Leviticus 4:1-11 NIV

The Sin Offering

1 The LORD said to Moses,

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      2 "Say to the Israelites: 'When anyone sins unintentionally1 and does what is forbidden in any of the LORD's commands2--

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      3 " 'If the anointed priest3 sins,4 bringing guilt on the people, he must bring to the LORD a young bull5 without defect6 as a sin offering7 for the sin he has committed.8

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          4 He is to present the bull at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting before the LORD.9 He is to lay his hand on its head and slaughter it before the LORD.

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              5 Then the anointed priest shall take some of the bull's blood10 and carry it into the Tent of Meeting.

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              6 He is to dip his finger into the blood and sprinkle11 some of it seven times before the LORD,12 in front of the curtain of the sanctuary.13

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              7 The priest shall then put some of the blood on the horns14 of the altar of fragrant incense that is before the LORD in the Tent of Meeting. The rest of the bull's blood he shall pour out at the base of the altar15 of burnt offering16 at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

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                  8 He shall remove all the fat17 from the bull of the sin offering--the fat that covers the inner parts or is connected to them,

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                  9 both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the covering of the liver, which he will remove with the kidneys18--

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                  10 just as the fat is removed from the oxa19 sacrificed as a fellowship offering.b20 Then the priest shall burn them on the altar of burnt offering.21

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                    • a 4:10 - The Hebrew word can include both male and female.
                    • b 4:10 - Traditionally "peace offering"; also in verses 26, 31 and 35
                      11 But the hide of the bull and all its flesh, as well as the head and legs, the inner parts and offal22--

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