Inauguration of Tabernacle Worship
9:1 On the eighth day1 Moses summoned2 Aaron and his sons and the elders of Israel,
9:2 and said to Aaron, “Take for yourself a bull calf for a sin offering and a ram for a burnt offering, both flawless, and present them before the
The Sin Offering for the Priests
9:8 So Aaron approached the altar and slaughtered the sin offering calf which was for himself.
9:9 Then Aaron’s sons presented the blood to him and he dipped his finger in the blood and put it on the horns of the altar, and the rest of the blood he poured out at the base of the altar.
9:10 The fat and the kidneys and the protruding lobe of10 the liver from the sin offering he offered up in smoke on the altar just as the
The Burnt Offering for the Priests
9:12 He then slaughtered the burnt offering, and his sons13 handed14 the blood to him and he splashed15 it against the altar’s sides. 9:13 The burnt offering itself they handed16 to him by its parts, including the head,17 and he offered them up in smoke on the altar, 9:14 and he washed the entrails and the legs and offered them up in smoke on top of the burnt offering on the altar.
The Offerings for the People
9:15 Then he presented the people’s offering. He took the sin offering male goat which was for the people, slaughtered it, and performed a decontamination rite with it18 like the first one.19
9:16 He then presented the burnt offering, and did it according to the standard regulation.20
9:17 Next he presented the grain offering, filled his hand with some of it, and offered it up in smoke on the altar in addition to the morning burnt offering.21
9:18 Then he slaughtered the ox and the ram – the peace offering sacrifices which were for the people – and Aaron’s sons handed22 the blood to him and he splashed it against the altar’s sides.
9:19 As for the fat parts from the ox and from the ram23 (the fatty tail, the fat covering the entrails,24 the kidneys, and the protruding lobe of the liver),
9:20 they25 set those on the breasts and he offered the fat parts up in smoke on the altar.
9:21 Finally Aaron waved the breasts and the right thigh as a wave offering before the
9:22 Then Aaron lifted up his hands toward the people and blessed them and descended from making the sin offering, the burnt offering, and the peace offering.
9:23 Moses and Aaron then entered into the Meeting Tent. When they came out, they blessed the people, and the glory of the