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Leviticus 22:16

    Leviticus 22:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Or suffer them to bear the iniquity of trespass, when they eat their holy things: for I the LORD do sanctify them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Or suffer them to bear the iniquity of trespass, when they eat their holy things: for I the LORD do sanctify them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and'so cause them to bear the iniquity that bringeth guilt, when they eat their holy things: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So causing sin to come on them when they take their holy things for food: I am the Lord who make them holy.

    Webster's Revision

    and'so cause them to bear the iniquity that bringeth guilt, when they eat their holy things: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth them.

    World English Bible

    and so cause them to bear the iniquity that brings guilt, when they eat their holy things: for I am Yahweh who sanctifies them.'"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and so cause them to bear the iniquity that bringeth guilt, when they eat their holy things: for I am the LORD which sanctify them.

    Definitions for Leviticus 22:16

    Iniquity - Sin; wickedness; evil.
    Sanctify - To be sacred and set apart.
    Trespass - Wrong-doing; sin.

    Wesley's Notes on Leviticus 22:16

    22:16 They - That is, the priests, shall not (the negative particle being understood out of the foregoing clause) suffer them - That is, the people, to bear the iniquity of trespass - That is, the punishment of their sin, which they might expect from God, and for the prevention whereof the priest was to see restitution made.