New Living Translation

Leviticus 4:1–5

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Procedures for the Sin Offering

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. This is how you are to deal with those who sin unintentionally by doing anything that violates one of the Lord’s commands.

“If the high priest* sins, bringing guilt upon the entire community, he must give a sin offering for the sin he has committed. He must present to the Lord a young bull with no defects. He must bring the bull to the Lord at the entrance of the Tabernacle,* lay his hand on the bull’s head, and slaughter it before the Lord. The high priest will then take some of the bull’s blood into the Tabernacle,

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4:3 Hebrew the anointed priest; also in 4:5, 16.


4:4 Hebrew Tent of Meeting; also in 4:5, 7, 14, 16, 18.