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Leviticus 22 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:1 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:2 - 'Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, and they are separated from the holy things of the sons of Israel, and they pollute not My holy name in what they are hallowing to Me; I am Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:3 - 'Say unto them, To your generations, any man who draweth near, out of all your seed, unto the holy things which the sons of Israel do sanctify to Jehovah, and his uncleanness on him -- even that person hath been cut off from before Me; I am Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:4 - 'Any man of the seed of Aaron, and is leprous or hath an issue -- of the holy things he doth not eat till that he is clean; and he who is coming against any uncleanness of a person, or a man whose seed of copulation goeth out from him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:5 - or a man who cometh against any teeming thing which is unclean to him, or against a man who is unclean to him, even any of his uncleanness --
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:6 - the person who cometh against it -- hath even been unclean till the evening, and doth not eat of the holy things, but hath bathed his flesh with water,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:7 - and the sun hath gone in, and he hath been clean, and afterwards he doth eat of the holy things, for it is his food;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:8 - a carcase or torn thing he doth not eat, for uncleanness thereby; I am Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:9 - 'And they have kept My charge, and bear no sin for it, that they have died for it when they pollute it; I am Jehovah sanctifying them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:10 - 'And no stranger doth eat of the holy thing; a settler of a priest and an hireling doth not eat of the holy thing;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:11 - and when a priest buyeth a person, the purchase of his money, he doth eat of it, also one born in his house; they do eat of his bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:12 - 'And a priest's daughter, when she is a strange man's, -- she, of the heave-offering of the holy things doth not eat;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:13 - and a priest's daughter, when she is a widow, or cast out, and hath no seed, and hath turned back unto the house of her father, as in her youth, of her father's bread she doth eat; but no stranger doth eat of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:14 - 'And when a man doth eat of a holy thing through ignorance, then he hath added its fifth part to it, and hath given it to the priest, with the holy thing;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:15 - and they do not pollute the holy things of the sons of Israel -- that which they lift up to Jehovah,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:16 - nor have caused them to bear the iniquity of the guilt-offering in their eating their holy things; for I am Jehovah, sanctifying them.'

Flawless Animals for Sacrifice

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:17 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:18 - 'Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, and unto all the sons of Israel, and thou hast said unto them, Any man of the house of Israel, or of the sojourners in Israel, who bringeth near his offering, of all his vows, or of all his willing offerings which they bring near to Jehovah for a burnt-offering;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:19 - at your pleasure a perfect one, a male of the herd, of the sheep or of the goats;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:20 - nothing in which is blemish do ye bring near, for it is not for a pleasing thing for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:21 - 'And when a man bringeth near a sacrifice of peace-offerings to Jehovah, to complete a vow, or for a willing-offering, of the herd or of the flock, it is perfect for a pleasing thing: no blemish is in it;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:22 - blind, or broken, or maimed, or having a wen, or scurvy, or scabbed -- ye do not bring these near to Jehovah, and a fire-offering ye do not make of them on the altar to Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:23 - 'As to an ox or a sheep enlarged or dwarfed -- a willing-offering ye do make it, but for a vow it is not pleasing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:24 - As to a bruised, or beaten, or enlarged, or cut thing -- ye do not bring it near to Jehovah; even in your land ye do not do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:25 - And from the hand of a son of a stranger ye do not bring near the bread of your God, of any of these, for their corruption is in them; blemish is in them; they are not pleasing for you.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:26 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:27 - 'When ox or lamb or goat is born, and it hath been seven days under its dam, then from the eighth day and henceforth, it is pleasing for an offering, a fire-offering to Jehovah;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:28 - but an ox or sheep -- it and its young one, ye do not slaughter in one day.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:29 - 'And when ye sacrifice a sacrifice of thanksgiving to Jehovah, at your pleasure ye do sacrifice,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:30 - on that day it is eaten, ye do not leave of it till morning; I am Jehovah;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:31 - and ye have kept my commands, and have done them; I am Jehovah;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:32 - and ye do not pollute My holy name, and I have been hallowed in the midst of the sons of Israel; I am Jehovah, sanctifying you,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:33 - who am bringing you up out of the land of Egypt, to become your God; I am Jehovah.'

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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