29 “This is to be a lasting ordinance(A) for you: On the tenth day of the seventh month(B) you must deny yourselves[a](C) and not do any work(D)—whether native-born(E) or a foreigner residing among you— 30 because on this day atonement will be made(F) for you, to cleanse you. Then, before the Lord, you will be clean from all your sins.(G) 31 It is a day of sabbath rest, and you must deny yourselves;(H) it is a lasting ordinance.(I)

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Footnotes

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

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. 28 Do not do any work(D) on that day, because it is the Day of Atonement, when atonement is made for you before the Lord your God. 29 Those who do not deny themselves on that day must be cut off from their people.(E)

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Footnotes

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

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

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