Present to God a thank-offering! Repay your vows to the sovereign One! 1
When Zebah and Zalmunna ran away, Gideon 1 chased them and captured the two Midianite kings, Zebah and Zalmunna. He had surprised 2 their entire army.
Now the priests would always treat the people in the following way: 1 Whenever anyone was making a sacrifice, while the meat was boiling, the priest’s attendant would come with a three-pronged fork 2 in his hand.
“Whoever sacrifices to a god other than the Lord 1 alone must be utterly destroyed. 2
“‘This is the law of the peace offering sacrifice which he 1 is to present to the Lord.
“‘When you sacrifice a peace offering sacrifice to the Lord, you must sacrifice it so that it is accepted for you. 1
When you sacrifice a thanksgiving offering to the Lord, you must sacrifice it so that it is acceptable for your benefit. 1
The king and all Israel with him were presenting sacrifices to the Lord.
The king and all the people were presenting sacrifices to the Lord.
He says: 1 “Assemble my covenant people before me, 2 those who ratified a covenant with me by sacrifice!” 3
Whoever presents a thank-offering honors me. 1 To whoever obeys my commands, I will reveal my power to deliver.” 2
I will present a thank offering to you, and call on the name of the Lord.
The Lord abhors 1 the sacrifices 2 of the wicked, 3 but the prayer 4 of the upright pleases him. 5
The wicked person’s sacrifice 1 is an abomination; how much more 2 when he brings it with evil intent! 3
For I delight in faithfulness, not simply in sacrifice; I delight 1 in acknowledging God, not simply in whole burnt offerings. 2
Then Jacob offered a sacrifice 1 on the mountain and invited his relatives to eat the meal. 2 They ate the meal and spent the night on the mountain.
“You must not offer the blood of my sacrifice with yeast; the sacrifice from the feast of Passover must not remain until the following morning. 1
– just as it is taken from the ox of the peace offering sacrifice 1 – and the priest must offer them up in smoke on the altar of burnt offering.
He must present this grain offering 1 in addition to ring-shaped loaves of leavened bread which regularly accompany 2 the sacrifice of his thanksgiving peace offering.
The meat of his 1 thanksgiving peace offering must be eaten on the day of his offering; he must not set any of it aside until morning.