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Leviticus 17:6-8 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

Then the priest will throw their blood onto the Lord’s altar near the entrance of the Meeting Tent. And the priest will burn the fat from those animals on the altar as a sweet-smelling gift to the Lord. In this way you will stop being unfaithful to me by offering sacrifices to your ‘goat gods.’ This law will continue forever.

“Tell the people: Any citizen of Israel, traveler, or foreigner living among you might want to offer a burnt offering or some other sacrifice.

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Leviticus 17:6-8 New International Version (NIV)

The priest is to splash the blood against the altar of the Lord at the entrance to the tent of meeting and burn the fat as an aroma pleasing to the Lord. They must no longer offer any of their sacrifices to the goat idols[a] to whom they prostitute themselves. This is to be a lasting ordinance for them and for the generations to come.’

“Say to them: ‘Any Israelite or any foreigner residing among them who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice


  1. Leviticus 17:7 Or the demons
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