“‘If anyone sins because they do not speak up when they hear a public charge to testify(A) regarding something they have seen or learned about, they will be held responsible.(B)

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17 “Why didn’t you eat the sin offering(A) in the sanctuary area? It is most holy; it was given to you to take away the guilt(B) of the community by making atonement for them before the Lord.

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22 The goat will carry on itself all their sins(A) to a remote place; and the man shall release it in the wilderness.

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“‘The priests are to perform my service(A) in such a way that they do not become guilty(B) and die(C) for treating it with contempt. I am the Lord, who makes them holy.(D)

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16 by allowing them to eat(A) the sacred offerings and so bring upon them guilt(B) requiring payment.(C) I am the Lord, who makes them holy.(D)’”

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Duties of Priests and Levites

18 The Lord said to Aaron, “You, your sons and your family are to bear the responsibility for offenses connected with the sanctuary,(A) and you and your sons alone are to bear the responsibility for offenses connected with the priesthood.

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But he was pierced(A) for our transgressions,(B)
    he was crushed(C) for our iniquities;
the punishment(D) that brought us peace(E) was on him,
    and by his wounds(F) we are healed.(G)

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We all, like sheep, have gone astray,(A)
    each of us has turned to our own way;(B)
and the Lord has laid on him
    the iniquity(C) of us all.

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11 After he has suffered,(A)
    he will see the light(B) of life[a] and be satisfied[b];
by his knowledge[c] my righteous servant(C) will justify(D) many,
    and he will bear their iniquities.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 53:11 Dead Sea Scrolls (see also Septuagint); Masoretic Text does not have the light of life.
  2. Isaiah 53:11 Or (with Masoretic Text) 11 He will see the fruit of his suffering / and will be satisfied
  3. Isaiah 53:11 Or by knowledge of him

“Then lie on your left side and put the sin of the people of Israel upon yourself.[a] You are to bear their sin for the number of days you lie on your side. I have assigned you the same number of days as the years of their sin. So for 390 days you will bear the sin of the people of Israel.

“After you have finished this, lie down again, this time on your right side, and bear the sin(A) of the people of Judah. I have assigned you 40 days, a day for each year.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 4:4 Or upon your side

28 so Christ was sacrificed once(A) to take away the sins of many; and he will appear a second time,(B) not to bear sin,(C) but to bring salvation(D) to those who are waiting for him.(E)

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24 “He himself bore our sins”(A) in his body on the cross,(B) so that we might die to sins(C) and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”(D)

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