“Aaron is to present the sin offering bull which is for himself, and he is to make atonement on behalf of himself and his household. He is to slaughter the sin offering bull which is for himself,
Would they have enough if the flocks and herds were slaughtered for them? If all the fish of the sea were caught for them, would they have enough?”
The priests and the Levites had purified themselves, every last one, 1 and they all were ceremonially pure. They sacrificed the Passover lamb for all the exiles, for their colleagues 2 the priests, and for themselves.
But as soon as they were inside the city, Ishmael son of Nethaniah and the men who were with him slaughtered them and threw their bodies 1 in a cistern.
You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the choice animals, but you do not feed the sheep!
Before this I had been like a docile lamb ready to be led to the slaughter. I did not know they were making plans to kill me. 1 I did not know they were saying, 2 “Let’s destroy the tree along with its fruit! 3 Let’s remove Jeremiah 4 from the world of the living so people will not even be reminded of him any more.” 5
Into his right hand 1 comes the portent for Jerusalem – to set up battering rams, to give the signal 2 for slaughter, to shout out the battle cry, 3 to set up battering rams against the gates, to erect a siege ramp, to build a siege wall.
The four tables for the burnt offering were of carved stone, 32 inches 1 long, 32 inches 2 wide, and 21 inches 3 high. They would put the instruments which they used to slaughter the burnt offering and the sacrifice on them.
Then Saul said, “Scatter out among the army and say to them, ‘Each of you bring to me your ox and sheep and slaughter them in this spot and eat. But don’t sin against the Lord by eating the blood.” So that night each one brought his ox and slaughtered it there. 1
and must slaughter it on the north side of the altar before the Lord, and the sons of Aaron, the priests, will splash its blood against the altar’s sides.
He must lay his hand on the head of his offering and slaughter it before the Meeting Tent, and the sons of Aaron must splash 1 its blood against the altar’s sides.
lay his hand on its head, and slaughter it before the Meeting Tent, and the sons of Aaron must splash its blood against the altar’s sides.
He must bring the bull to the entrance of the Meeting Tent before the Lord, lay his hand on the head of the bull, and slaughter the bull before the Lord.
the elders of the congregation must lay their hands on the head of the bull before the Lord, and someone must slaughter 1 the bull before the Lord.
Joshua and the Israelites almost totally wiped them out, but some survivors did escape to the fortified cities. 1
In this initial skirmish Jonathan and his armor bearer struck down about twenty men in an area that measured half an acre.
Should I take my bread and my water and my meat that I have slaughtered for my shearers and give them to these men? I don’t even know where they came from!”