Numbers 28 NIV

Daily Offerings

1 The LORD said to Moses,

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      2 "Give this command to the Israelites and say to them: 'See that you present to me at the appointed time1 the food2 for my offerings made by fire, as an aroma pleasing to me.'3

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      3 Say to them: 'This is the offering made by fire that you are to present to the LORD: two lambs a year old without defect,4 as a regular burnt offering each day.5

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      4 Prepare one lamb in the morning and the other at twilight,6

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      5 together with a grain offering7 of a tenth of an ephaha of fine flour8 mixed with a quarter of a hinb of oil9 from pressed olives.

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        • a 28:5 - That is, probably about 2 quarts (about 2 liters); also in verses 13, 21 and 29
        • b 28:5 - That is, probably about 1 quart (about 1 liter); also in verses 7 and 14
          6 This is the regular burnt offering10 instituted at Mount Sinai11 as a pleasing aroma, an offering made to the LORD by fire.12

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          7 The accompanying drink offering13 is to be a quarter of a hin of fermented drink14 with each lamb. Pour out the drink offering to the LORD at the sanctuary.15

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          8 Prepare the second lamb at twilight,16 along with the same kind of grain offering and drink offering that you prepare in the morning.17 This is an offering made by fire, an aroma pleasing to the LORD.18

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              Sabbath Offerings

              9 " 'On the Sabbath19 day, make an offering of two lambs a year old without defect,20 together with its drink offering and a grain offering of two-tenths of an ephahc21 of fine flour mixed with oil.22

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                • c 28:9 - That is, probably about 4 quarts (about 4.5 liters); also in verses 12, 20 and 28
                  10 This is the burnt offering for every Sabbath,23 in addition to the regular burnt offering24 and its drink offering.

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                  Monthly Offerings

                  11 " 'On the first of every month,25 present to the LORD a burnt offering of two young bulls,26 one ram27 and seven male lambs a year old, all without defect.28

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                  12 With each bull there is to be a grain offering29 of three-tenths of an ephahd30 of fine flour mixed with oil; with the ram, a grain offering of two-tenths31 of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil;

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                    • d 28:12 - That is, probably about 6 quarts (about 6.5 liters); also in verses 20 and 28
                      13 and with each lamb, a grain offering32 of a tenth33 of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil. This is for a burnt offering,34 a pleasing aroma, an offering made to the LORD 35 by fire.

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                          14 With each bull there is to be a drink offering36 of half a hine of wine; with the ram, a third of a hinf; and with each lamb, a quarter of a hin. This is the monthly burnt offering to be made at each new moon37 during the year.

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                            • e 28:14 - That is, probably about 2 quarts (about 2 liters)
                            • f 28:14 - That is, probably about 1 1/4 quarts (about 1.2 liters)
                              15 Besides the regular burnt offering38 with its drink offering, one male goat39 is to be presented to the LORD as a sin offering.40

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                                  The Passover

                                  28:16-25pp -- Ex 12:14-20; Lev 23:4-8; Dt 16:1-8

                                  16 " 'On the fourteenth day of the first month the LORD's Passover41 is to be held.

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                                  17 On the fifteenth day of this month there is to be a festival; for seven days42 eat bread made without yeast.43

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                                  18 On the first day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.44

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                                  19 Present to the LORD an offering made by fire,45 a burnt offering of two young bulls, one ram and seven male lambs a year old, all without defect.46

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                                      20 With each bull prepare a grain offering of three-tenths of an ephah47 of fine flour mixed with oil; with the ram, two-tenths;48

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                                          21 and with each of the seven lambs, one-tenth.49

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                                              22 Include one male goat as a sin offering50 to make atonement for you.51

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                                              23 Prepare these in addition to the regular morning burnt offering.
                                              24 In this way prepare the food for the offering made by fire every day for seven days as an aroma pleasing to the LORD;52 it is to be prepared in addition to the regular burnt offering and its drink offering.

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                                              25 On the seventh day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.

                                              Feast of Weeks

                                              28:26-31pp -- Lev 23:15-22; Dt 16:9-12

                                              26 " 'On the day of firstfruits,53 when you present to the LORD an offering of new grain during the Feast of Weeks,54 hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.55

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                                              27 Present a burnt offering of two young bulls, one ram and seven male lambs a year old as an aroma pleasing to the LORD.56

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                                                  28 With each bull there is to be a grain offering of three-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil; with the ram, two-tenths;57

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                                                      29 and with each of the seven lambs, one-tenth.58

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                                                          30 Include one male goat59 to make atonement for you.

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                                                              31 Prepare these together with their drink offerings, in addition to the regular burnt offering60 and its grain offering. Be sure the animals are without defect.

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