Prescribed Offerings1The Lord spoke to Moses, 2 “Command the Israelites and say to them: Be sure to present to Me at its appointed time My offering and My food a as My fire offering, a pleasing aroma to Me. 3And say to them: This is the fire offering you are to present to the Lord: b
Daily Offerings“Each day present two unblemished year-old male lambs as a regular ▼
▼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. 4 Offer one lamb in the morning and the other lamb at twilight, 5along with two quarts ▼
▼Lit one-tenth of an ephahof fine flour for a ▼
▼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 mixed with a quart ▼
▼Lit a fourth of a hinof olive oil from crushed olives. g 6It is a regular burnt offering established at Mount Sinai for a pleasing aroma, a fire offering to the Lord. 7The ▼
▼drink offering: An offering of a specified amount of wine or beer given along with animal sacrifices; it was poured over the sacrifice before it was burned.drink offering is to be a quart ▼
▼Lit a fourth of a hinwith each lamb. Pour out the offering of beer to the Lord in the sanctuary area. 8 Offer the second lamb at twilight, along with the same kind of grain offering and drink offering as in the morning. It is a fire offering, a pleasing aroma to the Lord.
Sabbath Offerings9 “On the Sabbath day present two unblemished year-old male lambs, four quarts ▼ of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering, and its drink offering. 10It is the burnt offering for every Sabbath, in addition to the regular burnt offering and its drink offering.
Monthly Offerings11 “At the beginning of each of your months present a burnt offering to the Lord: two young bulls, one ram, seven male lambs a year old – all unblemished – 12with six quarts ▼ of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering for each bull, four quarts ▼ of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering for the ram, 13and two quarts ▼ of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering for each lamb. It is a burnt offering, a pleasing aroma, a fire offering to the Lord. 14Their drink offerings are to be two quarts ▼
▼Lit a half hinof wine with each bull, one and a third quarts ▼
▼Lit bull, a third hinwith the ram, and one quart ▼
▼Lit a fourth hinwith each male lamb. This is the monthly burnt offering for all the months of the year. 15And one male goat is to be offered as a ▼
▼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 to the Lord, in addition to the regular burnt offering with its drink offering.
Offerings for Passover16 “The ▼
▼Passover: The Israelite festival celebrated on the fourteenth day of the first month in the early spring. It was a celebration of the deliverance of the Israelites from Egypt, commemorating the final plague on Egypt when the firstborn were killed.Passover s to the Lord comes in the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month. 17On the fifteenth day of this month there will be a festival; unleavened bread is to be eaten for seven days. 18On the first day there is to be a sacred assembly; you are not to do any daily work. t 19 Present a fire offering, a burnt offering to the Lord: two young bulls, one ram, and seven male lambs a year old. Your animals are to be unblemished. 20The grain offering with them is to be of fine flour mixed with oil; offer six quarts ▼ with each bull and four quarts ▼ with the ram. 21 Offer two quarts ▼ with each of the seven lambs 22and one male goat for a sin offering to 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 for yourselves. 23 Offer these with the morning burnt offering that is part of the regular burnt offering. 24You are to offer the same food each day for seven days as a fire offering, y a pleasing aroma to the Lord. It is to be offered with its drink offering and the regular burnt offering. 25On the seventh day you are to hold a sacred assembly; you are not to do any daily work.
Offerings for the Festival of Weeks26 “On the day of ▼
▼firstfruits: The agricultural products harvested first and given to God as an offering; also the first of more products to comefirstfruits, you are to hold a sacred assembly when you present an offering of new grain to the Lord at your Festival of Weeks; aa you are not to do any daily work. 27 Present a burnt offering for a pleasing aroma to the Lord: two young bulls, one ram, and seven male lambs a year old, 28with their grain offering of fine flour mixed with oil, six quarts ▼ with each bull, four quarts ▼ with the ram, 29and two quarts ▼ with each of the seven lambs, 30and one male goat to make atonement for yourselves. 31 Offer them with their drink offerings in addition to the regular burnt offering and its grain offering. Your animals are to be unblemished.
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