1The Lord spoke to Moses. He said,2“Suppose a person sins by not being faithful to me. He does it by tricking his neighbors. He tricks them in connection with something they have placed in his care. He steals from them. Or he cheats them.3Or he finds something they have lost and then tells a lie about it. Or he goes to court. He takes an oath and tells a lie when he witnesses about it. Or he commits any other sin like those sins.4“When he sins in any of those ways, he becomes guilty. He must return what he stole. He must give back what he took by cheating his neighbors. He must return what they placed in his care. He must return the lost property he found.5He must return anything he told a lie about when he witnessed in court. He must pay back everything in full. He must add a fifth of its value to it. He must give all of it to the owner on the day he brings his guilt offering.6“He must bring his guilt offering to the priest to pay for his sin. It is an offering to me. He must bring a ram from the flock. It must not have any flaws. It must be worth the required amount of money.7“The priest will sacrifice the ram to pay for the person's sin. He will do it in my sight. And the person will be forgiven for any of the things he did that made him guilty.”
More Rules for Burnt Offerings
8The Lord spoke to Moses. He said,9“Give Aaron and the priests who are in his family line a command. Tell them, ‘Here are some more rules for burnt offerings. The burnt offering must remain on the altar through the whole night. The fire on the altar must be kept burning until morning.10“ ‘The priest must put on his linen clothes. He must put on linen underwear next to his body. He must remove the ashes of the burnt offering that the fire has burned up on the altar. He must place them beside the altar.11Then he must take his clothes off and put others on. He must carry the ashes outside the camp to a place that is “clean.”12“ ‘The fire on the altar must be kept burning. It must not go out. Every morning the priest must add more wood to the fire. He must place the burnt offering on the fire. He must burn the fat of the friendship offerings on it.13The fire must be kept burning on the altar all the time. It must not go out.
More Rules for Grain Offerings
14“ ‘Here are some more rules for grain offerings. The priests who are in Aaron's family line must bring the grain offering to the Lord in front of the altar.15“ ‘The priest must take a handful of fine flour and olive oil. He must add to it all of the incense that is on the grain offering. He must burn that part on the altar. It will remind him that all good things come from the Lord. It gives a smell that is pleasant to the Lord.16“ ‘Aaron and the priests who are in his family line will eat the rest of it. But they must eat it without yeast in a holy place. They must eat it in the courtyard of the Tent of Meeting.17It must not be baked with yeast. The Lord has given it to the priests as their share of the offerings that are made to him with fire. It is very holy, just like the sin offering and the guilt offering.18“ ‘Any priests who are in Aaron's family line can eat it. It is their regular share of the offerings that are made to the Lord with fire. It is their share for all time to come. Anyone who touches those offerings will become holy.’ ”19The Lord spoke to Moses. He said,20“On the day each high priest who is in Aaron's family line is anointed, he must bring an offering to me. He must bring eight cups of fine flour as a regular grain offering. He must bring half of it in the morning. He must bring the other half in the evening.21Mix it with olive oil. Grill it on a metal plate. Break it in pieces. Bring it as a grain offering. It gives a smell that is pleasant to me.22“The son of Aaron who will become the next high priest after him will prepare the grain offering. It is my regular share. It must be completely burned up.23Every grain offering a high priest offers must be completely burned up. It must not be eaten.”
More Rules for Sin Offerings
24The Lord spoke to Moses. He said,25“Speak to Aaron and the priests who are in his family line. Tell them, ‘Here are some more rules for sin offerings. You must kill the animal for the sin offering in the sight of the Lord. Kill it in the place where the burnt offering is killed. It is very holy.26The priest who offers it will eat it. He must eat it in a holy place. He must eat it in the courtyard of the Tent of Meeting.27“ ‘Anyone who touches any of its meat will become holy. Suppose some of the blood is spilled on someone's clothes. Then you must wash them in a holy place.28Break the clay pot the meat is cooked in. But suppose you cook it in a bronze pot. Then you must scrub the pot and rinse it with water.29“ ‘Any male in a priest's family can eat the meat. It is very holy.30“ ‘But suppose some of the blood of a sin offering is brought into the Tent of Meeting. And that blood is brought into the Holy Room to pay for sin. Then that sin offering must not be eaten. It must be burned.
English Standard Version
1 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying,2“If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor (Ex 22:7; Ex 22:10; Le 19:11; Le 19:13; Nu 5:6; Mic 2:2)3or has found something lost and lied about it, swearing falsely—in any of all the things that people do and sin thereby— (Ex 22:11; Ex 23:4; Le 19:12; De 22:1)4if he has sinned and has realized his guilt and will restore what he took by robbery or what he got by oppression or the deposit that was committed to him or the lost thing that he found (Le 6:2)5or anything about which he has sworn falsely, he shall restore it in full and shall add a fifth to it, and give it to him to whom it belongs on the day he realizes his guilt. (Le 5:16; Nu 5:7; 2Sa 12:6; Lu 19:8)6And he shall bring to the priest as his compensation to the Lord a ram without blemish out of the flock, or its equivalent, for a guilt offering. (Le 5:15; Le 5:18)7And the priest shall make atonement for him before the Lord, and he shall be forgiven for any of the things that one may do and thereby become guilty.” (Le 4:26)
The Priests and the Offerings
8 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying,9“Command Aaron and his sons, saying, This is the law of the burnt offering. The burnt offering shall be on the hearth on the altar all night until the morning, and the fire of the altar shall be kept burning on it.10And the priest shall put on his linen garment and put his linen undergarment on his body, and he shall take up the ashes to which the fire has reduced the burnt offering on the altar and put them beside the altar. (Ex 28:39; Le 1:16; Le 16:4; Eze 44:18)11Then he shall take off his garments and put on other garments and carry the ashes outside the camp to a clean place. (Le 4:12; Le 16:23; Eze 42:14; Eze 44:19)12The fire on the altar shall be kept burning on it; it shall not go out. The priest shall burn wood on it every morning, and he shall arrange the burnt offering on it and shall burn on it the fat of the peace offerings. (Le 3:3; Le 3:9; Le 3:14)13Fire shall be kept burning on the altar continually; it shall not go out.14“And this is the law of the grain offering. The sons of Aaron shall offer it before the Lord in front of the altar. (Le 2:1; Nu 15:4)15And one shall take from it a handful of the fine flour of the grain offering and its oil and all the frankincense that is on the grain offering and burn this as its memorial portion on the altar, a pleasing aroma to the Lord. (Le 2:2; Le 2:9)16And the rest of it Aaron and his sons shall eat. It shall be eaten unleavened in a holy place. In the court of the tent of meeting they shall eat it. (Le 2:3; Le 2:10; Le 6:26; Le 10:12; Eze 44:29; 1Co 9:13)17It shall not be baked with leaven. I have given it as their portion of my food offerings. It is a thing most holy, like the sin offering and the guilt offering. (Le 2:3; Le 2:11; Le 6:25; Le 6:29; Le 7:1; Nu 18:9)18Every male among the children of Aaron may eat of it, as decreed forever throughout your generations, from the Lord’s food offerings. Whatever touches them shall become holy.”19The Lord spoke to Moses, saying,20“This is the offering that Aaron and his sons shall offer to the Lord on the day when he is anointed: a tenth of an ephah of fine flour as a regular grain offering, half of it in the morning and half in the evening. (Ex 16:36; Ex 29:1; Le 5:11)21It shall be made with oil on a griddle. You shall bring it well mixed, in baked pieces like a grain offering, and offer it for a pleasing aroma to the Lord. (Le 2:5; Le 7:9; Le 7:12)22The priest from among Aaron’s sons, who is anointed to succeed him, shall offer it to the Lord as decreed forever. The whole of it shall be burned. (Ex 29:25)23Every grain offering of a priest shall be wholly burned. It shall not be eaten.”24The Lord spoke to Moses, saying,25“Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, This is the law of the sin offering. In the place where the burnt offering is killed shall the sin offering be killed before the Lord; it is most holy. (Le 1:3; Le 1:5; Le 1:11; Le 4:24; Le 4:29; Le 4:33; Le 6:17; Le 6:29; Le 7:2)26The priest who offers it for sin shall eat it. In a holy place it shall be eaten, in the court of the tent of meeting. (Le 6:16; Le 10:17; Nu 18:9; Nu 18:19; Eze 44:27)27Whatever touches its flesh shall be holy, and when any of its blood is splashed on a garment, you shall wash that on which it was splashed in a holy place.28And the earthenware vessel in which it is boiled shall be broken. But if it is boiled in a bronze vessel, that shall be scoured and rinsed in water. (Le 11:32; Le 11:33; Le 15:12)29Every male among the priests may eat of it; it is most holy. (Le 6:25)30But no sin offering shall be eaten from which any blood is brought into the tent of meeting to make atonement in the Holy Place; it shall be burned up with fire. (Le 4:7; Le 4:11; Le 4:18; Le 4:21; Le 6:26; Le 6:29; Le 10:18; Le 16:27; Heb 13:11)