Then the LORDspoke to Moses, saying,
2"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying: 'When a womanagivesbirth and bears a male child, then she shall be unclean for sevendays, 1 as in the days of b her menstruation she shall be unclean.
'On 2the eighthday the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
'Then she shall remain in the blood of her purification for thirty-threedays; she shall not touchanyconsecratedthing, norenter the sanctuaryuntil the days of her purification are completed.
'But if she bears a female child, then she shall be unclean for two weeks, as in her cmenstruation; and she shall remain in the blood of her purification for sixty-sixdays.
'3When the days of her purification are completed, for a sonor for a daughter, she shall bring to the priest at the doorway of the tent of meeting a one yearoldlamb for a burntoffering and a youngpigeonor a turtledove4for a sinoffering.
'Then he shall offer it before the LORD and makeatonement for her, and she shall be cleansed from the dflow of her blood. This is the law for her who bears a child, whether a maleor a female.
'But ifeshe cannotafford a lamb, then she shall take5twoturtledovesortwoyoungpigeons, 6the one for a burntoffering and the other for a sinoffering; and the 7priest shall makeatonement for her, and she will be clean.' "