Laws for Burnt Offerings

(A)The Lord called Moses and spoke to him (B)from the tent of meeting, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, (C)When any one of you brings an offering to the Lord, you shall bring your offering of livestock from the herd or from the flock.

“If his offering is a burnt offering from the herd, he shall offer (D)a male without blemish. He shall bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting, that he may be accepted before the Lord. (E)He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it shall be (F)accepted for him (G)to make atonement for him.

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10 “If his gift for a burnt offering is from the flock, from the sheep or goats, he shall bring a male without blemish, 11 (A)and he shall kill it on the north side of the altar before the Lord, and Aaron's sons the priests shall throw its blood against the sides of the altar.

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11 (A)For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar (B)to make atonement for your souls, (C)for it is the blood that makes atonement by the life.

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13 For if (A)the blood of goats and bulls, and the sprinkling of defiled persons with (B)the ashes of a heifer, sanctify[a] for the purification of the flesh, 14 how much more will (C)the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit (D)offered himself without blemish to God, (E)purify our[b] conscience (F)from dead works (G)to serve the living God.

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 9:13 Or For if the sprinkling of defiled persons with the blood of goats and bulls and with the ashes of a heifer sanctifies
  2. Hebrews 9:14 Some manuscripts your

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