Leviticus 4:3-12 NIV

3 " 'If the anointed priest1 sins,2 bringing guilt on the people, he must bring to the LORD a young bull3 without defect4 as a sin offering5 for the sin he has committed.6

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      4 He is to present the bull at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting before the LORD.7 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 blood8 and carry it into the Tent of Meeting.

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          6 He is to dip his finger into the blood and sprinkle9 some of it seven times before the LORD,10 in front of the curtain of the sanctuary.11

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          7 The priest shall then put some of the blood on the horns12 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 altar13 of burnt offering14 at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

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              8 He shall remove all the fat15 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 kidneys16--

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              10 just as the fat is removed from the oxa17 sacrificed as a fellowship offering.b18 Then the priest shall burn them on the altar of burnt offering.19

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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 offal20--

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                  12 that is, all the rest of the bull--he must take outside the camp21 to a place ceremonially clean,22 where the ashes23 are thrown, and burn it24 in a wood fire on the ash heap.25

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