Leviticus 6

1
Lv 5:20 in Hb
The Lord spoke to Moses:
2 “When someone sins and offends the Lord by deceiving b his neighbor in regard to a deposit c a security
Or an investment
or a robbery; e or defrauds f his neighbor;
3 or finds something lost and lies about it; g or swears falsely h about any of the sinful things a person may do 4 once he has sinned i and acknowledged his
guilt/guilty: The liability to be punished for a fault, a sin, an act, or an omission unless there is forgiveness or atonement; the term normally concerns an objective fact, not a subjective feeling.
guilt k – he must return what he stole or defrauded, or the deposit entrusted to him, or the lost item he found,
5 or anything else about which he swore falsely. He must make full restitution for it and add a fifth of its value to it. l He is to pay it to its owner on the day he acknowledges his guilt. m 6Then he must bring his
restitution offering(s): An offering that was a penalty for unintentional sins, primarily in relation to the tabernacle or temple; traditionally trespass or guilt offering
restitution offering o to the Lord: an unblemished p ram from the flock according to your assessment of its value as a restitution offering to the priest.
7In this way the priest will make
atone/ atonement: A theological term for God's provision to deal with human sin. In the OT, it primarily means purification. In some contexts forgiveness, pardon, expiation, propitiation, or reconciliation is included. The basis of atonement is substitutionary sacrifice offered in faith. The OT sacrifices were types and shadows of the great and final sacrifice of Jesus on the cross.
atonement on his behalf before the Lord, and he will be forgiven for anything he may have done to incur guilt.” r

The Burnt Offering

8
Lv 6:1 in Hb
The Lord spoke to Moses:
9 “Command Aaron and his sons: This is the law of the
burnt offering(s): Or holocaust, an offering completely burned to ashes; it was used in connection with worship, seeking God's favor, expiating sin, or averting judgment.
burnt offering; the burnt offering itself must remain on the altar’s hearth all night until morning, while the fire of the altar is kept burning on it.
10The priest is to put on his linen robe and linen undergarments.
Lit undergarments on his flesh
,
v He is to remove the ashes of the burnt offering the fire has consumed on the altar, and place them beside the altar.
11Then he must take off his garments, put on other clothes, w and bring the ashes outside the camp to a ceremonially
clean: When something is clean, it is holy or acceptable to God. When it is unclean, it is unholy (such as an unclean spirit). The term can be used in a ritual sense to apply to moral standards for living.
clean place.
12The fire on the altar is to be kept burning; it must not go out. Every morning the priest will burn wood on the fire. He is to arrange the burnt offering on the fire and burn the fat portions from the
fellowship sacrifice(s) or offering(s): An animal offering was given to maintain and strengthen a person's relationship with God. It was not required as a remedy for impurity or sin but was an expression of thanksgiving for various blessings. An important function of this sacrifice was to provide meat for the priests and the participants in the sacrifice; it was also called the peace offering or the sacrifice of well-being.
fellowship offerings z on it.
13 Fire must be kept burning on the altar continually; it must not go out.

The Grain Offering

14 “Now this is the law of the
grain offering(s): An offering given along with animal sacrifices or given by itself. A portion was burnt and the priests and participant ate the remainder.
grain offering: ab Aaron’s sons will present it before the Lord in front of the altar.
15The priest is to remove a handful of fine flour and olive oil from the grain offering, with all the frankincense that is on the offering, and burn its memorial portion on the altar as a pleasing aroma to the Lord. 16 Aaron and his sons may eat the rest of it. ac It is to be eaten in the form of unleavened bread ad in a holy place; ae they are to eat it in the courtyard af of the tent of meeting. 17It must not be baked with yeast; I have assigned it as their portion ag from My fire offerings. ah It is especially holy, like the
sin offering(s): Or purification offering, the sin offering was the most important OT sacrifice for cleansing from impurities. It provided purification from sin and certain forms of ceremonial uncleanness.
sin offering aj and the restitution offering.
18 Any male among Aaron’s descendants ak may eat it. It is a permanent portion
Or statute
,
am throughout your generations from the fire offerings to the Lord. Anything that touches the offerings will become holy.” an

19The Lord spoke to Moses: 20 “This is the offering that Aaron and his sons must present to the Lord on the day that he is anointed: two quarts
Lit a tenth of an ephah
of fine flour as a regular
Daily
grain offering, half of it in the morning and half in the evening.
21It is to be prepared with oil on a griddle; you are to bring it well-kneaded. You must present it as a grain offering of baked pieces,
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a pleasing aroma to the Lord.
22The priest, who is one of Aaron’s sons and will be anointed to take his place, is to prepare it. It must be completely burned as a permanent portion for the Lord. 23 Every grain offering for a priest will be a whole burnt offering; ar it is not to be eaten.”

The Sin Offering

24 The Lord spoke to Moses: 25 “Tell Aaron and his sons: This is the law of the sin offering. as The sin offering is most holy and must be slaughtered before the Lord at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered. 26The priest who offers it as a sin offering is to eat it. It must be eaten in a holy place, at in the courtyard of the tent of meeting. 27 Anything that touches its flesh will become holy, and if any of its blood spatters on a garment, then you must wash that garment
Lit wash what it spattered on
in a holy place.
28A clay pot in which the sin offering is boiled must be broken; if it is boiled in a bronze vessel, it must be scoured and rinsed with water. 29 Any male among the priests may eat it; it is especially holy. 30But no sin offering may be eaten if its blood has been brought into the tent of meeting to make atonement in the holy place; it must be burned up.
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