The 1 chief priests took the silver and said, “It is not lawful to put this into the temple treasury, since it is blood money.”
in whom we have redemption, 1 the forgiveness of sins.
And if 1 they do not believe even these two signs or listen to you, 2 then take 3 some water from the Nile and pour it out on the dry ground. The water you take out of the Nile will become blood on the dry ground.” 4
Moses and Aaron did so, 1 just as the Lord had commanded. Moses raised 2 the staff 3 and struck the water that was in the Nile right before the eyes 4 of Pharaoh and his servants, 5 and all the water that was in the Nile was turned to blood. 6
For the Lord will pass through to strike Egypt, and when he sees 1 the blood on the top of the doorframe and the two side posts, then the Lord will pass over the door, and he will not permit the destroyer 2 to enter your houses to strike you. 3
You are to take some of the blood that is on the altar and some of the anointing oil and sprinkle it 1 on Aaron, on his garments, on his sons, and on his sons’ garments with him, so that he may be holy, 2 he and his garments along with his sons and his sons’ garments.
Aaron is to make atonement on its horns once in the year with some of the blood of the sin offering for atonement; 1 once in the year 2 he is to make atonement on it throughout your generations. It is most holy to the Lord.” 3
He must lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it at the entrance of the Meeting Tent, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, must splash the blood against the altar’s sides. 1
Then he slaughtered the ox and the ram – the peace offering sacrifices which were for the people – and Aaron’s sons handed 1 the blood to him and he splashed it against the altar’s sides.
The priest will then put some of the rest of the olive oil that is in his hand 1 on the right earlobe of the one being cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on the blood of the guilt offering,
Then the priest is to put some of the olive oil that is in his hand 1 on the right earlobe of the one being cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot, on the place of the blood of the guilt offering,
The bull of the sin offering and the goat of the sin offering, whose blood was brought to make atonement in the holy place, must be brought outside the camp 1 and their hide, their flesh, and their dung must be burned up, 2
But you must not redeem the firstborn of a cow or a sheep or a goat; they are holy. You must splash 1 their blood on the altar and burn their fat for an offering made by fire for a pleasing aroma to the Lord.
Now it was reported to Saul, “Look, the army is sinning against the Lord by eating even the blood.” He said, “All of you have broken the covenant! 1 Roll a large stone over here to me.”