" 'This is the special gift you are to offer: a sixth of an ephah from each homer of wheat and a sixth of an ephah from each homer of barley.
The prescribed portion of oil, measured by the bath, is a tenth of a bath from each cor (which consists of ten baths or one homer, for ten baths are equivalent to a homer).
Also one sheep is to be taken from every flock of two hundred from the well-watered pastures of Israel. These will be used for the grain offerings, burnt offerings2 and fellowship offeringsc to make atonement3 for the people, declares the Sovereign LORD.
All the people of the land will participate in this special gift for the use of the prince in Israel.
It will be the duty of the prince to provide the burnt offerings, grain offerings and drink offerings at the festivals, the New Moons4 and the Sabbaths5--at all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel. He will provide the sin offerings, grain offerings, burnt offerings and fellowship offerings to make atonement for the house of Israel.618
" 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: In the first month7 on the first day you are to take a young bull without defect8 and purify the sanctuary.919
The priest is to take some of the blood of the sin offering and put it on the doorposts of the temple, on the four corners of the upper ledge10 of the altar11 and on the gateposts of the inner court.
You are to do the same on the seventh day of the month for anyone who sins unintentionally12 or through ignorance; so you are to make atonement for the temple.
" 'In the first month on the fourteenth day you are to observe the Passover,13 a feast lasting seven days, during which you shall eat bread made without yeast.
On that day the prince is to provide a bull as a sin offering for himself and for all the people of the land.14