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Leviticus 3 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 "If you want to present a peace offering from the herd, use either a bull or a cow. The animal you offer to the LORD must have no physical defects. 1 " 'If someone's offering is a fellowship offering, and he offers an animal from the herd, whether male or female, he is to present before the LORD an animal without defect.
2 Lay your hand on the animal's head, and slaughter it at the entrance of the Tabernacle. Aaron's sons, the priests, will then sprinkle the animal's blood against the sides of the altar. 2 He is to lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. Then Aaron's sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood against the altar on all sides.
3 Part of this peace offering must be presented to the LORD as an offering made by fire. This includes the fat around the internal organs, 3 From the fellowship offering he is to bring a sacrifice made to the LORD by fire: all the fat that covers the inner parts or is connected to them,
4 the two kidneys with the fat around them near the loins, and the lobe of the liver, which is to be removed with the kidneys. 4 both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the covering of the liver, which he will remove with the kidneys.
5 The sons of Aaron will burn these on the altar on top of the burnt offering on the wood fire. It is an offering made by fire, very pleasing to the LORD." 5 Then Aaron's sons are to burn it on the altar on top of the burnt offering that is on the burning wood, as an offering made by fire, an aroma pleasing to the LORD.
6 "If you present a peace offering to the LORD from the flock, you may bring either a goat or a sheep. It may be either male or female, and it must have no physical defects. 6 " 'If he offers an animal from the flock as a fellowship offering to the LORD, he is to offer a male or female without defect.
7 If you bring a sheep as your gift, present it to the LORD 7 If he offers a lamb, he is to present it before the LORD.
8 by laying your hand on its head and slaughtering it at the entrance of the Tabernacle. The sons of Aaron will then sprinkle the sheep's blood against the sides of the altar. 8 He is to lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it in front of the Tent of Meeting. Then Aaron's sons shall sprinkle its blood against the altar on all sides.
9 Part of this peace offering must be presented to the LORD as an offering made by fire. This includes the fat of the entire tail cut off near the backbone, the fat around the internal organs, 9 From the fellowship offering he is to bring a sacrifice made to the LORD by fire: its fat, the entire fat tail cut off close to the backbone, all the fat that covers the inner parts or is connected to them,
10 the two kidneys with the fat around them near the loins, and the lobe of the liver, which is to be removed with the kidneys. 10 both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the covering of the liver, which he will remove with the kidneys.
11 The priest will burn them on the altar as food, an offering given to the LORD by fire." 11 The priest shall burn them on the altar as food, an offering made to the LORD by fire.
12 "If you bring a goat as your offering to the LORD, 12 " 'If his offering is a goat, he is to present it before the LORD.
13 lay your hand on its head, and slaughter it at the entrance of the Tabernacle. Then the sons of Aaron will sprinkle the goat's blood against the sides of the altar. 13 He is to lay his hand on its head and slaughter it in front of the Tent of Meeting. Then Aaron's sons shall sprinkle its blood against the altar on all sides.
14 Part of this offering must be presented to the LORD as an offering made by fire. This part includes the fat around the internal organs, 14 From what he offers he is to make this offering to the LORD by fire: all the fat that covers the inner parts or is connected to them,
15 the two kidneys with the fat around them near the loins, and the lobe of the liver, which is to be removed with the kidneys. 15 both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the covering of the liver, which he will remove with the kidneys.
16 The priest will burn them on the altar as food, an offering given to the LORD by fire." 16 The priest shall burn them on the altar as food, an offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma. All the fat is the LORD's.
17 "You must never eat any fat or blood. This is a permanent law for you and all your descendants, wherever they may live." 17 " 'This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live: You must not eat any fat or any blood.' "