Leviticus 17:11

English Standard Version

11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood that makes atonement by the life. (Le17:14; Mt26:28; Mr14:24; Ro3:25; Ro5:9; Eph1:7; Col1:14; Col1:20; Heb9:22; Heb13:12; 1Jo1:7; Re1:5)

New International Version

11 For the life of a creature is in the blood, and I have given it to you to make atonement for yourselves on the altar; it is the blood that makes atonement for one’s life.[1]

New Int. Readers Version

11 “ ‘The life of each creature is in its blood. So I have given you the blood of animals to pay for your sin on the altar. Blood is life. That is why blood pays for your sin.

King James Version

11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.