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Leviticus 17:11 DBY

11 for the soul of the flesh is in the blood; and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood that maketh atonement for the soul.

References for Leviticus 17:11

    • g 17:11 - Or 'life;' 'life' and 'soul' are the same word everywhere here.
    • h 17:11 - Lit. 'in souls:' see Note, ch. 6.30.
    • i 17:11 - Or 'that maketh atonement by the soul (or life).'

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      • a 17:3 - 'Kill as sacrifice,' as chs. 1.5 and 3.2; Ex. 34.25.
      • b 17:4 - Corban: see ch. 1.2.
      • c 17:6 - See ch. 1.9.
      • d 17:7 - Lit. 'hairy.' hence 'a buck-goat.' Sacrifices were offered to imaginary beings thus designated: see Isa. 13.21; 34.14.
      • e 17:8 - See ch. 14.20.
      • f 17:9 - Lit. 'to perform it.'
      • g 17:11 - Or 'life;' 'life' and 'soul' are the same word everywhere here.
      • h 17:11 - Lit. 'in souls:' see Note, ch. 6.30.
      • i 17:11 - Or 'that maketh atonement by the soul (or life).'
      • j 17:14 - Lit. 'its blood is for its life,' the preposition here denoting essence.