Numbers 15:36

36 So the whole community took him outside the camp and threw stones at him, an execution commanded by God and given through Moses.

Numbers 15:36 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 15:36

And all the congregation brought him without the camp
What was done by the order of Moses and the seventy elders is said to be done by the whole congregation, though it was by a few persons only the man was actually brought out, who were the proper officers to do such business:

and stoned him with stones, and he died:
stoned him to death:

as the Lord commanded Moses:
at the time he consulted him in the sanctuary, which he acquainted the court with, and they immediately ordered the execution, which was accordingly done.

Numbers 15:36 In-Context

34 They put him in custody until it became clear what to do with him.
35 Then God spoke to Moses: "Give the man the death penalty. Yes, kill him, the whole community hurling stones at him outside the camp."
36 So the whole community took him outside the camp and threw stones at him, an execution commanded by God and given through Moses.
37 God spoke to Moses:
38 "Speak to the People of Israel. Tell them that from now on they are to make tassels on the corners of their garments and to mark each corner tassel with a blue thread.