The Priests Begin Their Ministry

1 On the eighth day Moses summoned Aaron and his sons and the elders of Israel.
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2 He said to Aaron, “Take a bull calf for your sin offeringa and a ram for your burnt offering, both without defect, and present them before the LORD.
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    • t 9:2 - Or "purification offering" ; here and throughout this chapter
      3 Then say to the Israelites: ‘Take a male goat for a sin offering, a calf and a lamb—both a year old and without defect—for a burnt offering,
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      4 and an oxb and a ram for a fellowship offering to sacrifice before the LORD, together with a grain offering mixed with olive oil. For today the LORD will appear to you.’ ”
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        • u 9:4 - The Hebrew word can refer to either male or female; also in verses 18 and 19.
          5 They took the things Moses commanded to the front of the tent of meeting, and the entire assembly came near and stood before the LORD.
          6 Then Moses said, “This is what the LORD has commanded you to do, so that the glory of the LORD may appear to you.”
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          7 Moses said to Aaron, “Come to the altar and sacrifice your sin offering and your burnt offering and make atonement for yourself and the people; sacrifice the offering that is for the people and make atonement for them, as the LORD has commanded.”
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          8 So Aaron came to the altar and slaughtered the calf as a sin offering for himself.
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          9 His sons brought the blood to him, and he dipped his finger into the blood and put it on the horns of the altar; the rest of the blood he poured out at the base of the altar.
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          10 On the altar he burned the fat, the kidneys and the long lobe of the liver from the sin offering, as the LORD commanded Moses;
          11 the flesh and the hide he burned up outside the camp.
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