New American Bible (Revised Edition)
11 [a](A)then to the place which the Lord, your God, chooses as the dwelling place for his name you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tithes and personal contributions, and every special offering you have vowed to the Lord. 12 You shall rejoice in the presence of the Lord, your God, with your sons and daughters, your male and female slaves, as well as with the Levite within your gates, who has no hereditary portion with you.
13 (B)Be careful not to sacrifice your burnt offerings in any place you like,Read full chapter
- 12:11 Sacrifice is to be confined to the single place that the Lord has chosen; eventually this was Jerusalem.