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Leviticus 8 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Consecration of Aaron and His Sons

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:1 - Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:2 - “Take Aaron and his sons with him, and the garments and the anointing oil and the bull of the sin offering, and the two rams and the basket of unleavened bread,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:3 - and assemble all the congregation at the doorway of the tent of meeting.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:4 - So Moses did just as the LORD commanded him. When the congregation was assembled at the doorway of the tent of meeting,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:5 - Moses said to the congregation, “This is the thing which the LORD has commanded to do.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:6 - Then Moses had Aaron and his sons come near and washed them with water.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:7 - He put the tunic on him and girded him with the sash, and clothed him with the robe and put the ephod on him; and he girded him with the artistic band of the ephod, [fn]with which he tied it to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:8 - He then placed the [fn]breastpiece on him, and in the [fn]breastpiece he put [fn]the Urim and the Thummim.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:9 - He also placed the turban on his head, and on the turban, at its front, he placed the golden plate, the holy crown, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:10 - Moses then took the anointing oil and anointed the [fn]tabernacle and all that was in it, and consecrated them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:11 - He sprinkled some of it on the altar seven times and anointed the altar and all its utensils, and the basin and its stand, to consecrate them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:12 - Then he poured some of the anointing oil on Aaron’s head and anointed him, to consecrate him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:13 - Next Moses had Aaron’s sons come near and clothed them with tunics, and girded them with sashes and bound [fn]caps on them, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:14 - Then he brought the bull of the sin offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the bull of the sin offering.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:15 - Next [fn]Moses slaughtered it and took the blood and with his finger put some of it around on the horns of the altar, and purified the altar. Then he poured out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar and consecrated it, to make atonement for it.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:16 - He also took all the fat that was on the entrails and the [fn]lobe of the liver, and the two kidneys and their fat; and Moses offered it up in smoke on the altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:17 - But the bull and its hide and its flesh and its refuse he burned in the fire outside the camp, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:18 - Then he presented the ram of the burnt offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:19 - [fn]Moses slaughtered it and sprinkled the blood around on the altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:20 - When he had cut the ram into its pieces, Moses offered up the head and the pieces and the suet in smoke.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:21 - After he had washed the entrails and the legs with water, Moses offered up the whole ram in smoke on the altar. It was a burnt offering for a soothing aroma; it was an offering by fire to the LORD, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:22 - Then he presented the second ram, the ram of [fn]ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:23 - [fn]Moses slaughtered it and took some of its blood and put it on the lobe of Aaron’s right ear, and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:24 - He also had Aaron’s sons come near; and Moses put some of the blood on the lobe of their right ear, and on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot. Moses then sprinkled the rest of the blood around on the altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:25 - He took the fat, and the fat tail, and all the fat that was on the entrails, and the [fn]lobe of the liver and the two kidneys and their fat and the right thigh.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:26 - From the basket of unleavened bread that was before the LORD, he took one unleavened cake and one cake of bread mixed with oil and one wafer, and placed them on the portions of fat and on the right thigh.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:27 - He then put all these on the hands of Aaron and on the hands of his sons and presented them as a wave offering before the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:28 - Then Moses took them from their hands and offered them up in smoke on the altar with the burnt offering. They were an ordination offering for a soothing aroma; it was an offering by fire to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:29 - Moses also took the breast and presented it for a wave offering before the LORD; it was Moses’ portion of the ram of ordination, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:30 - So Moses took some of the anointing oil and some of the blood which was on the altar and sprinkled it on Aaron, on his garments, on his sons, and on the garments of his sons with him; and he consecrated Aaron, his garments, and his sons, and the garments of his sons with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:31 - Then Moses said to Aaron and to his sons, “Boil the flesh at the doorway of the tent of meeting, and eat it there together with the bread which is in the basket of the ordination offering, just as I commanded, saying, ‘Aaron and his sons shall eat it.’

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:32 - “The remainder of the flesh and of the bread you shall burn in the fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:33 - “You shall not go outside the doorway of the tent of meeting for seven days, until the day that the period of your ordination is fulfilled; for he will [fn]ordain you through seven days.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:34 - “The LORD has commanded to do as has been done this day, to make atonement on your behalf.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:35 - “At the doorway of the tent of meeting, moreover, you shall remain day and night for seven days and keep the charge of the LORD, so that you will not die, for so I have been commanded.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:36 - Thus Aaron and his sons did all the things which the LORD had commanded through Moses.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: and with it
Literally: pouch
I.e. the lights and perfections
Or, dwelling place
Literally: headgear
Literally: he slaughtered it and Moses took
Or, appendage on
Literally: He slaughtered it and Moses sprinkled
Literally: filling, and so throughout the chapter
Literally: He slaughtered it and Moses took
Or, appendage on
Literally: fill your hands
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