15:22 1 “‘If you 2 sin unintentionally and do not observe all these commandments that the Lord has spoken to Moses – 15:23 all that the Lord has commanded you by the authority 3 of Moses, from the day that the Lord commanded Moses and continuing through your future generations –
1 sn These regulations supplement what was already ruled on in the Levitical code for the purification and reparation offerings. See those rulings in Lev 4-7 for all the details. Some biblical scholars view the rules in Leviticus as more elaborate and therefore later. However, this probably represents a misunderstanding of the purpose of each collection.
2 tn The verb is the plural imperfect; the sin discussed here is a sin committed by the community, or the larger part of the community.
3 tn Heb “hand.”