Numbers 15:37

Tassels on Garments

37 The LORD said to Moses,

Numbers 15:37 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 15:37

And the Lord spoke unto Moses
After the giving of the above laws, and the order for stoning the sabbath breaker; and the rather what follows is connected with them, because it was to put them in mind of these and all other commands; and of so much importance is the precept directed to, that the Jews say, and Jarchi particularly, that it is equivalent to all the commands, and which he makes to be the reason of its being placed here:

as follows.

Numbers 15:37 In-Context

35 And the LORD said to Moses, "The man shall be put to death; all the congregation shall stone him with stones outside the camp."
36 And all the congregation brought him outside the camp and stoned him to death with stones, as the LORD commanded Moses.
37 The LORD said to Moses,
38 "Speak to the people of Israel, and tell them to make tassels on the corners of their garments throughout their generations, and to put a cord of blue on the tassel of each corner.
39 And it shall be a tassel for you to look at and remember all the commandments of the LORD, to do them, not to follow after your own heart and your own eyes, which you are inclined to whore after.