Leviticus 3 NIV

The Fellowship Offering

1 " 'If someone's offering is a fellowship offering,a1 and he offers an animal from the herd, whether male or female, he is to present before the LORD an animal without defect.2

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    • a 3:1 - Traditionally "peace offering"; also in verses 3, 6 and 9
      2 He is to lay his hand on the head3 of his offering and slaughter it4 at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.5 Then Aaron's sons the priests shall sprinkle6 the blood against the altar7 on all sides.8

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      3 From the fellowship offering he is to bring a sacrifice made to the LORD by fire: all the fat9 that covers the inner parts10 or is connected to them,

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      4 both kidneys11 with the fat on them near the loins, and the covering of the liver, which he will remove with the kidneys.

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      5 Then Aaron's sons12 are to burn it on the altar13 on top of the burnt offering14 that is on the burning wood,15 as an offering made by fire, an aroma pleasing to the LORD.16

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      6 " 'If he offers an animal from the flock as a fellowship offering17 to the LORD, he is to offer a male or female without defect.

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      7 If he offers a lamb,18 he is to present it before the LORD.19

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      8 He is to lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it20 in front of the Tent of Meeting. Then Aaron's sons shall sprinkle its blood against the altar on all sides.

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          9 From the fellowship offering he is to bring a sacrifice21 made to the LORD by fire: its fat, the entire fat tail cut off close to the backbone, all the fat that covers the inner parts or is connected to them,

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          10 both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the covering of the liver, which he will remove with the kidneys.
          11 The priest shall burn them on the altar22 as food,23 an offering made to the LORD by fire.24

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              12 " 'If his offering is a goat,25 he is to present it before the LORD.

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              13 He is to lay his hand on its head and slaughter it in front of the Tent of Meeting. Then Aaron's sons shall sprinkle26 its blood against the altar on all sides.27

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              14 From what he offers he is to make this offering to the LORD by fire: all the fat that covers the inner parts or is connected to them,
              15 both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the covering of the liver, which he will remove with the kidneys.28

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              16 The priest shall burn them on the altar29 as food,30 an offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma.31 All the fat32 is the LORD's.33

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                  17 " 'This is a lasting ordinance34 for the generations to come,35 wherever you live:36 You must not eat any fat or any blood.37' "

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