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Leviticus 1 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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The Burnt Offering
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Then the LORD summoned Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting:

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“Speak to the Israelites and tell them: When any of you brings an offering to the LORD from the livestock, you may bring your offering from the herd or the flock.

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“If his offering is a burnt offering from the herd, he is to bring an unblemished male. He will bring it to the entrance to the tent of meeting so that he[fn] may be accepted by the LORD.

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“He is to lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering so it can be accepted on his behalf to make atonement for him.

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“He is to slaughter the bull before the LORD; Aaron’s sons the priests are to present the blood and splatter it on all sides of the altar that is at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

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“Then he is to skin the burnt offering and cut it into pieces.[fn]

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“The sons of Aaron the priest will prepare a fire on the altar and arrange wood on the fire.

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“Aaron’s sons the priests are to arrange the pieces, the head, and the fat on top of the burning wood on the altar.

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“The offerer is to wash its entrails and legs with water. Then the priest will burn all of it on the altar as a burnt offering, a fire offering of a pleasing aroma to the LORD.

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“But if his offering for a burnt offering is from the flock, from sheep or goats, he is to present an unblemished male.

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“He will slaughter it on the north side of the altar before the LORD. Aaron’s sons the priests will splatter its blood against the altar on all sides.

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“He will cut the animal into pieces with its head and its fat, and the priest will arrange them on top of the burning wood on the altar.

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“But he is to wash the entrails and legs with water. The priest will then present all of it and burn it on the altar; it is a burnt offering, a fire offering of a pleasing aroma to the LORD.

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“If his offering to the LORD is a burnt offering of birds, he is to present his offering from the turtledoves or young pigeons.[fn]

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“Then the priest is to bring it to the altar, and will twist off its head and burn it on the altar; its blood should be drained at the side of the altar.

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“He will remove its digestive tract,[fn] cutting off the tail feathers, and throw it on the east side of the altar at the place for ashes.

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“He will tear it open by its wings without dividing the bird. Then the priest is to burn it on the altar on top of the burning wood. It is a burnt offering, a fire offering of a pleasing aroma to the LORD.

CSB Footnotes
Or it
Lit its pieces, also in v. 12
Or or pigeons
Or its crop, or its crissum

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