Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And offered at the dedication of this house of God an hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs; and for a sin offering for all Israel, twelve he goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.
A sin offering
if the anointed priest sins so as to bring guilt on the people, then let him offer to the Lord a bull without defect as a sin offering for the sin he has committed.
2 Chronicles 29:21
They brought seven bulls, seven rams, seven lambs and seven male goats
for a sin offering for the kingdom, the sanctuary, and Judah. And he ordered the priests, the sons of Aaron, to offer them on the altar of the Lord.
1 Kings 18:31
Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the Lord had come, saying, “
Israel shall be your name.”
that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
And I heard the
number of those who were sealed, one hundred and forty-four thousand sealed from every tribe of the sons of Israel:
It had a great and high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names were written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.
He shall take from the congregation of the sons of Israel
two male goats for a sin offering and one ram for a burnt offering.
Now the priests and the Levites, some of the people, the singers, the gatekeepers and the temple servants lived in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.