21 Aaron will lay both his hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the Israelites' wrongdoings and rebellious acts-all their sins.a He is to put them on the goat's head and send [it] away into the wilderness by the man appointed for the task.b

References for Leviticus 16:21

    • n 16:21 - Ezr 10:1; Neh 9:2-3; Dn 9:20; Jms 5:16; 1 Jn 1:9
    • o 16:21 - Lit wilderness in the hand of a ready man