“Then Aaron must slaughter the first goat as a sin offering for the people and carry its blood behind the inner curtain. There he will sprinkle the goat’s blood over the atonement cover and in front of it, just as he did with the bull’s blood.
Or to make atonement for himself and his family; similarly in 16:11, 17b, 24, 34 .
Hebrew Tent of Meeting; also in 16:16, 17, 20, 23, 33 .
Or wilderness, it will make atonement for the people.
Hebrew that is above the Testimony. The Hebrew word for “testimony” refers to the terms of the ’s covenant with Israel as written on stone tablets, which were kept in the Ark, and also to the covenant itself.
Or make atonement for; similarly in 16:17a, 18, 20, 27, 33 .
Hebrew On the tenth day of the seventh month. This day in the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in September or October.