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Leviticus 3:1-17

3  “And if one’s oblation is a welfare-sacrifice, if he presents any of the horned cattle, whether male or female, he shall present it faultless before Jehovah; 2  and he shall lay his hand on the head of his oblation and slaughter it at the door of the Tent of Meeting, and Aaron’s sons, the priests, shall throw the blood against the altar on all sides. 3  And he shall present out of his welfare-sacrifice a fire-offering to Jehovah, the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat on the entrails, 4  and both kidneys and the fat on them, on the loins, and the appendix of the liver, which he shall take off over the kidneys, 5  and Aaron’s sons shall burn it at the altar on the burnt-offering which is on the wood on the fire as a fire-offering, a genial odor to Jehovah. 6  “And if his oblation be of small cattle for a welfare-sacrifice to Jehovah, male or female, he shall present it faultless. 7  If it is a sheep he is presenting as his oblation, he shall present it before Jehovah; 8  and he shall lay his hand on the head of his oblation and slaughter it before the Tent of Meeting, and Aaron’s sons shall throw the blood against the altar on all sides. 9  And he shall present out of the welfare-sacrifice a fire-offering to Jehovah, its fat, the fat tail entire, which he shall take off next the backbone, and the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat on the entrails, 10  and both kidneys and the fat on them, on the loins, and the appendix of the liver, which he shall take off over the kidneys, 11  and the priest shall burn it at the altar, a fire-offering meal for Jehovah. 12  “And if his oblation be a goat he shall present it before Jehovah; 13  and he shall lay his hand on its head and slaughter it before the Tent of Meeting, and Aaron’s sons shall throw the blood against the altar on all sides. 14  And he shall present out of it his oblation as fire-offering to Jehovah, the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat on the entrails and 15  both kidneys and the fat on them, on the loins, and the appendix of the liver, which he shall take off over the kidneys, 16  and the priest shall burn it at the altar, a fire-offering meal, for a genial odor. All fat belongs to Jehovah 17  as a perpetual rule, generation after generation, in all your places of settlement: you are not to eat any fat nor any blood.”

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