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1 [The LORD continued,] "Now, this is what you must do in order to set Aaron and his sons apart to serve me as priests: "Take a young bull that has no defects and two rams that have no defects. 1 "This is what you are to do to consecrate them, so they may serve me as priests: Take a young bull and two rams without defect.
2 Use the finest wheat flour, but no yeast, and bake some loaves of bread, some rings of bread made with olive oil, and some wafers brushed with olive oil. 2 And from fine wheat flour, without yeast, make bread, and cakes mixed with oil, and wafers spread with oil.
3 Put the bread in a basket, and bring the basket along with the young bull and the two rams. 3 Put them in a basket and present them in it--along with the bull and the two rams.
4 "Then bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance of the tent of meeting, and wash them. 4 Then bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting and wash them with water.
5 Take the clothes, and put them on Aaron--the linen robe, the ephod and the robe that is worn with it, and the breastplate. Use the belt to tie it on him tightly. 5 Take the garments and dress Aaron with the tunic, the robe of the ephod, the ephod itself and the breastpiece. Fasten the ephod on him by its skillfully woven waistband.
6 Put his turban on him, and fasten the holy crown to it. 6 Put the turban on his head and attach the sacred diadem to the turban.
7 Take the anointing oil, pour it on his head, and anoint him. 7 Take the anointing oil and anoint him by pouring it on his head.
8 "Have his sons come forward. Dress them in their linen robes, 8 Bring his sons and dress them in tunics
9 and put turbans on them. Tie belts around the waists of Aaron and his sons. They alone are to be priests; this is a permanent law. In this way you will ordain Aaron and his sons. 9 and put headbands on them. Then tie sashes on Aaron and his sons. The priesthood is theirs by a lasting ordinance. In this way you shall ordain Aaron and his sons.
10 "Then bring the young bull to the front of the tent of meeting. Aaron and his sons will place their hands on its head. 10 "Bring the bull to the front of the Tent of Meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head.
11 Slaughter the bull in the LORD's presence at the entrance to the tent of meeting. 11 Slaughter it in the LORD's presence at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.
12 Take some of the bull's blood, and put it on the horns of the altar with your finger. Pour the rest of it out at the bottom of the altar. 12 Take some of the bull's blood and put it on the horns of the altar with your finger, and pour out the rest of it at the base of the altar.
13 "Then take all the fat that covers the internal organs, the lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys with the fat on them, and burn them on the altar. 13 Then take all the fat around the inner parts, the covering of the liver, and both kidneys with the fat on them, and burn them on the altar.
14 But burn the bull's meat, skin, and excrement outside the camp. It is an offering for sin. 14 But burn the bull's flesh and its hide and its offal outside the camp. It is a sin offering.
15 "Take one of the rams. Then Aaron and his sons will place their hands on its head. 15 "Take one of the rams, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head.
16 Slaughter it, take the blood, and throw it against the altar on all sides. 16 Slaughter it and take the blood and sprinkle it against the altar on all sides.
17 Cut the ram into pieces, wash the internal organs and legs, and put them with the other pieces and the head. 17 Cut the ram into pieces and wash the inner parts and the legs, putting them with the head and the other pieces.
18 Then burn the whole ram on the altar. It's a burnt offering, a soothing aroma, an offering by fire to the LORD. 18 Then burn the entire ram on the altar. It is a burnt offering to the LORD, a pleasing aroma, an offering made to the LORD by fire.
19 "Take the other ram. Then Aaron and his sons will place their hands on its head. 19 "Take the other ram, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head.
20 Slaughter it, take some of the blood, and put it on the right ear lobes of Aaron and his sons, on their right thumbs, and on the big toes of their right feet. Throw the [rest of the] blood against the altar on all sides. 20 Slaughter it, take some of its blood and put it on the lobes of the right ears of Aaron and his sons, on the thumbs of their right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. Then sprinkle blood against the altar on all sides.
21 Take some of the blood that is on the altar and some of the anointing oil, and sprinkle it on Aaron and his clothes and on his sons and their clothes. In this way Aaron, his sons, and their clothes will be holy. 21 And take some of the blood on the altar and some of the anointing oil and sprinkle it on Aaron and his garments and on his sons and their garments. Then he and his sons and their garments will be consecrated.
22 "From this [same] ram take the fat, the fat from the tail, the fat that covers the internal organs, the lobe of the liver, the two kidneys with the fat on them, and the right thigh. (This is the ram for the ordination.) 22 "Take from this ram the fat, the fat tail, the fat around the inner parts, the covering of the liver, both kidneys with the fat on them, and the right thigh. (This is the ram for the ordination.)
23 From the basket of unleavened bread which is in the LORD's presence, take a round loaf of bread, a ring of bread made with olive oil, and a wafer. 23 From the basket of bread made without yeast, which is before the LORD, take a loaf, and a cake made with oil, and a wafer.
24 Put all of these in the hands of Aaron and his sons, who will offer them to the LORD. 24 Put all these in the hands of Aaron and his sons and wave them before the LORD as a wave offering.
25 Then take them from their hands, and burn them on the altar on top of the burnt offering. It's a soothing aroma in the LORD's presence, an offering by fire to the LORD. 25 Then take them from their hands and burn them on the altar along with the burnt offering for a pleasing aroma to the LORD, an offering made to the LORD by fire.
26 "Take the breast from the ram used for Aaron's ordination, and present it to the LORD. This will be your share. 26 After you take the breast of the ram for Aaron's ordination, wave it before the LORD as a wave offering, and it will be your share.
27 Set apart as holy the breast that is offered to the LORD and the thigh that is the contribution. Both will come from the ram used for the ordination. They both belong to Aaron and his sons. 27 "Consecrate those parts of the ordination ram that belong to Aaron and his sons: the breast that was waved and the thigh that was presented.
28 It is a permanent law that the Israelites give this portion to Aaron and his sons as a contribution. This will also be their contribution to the LORD from the fellowship offerings. 28 This is always to be the regular share from the Israelites for Aaron and his sons. It is the contribution the Israelites are to make to the LORD from their fellowship offerings.
29 "Aaron's holy clothes will belong to his descendants so that they can be anointed and ordained in them. 29 "Aaron's sacred garments will belong to his descendants so that they can be anointed and ordained in them.
30 The son who succeeds him as priest--the one who goes into the tent of meeting to serve in the holy place--will wear them for seven days. 30 The son who succeeds him as priest and comes to the Tent of Meeting to minister in the Holy Place is to wear them seven days.
31 "Take the ram used for the ordination, and boil its meat in a holy place. 31 "Take the ram for the ordination and cook the meat in a sacred place.
32 At the entrance to the tent of meeting, Aaron and his sons will eat the meat of the ram and the bread [left] in the basket. 32 At the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, Aaron and his sons are to eat the meat of the ram and the bread that is in the basket.
33 They will eat those offerings through which they made peace with the LORD at their ordination and installation. No one else may eat them because the offerings are holy. 33 They are to eat these offerings by which atonement was made for their ordination and consecration. But no one else may eat them, because they are sacred.
34 If any meat or bread from the ordination is left over until morning, burn it up. It must not be eaten because it is holy. 34 And if any of the meat of the ordination ram or any bread is left over till morning, burn it up. It must not be eaten, because it is sacred.
35 "Do this with Aaron and his sons exactly as I have commanded you. Take seven days to ordain them. 35 "Do for Aaron and his sons everything I have commanded you, taking seven days to ordain them.
36 Each day sacrifice a young bull as an offering to make peace with the LORD. Sacrifice this offering for sin on the altar in order to pay for its sins. Then anoint it [with olive oil] in order to dedicate it. 36 Sacrifice a bull each day as a sin offering to make atonement. Purify the altar by making atonement for it, and anoint it to consecrate it.
37 For seven days at the altar make peace with the LORD and set the altar apart for its holy purpose. Then the altar will be most holy. Anything that touches the altar will become holy. 37 For seven days make atonement for the altar and consecrate it. Then the altar will be most holy, and whatever touches it will be holy.
38 "This is what you are to offer on the altar regularly every day: two one-year-old lambs. 38 "This is what you are to offer on the altar regularly each day: two lambs a year old.
39 Offer one in the morning and the other at dusk. 39 Offer one in the morning and the other at twilight.
40 With the first lamb make an offering of eight cups of flour mixed with one quart of virgin olive oil. Make a wine offering of one quart of wine. 40 With the first lamb offer a tenth of an ephah of fine flour mixed with a quarter of a hin of oil from pressed olives, and a quarter of a hin of wine as a drink offering.
41 Offer the other lamb at dusk, and with it make the same grain offering and wine offering as in the morning. This is a soothing aroma, an offering by fire to the LORD. 41 Sacrifice the other lamb at twilight with the same grain offering and its drink offering as in the morning--a pleasing aroma, an offering made to the LORD by fire.
42 "For generations to come this will be the daily burnt offering [made] in the LORD's presence at the entrance to the tent of meeting. There I will meet with you to speak to you. 42 "For the generations to come this burnt offering is to be made regularly at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting before the LORD. There I will meet you and speak to you;
43 I will also meet with the Israelites there, and my glory will make this place holy. 43 there also I will meet with the Israelites, and the place will be consecrated by my glory.
44 I will dedicate the tent of meeting and the altar for their holy purposes. I will set Aaron and his sons apart for their holy duties of serving me as priests. 44 "So I will consecrate the Tent of Meeting and the altar and will consecrate Aaron and his sons to serve me as priests.
45 "Then I will live among the Israelites and be their God. 45 Then I will dwell among the Israelites and be their God.
46 They will know that I am the LORD their God. I brought them out of Egypt so that I might live among them. I am the LORD their God." 46 They will know that I am the LORD their God, who brought them out of Egypt so that I might dwell among them. I am the LORD their God.