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Leviticus 5:16 NIV

16 They must make restitution for what they have failed to do in regard to the holy things, pay an additional penalty of a fifth of its value and give it all to the priest. The priest will make atonement for them with the ram as a guilt offering, and they will be forgiven.

References for Leviticus 5:16

Study tools for Leviticus 5:16

  • a 5:6 - Or "purification offering" ; here and throughout this chapter
  • b 5:11 - That is, probably about 3 1/2 pounds or about 1.6 kilograms
  • c 5:12 - Or "representative"
  • d 5:15 - That is, about 2/5 ounce or about 12 grams
  • e 5:19 - Or "offering; atonement has been made for their"