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New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update

Leviticus 1:1–2:16

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The Law of Burnt Offerings

1 Then athe Lord called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying,

2 “Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘When any man of you brings an 1aoffering to the Lord, you shall bring your 1offering of animals from bthe herd or the flock.

3 ‘If his offering is a aburnt offering from the herd, he shall offer it, a male bwithout defect; he shall offer it cat the doorway of the tent of meeting, that he may be accepted before the Lord.

4 ‘aHe shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, that it may be accepted for him to make batonement on his behalf.

5 ‘aHe shall slay the 1young bull before the Lord; and Aaron’s sons the priests shall offer up bthe blood and csprinkle the blood around on the altar that is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

6 ‘aHe shall then skin the burnt offering and cut it into its pieces.

7 ‘aThe sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar and arrange wood on the fire.

8 ‘Then Aaron’s sons the priests shall arrange the pieces, the head and the asuet over the wood which is on the fire that is on the altar.

9 ‘Its aentrails, however, and its legs he shall wash with water. And bthe priest shall offer up in smoke all of it on the altar for a burnt offering, an offering by fire of ca soothing aroma to the Lord.

10 ‘But if his offering is from the flock, of the sheep or of the goats, for a burnt offering, he shall offer it a amale without defect.

11 ‘aHe shall slay it on the side of the altar northward before the Lord, and Aaron’s sons the priests shall sprinkle its blood around on the altar.

12 ‘He shall then cut it into its pieces with its head and its asuet, and the priest shall arrange them on the wood which is on the fire that is on the altar.

13 ‘The entrails, however, and the legs he shall wash with water. And athe priest shall offer all of it, and offer it up in smoke on the altar; it is a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the Lord.

14 ‘But if his offering to the Lord is a burnt offering of birds, then he shall bring his offering from the aturtledoves or from young pigeons.

15 ‘The priest shall bring it to the altar, and wring off its head and offer it up in smoke on the altar; and its blood is to be drained out aon the side of the altar.

16 ‘He shall also take away its crop with its feathers and cast it beside the altar eastward, to the place of the 1aashes.

17 ‘Then he shall tear it by its wings, but ashall not sever it. And the priest shall offer it up in smoke on the altar on the wood which is on the fire; bit is a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the Lord.

Chapter 2

The Law of Grain Offerings

1 ‘Now when anyone presents a agrain offering as an offering to the Lord, his offering shall be of fine flour, and he shall pour oil on it and put frankincense on it.

2 ‘He shall then bring it to Aaron’s sons the priests; and shall take from it ahis handful of its fine flour and of its oil with all of its frankincense. And the priest shall offer it up in smoke as its bmemorial portion on the altar, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the Lord.

3 ‘aThe remainder of the grain offering belongs to bAaron and his sons: a thing most holy, of the offerings to the Lord by fire.

4 ‘Now when you bring an offering of a grain offering baked in an oven, it shall be aunleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers 1spread with oil.

5 ‘If your offering is a grain offering made aon the griddle, it shall be of fine flour, unleavened, mixed with oil;

6 you shall break it into bits and pour oil on it; it is a grain offering.

7 ‘Now if your offering is a grain offering made ain a 1pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.

8 ‘When you bring in the grain offering which is made of these things to the Lord, it shall be presented to the priest and he shall bring it to the altar.

9 ‘The priest then shall take up from the grain offering aits memorial portion, and shall offer it up in smoke on the altar as an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the Lord.

10 ‘aThe remainder of the grain offering belongs to Aaron and his sons: a thing most holy of the offerings to the Lord by fire.

11aNo grain offering, which you bring to the Lord, shall be made with leaven, for you shall not offer 1up in smoke any leaven or any honey as an boffering by fire to the Lord.

12 ‘aAs an offering of first fruits you shall bring them to the Lord, but they shall not ascend for a soothing aroma on the altar.

13 ‘Every grain offering of yours, moreover, you shall season with salt, so that athe salt of the covenant of your God shall not be lacking from your grain offering; with all your offerings you shall offer salt.

14 ‘Also if you bring a grain offering of early ripened things to the Lord, you shall bring afresh heads of grain roasted in the fire, grits of new growth, for the grain offering of your early ripened things.

15 ‘You shall then put oil on it and lay incense on it; it is a grain offering.

16 ‘The priest shall offer up in smoke aits memorial portion, part of its grits and its oil with all its incense as an offering by fire to the Lord.

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