mother and your father, and must keep the Sabbath, as I have
commanded. I am the LORD your God.
Do not abandon me and worship idols; do not make gods of metal and
worship them. I am the LORDyour God.
When you kill an animal for a fellowship ofering, k
Aaron went to the altar and killed the young bull which was for his own
sin ofering. 9 His sons brought him the blood, and he dipped his finger in
it, put some of it on the projections at the corners of the altar, and
poured out the rest of it at the ba
to the LORD. It was Moses' part of the ordination ram. Moses did
everything just as the LORD had commanded.
Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood that was on
the altar and sprinkled them on Aaron and his sons and on their clothes.
and the fat of the fellowship ofering.
The breast of the animal is a
special gift, and the right hind leg is a special contribution that
the LORD has taken from the people of Israel and given to the priests. This
is what the people of Israel must give
oil on his head.
Next, Moses brought the sons of Aaron forward and put
shirts on them, put sashes around their waists, and tied caps on their
heads, just as the LORD had commanded.
Then Moses brought the young bull for the sin ofering, and Aaron and
olive oil or thin cakes brushed with olive oil or cakes made of flour mixed
with olive oil.
In addition, you shall offer loaves of bread baked with
You shall present one part of each kind of bread as a special
contribution to the LORD; it bel
the north side of the altar, where the animals for the burnt oferings are
killed. This is a very holy ofering.
The priest who sacrifices the animal
shall eat it in a holy place, the courtyard of the Tent of the LORD's
Anyone or anything th
night long, and the fire is to be kept burning.
Then the priest, wearing
his linen robe and linen shorts, shall remove the greasy ashes left on the
altar and put them at the side of the altar. 11 Then he shall change his
clothes and take the ashes outs
removed from the sheep killed for the fellowship oferings, and he shall
burn it on the altar along with the food oferings given to the LORD. In this
way the priest shall ofer the sacrifice for your sin, and you will be
Cases Requiring Sin Oferin
been ofered to the LORD, and he will burn it on the altar as a food ofering.
It is an ofering to take away sin.
In this way the priest shall ofer the
sacrifice for your sin, and you will be forgiven. The rest of the flour
belongs to the priest, just as
of the incense altar inside the Tent and pour out the rest of it at the base
of the altar used for burning sacrifices, which is at the entrance of the
Then he shall take all its fat and burn it on the altar.
He shall do
the same thing with thi
has all been ofered to the LORD, and he will burn it on the altar. The odor
of this food ofering is pleasing to the LORD.
The rest of the ofering
belongs to the priests; it is very holy, since it is taken from the food
ofered to the LORD.
None of th
and present the following parts as a food ofering to the LORD:
all the fat on the internal organs,
the best part of the liver.
the kidneys and the fat on them, and
The priest shall burn all this on the altar as a
food ofering pleasing t
whole sacrifice on the altar. The odor of this food ofering is pleasing to
If you are ofering one of your sheep or goats, it must be a male without
any defects. 11 You shall kill it on the north side of the altar, and the
priests shall throw i
holy, because the LORD had not commanded them to present it. 2 Suddenly
the LORD sent fire, and it burned them to death there in the presence of
the LORD.3 Then Moses said to Aaron, This is what the LORD was speaking
about when he said, All who serve me m
presented as a food ofering to the LORD. These parts belong to you and
your children forever, just as the LORD commanded.
Moses asked about the goat for the sin ofering and learned that it had
already been burned. This made him angry at Eleazar and Ith
12 The LORD gave Moses the following regulations
for the people of
Israel. For seven days after a woman gives birth to a son, she is ritually
unclean, as she is during her monthly period. 3 On the eighth day, the
child shall be circumcised. 4 Then it wi
disgrace to you. 11 Do not have intercourse with a half sister; she, too, is
Do not have intercourse with an aunt, whether she is your
father's sister or your mother's sister.
uncle's wife; she, too, is your aunt.
Any Israelites or any foreigners living in the community who ofer a burnt
ofering or any other sacrifice9 as an offering to the LORD anywhere except
at the entrance of the Tent shall no longer be considered God's people.
If any Israelites or any fore
outside the camp and burned. Skin, meat, and intestines shall all be
The one who burns them must wash his clothes and take a bath
before he returns to camp.
Observing the Day of Atonement
The following regulations are to be observed for all
his finger sprinkle it on the front of the lid and then sprinkle some of it
seven times in front of the Covenant Box.
After that, he shall kill the goat for the sin ofering for the people, bring
its blood into the Most Holy Place, and sprinkle it on th
ofer one of them as a sin ofering and the other as a burnt ofering, and
in this way he will perform the ritual of purification for her.
The LORD told Moses to warn the people of Israel about their
uncleanness, so that they would not defile the Tent of
anything on which the man sat is unclean until evening. Anyone who
carries anything on which the man sat must wash his clothes and take a
bath, and he remains unclean until evening. 11 If a man who has a
discharge touches one of you without first having w
If the mildew breaks out again in the house after the stones have been
removed and the house has been scraped and plastered,
go and look. If it has spread, the house is unclean.
the priest shall
It must be torn down,
and its stones, its wood, and
he shall pronounce you clean. He shall let the live bird fly away over the
open fields. 8 You shall wash your clothes, shave off all your hair, and take
a bath; you will then be ritually clean. You may enter the camp, but you
must live outside your tent f
bring two doves or two pigeons, one for the sin ofering and one for the
On the eighth day of your purification you shall bring
them to the priest at the entrance of the Tent.
The priest shall take the
lamb and the olive oil and presen
You remain unclean as long as you have the disease,
and you must live outside the camp, away from others.
Laws concerning Mildew
When there is mildew[e] on clothing, whether wool or linen,
or on any
piece of linen or wool cloth
shall isolate you for seven days.
The priest shall examine you again on
the seventh day, and if it is spreading, it is a dreaded skin disease, and
the priest shall pronounce you unclean.
But if the spot remains
unchanged and does not spread and is l
shall wash your clothes and be ritually clean. 7 But if the sore spreads after
the priest has examined you and pronounced you clean, you must appear
before the priest again. 8 The priest will examine you again, and if it has
spread, he shall pronounce you
If you touch the dead bodies of the following animals, you will be
unclean until evening: all animals with hoofs, unless their hoofs are
divided and they chew the cud, and all four-footed animals with paws. If
you carry their dead bodies, you must w