2 ‘Or cif a person touches any unclean thing, whether it is the carcass of an unclean beast, or the carcass of unclean livestock, or the carcass of unclean creeping things, and he is unaware of it, he also shall be unclean and dguilty. 3 Or if he touches ehuman uncleanness—whatever uncleanness with which a man may be defiled, and he is unaware of it—when he realizes it, then he shall be guilty.
4 ‘Or if a person 2swears, speaking thoughtlessly with his lips fto do evil or gto do good, whatever it is that a man may pronounce by an oath, and he is unaware of it—when he realizes it, then he shall be guilty in any of these matters.
5 ‘And it shall be, when he is guilty in any of these matters, that he shall hconfess that he has sinned in that thing; 6 and he shall bring his trespass offering to the Lord for his sin which he has committed, a female from the flock, a lamb or a kid of the goats as a sin offering. So the priest shall make atonement for him concerning his sin.
7 i‘If he is not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring to the Lord, for his trespass which he has committed, two jturtledoves or two young pigeons: one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering. 8 And he shall bring them to the priest, who shall offer that which is for the sin offering first, and kwring off its head from its neck, but shall not divide it 3completely. 9 Then he shall sprinkle some of the blood of the sin offering on the side of the altar, and the lrest of the blood shall be drained out at the base of the altar. It is a sin offering. 10 And he shall offer the second as a burnt offering according to the mprescribed manner. So nthe priest shall make atonement on his behalf for his sin which he has committed, and it shall be forgiven him.
11 ‘But if he is onot able to bring two turtledoves or two young pigeons, then he who sinned shall bring for his offering one-tenth of an ephah of fine flour as a sin offering. pHe shall put no oil on it, nor shall he put frankincense on it, for it is a sin offering. 12 Then he shall bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take his handful of it qas a memorial portion, and burn it on the altar raccording to the offerings made by fire to the Lord. It is a sin offering. 13 sThe priest shall make atonement for him, 4for his sin that he has committed in any of these matters; and it shall be forgiven him. tThe rest shall be the priest’s as a grain offering.’ ”
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