7 Then he is to take the two goats and present them before the Lord at the entrance to the tent of meeting.8 He is to cast lots for the two goats—one lot for the Lord and the other for the scapegoat.[a]9 Aaron shall bring the goat whose lot falls to the Lord and sacrifice it for a sin offering.10 But the goat chosen by lot as the scapegoat shall be presented alive before the Lord to be used for making atonement by sending it into the wilderness as a scapegoat.
Leviticus 16:8The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain; also in verses 10 and 26.
21 He is to lay both hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the wickedness and rebellion of the Israelites—all their sins—and put them on the goat’s head. He shall send the goat away into the wilderness in the care of someone appointed for the task.22 The goat will carry on itself all their sins to a remote place; and the man shall release it in the wilderness.
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