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New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update

Leviticus 3:1–17

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The Law of Peace Offerings

1 ‘Now if his offering is a asacrifice of peace offerings, if he is going to offer out of the herd, whether male or female, he shall offer it bwithout defect before the Lord.

2 ‘aHe shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and bslay it at the doorway of the tent of meeting, and Aaron’s sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood around on the altar.

3 ‘From the sacrifice of the peace offerings he shall present an offering by fire to the Lord, the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat that is on the entrails,

4 and the two kidneys with the fat that is on them, which is on the loins, and the 1lobe of the liver, which he shall remove with the kidneys.

5 ‘Then aAaron’s sons shall offer it up in smoke on the altar bon the burnt offering, which is on the wood that is on the fire; cit is an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the Lord.

6 ‘But if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offerings to the Lord is from the flock, he shall offer it, male or female, awithout defect.

7 ‘If he is going to offer aa lamb for his offering, then he shall offer it bbefore the Lord,

8 and ahe shall lay his hand on the head of his offering and bslay it before the tent of meeting, and Aaron’s sons shall csprinkle its blood around on the altar.

9 ‘From the asacrifice of peace offerings he shall bring as an offering by fire to the Lord, its fat, 1the entire fat tail which he shall remove close to the backbone, and the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat that is on the entrails,

10 and the two kidneys with the fat that is on them, which is on the loins, and the 1lobe of the liver, which he shall remove awith the kidneys.

11 ‘Then the priest shall offer it up in smoke aon the altar as bfood, an offering by fire to the Lord.

12 ‘Moreover, if his offering is aa goat, then he shall offer it before the Lord,

13 and he shall lay his hand on its head and slay it before the tent of meeting, and the sons of Aaron shall sprinkle its blood around on the altar.

14 ‘From it he shall present his offering as an offering by fire to the Lord, the fat that covers the entrails and all the fat that is on the entrails,

15 and the two kidneys with the fat that is on them, which is on the loins, and the 1lobe of the liver, which he shall remove awith the kidneys.

16 ‘The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar as food, an offering by fire for a soothing aroma; aall fat is the Lord’s.

17 ‘It is a aperpetual statute throughout your generations in all your dwellings: you shall not eat any fat bor any blood.’ ”

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