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Leviticus 16 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Law of Atonement

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:1 - Now the LORD spoke to Moses after the death of the two sons of Aaron, when they had approached the presence of the LORD and died.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:2 - The LORD said to Moses:
“Tell your brother Aaron that he shall not enter at [fn]any time into the Holy Place inside the veil, before the [fn]atoning cover which is on the ark, or he will die; for I will appear in the cloud over the [fn]atoning cover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:3 - “Aaron shall enter the Holy Place with this: with a [fn]bull as a [fn]sin offering and a ram as a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:4 - “He shall put on the holy linen tunic, and the linen undergarments shall be next to his [fn]body, and he shall be wrapped about the waist with the linen sash and the linen turban wound around his forehead (these are holy garments). He shall bathe his [fn]body in water and put them on.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:5 - “And he shall take from the congregation of the sons of Israel two male goats as a [fn]sin offering, and one ram as a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:6 - “Then Aaron shall offer the bull as the [fn]sin offering, which is for himself, so that he may make atonement for himself and for his household.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:7 - “He shall then take the two goats and present them before the LORD at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:8 - “Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats, one lot for the LORD and the other lot for [fn]the [fn]scapegoat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:9 - “Then Aaron shall offer the goat on which the lot for the LORD fell, and make it a [fn]sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:10 - “But the goat on which the lot for [fn]the [fn]scapegoat fell shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make atonement upon it, to send it into the wilderness [fn]as the [fn]scapegoat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:11 - “Then Aaron shall offer the bull of the [fn]sin offering which is for himself and make atonement for himself and for his household, and he shall slaughter the bull of the [fn]sin offering which is for himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:12 - “He shall take a firepan full of coals of fire from upon the altar before the LORD and [fn]two handfuls of finely ground sweet incense, and bring it inside the veil.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:13 - “He shall put the incense on the fire before the LORD, so that the cloud of incense may cover the atoning cover that is on the ark of the testimony, otherwise he will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:14 - “Moreover, he shall take some of the blood of the bull and sprinkle it with his finger on the atoning cover on the east side; also in front of the atoning cover he shall sprinkle some of the blood with his finger seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:15 - “Then he shall slaughter the goat of the sin offering, which is for the people, and bring its blood inside the veil and do with its blood as he did with the blood of the bull, and sprinkle it on the atoning cover and in front of the atoning cover.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - “He shall make atonement for the Holy Place, because of the impurities of the sons of Israel and because of their unlawful acts regarding all their sins; and he shall do so for the tent of meeting which remains with them in the midst of their impurities.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:17 - “When he goes in to make atonement in the Holy Place, no one shall be in the tent of meeting until he comes out, so that he may make atonement for himself and for his household, and for all the assembly of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:18 - “Then he shall go out to the altar that is before the LORD and make atonement for it; he shall take some of the blood from the bull and some of the blood from the goat, and put it on the horns of the altar on all sides.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:19 - “With his finger he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it seven times and cleanse it, and consecrate it from the impurities of the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:20 - “When he finishes atoning for the Holy Place and the tent of meeting and the altar, he shall offer the live goat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:21 - “Then Aaron shall lay both of his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the wrongdoings of the sons of Israel and all their unlawful acts regarding all their sins; and he shall place them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who stands ready.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:22 - “Then the goat shall carry on itself all their wrongdoings to an [fn]isolated territory; he shall release the goat in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:23 - “Then Aaron shall come into the tent of meeting and take off the linen garments which he put on when he went into the Holy Place, and shall leave them there.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:24 - “And he shall bathe his [fn]body with water in a holy place and put on his clothes, and come out and offer his burnt offering and the burnt offering of the people, and make atonement for himself and for the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:25 - “Then he shall offer up in smoke the fat of the sin offering on the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:26 - “The one who released the goat [fn]as the [fn]scapegoat shall wash his clothes and bathe his [fn]body with water; then afterward he shall come into the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:27 - “But the bull of the [fn]sin offering and the goat of the [fn]sin offering, whose blood was brought in to make atonement in the Holy Place, shall be taken outside the camp, and they shall burn their hides, their flesh, and their refuse in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:28 - “Then the one who burns them shall wash his clothes and bathe his body with water; and afterward he shall come into the camp.

An Annual Atonement

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:29 - This shall be a permanent statute for you: in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall humble [fn]yourselves and not do any work, whether the native, or the stranger who resides among you;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:30 - for it is on this day that [fn]atonement shall be made for you to cleanse you; you will be clean from all your sins before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:31 - “It is to be a Sabbath of solemn rest for you, so that you may humble [fn]yourselves; it is a permanent statute.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:32 - “So the priest who is anointed and [fn]ordained to serve as priest in his father’s place shall make atonement: he shall put on the linen garments, the holy garments,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:33 - and make atonement for the holy sanctuary, and he shall make atonement for the tent of meeting and for the altar. He shall also make atonement for the priests and for all the people of the assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:34 - “Now you shall have this as a permanent statute, to make atonement for the sons of Israel for all their sins once every year.” And just as the LORD had commanded Moses, so he did.
NASB20 Footnotes
I.e., of his own choosing
Also called mercy seat, and so throughout the ch; i.e., where blood was sprinkled on the Day of Atonement
Also called mercy seat, and so throughout the ch; i.e., where blood was sprinkled on the Day of Atonement
Or bull of the herd
Or purification offering
Lit flesh
Lit flesh
Or purification offering
Or purification offering
Or possibly, Azazel (a name)
I.e., the goat that leaves (escapes); or goat of removal of sins
Or purification offering
Or possibly, Azazel (a name)
I.e., the goat that leaves (escapes); or goat of removal of sins
Or possibly, for Azazel
I.e., the goat that leaves (escapes); or goat of removal of sins
Or purification offering
Or purification offering
Lit the filling of the hollow of his hands
Or infertile
Lit flesh
Or possibly, for Azazel (a name)
I.e., the goat that leaves (escapes); or goat of removal of sins
Lit flesh
Or purification offering
Or purification offering
Lit your souls
Lit he shall make atonement
Lit your souls
Lit whose hand is filled
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