Hezekiah ordered the burnt sacrifice to be offered on the altar. As they began to offer the sacrifice, they also began to sing to the Lord, accompanied by the trumpets and the musical instruments of King David of Israel.
He erected the altar of the Lord and offered on it peace offerings and thank offerings. He told the people of 1 Judah to serve the Lord God of Israel.
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!’”
So all the preparations for the Lord’s service were made that day, as the Passover was observed and the burnt sacrifices were offered on the altar of the Lord, as prescribed by King Josiah.
They established the altar on its foundations, even though they were in terror of the local peoples, 1 and they offered burnt offerings on it to the Lord, both the morning and the evening offerings.
For the dedication of this temple of God they offered one hundred bulls, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs, and twelve male goats for the sin of all Israel, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.
And on that day they offered great sacrifices and rejoiced, for God had given them great joy. The women and children also rejoiced. The rejoicing in Jerusalem could be heard from far away.
Then Mordecai related to him everything that had happened to him, even the specific amount of money that Haman had offered to pay to the king’s treasuries for the Jews to be destroyed.
In this way 1 I will pass sentence 2 on the people of Jerusalem and Judah 3 because of all their wickedness. For they rejected me and offered sacrifices to other gods, worshiping what they made with their own hands.” 4
“‘But you trusted in your beauty and capitalized on your fame by becoming a prostitute. You offered your sexual favors to every man who passed by so that your beauty 1 became his.
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify our 1 consciences from dead works to worship the living God.
For the law possesses a shadow of the good things to come but not the reality itself, and is therefore completely unable, by the same sacrifices offered continually, year after year, to perfect those who come to worship. 1
When he says above, “Sacrifices and offerings and whole burnt offerings and sin-offerings you did not desire nor did you take delight in them” 1 (which are offered according to the law),
By faith Abel offered God a greater sacrifice than Cain, and through his faith 1 he was commended as righteous, because God commended him for his offerings. And through his faith 2 he still speaks, though he is dead.
but the entrails and the legs he washed with water, 1 and Moses offered the whole ram up in smoke on the altar – it was a burnt offering for a soothing aroma, a gift to the Lord, just as the Lord had commanded Moses. 2