Then 1the LORDcalled to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying,
2"Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, 'Whenanyman of you brings an a2offering to the LORD, you shall bring your boffering of animals from 3the herd or the flock.
3'If his offering is a 4burntoffering from the herd, he shall offer it, a male5withoutdefect; he shall offer it 6at the doorway of the tent of meeting, that he may be acceptedbefore the LORD.
'7He shall lay his hand on the head of the burntoffering, that it may be accepted for him to make8atonement on his behalf.
'9He shall slay the cyoungbullbefore the LORD; and Aaron'ssons the priests shall offer up 10the blood and 11sprinkle the bloodaround on the altar that is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
'12He shall then skin the burntoffering and cut it into its pieces.
'13The sons of Aaron the priest shall putfire on the altar and arrangewood on the fire.
'Then Aaron'ssons the priests shall arrange the pieces, the head and the 14suetover the woodwhich is on the fire that is on the altar.
'Its 15entrails, however, and its legs he shall wash with water. And 16the priest shall offer up in smokeall of it on the altar for a burntoffering, an offering by fire of 17a soothingaroma to the LORD.
'But if his offering is from the flock, of the sheepor of the goats, for a burntoffering, he shall offer it a 18malewithoutdefect.
'19He shall slay it on the side of the altarnorthwardbefore the LORD, and Aaron'ssons the priests shall sprinkle its bloodaround on the altar.
'He shall then cut it into its pieces with its head and its 20suet, and the priest shall arrange them on the woodwhich is on the fire that is on the altar.
'The entrails, however, and the legs he shall wash with water. And 21the priest shall offerall of it, and offer it up in smoke on the altar; it is a burntoffering, an offering by fire of a soothingaroma to the LORD.
'But if his offering to the LORD is a burntoffering of birds, then he shall bring his offering from the 22turtledovesor from youngpigeons.
'The priest shall bring it to the altar, and wringoff its head and offer it up in smoke on the altar; and its blood is to be drained out 23on the side of the altar.
'He shall also takeaway its crop with its feathers and cast it beside the altareastward, to the place of the d24ashes.
'Then he shall tear it by its wings, but 25shall not sever it. And the priest shall offer it up in smoke on the altar on the woodwhich is on the fire; 26it is a burntoffering, an offering by fire of a soothingaroma to the LORD.