Leviticus 7:11-27 NIV

The Fellowship Offering

11 " 'These are the regulations for the fellowship offeringa a person may present to the LORD:

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    • a 7:11 - Traditionally "peace offering"; also in verses 13-37
      12 " 'If he offers it as an expression of thankfulness, then along with this thank offering1 he is to offer cakes2 of bread made without yeast3 and mixed with oil, wafers4 made without yeast and spread with oil,5 and cakes of fine flour well-kneaded and mixed with oil.

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      13 Along with his fellowship offering of thanksgiving6 he is to present an offering with cakes of bread made with yeast.7

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      14 He is to bring one of each kind as an offering, a contribution to the LORD; it belongs to the priest who sprinkles the blood of the fellowship offerings.
      15 The meat of his fellowship offering of thanksgiving must be eaten on the day it is offered; he must leave none of it till morning.8

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      16 " 'If, however, his offering is the result of a vow9 or is a freewill offering,10 the sacrifice shall be eaten on the day he offers it, but anything left over may be eaten on the next day.11

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      17 Any meat of the sacrifice left over till the third day must be burned up.12

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      18 If any meat of the fellowship offering13 is eaten on the third day, it will not be accepted.14 It will not be credited15 to the one who offered it, for it is impure; the person who eats any of it will be held responsible.16

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      19 " 'Meat that touches anything ceremonially unclean must not be eaten; it must be burned up. As for other meat, anyone ceremonially clean may eat it.
      20 But if anyone who is unclean17 eats any meat of the fellowship offering belonging to the LORD, that person must be cut off from his people.18

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      21 If anyone touches something unclean19--whether human uncleanness or an unclean animal or any unclean, detestable thing--and then eats any of the meat of the fellowship offering belonging to the LORD, that person must be cut off from his people.' "

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      Eating Fat and Blood Forbidden

      22 The LORD said to Moses,

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          23 "Say to the Israelites: 'Do not eat any of the fat of cattle, sheep or goats.20

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          24 The fat of an animal found dead or torn by wild animals21 may be used for any other purpose, but you must not eat it.

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          25 Anyone who eats the fat of an animal from which an offering by fire may beb made to the LORD must be cut off from his people.

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            • b 7:25 - Or "fire is"
              26 And wherever you live, you must not eat the blood22 of any bird or animal.

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              27 If anyone eats blood,23 that person must be cut off from his people.' "

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