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Leviticus 1:1-17

1*  And Jehovah called to Moses and spoke to him out of the Tent of Meeting, saying 2  “Tell the sons of Israel, When a person among you presents an oblation to Jehovah of a beast, of horned cattle or of small cattle you shall present your oblation. 3  If his oblation be a burnt-offering of horned cattle, it shall be a faultless male that he presents: at the door of the Tent of Meeting he shall present it for acceptance before Jehovah, 4  and he shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt-offering, and it will be accepted for him to purge him. 5  And he shall slaughter the bull before Jehovah, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall bring forward the blood and throw the blood against the altar at the door of the Tent of Meeting on all sides. 6  And he shall skin the burnt-offering and cut it up into the proper pieces; 7*  and the sons of Aaron, the priest, shall put fire on the altar and lay wood on the fire; 8  and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall lay the pieces, and the head and the suet, on the wood on the fire on the altar. 9  And he shall wash its entrails and its shanks in water, and the priest shall burn the whole at the altar; it is a burnt-offering, a fire-offering, a genial odor to Jehovah. 10  “And if his oblation be of small cattle, of sheep or of goats, for a burnt-offering, it shall be a faultless male that he presents. 11  And he shall slaughter it before Jehovah by the northwest corner of the altar, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall throw the blood against the altar on all sides. 12  And he shall cut it up into the proper pieces, and the head and the suet, and the priest shall lay them on the wood on the fire on the altar. 13  And he shall wash the entrails and the shanks in water, and the priest shall bring forward the whole and burn it at the altar: it is a burnt-offering, a fire-offering, a genial odor to Jehovah. 14  “And if his oblation be a burnt-offering of birds to Jehovah, he shall present his oblation of turtledoves or of squabs, 15*  and the priest shall bring it forward to the altar and nip off its head and burn it at the altar, and its blood shall run out against the side of the altar. 16  And he shall remove its crop with its contents and throw it down beside the altar on the east, in the place for the fat-ashes, 17  and he shall twist its wings out of joint but not off; and the priest shall burn it at the altar, on the wood on the fire; it is a burnt-offering, a fire-offering, a genial odor to Jehovah.

Footnotes

1:1 Or called Moses
1:7 Var. the sons of Priest Aaron
1:15 Or wring off