I have not eaten anything when I was in mourning, or removed any of it while ceremonially unclean, or offered any of it to the dead; 1 I have obeyed you 2 and have done everything you have commanded me.
Manoah took a young goat and a grain offering and offered them on a rock to the Lord. The Lord’s messenger did an amazing thing as Manoah and his wife watched. 1
So all the Israelites, the whole army, 1 went up to 2 Bethel. 3 They wept and sat there before the Lord; they did not eat anything 4 that day until evening. They offered up burnt sacrifices and tokens of peace 5 to the Lord.
So Samuel took a nursing lamb 1 and offered it as a whole burnt offering to the Lord. Samuel cried out to the Lord on Israel’s behalf, and the Lord answered him.
So all the people went to Gilgal, where 1 they established Saul as king in the Lord’s presence. They offered up peace offerings there in the Lord’s presence. Saul and all the Israelites were very happy.
They brought the ark of the Lord and put it in its place 1 in the middle of the tent that David had pitched for it. Then David offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before the Lord.
Zadok and all the Levites who were with him were carrying the ark of the covenant of God. When they positioned the ark of God, Abiathar offered sacrifices until all the people had finished leaving 1 the city.
Then David built an altar for the Lord there and offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings. And the Lord accepted prayers for the land, and the plague was removed from Israel.
Solomon then woke up and realized it was a dream. 1 He went to Jerusalem, stood before the ark of the Lord’s covenant, offered up burnt sacrifices, presented peace offerings, 2 and held a feast for all his servants.
Solomon offered as peace offerings 1 to the Lord 22,000 cattle and 120,000 sheep. Then the king and all the Israelites dedicated the Lord’s temple.
Three times a year Solomon offered burnt offerings and peace offerings 1 on the altar he had built for the Lord, burning incense along with them before the Lord. He made the temple his official worship place. 2
Gehazi, the prophet Elisha’s servant, thought, 1 “Look, my master did not accept what this Syrian Naaman offered him. 2 As certainly as the Lord lives, I will run after him and accept something from him.”
This will happen because they have abandoned me and offered sacrifices 1 to other gods, angering me with all the idols they have made. 2 My anger will ignite against this place and will not be extinguished!’”
They brought the ark of God and put it in the middle of the tent David had pitched for it. Then they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings 1 before God.
David built there an altar to the Lord and offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings. 1 He called out to the Lord, and the Lord 2 responded by sending fire from the sky and consuming the burnt sacrifice on the altar.
and whenever burnt sacrifices were offered to the Lord on the Sabbath and at new moon festivals and assemblies. A designated number were to serve before the Lord regularly in accordance with regulations. 1
The next day they made sacrifices and offered burnt sacrifices to the Lord (1,000 bulls, 1,000 rams, 1,000 lambs), along with their accompanying drink offerings and many other sacrifices for all Israel.
Then the priests slaughtered them. They offered their blood as a sin offering on the altar to make atonement for all Israel, because the king had decreed 1 that the burnt sacrifice and sin offering were for all Israel.