Then the one presenting the offering 1 must slaughter the bull 2 before the Lord, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, must present the blood and splash 3 the blood against the sides of the altar which is at the entrance of the Meeting Tent.
and from the basket of unleavened bread that was before the Lord he took one unleavened loaf, one loaf of bread mixed with olive oil, and one wafer, 1 and placed them on the fat parts and on the right thigh.
put fire in them, and set incense on them before the Lord tomorrow, and the man whom the Lord chooses will be holy. You take too much upon yourselves, you sons of Levi!”
Moses said to them: “If the Gadites and the Reubenites cross the Jordan with you, each one equipped for battle in the Lord’s presence, and you conquer the land, 1 then you must allot them the territory of Gilead as their possession.
Then you must affirm before the Lord your God, “A wandering 1 Aramean 2 was my ancestor, 3 and he went down to Egypt and lived there as a foreigner with a household few in number, 4 but there he became a great, powerful, and numerous people.
So now, look! I have brought the first of the ground’s produce that you, Lord, have given me.” Then you must set it down before the Lord your God and worship before him. 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.
but Hannah did not go up with them. 1 Instead she told her husband, “Once the boy is weaned, I will bring him and appear before the Lord, and he will remain there from then on.”
He even stripped off his clothes and prophesied before Samuel. He lay there 1 naked all that day and night. (For that reason it is asked, “Is Saul also among the prophets?”)
So David said, “Good! I will make an agreement with you. I ask only one thing from you. You will not see my face unless you bring Saul’s daughter Michal when you come to visit me.” 1
Then David summoned him. He ate and drank with him, and got him drunk. But in the evening he went out to sleep on his bed with the servants of his lord; he did not go down to his own house.
He moved the bronze altar that stood in the Lord’s presence from the front of the temple (between the altar and the Lord’s temple) and put it on the north side of the new 1 altar.
O Lord God of Israel, you are righteous, for we are left as a remnant this day. Indeed, we stand before you in our guilt. However, because of this guilt 1 no one can really stand before you.”