24 and to offer a sacrifice according to what is said in (A)the Law of the Lord, (B)“a pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.”

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(A)“And when the days of her purifying are completed, whether for a son or for a daughter, she shall bring to the priest at the entrance of the tent of meeting a lamb a year old for a burnt offering, and a pigeon or a turtledove for a sin offering, and he shall offer it before the Lord and make atonement for her. Then she shall be clean from the flow of her blood. This is the law for her who bears a child, either male or female. And if she cannot afford a lamb, then she shall take (B)two turtledoves or two pigeons,[a] (C)one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering. (D)And the priest shall make atonement for her, and she shall be clean.”

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 12:8 Septuagint two young pigeons

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that (A)though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.

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“Speak to the people of Israel, saying, If a woman conceives and bears a male child, then (A)she shall be unclean seven days. (B)As at the time of her menstruation, she shall be unclean.

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