Leviticus 1 LEB

Laws for Burnt Offerings

1 Thena Yahweh called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of assembly, saying,

References for Leviticus 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Or "And"
      2 "Speak to the {Israelites},b and say to them, 'When a personc from you presents an offering to Yahweh, you shall present your offering from domestic animals, from the cattled or from the flock.e

      References for Leviticus 1:2

        • b 1:2 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
        • c 1:2 - Or "man"--the singular noun is generic, thus the "you" and "your" in the remainder of the verse are all plural
        • d 1:2 - Or "herd"
        • e 1:2 - The Hebrew term refers collectively to both sheep and goats (small livestock animals)
          3 If his offering [is] a burnt offering from the cattle,f [then] he must presentg an unblemished male; he must present it at the door of the tent of assembly for his acceptance {before}h Yahweh.

          References for Leviticus 1:3

            • f 1:3 - Or "herd"
            • g 1:3 - Hebrew "present it"
            • h 1:3 - Literally "to the face of"
              4 " 'Hei must lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering and it will be acceptedj for him [in order] to make atonement for him.

              References for Leviticus 1:4

                • i 1:4 - Or "And he"
                • j 1:4 - Same root word as "acceptance" in v. 3
                  5 Hek must slaughter {the young bull}l {before}m Yahweh, thenn Aaron's sons, the priests, will present the blood and sprinkle the blood all around the altar that [is] [at] the door of the tent of assembly.

                  References for Leviticus 1:5

                    • k 1:5 - Or "And he"
                    • l 1:5 - Literally "the son of the herd" or "the son of the cattle"
                    • m 1:5 - Literally "to the face of"
                    • n 1:5 - Or "and"
                      6 Theno he must remove [the] skin [of] the burnt offering and cut it into its pieces.

                      References for Leviticus 1:6

                        • o 1:6 - Or "And"
                          7 The sons ofp Aaron the priest will put fire on the altar and arrange the wood on the fire.

                          References for Leviticus 1:7

                            • p 1:7 - Or "And the sons of"
                              8 Thenq Aaron's sons, the priests, will arrange the pieces [of meat],r the head, and the suet on the wood that [is] on the fire that [is] on the altar.

                              References for Leviticus 1:8

                                • q 1:8 - Or "And"
                                • r 1:8 - Verse 6 in the context uses the same word with reference to the meat
                                  9 Thens he must wash its inner partst and its lower leg bones with water, and the priest will turn into smoke the whole [animal] on the altar [as] a burnt offering [by] fire, [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.

                                  References for Leviticus 1:9

                                    • s 1:9 - Or "And"
                                    • t 1:9 - Or "entrails"
                                      10 " 'But if his offering [is] from the flock,u from the sheep or from the goats for a burnt offering, he must presentv an unblemishedw male.

                                      References for Leviticus 1:10

                                        • u 1:10 - The Hebrew term refers collectively to both sheep and goats (small livestock animals)
                                        • v 1:10 - Hebrew "present it"
                                        • w 1:10 - Same word as in v. 3
                                          11 Hex must slaughter it on the north side of the altar {before}y Yahweh; thenz Aaron's sons, the priests, will sprinkle its blood all around the altar.

                                          References for Leviticus 1:11

                                            • x 1:11 - Or "And he"
                                            • y 1:11 - Literally "to the face of"
                                            • z 1:11 - Or "and"
                                              12 Then{ he must cut it into pieces [along] with its head and its suet; and the priest will arrange them on the wood that [is] on the fire that [is] on the altar.

                                              References for Leviticus 1:12

                                                  13 Then| he must wash the inner parts} and the lower leg bones with water and the priest shall present the whole [animal] and will turn [it]~ into smoke on the altar; it [is] a burnt offering [by] fire [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.

                                                  References for Leviticus 1:13

                                                    • | 1:13 - Or "And"
                                                    • } 1:13 - Or "entrails"
                                                    • ~ 1:13 - Understood direct object
                                                      14 " 'But if his offering for Yahweh is a burnt offering from the birds, [then] he must present his offering from the turtledoves or from {the young doves}.

                                                      References for Leviticus 1:14

                                                        •  1:14 - Literally "the sons of the dove"
                                                          15 The priest€ will present it at the altar and must wring off its head and turn [it] into smoke on the altar, and its blood will be drained out on the wall of the altar.

                                                          References for Leviticus 1:15

                                                            • € 1:15 - Or "And the priest"
                                                            •  1:15 - Or "side"
                                                              16 He‚ must remove its crop with its plumage and throw it to the east beside the altar on the place of the fatty ashes.

                                                              References for Leviticus 1:16

                                                                • ‚ 1:16 - Or "And he"
                                                                  17 Thenƒ he must tear it apart by its wings [but] must not sever [it]; then„ the priest will turn it into smoke on the altar. It [is] a burnt offering [by] fire [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.'"

                                                                  References for Leviticus 1:17