16:10 but the goat which has been designated by lot for Azazel is to be stood alive 1 before the Lord to make atonement on it by sending it away to Azazel into the wilderness. 2
21:17 “Tell Aaron, ‘No man from your descendants throughout their generations 3 who has a physical flaw 4 is to approach to present the food of his God.
22:3 Say to them, ‘Throughout your generations, 5 if any man from all your descendants approaches the holy offerings which the Israelites consecrate 6 to the Lord while he is impure, 7 that person must be cut off from before me. 8 I am the Lord.
2 tn Heb “to make atonement on it to send it away to Azazel toward the wilderness.”
3 tn Heb “to their generations.”
4 tn Heb “who in him is a flaw”; cf. KJV, ASV “any blemish”; NASB, NIV “a defect.” The rendering “physical flaw” is used to refer to any birth defect or physical injury of the kind described in the following verses (cf. the same Hebrew word also in Lev 24:19-20). The same term is used for “flawed” animals, which must not be offered to the
5 tn Heb “To your generations.”
7 tn Heb “and his impurity [is] on him”; NIV “is ceremonially unclean”; NAB, NRSV “while he is in a state of uncleanness.”