Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered outside the gate.  Therefore, let us go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.  For we have no continuing city here, but we seek one to come.

 
 
 

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Leviticus

(Damien)

Chapter 1

1. And Jehovah called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying,

2. “Speak to the children of Israel and say to them, ‘When any man among you brings an offering to the Lord from livestock, you shall bring your offering from the herd or from the flock.

3.If his offering be a burnt offering from the herd, he shall bring it, a male without blemish, to the entrance of the tent of meeting. He shall bring it of his own will before Jehovah.

4.And he shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering and it will be accepted from him to make atonement for him.

5.And he shall kill the bullock before the Lord. Then the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall bring the blood and throw the blood all around against the altar at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

6.And he shall flay the burnt offering, and he shall cut it into its pieces.

7.And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar and lay wood in order on the fire,

8.and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall arrange the pieces, the head, and the suet on the wood that is on the fire that is on the altar.

9.But its entrails and its legs, he shall wash with the water, and the priest shall burn it all on the altar as a burnt offering, a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

10.But if his offering be for a burnt offering from the flock, of the sheep or the goats, he shall bring a male without blemish.

11.And he shall kill it on the north side of the altar before the Lord, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall throw its blood against the altar all around.

12.And he shall cut it into its pieces, and along with its head and its suet, the priest shall lay them out on the wood that is for the fire that is on the altar.

13.But the entrails and the legs, he shall wash with the water, and the priest shall bring it all, and he shall burn it on the altar as a burnt offering. It is a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

14.And if his burnt offering to the Lord be an offering from birds, then he shall bring his offering from the turtledoves or young doves.

15.And the priest shall bring it to the altar and wring off its head, and he shall burn it on the altar, and its blood shall be drained out on the side of the altar.

16.And he shall remove its crop with its feathers, and he shall cast it beside the altar on the east side, into the place for ashes.

17.And he shall tear it apart with its wings, but not into two, and the priest shall burn it on the altar, on the wood that is on the fire, as a burnt offering. It is a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

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1. And when someone brings an offering to the Lord as a grain offering, his offering shall be of fine flour, and he shall pour out oil for it, and he shall give frankincense with it.

2. And he shall bring it to the sons of Aaron, the priests, and he shall take from it a handful of the fine flour, and some of the oil, and all the frankincense, and then the priest shall burn the memorial on the altar, a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

3. But the rest of the grain offering is for Aaron and for his sons. It is a most holy portion of the Lord’s offerings made by fire.

4. And when you bring an offering, a grain offering baked in an oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers smeared with oil.

5. And if your offering be a grain offering cooked on a griddle, it shall be fine flour, unleavened, mixed with oil.

6. You shall break it in pieces and pour oil on it. It is a grain offering.

7. And if your offering be a grain offering cooked in a pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.

8. And you shall bring the grain offering that is made of these things to the Lord. And one shall present it to the priest, and he shall take it to the altar.

9. And the priest shall take the memorial from the grain offering and burn it on the altar, a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

10. And the rest of the grain offering is for Aaron and for his sons. It is a most holy portion of the Lord’s offerings made by fire.

11. No grain offering that you bring to the Lord shall be made with leaven, for you shall not burn any leaven or any honey with an offering made by fire to the Lord.

12. An offering of firstfruits shall you bring to the Lord, but they will not take them up to the altar for a placating aroma.

13. And every grain offering of yours, you shall season with salt; you shall not omit the salt of the covenant of your God from your grain offerings. With all your grain offerings, you shall offer salt.

14. And if you offer a grain offering of firstfruits to the Lord, you shall offer for the grain offering of your firstfruits from the field, crushed grain from fresh ears, roasted with fire.

15. And you shall give oil with it, and you shall set frankincense on it. It is a grain offering.

16. And the priest shall burn the memorial of it, some of the crushed grain, and some of the oil, and all of the frankincense as an offering made by fire to the Lord.

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1. And if his offering be a sacrifice of peace offerings, if he bring it from the herd, he shall offer it, either a male or a female without blemish, before the Lord.

2. And he shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and kill it at the entrance of the tent of meeting, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall throw the blood all around against the altar.

3. And from the sacrifice of the peace offerings made by fire to the Lord, he shall offer the fat that covers the entrails, and all the fat that is against the entrails,

4.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall remove with the kidneys.

5. And the sons of Aaron shall burn it on the altar on top of the burnt offering which is on the wood that is on the fire, a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord.

6. And if his offering for the sacrifice of peace offerings to the Lord be from the flock, he shall offer a male or female without blemish.

7. If he is offering a lamb for his offering, then he shall offer it before the Lord.

8. And he shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and kill it in front of the tent of meeting, and the sons of Aaron shall throw its blood against the altar all around.

9. And from the sacrifice of the peace offerings made by fire to the Lord, he shall bring its fat. He shall remove the whole fat-tail close to the backbone, and the fat that covers the entrails, and all the fat that is against the entrails,

10.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall remove with the kidneys.

11. And the priest shall burn it on the altar. It is a food-offering made by fire to the Lord.

12. If his offering be a goat, then he shall offer it before the Lord.

13. And he shall lay his hand on its head and kill it in front of the tent of meeting, and the sons of Aaron shall throw its blood against the altar all around.

14. And from his offering made by fire to the Lord, he shall bring the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat that is against the entrails,

15.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall remove with the kidneys.

16. And the priest shall burn them on the altar. It is a food-offering made by fire for a placating aroma; all the fat is the Lord’s.

17. This shall be a statute forever for your generations in all your dwellings: you shall not eat any fat or any blood.

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2. “Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘For a soul who sins ignorantly in any of the commandments of the Lord concerning things that should not be done, and does a single one of them:

3. If the anointed priest sins, to the guilt of the people, then for his sin that he has sinned, he shall offer a young bullock without blemish to the Lord for a sin offering.

4. And he shall bring the bullock to the entrance of the tent of meeting before the Lord, and lay his hand on the head of the bullock, and kill the bull before the Lord.

5. And the anointed priest shall take some of the bullock’s blood and bring it into the tent of meeting,

6.and the priest shall dip his finger in the blood and spatter some of the blood seven times before the Lord, in front of the veil of the holy place.

7. And the priest shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before the Lord, which is in the tent of meeting, and he shall pour all the blood of the bullock on the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

8. And all the fat of the bullock of the sin offering shall he remove from it, the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat that is against the entrails,

9.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall take away with the kidneys,

10.just as it was removed from the bullock of the sacrifice of peace offerings, and the priest shall burn them on the altar of burnt offering.

11. But the hide of the bullock and all its flesh, with its head, and with its legs, and its entrails, and its dung,

12.even all the rest of the bullock, he shall then carry it out, to a clean place outside the camp, to the ash-dump, and burn it on a wood fire. It shall be burned at the ash-dump.

13. Or if the whole congregation of Israel err, and the matter be hidden from the eyes of the Assembly, and they have done anything against the commandments of the Lord concerning things that should not be done, and they become guilty,

14.when the sin that they committed regarding a commandment becomes known, then the Assembly shall offer a young bullock for the sin offering, and they shall bring it before the tent of meeting.

15. And the elders of the congregation shall lay their hands on the head of the bullock before the Lord and kill the bullock before the Lord.

16. Then the anointed priest shall bring some of the blood of the bullock into the tent of meeting,

17. And the priest shall dip his finger in some of the blood and spatter it seven times before the Lord in front of the veil.

18. And he shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting, and he shall pour out all the blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

19.and he shall remove all its fat from it and burn it on the altar.

20. And he shall do to the bullock as he does to a bullock for the sin offering; thus shall he do to it. And the priest shall make atonement for them, and it shall be forgiven them.

21. And he shall carry the bullock out, outside the camp, and burn it just as he burned the first bullock; it is a sin offering for the Assembly.

22. When a prince sins ignorantly and does anything against the commandments of the Lord his God concerning things that should not be done, and becomes guilty,

23.or his sin that he committed against the commandment is made known to him, then he shall bring for his offering a male from the goats, a male without blemish,

24.and he shall lay his hand on the head of the goat and kill it at the place where one kills the burnt offering before the Lord; it is a sin offering.

25. Then the priest shall take some of the blood of the sin offering with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and he shall pour out its blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering.

26. And he shall burn all its fat on the altar, as with the fat of the sacrifice of peace offerings. And the priest shall make atonement for him for his sin, and it shall be forgiven him.

27. And if any one of the people of the land sins ignorantly, by doing anything against the commandments of the Lord concerning things that should not be done, and becomes guilty,

28.or his sin that he has committed is made known to him, then he shall bring his offering, a doe from the goats, a female without blemish, for his sin that he has committed.

29. And he shall lay his hand on the head of the sin offering, and kill the sin offering at the place of the burnt offering.

30. And the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and he shall pour out all its blood at the base of the altar.

31. And he shall remove all its fat just as the fat is removed from the sacrifice of the peace offerings, and the priest shall burn it on the altar for a placating aroma to the Lord, and the priest shall make atonement for him, and it shall be forgiven him.

32. And if he brings a lamb for his sin offering, he shall bring a female without blemish.

33. And he shall lay his hand on the head of the sin offering, and kill it as a sin offering in the place where one kills the burnt offering.

34. Then the priest shall take some of the blood of the sin offering with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and he shall pour out all its blood at the base of the altar.

35. And he shall remove all its fat just as the fat of the lamb is removed from the sacrifice of the peace offerings, and the priest shall burn them on the altar according to the offerings made by fire to the Lord, and the priest shall make atonement for him, for his sin that he has committed, and it shall be forgiven him.

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1. And if a soul sins by hearing a voice of cursing, and he is a witness, or he saw it or knew of it, if he does not make it known, then he shall bear his iniquity.

2. Or a soul that touches any unclean thing or the carcass of an unclean animal, whether the carcass of an unclean beast or the carcass of an unclean swarming creature, and it is hidden from him, then he is unclean and guilty,

3.or if he comes in contact with a man’s uncleanness, whatever his uncleanness is with which he is unclean, and it be hidden from him, when he learns of it, then he is guilty,

4.or if a soul takes an oath, speaking rashly with his lips to do evil or to do good, whatsoever that man says rashly with an oath, and it is hidden from him, when he learns of it, then he is guilty concerning one of these things.

5. And it shall be that when he becomes guilty of one of these things, then he shall confess that he has sinned regarding it.

6. And he shall bring his guilt offering to the Lord for his sin that he has committed, a female from the flock, a ewe lamb or a doe of the goats, for a sin offering, and the priest shall make atonement for him for his sin.

7. And if he is not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring as his guilt offering for the sin he committed two turtle-doves or two young doves to the Lord, one for a sin offering and one for a burnt offering.

8. And he shall bring them to the priest, and he shall offer that which is for the sin offering first, and he shall wring its head from its neck, but he shall not divide it.

9. And he shall spatter some of the blood of the sin offering on the side of the altar, and the remaining blood shall be drained out at the base of the altar; it is a sin offering.

10. And with the second, he shall make a burnt offering according to the ordinance, and the priest shall make atonement for him for his sin that he has committed, and it shall be forgiven him.

11. But if he is not able to bring two turtle-doves or two young doves, then he shall bring as his offering for the sin he committed a tenth of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall not put oil on it nor shall he put frankincense on it, for it is a sin offering.

12. And he shall bring it to the priest and the priest shall take a handful from it as a memorial, and he shall burn it on the altar, according to the offerings made by fire to the Lord; it is a sin offering.

13. And the priest shall make an atonement for him for his sin that he committed in one of these things, and it shall be forgiven him; and it shall belong to the priest, like the grain offering.

14. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

15. If a soul commits an infraction and sins ignorantly in any of the holy things of the Lord, then he shall bring his guilt offering to the Lord, a ram without blemish from the flock, with your valuation in silver shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, for a guilt offering.

16. And he shall make amends, inasmuch as he sinned in a holy thing, and he shall add a fifth part to it, and he shall give it to the priest, and the priest shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the guilt offering, and it shall be forgiven him.

17. And if a soul sins and does any one of the commandments of the Lord concerning things that should not be done, and he did not know it, he is still guilty, and he shall bear his iniquity.

18. Then he shall bring to the priest a ram without blemish from the flock, with your valuation, for a guilt offering, and the priest shall make an atonement for him for his error which he ignorantly committed, and did not know it, and it shall be forgiven him.

19. It is a guilt offering; he is certainly guilty before the Lord.

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“If a soul sins and acts unfaithfully against the Lord, and is deceitful with his neighbor concerning a deposit, or in a pledge, or by robbery, or he oppresses his neighbor,

3.or he finds something lost and lies about it, and swears falsely — concerning any one of all the things that men may do to sin.

4.Then it will be, because he has sinned and is guilty, that he shall restore the thing that he stole, or that which he extorted, or that which was deposited with him, or the lost thing that he found,

5.or concerning anything that he swore falsely about, he shall repay him in total, and then add to that, one-fifth of its value. He shall give it to him on the day of his guilt offering.

6.And he shall bring his guilt offering to the Lord, a ram without blemish from the flock, with your valuation, for a guilt offering to the priest.

7.And the priest shall make an atonement for him before the Lord, and any of all the things that he may do requiring a guilt offering will be forgiven him.”

8. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

9.“Command Aaron and his sons, saying, ‘This is the law of the burnt offering. It is the burnt offering because it is burned on the altar all night until the morning, and the fire of the altar is to be kept burning on it.’

10.And the priest shall put on his linen garment, with his linen undergarments he puts on his body, and he shall take up the ashes left when the fire has consumed the burnt offering on the altar, and he shall put them beside the altar.

11.Then he shall take off his garments, and put on other garments, and take the ashes outside the camp to a clean place.

12.And the fire on the altar shall be kept burning on it; it shall not be put out. And the priest shall burn wood on it every morning, and shall lay the burnt offering in order upon it, and he shall burn the fat of the peace offerings upon it.

13.Fire shall burn continuously on the altar; it shall not be quenched.

14. And this is the law of the grain offering for the sons of Aaron to offer before the Lord in front of the altar.

15. And one of his sons shall take a handful of the fine flour of the grain offering, and some of the oil thereof, and all the frankincense that is on the grain offering, and he shall burn the remembrance of it on the altar as a placating aroma to the Lord.

16. But the rest of it, Aaron and his sons shall eat. Unleavened shall it be eaten in a holy place; in the court of the tent of meeting shall they eat it.

17. It shall not be baked with leaven. I have given it as their portion from my offerings made by fire. It is most holy, like the sin offering and like the guilt offering.

18. Every male among the children of Aaron may eat it. This shall be a statute forever, throughout your generations, concerning the Lord’s offerings made by fire. Whatever touches them shall be holy.

19. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

20. This shall be the offering for Aaron and his sons that they shall offer to the Lord on the day when he is anointed: a tenth of an ephah of fine flour as a continual grain offering, half of it in the morning and half of it in the evening.

21. It shall be made, mixed with oil, on a griddle. You shall bring it in, the baked pieces of the grain offering, and you shall offer it as a placating aroma to the Lord.

22. And the priest, the anointed one under him from among his sons, shall prepare it. This is a statute forever. It shall be wholly burned to the Lord.

23. And every grain offering for the priest shall be wholly burned. It shall not be eaten.

24. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

25.“Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, This is the law of the sin offering. In the place where the burnt offering is killed, you shall kill the sin offering before the Lord. It is most holy.

26/19. The priest who offers the sin offering shall eat it in a holy place. It shall be eaten in the court of the tent of meeting.

27/20. Whatever touches its flesh will become holy, and when some of its blood spatters on a garment, you shall wash what it spattered on in a holy place.

28/21. And the earthen vessel in which it was boiled shall be broken, or if it was boiled in a bronze vessel, then it shall be scoured and rinsed with water.

29/22. Every male among the priests may eat it. It is most holy.

30/23. And no sin offering shall be eaten from which blood is brought into the tent of meeting to make atonement in the sanctuary; it shall be burned up in the fire.

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1. And this is the law of the guilt offering. It is most holy.

2. In the place where they kill the burnt offering, they shall kill the guilt offering, and he shall throw its blood against the altar all around.

3. And from it, he shall offer all of its fat, its fat-tail, and the fat that covers the entrails,

4.and the two kidneys, and the fat that is on them which is on the loins. And the caul above the liver, he shall remove with the kidneys.

5. And the priest shall burn them on the altar as an offering made by fire to the Lord; it is a guilt offering.

6. Every male among the priests may eat it. In a holy place, it shall be eaten. It is most holy.

7. As the sin offering, so is the guilt offering. One law is for them both. It shall be for the priest who makes atonement with it.

8. And the priest who offers a man’s burnt offering, that priest shall have for himself the hide of the burnt offering he offered.

9. And all the grain offering that is baked in an oven, and all that is made in a pan or on a griddle, shall be the priest’s who offered it.

10. And every grain offering mixed with oil, or dry, shall be for all the sons of Aaron, one as much as another.

11. And this is the law of the sacrifice of peace offerings which one offers to the Lord.

12. If he offer it for thanksgiving, then he shall offer upon the thanksgiving sacrifice unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, and cakes of fine flour mixed with oil.

13. With the cakes, he shall bring leavened bread for his offering with the sacrifice of his thanksgiving-peace offerings.

14. And from it, he shall offer one of each offering as a portion for the Lord; it shall belong to the priest who throws the blood of the peace offerings.

15. And the flesh of the sacrifice of his thanksgiving-peace offerings shall be eaten on the day of his offering; he shall not leave any of it until morning.

16. But if the sacrifice of his offering is for a vow or a freewill offering, it shall be eaten on the day he offers his sacrifice, and what remains of it may be eaten on the following day.

17. But on the third day, the remainder of the flesh of the sacrifice shall be burned up with fire.

18. And if any at all of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings be eaten on the third day, it will not be accepted from him who offered it, nor will it be reckoned to him. It shall be refuse, and the soul who eats any of it shall bear his iniquity.

19. Also, the flesh that touches any unclean thing shall not be eaten; it shall be burned up with fire. And as for the flesh, any man who is clean may eat the flesh,

20.but the soul that eats flesh from the sacrifice of peace offerings which are the Lord’s when his uncleanness is on him, that soul shall certainly be cut off from his people.

21. Moreover, a soul that touches anything unclean, whether the uncleanness of a man or an unclean beast, or any unclean abomination, and then eats any of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings that are the Lord’s, that soul shall certainly be cut off from his people.

22. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

23.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Fat from an ox, or a sheep, or a goat, you shall not eat.

24.Yet, fat from a carcass and fat from an animal torn by beasts may be put to any other use, but you shall not eat it in any circumstance.

25.Whosoever eats fat from any beast that he offers as an offering made by fire to the Lord, that soul who eats it shall also be cut off from his people.

26.And you shall not consume any blood in any of your dwellings, whether of bird or beast.

27.Any soul who consumes any blood, that soul shall also be cut off from his people.

28. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

29.“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘He who offers the sacrifice of his peace offerings to the Lord, shall bring to the Lord his offering from the sacrifice of his peace offerings;

30.his own hands shall bring the Lord’s offerings made by fire, the fat on the breast. He shall bring it with the breast for it to be waved as a wave offering before the Lord.

31.And the priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be for Aaron and his sons.

32.And the right thigh you shall give to the priest as an exsect offering from the sacrifices of your peace offerings.

33.Whoever of the sons of Aaron offers the blood of the peace offerings and the fat, the right thigh shall be his as his portion,

34.for the breast of the wave offering and the thigh of the exsect offering have I taken from the children of Israel out of the sacrifices of their peace offerings, and I have given them to Aaron the priest and to his sons by statute forever from the children of Israel.

35. This is the anointing of Aaron and the anointing of his sons out of the Lord’s offerings made by fire, from the day he presented them to serve as priests to the Lord,

36.which the Lord commanded to be given to them by the children of Israel, from the day he anointed them — a statute forever, throughout their generations.

37.This is the law for the burnt offering, for the grain offering, for the sin offering, and for the guilt offering, and for the ordination offerings, and for the sacrifice of the peace offerings,

38.which the Lord commanded Moses on Mount Sinai, in the day he commanded the children of Israel to offer their offerings to the Lord, in the wilderness of Sinai.

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.Take Aaron and his sons with him, and the garments, and the anointing oil, and a bullock for a sin offering, and two rams, and a basket of unleavened bread,

3.and assemble the whole congregation at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

4. And Moses did as the Lord commanded him, and the congregation was assembled at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

5. And Moses said to the congregation, “This is what the Lord has commanded to be done.”

6. Then Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and he washed them with water.

7. And he put the tunic on him, and girded him with the sash, and he clothed him with the robe. And he put the ephod on him, and girded him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod, and bound it to him with it.

8. And he placed the breastplate on him, and he put the Urim and the Thummim into the breastplate.

9. And he placed the turban on his head, and on the turban, at its front, he put the gold plate, the holy crown, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

10. And Moses took the anointing oil, and he anointed the tabernacle and all that was in it, and he consecrated them.

11. And he sprinkled some of it on the altar seven times and anointed the altar, and all its accoutrements, and the laver and its base, to consecrate them.

12. And he poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron’s head and anointed him to consecrate him.

13. Then Moses brought Aaron’s sons, and he clothed them with tunics, and girded them with a sash, and he bound the head-coverings on them as the Lord had commanded Moses.

14. And he brought the bullock of the sin offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the bullock of the sin offering.

15. And Moses killed it, and he took the blood and put it on the horns of the altar all around with his finger, and purified the altar, and he poured out the blood at the base of the altar and consecrated it to make atonement on it.

16. And he took all the fat that is on the entrails, and the caul of the liver, and the two kidneys with their fat, and Moses burned them on the altar.

17. But the bullock, and its hide, and its flesh, and its dung, he burned up with fire outside the camp as the Lord had commanded Moses.

18. And he brought the ram of the burnt offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

19. And Moses killed it, and he threw the blood against the altar all around.

20. And he cut the ram into its pieces, and Moses burned the head, and the pieces, and the fat.

21. And he washed the entrails and the legs in water, and Moses burned the whole ram on the altar as a burnt offering. It was a placating aroma made by fire to the Lord, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

22. And he brought the second ram, the ram of ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

23. And Moses killed it, and he took some of its blood, and he put it on the tip of Aaron’s right ear, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

24. And he brought Aaron’s sons, and Moses put some of the blood on the tip of their right ear, and on the thumb of their right hand, and on the big toe of their right foot, and he threw the blood against the altar all around.

25. And he took the fat, and its fat-tail, and all the fat that is on the entrails, and the caul of the liver, and the two kidneys with their fat, and the right thigh,

26.and from the basket of unleavened bread that is before the Lord, he took one unleavened cake, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer, and he put them on the pieces of fat and on the right thigh.

27. And he placed everything onto Aaron’s palms and onto the palms of his sons, and he made them wave a wave offering before the Lord.

28. And Moses took them from their palms and burned them on the altar on top of the burnt offering for the ordinations; they were for a placating aroma; it is an offering made by fire to the Lord.

29. And Moses took the breast and waved it as a wave offering before the Lord, for it was Moses’ portion of the ram of ordination, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

30. And Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood which was on the altar, and he sprinkled it on Aaron, on his garments, and on his sons, and on sons’ garments along with him, and he consecrated Aaron, his garments, and his sons, and sons’ garments with him.

31. And Moses said to Aaron and to his sons, “Boil the flesh at the entrance of the tent of meeting and eat it there, and the bread that is in the basket of ordination, as I commanded, saying, ‘Aaron and his sons shall eat it.’

32.And what remains of the flesh and of the bread, you shall burn up with fire.

33.And then you shall not go outside of the entrance of the tent of meeting seven days until the day your days of ordinations are completed, for He will consecrate your hand seven days.

34.As has been done this day, the Lord commanded to be done to make atonement for you.

35.And you shall remain at the entrance of the tent of meeting, day and night, seven days and observe the command of the Lord so that you do not die, for thus I have been commanded.”

36. So Aaron and his sons did all the things that the Lord commanded by the hand of Moses.

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1. And it came to pass that on the eighth day Moses called to Aaron and his sons, and to the elders of Israel,

2. And he said to Aaron, “Take for yourself a bull-calf for a sin offering, and a ram for a burnt offering, both without blemish, and offer them before the Lord.

3.And to the children of Israel speak, saying, ‘Take a male from the goats for a sin offering, and a bull and a ram, both a year old and without blemish, for a burnt offering,

4.and an ox and a ram for peace offerings to sacrifice before the Lord, and a grain offering mixed with oil because the Lord will appear to you today.’”

5. So they brought what Moses commanded before the tent of meeting, and all the congregation came near and stood before the Lord.

6. And Moses said, “This is the thing that the Lord commanded you to do; then the glory of the Lord will appear to you.”

7. Then Moses said to Aaron, “Approach the altar and offer your sin offering and your burnt offering, and make atonement for yourself. And then for the people, offer also the offering of the people, and make atonement for them as the Lord commanded.”

8. And Aaron approached the altar, and he slaughtered the bull of the sin offering that was for himself.

9. And Aaron’s sons brought the blood to him, and he dipped his finger in the blood and put it on the horns of the altar, and he poured out the blood at the base of the altar.

10. And the fat, and the kidneys, and the caul of the liver of the sin offering he burned on the altar as the Lord commanded Moses.

11. But the flesh and the hide, he burned up with fire outside the camp.

12. And he slaughtered the burnt offering, and Aaron’s sons presented the blood to him, and he threw it against the altar all around.

13. And they presented the burnt offering to him in its pieces, and the head, and he burned them on the altar.

14. And he washed the entrails and the legs, and he burned them upon the burnt offering on the altar.

15. Then he brought the people’s offering, and he took the goat of the sin offering for the people, and slaughtered it, and made a sin offering like the first one.

16. And he brought the burnt offering and did with it according to the ordinance.

17. And he brought the grain offering, and took a handful of it, and burned it on the altar separately from the morning burnt offering.

18. And he slaughtered the ox and the ram for the sacrifice of peace offerings which was for the people, and Aaron’s sons presented the blood to him, and he threw it on the altar all around.

19. And the fat pieces from the ox and from the ram (the fat-tail, and the fatty covering of the entrails, and the kidneys, and the caul of the liver),

20.they put these fat pieces on the breasts, and he burned the pieces of fat on the altar.

21. And the breasts and the right thigh, Aaron waved as a wave offering before the Lord, as Moses commanded.

22. And Aaron lifted up his hand to the people and blessed them. And he came down from making the sin offering, and the burnt offering, and the peace offerings.

23. Then Moses and Aaron went into the tent of meeting, and then came out, and they blessed the people, and the glory of the Lord appeared to all the people.

24. And fire came out from before the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat pieces on the altar. And all the people saw it, and they cried out and fell on their faces.

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1. Now Nadab and Abihu, sons of Aaron, each took his fire-pan, and they put fire in them and laid incense on it, and they offered strange fire before the Lord which He had not commanded them.

2. And fire came out from before the Lord and consumed them, and they died before the Lord.

3. Then Moses said to Aaron, “This is what the Lord spoke, saying, ‘I will be sanctified by those who come near to me, and before all the people, I will be glorified.’” And Aaron was silent.

4. And Moses summoned Mishael and Elzaphan, sons of Uzziel, Aaron’s uncle, and he said to them, “Come near! Carry your kinsmen from before the holy place outside of the camp!”

5. So they came near and carried them in their tunics outside of the camp, as Moses said.

6. And Moses said to Aaron, and to Eleazar and Ithamar his sons, “Do not unbind your heads nor tear your clothes, lest you die and He become angry with the whole congregation. But let your brethren, the whole house of Israel, bewail the burning that the Lord kindled.

7.And you shall not go out from the entrance of the tent of meeting, lest you die, for the anointing oil of the Lord is upon you.” And they did according to the word of Moses.

8. And the Lord spoke to Aaron, saying,

9.“Do not drink wine or strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the tent of meeting so you do not die. This will be a statute forever throughout your generations,

10.so that you make a distinction between the holy and the common, and between the unclean and the clean.

11. And that you teach the children of Israel all the statutes that the Lord has spoken to them by the hand of Moses.

12. Then Moses spoke to Aaron, and to Eleazar and Ithamar, his remaining sons, saying, Take the remainder of the grain offering from the Lord’s offerings made by fire and eat it unleavened beside the altar, for it is most holy.

13. And you shall eat it in the holy place because it is your portion, and your sons’ portion, of the Lord’s sacrifices made by fire; for thus have I been commanded.

14. And the breast for the wave offering, and the thigh of the offering that is lifted up, you shall eat in a clean place, you, and your sons, and your daughters, with you because they have been given as your portion, and your sons’ portion, from the sacrifices of the peace offerings of the children of Israel.

15. The thigh of the shoulder that is lifted up and the breast for the wave offering they shall bring with offerings made by fire with the fat, to wave as a wave offering before the Lord, and it will be for you, and for your sons with you as a statute forever as the Lord commanded.

16. And Moses diligently enquired concerning the goat of the sin offering, and behold, it had been burned up. Then he was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron who remained, saying,

17. Why did you not eat the sin offering in the holy place? For it is most holy, and He gave it to you to bear the iniquity of the congregation to make atonement for them before the Lord.

18. Behold, the blood was not brought inside the holy place. You did not eat it in the holy place as I commanded you.

19. But Aaron said to Moses, Behold, today they offered their sin offering, and their burnt offering before the Lord, yet these things have happened to me, and if I had eaten the sin offering today would it have been good in the sight of the Lord?

20. And when Moses heard him, and it was good in his eyes.

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, and to Aaron, saying to them,

2. Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Such is the kind of living creature that you may eat from among the beasts that are on the earth.

3. Any dividing the hoof with a cleft splitting {The idea is perhaps completely split; also in 11:7. Camels for example have an incomplete splitting of the hoof. The doubling of the word may infer the idea of completely. See Lev. 1:17; Jdg. 14:6} the hooves, and that brings up the cud among the beasts - it you may eat.

4. But such you shall not eat of those that bring up the cud, or divide the hoof; the camel, because it brings up the cud but there is no dividing of the hoof — it is unclean for you;

5.and the rock badger, because it brings up its cud, but the hoof is not divided — it is unclean for you;

6.and the arnebeth, {Unknown creature, traditionally hare, but hares do not chew the cud as such. They are cecotrophic. But consider the use of the verb "chew" in v7 without "bringing up". God may not be describing what we refer to as rumination.} because it brings up the cud, but the hoof is not divided — it is unclean for you;

7.and the pig, {Isa. 66:3 our translation } because its hoof is divided with a cleft splitting the hoof, but it does not chew {Rare word. This is the only use in the Niphal} the cud — it is unclean for you.

8. Of their flesh you shall not eat, and by their carcass you shall not be touched. They are unclean for you.

9. This {eth-zeh Hebrew, seems to be going back to v2 as a new subcategory of what may be eaten} you may eat of all the creatures in the waters. Any that has fin {Hebrew singular. Word unknown. Only used here and in Dt. 14} and scale {Also unknown, but the use in 1Sam. 17:5 makes scales seem okay here} in the waters, in the seas, or in the rivers; them you may eat.

10. But any among all that teem in the waters, or any other living thing that is in the waters, that do not have fin and scale in the waters, and in the rivers — they are an abomination to you.

11. Yea, they are an abomination to you! Of their flesh you shall not eat. Even their carcasses you shall consider as an abomination.

12. Whatever does not have fin and scale in the seas, or in the rivers, even of any living thing — it is an abomination to you.

13. And from among the birds these you will regard as an abomination; they shall not be eaten; they are an abomination: the eagle, and the vulture, and the osprey, {followed KJV here}

14.and the vulture, and the kite after its kind, {Gen. 6:20;7:14, but according to its kind Gen 1:24-25}

15.every raven after its kind,

16.and the owl, and the night hawk, and the cuckoo, and the hawk after its kind,

17.and the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,

18.and the swan, and the pelican, and the vulture,

19.and the stork, the heron after its kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.

20. Any flying creature that swarms going on all fours is an abomination to you.

21. Yet this is what you may eat of any creeping flying creature that goes on four legs: any whose legs are not straight above its feet, for it to leap with them upon the ground.

22. These you may eat of them: the young locust after its kind, the bald locust {KJV followed here} after its kind, and the cricket {ESV} after its kind, and the grasshopper after its kind.

23. But every other creeping flying creature which has four feet is an abomination to you.

24. And in these ways you shall be made unclean. Anyone touched by their carcass shall be unclean until evening.

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43.You shall not make your souls detestable by eating any swarming thing that swarms; you shall not make yourselves unclean by them or defile yourselves by them!

44.I am the Lord your God! You shall sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy, for I am holy. You shall not make your souls unclean with any swarming thing that creeps upon the earth.

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1. And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to Aaron and to his sons and all the people of Israel, and say to them, ‘This is the thing which Jehovah has commanded me to say:

3.Any man of the house of Israel who slaughters an ox, or a sheep, or a goat in the camp, or who slaughters them outside the camp,

4.and does not bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting and offer it as a gift to Jehovah before Jehovah’s dwelling place, blood shall be imputed to that man. He has shed blood, and that man shall be cut off from among his people,

5.to the end that the sons of Israel bring their sacrifices which they are offering in the open field, and bring them to Jehovah at the entrance of the tent of meeting to the priest, and offer them as a peace offering to Jehovah.

6.And the priest shall throw the blood against the altar of Jehovah at the entrance of the tent of meeting, and he shall make the fat to smoke for a placating aroma to Jehovah.

7.And they shall no longer offer their sacrifices to goat demons, with which they committed whoredom. An everlasting statute shall this be for them, throughout their generations.’

8.And you shall say to them, ‘Any man of the house of Israel or any stranger who dwells among them who offers up a burnt offering or sacrifice,

9.and does not bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting to offer it to Jehovah, then that man shall be cut off from his people.

10.And if any man of the house of Israel or any stranger who dwells among them consumes any kind of blood, I will set my face against that person who consumes the blood, and I will cut him off from among his people.

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11.For the life of the flesh is in its blood, and I have given it for you upon the altar to cover over your souls because it is the blood, through the life, that covers.

12.Therefore, I have said to the children of Israel, “No person among you will eat blood, nor will the sojourner who is sojourning among you eat blood.

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1. And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,

2.“Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘I am Jehovah your God.

3.You shall not do as is done in the land of Egypt where you dwelt, nor shall you do as is done in the land of Canaan to which I bring you, neither shall you live according to their statutes.

4.You shall carry out my judgments and keep my statutes, to walk in them; I am Jehovah your God.

5.You must keep my statutes and my judgments, for the man who does them shall also live by them; I am the Lord.

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1. You shall not make idols for yourselves, nor shall you raise up for yourselves an image or pillar, nor shall you erect a carved stone in your land to bow down to it, because I am Jehovah, your God.

2. You shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary. I am Jehovah.

3. If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them,

4.then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land will yield its produce, and the tree of the field will bear its fruit.

5. Your threshing season will last until the grape harvest, and grape harvest will last until seed-time. And you will eat your food to the full, and you will dwell safely in your land.

6. And I will establish peace in the land, and you will lie down and no one will make you afraid. And I will cause the harmful beast to cease from the land, and the sword will not pass through your land.

7. And you will pursue your enemies, and they will fall before you by the sword.

8. And five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.

9. And I will turn to you, and I will make you fruitful, and I will multiply you, and I will establish my covenant with you.

10. And you will eat old harvest, long stored, and you will carry out the old harvest because of the new.

11. And I will put my tabernacle in your midst, and my soul will not abhor you.

12. And I will walk about in your midst, and I will be your God, and you will be my people.

13. I am Jehovah your God, who brought you out of the land of the Egyptians, delivering you from being their slaves, and I broke the bars of your yoke and enabled you to walk erect.

14. But if you will not listen to me, and will not do all these commandments,

15.and if you refuse my statutes, and if your soul despises my judgments, so that you do not do all my commandments, so that you break my covenant,

16.I will also do this to you: I will appoint over you terror, with consumption, and with the fever, consuming the eyes and draining the life, and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it.

17. And I will set my face against you, and you will be struck down before your enemies, and those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee when no one is pursuing you.

18. And in spite of these things, if you will not listen to me, then I will again discipline you sevenfold for your sins.

19. And I will break to pieces the majesty of your strength, and I will make your skies like iron and your land like bronze.

20. And your strength will be spent in vain, and your land will not yield its produce, and the tree of the land will not bear its fruit.

21. And if you walk contrary to me, and will not listen to me, then I will add to you a sevenfold scourging, according to your sins.

22. And I will send against you beasts of the field, and they will bereave you, and they will kill your livestock, and they will diminish you, and your roads will be deserted.

23. And if by these things you are not turned to me, and you walk contrary to me,

24.then will I also walk contrary to you, and I will punish you yet sevenfold for your sins.

25. And I will bring a sword against you which will take vengeance, the vengeance of my covenant. And when you are gathered together in your cities, I will send a plague among you, and you will be given into the hand of the enemy.

26. When I have broken your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will return your bread by weight, and you will eat, but you will not be satisfied.

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28.then I will walk contrary to you in fury, and I will punish you yet sevenfold for your sins.

29. And you will eat the flesh of your sons, and you will eat the flesh of your daughters.

30. And I will destroy your high places and cut down your sun pillars, and I will pile your corpses upon the corpses of your idols, and my soul will abhor you.

31. And I will make your cities a waste, and make your sacred places desolate, and I will not suffer the stench of your placating aromas.

32. And I, even I, will make the land desolate, and your enemies who settle in it will be appalled at it.

33. And I will scatter you among the nations, and I will draw out a sword after you, and your land will be a desolation, and your cities will be a waste.

34. Then will the land enjoy its sabbath years, all the days of its being desolate while you are in the land of your enemies; then, the land will rest and enjoy its sabbaths.

35. All the days of its being desolate, it will rest, because it did not rest on your sabbaths while you were living on it.

36. And as for those among you who are left alive, I will cause faintness to come into their hearts in the lands of their enemies, and the sound of a shaken leaf will put them to flight, and they will flee as fleeing from a sword, and they will fall, though no one pursues.

37. And they will stumble, each over his brother, as if before a sword, though none pursues. And you will have no power to stand before your enemies.

38. And you will perish among the nations, and the land of your enemies will devour you.

39. And they that are left of you will pine away in their iniquity in your enemies’ lands, and also in the iniquities of their fathers will they pine away with them.

40. But if they confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, in their treachery that they committed against me, and also that they walked contrary to me —

41.I also walked contrary to them and brought them into the land of their enemies. If then, their uncircumcised heart be humbled, and they then accept their punishment,

42.then I will remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and I will also remember my covenant with Abraham. And I will remember the land.

43. And the land will be abandoned by them, and without them, it will enjoy its sabbaths as it lies desolate. And they will accept their punishment because, even because they despised my judgments, and their soul abhorred my statutes.

44. Yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them; neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly and to break my covenant with them, for I am the Lord their God.

45. But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God. I am the Lord.

46. These are the statutes, and the judgments, and the laws which the Lord made between Himself and the children of Israel at Mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.

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