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Leviticus 9:1-24

9  And on the eighth day Moses called Aaron and his sons and the elders of Israel 2  and said to Aaron “Take a bull calf for a sin-offering and a ram for a burnt-offering, both faultless, and present them before Jehovah. 3  And you are to tell the sons of Israel ‘Take an old goat for a sin-offering, and a calf and a sheep, faultless yearlings, for a burnt-offering, 4  and a bull and a ram for welfare-sacrifices to sacrifice before Jehovah, and a grain-offering stirred up with oil, because today Jehovah is appearing to you.’” 5  And he took what Moses commanded to the front of the Tent of Meeting, and all the congregation came up and stood before Jehovah; 6  and Moses said “This is the thing Jehovah commands that you do, that Jehovah’s glory may appear to you.” 7  And Moses said to Aaron “Come up to the altar and do your sin-offering and your burnt-offering and purge yourself and the people, and do the people’s oblation and purge them, as Jehovah has commanded”; 8  and Aaron came up to the altar and slaughtered his sin-calf; 9  and Aaron’s sons presented the blood to him and he dipped his finger in the blood and put it on the horns of the altar, and poured the blood out at the base of the altar, 10  and the fat of the sin-offering, and the kidneys, and the appendix of the liver, he burned at the altar, as Jehovah had commanded Moses; 11  and the flesh and the skin he burned up outside the camp. 12  And he slaughtered the burnt-offering, and Aaron’s sons handed the blood to him and he threw it against the altar on all sides. 13  And they handed the burnt-offering to him piece by piece, and the head, and he burned it on the altar. 14  And he washed the entrails and the shanks and burned them on the burnt-offering at the altar. 15  And he presented the people’s oblation, and took the people’s sin-goat and slaughtered it and made a sin-offering of it like the first. 16*  And he presented the burnt-offering and offered it in due form. 17  And he presented the grain-offering and took his hand full out of it and burned it on the altar, besides the morning burnt-offering. 18  And he slaughtered the bull and the ram, the people’s welfare-sacrifices; and Aaron’s sons handed the blood to him and he threw it against the altar on all sides; 19*  and they handed him the pieces of fat of the bull, and of the ram the fat tail and what covered the kidneys and the appendix of the liver, 20  and he laid the pieces of fat on the briskets and burned the pieces of fat at the altar, 21  and the briskets and the right legs Aaron waved as a wave-offering before Jehovah as he had commanded Moses. 22*  And Aaron raised his hands toward the people and blessed them, and came down from offering the sin-offering and the burnt-offering and the welfare-sacrifices. 23  And Moses and Aaron went into the Tent of Meeting, and came out and blessed the people; and Jehovah’s glory appeared to all the people, 24  and fire came out from before Jehovah and consumed on the altar the burnt-offering and the fat pieces; and all the people shouted and threw themselves on their faces.

Footnotes

9:16 Lit. and did it
9:19 Lit. sides, and the pieces
9:22 Lit. from doing