One law and one custom must apply to you and to the resident foreigner who lives alongside you.’”
With my lips I proclaim all the regulations you have revealed. 1
I desperately long to know 1 your regulations at all times.
The sons of Aaron, the priests, must blow the trumpets; and they will be to you for an eternal ordinance throughout your generations.
So these things must be a statutory ordinance 1 for you throughout your generations, in all the places where you live.
Do not completely deprive me of a truthful testimony, 1 for I await your justice.
so that they may follow my statutes and observe my regulations and carry them out. Then they will be my people, and I will be their God. 1
Then Moses said to Aaron and his sons, “Boil the meat at the entrance of the Meeting Tent, and there you are to eat it and the bread which is in the ordination offering basket, just as I have commanded, 1 saying, ‘Aaron and his sons are to eat it,’
You must carefully obey at all times the rules, regulations, law, and commandments he wrote down for you. You must not worship other gods.
“You are to take from the ram the fat, the fat tail, the fat that covers the entrails, the lobe 1 of the liver, the two kidneys and the fat that is on them, and the right thigh – for it is the ram for consecration 2 –
Then she defied my regulations and my statutes, becoming more wicked than the nations 1 and the countries around her. 2 Indeed, they 3 have rejected my regulations, and they do not follow my statutes.
Then you will know that I am the Lord, whose statutes you have not followed and whose regulations you have not carried out. Instead you have behaved according to the regulations of the nations around you!’”
One statute must apply 1 to you who belong to the congregation and to the resident foreigner who is living among you, as a permanent 2 statute for your future generations. You and the resident foreigner will be alike 3 before the Lord.
They cooked the Passover sacrifices over the open fire as prescribed and cooked the consecrated offerings in pots, kettles, and pans. They quickly served them to all the people.
Then he said to me: “Son of man, this is what the sovereign Lord says: These are the statutes of the altar: On the day it is built to offer up burnt offerings on it and to sprinkle blood on it, 1
You must be sure to obey all my statutes and regulations. 1 I am the Lord.’”