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For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people,

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The blood

Hebrews 9:12
And has gone once and for ever into the holy place, having got eternal salvation, not through the blood of goats and young oxen, but through his blood.
Hebrews 10:4
Because it is not possible for the blood of oxen and goats to take away sins.
Exodus 24:5
And he sent some of the young men of the children of Israel to make burned offerings and peace-offerings of oxen to the Lord.
Leviticus 1:2
Give these orders to the children of Israel: When anyone of you makes an offering to the Lord, you are to take it from the cattle, from the herd or from the flock.
Leviticus 3:6
And if what he gives for a peace-offering to the Lord is of the flock, let him give a male or female, without any mark on it.
Leviticus 16:14
And let him take some of the blood of the ox, shaking drops of it from his finger on the cover of the ark on the east side, and before it, seven times.


Exodus 12:22
And take some hyssop and put it in the blood in the basin, touching the two sides and the top of the doorway with the blood from the basin; and let not one of you go out of his house till the morning.
Numbers 19:18
And a clean person is to take hyssop and put it in the water, shaking it over the tent, and all the vessels, and the people who were there, and over him by whom the bone, or the body of one who has been put to death with the sword, or the body of one who has come to his end by a natural death, or the resting-place was touched.
Psalm 51:7
Make me free from sin with hyssop: let me be washed whiter than snow.

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Numbers 19:6
Then let the priest take cedar-wood and hyssop and red thread, and put them into the fire where the cow is burning.
Deuteronomy 5:2
The Lord our God made an agreement with us in Horeb.

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