeing it is most holy, and God has given it you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the LORD?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin-offering in the place of the sanctuary, seeing it is most holy, and he hath given it you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before Jehovah?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Why did you not make a meal of the sin-offering in the holy place? For it is most holy and he has given it to you, so that the sin of the people may be put on it, to take away their sin before the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin-offering in the place of the sanctuary, seeing it is most holy, and he hath given it you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before Jehovah?

    World English Bible

    "Why haven't you eaten the sin offering in the place of the sanctuary, since it is most holy, and he has given it you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before Yahweh?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Wherefore have ye not eaten the sin offering in the place of the sanctuary, seeing it is most holy, and he hath given it you to bear the iniquity of the congregation, to make atonement for them before the LORD?

    Definitions for Leviticus 10:17

    Atonement - A covering (for sin).
    Iniquity - Sin; wickedness; evil.
    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 10:17

    To bear the iniquity of the congregation - See on Leviticus 6:26 (note), etc.

    Barnes' Notes on Leviticus 10:17

    To bear the iniquity - See Exodus 28:38 note.

    Wesley's Notes on Leviticus 10:17

    10:17 God hath given it to you - As a reward of your service, whereby you expiate, bear, and take away their sins, by offering those sacrifices, by which God through Christ is reconciled to the penitent and believing offerers.