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Theasaurus: Sacrifices

52 Bible Verses about Sacrifices

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Isaiah 1:11

Of what use to me, is your multitude of sacrifices: Saith Yahweh: I am sated with ascending-offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts, - In the blood of bulls and young rams and he-goats, have I no pleasure.

1 Corinthians 10:20

On the contrary - that, the things which the nations sacrifice, unto demons, and not unto God, they sacrifice; and I wish not that ye should become, sharers together with the demons!

Psalm 40:6

Sacrifice and meal-offering, thou didst not delight in, Ears, didst thou pierce for me, - Ascending-sacrifice and sin-bearer, thou didst not ask:

2 Chronicles 7:5

And King Solomon offered a sacrifice - of oxen, twenty-two thousand, and of sheep, a hundred and twenty thousand, - and so the king and all the people, dedicated the house of God;

1 John 2:2

And, he, is, a propitiation, concerning our sins, - and, not concerning our own only, but, also concerning those of the whole world.

Amos 5:25

The sacrifices and meal-offering, ye brought near unto me, in the desert, for forty years O house of Israel;

Hebrews 10:8

Higher up, saying - Sacrifices, and offerings, and whole-burnt-offerings, and sacrifices for sins, thou willedst not, neither delightedst in, - the which, according to the law, are offered,

Malachi 1:8

And when ye bring near the blind as a sacrifice, saying - No harm! or when ye bring near the lame or the sick saying - No harm! Offer it, I pray you, unto thy pasha, Will he accept thee? or lift up thy countenance? saith Yahweh of hosts.

Exodus 20:24

An altar of earth, shalt thou make to me, then shalt thou offer thereupon thine ascending-sacrifices and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen. In every place where I may mention my name, will I come in unto thee and will bless thee.

Hebrews 10:5

Wherefore, coming into the world, he saith: Sacrifice and offering, thou willedst not, but, a body, hast thou fitted for me, -

Leviticus 7:11

And, this, is the law of the peace-offering which one may bring near unto Yahweh.

1 Corinthians 8:4

Concerning, then, the eating of idol-sacrifices, we are aware - that an idol is, nothing, in the world, and that, none, is God save one.

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Armies » March in ranks » Sacrifices

1 Samuel 13:11-12

Then said Samuel - What hast thou done? And Saul said - Because I saw that the people had been scattered from me, and, thou, hadst not come within the appointed days, and, the Philistines, had gathered themselves together to Michmash, therefore I said - Now, will the Philistines come down against me, at Gilgal, but, the face of Yahweh, have I not appeased: So I forced myself, and offered up the ascending-sacrifice.

Sacrifices » Human beings offered as

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son who was to have reigned in his stead, and offered him up as an ascending-sacrifice upon the wall. And so it came to pass that there was great indignation against Israel. And they brake up from against him, and returned to their own land.

Psalm 106:38

And poured out innocent blood, the blood of their sons and their daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, And the land was polluted with blood-shed;

Deuteronomy 12:31

Thou shalt not do likewise unto Yahweh thy God, - for everything that is an abomination unto Yahweh which he doth hate, have they done unto their gods, for even their sons and their daughters, do they consume with fire unto their gods.

Jeremiah 19:5

And have built the high places of Baal for burning up their sons in the fire as ascending-sacrifices to Baal, - Which I commanded not, Nor spake, Neither came it up on my heart,

Sacrifices » Insufficient to secure salvation

Hebrews 9:9

The which is a similitude for the present season, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, as to the conscience, perfect him that rendereth the divine service: -

Psalm 40:6

Sacrifice and meal-offering, thou didst not delight in, Ears, didst thou pierce for me, - Ascending-sacrifice and sin-bearer, thou didst not ask:

Psalm 51:16-17

For thou wilt not desire sacrifice - that I should give it, Ascending-offering, will not please: The sacrifices of God, are a spirit that is broken, - A heart - broken and crushed, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Sacrifices » Of praise

Jeremiah 33:11

The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness The voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, The voice of them who are saying, Praise ye Yahweh of hosts, For good is Yahweh For age-abiding is his lovingkindness, The voice of them who are bringing a thank-offering into the house of Yahweh, - For I will bring back the captives of the land, as at the first, Saith Yahweh.

Psalm 107:22

Yea let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and recount his works with a shout.

Jeremiah 17:26

And they shall come in - Out of the cities of Judah and Out of the places round about Jerusalem, and Out of the land of Benjamin, and Out of the lowlands, and out of the hill country, and Out of the South, Bringing in ascending-offering, and peace-offering, and meal-offering, and frankincense, - Even they wire bring in a thank-offering into the house of Yahweh,

More verses: Jonah 2:9

Sacrifices » Required to be perfect and without blemish

Deuteronomy 15:21

But, when there is in it any blemish, lameness or blindness, any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto Yahweh thy God:

Malachi 1:8

And when ye bring near the blind as a sacrifice, saying - No harm! or when ye bring near the lame or the sick saying - No harm! Offer it, I pray you, unto thy pasha, Will he accept thee? or lift up thy countenance? saith Yahweh of hosts.

Leviticus 22:19

that ye may be accepted, it must be a male without defect, of the beeves, or of the sheep, or of the goats:

Malachi 1:14

But accursed is he that defraudeth, who, when there is in his flock a male, yet voweth and sacrificeth a corrupt thing to the Lord, for, a great king, am I, saith Yahweh of hosts, and, my Name, is revered among the nations.

Deuteronomy 17:1

Thou shalt not sacrifice unto Yahweh thy God a bullock or a sheep wherein is a blemish, any unseemly thing: for an abomination unto Yahweh thy God, it would be.

Sacrifices » Offered to false gods, are offered to devils

Leviticus 17:7

so shall they no more offer their sacrifices unto demons after whom they are unchastely going away, - a statute age-abiding, shall this be to them unto their generations.

Deuteronomy 32:17

They sacrificed to mischievous demons to a No-GOD, Gods whom they knew not, - New ones lately come in, Your fathers never shuddered at them!

Psalm 106:37

Yea they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to mischievous demons;

1 Corinthians 10:20

On the contrary - that, the things which the nations sacrifice, unto demons, and not unto God, they sacrifice; and I wish not that ye should become, sharers together with the demons!

Sacrifices » Were typical of Christ's sacrifice

Hebrews 10:11-12

And, every priest, indeed, standeth daily publicly ministering, and the same sacrifices ofttimes offering, the which never can clear away sins; But this priest, having offered one sacrifice for sins evermore, sat down on the right hand of God:

Sacrifices » Figurative

Ezekiel 39:17

Thou, therefore, son of man, Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, Say to the bird of every wing. And to every wild beast of the field. Assemble yourselves and come Gather yourselves from every side, unto my sacrifice which I am sacrificing for yon A great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel,- And ye shall eat flesh and drink blood:

Isaiah 34:6

A sword, hath Yahweh - Glutted with blood Sated with fat, - With the blood of well-fed lambs and he-goats, With the fat of the kidneys of rams, - For, a sacrifice, hath Yahweh in Bozrah, Yea a great slaughter in the land of Edom;

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things in full, and have more than enough, I am filled, having welcomed from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, - a fragrance of sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing unto God.

Philippians 2:17

Nay! if I am even to be poured out as a drink-offering, upon the sacrifice and public ministry of your faith, I rejoice, yea rejoice together with you all, -

More verses: Zephaniah 1:7-8

Sacrifices » Divine institution of

Genesis 1:29

And God said - Lo! I have given to you - every herb yielding seed which is on the face of all the land, and every tree wherein is the fruit of a tree yielding seed, - to you, shall it be, for food;

Genesis 4:4-5

Abel, also, even, he, brought in of the firstlings of his sheep, and of their fat, and Yahweh approved of Abel and of his present; but of Cain and his present, he approved not, - and it angered Cain greatly, and his countenance fell.

Sacrifices » Of righteousness

Malachi 3:3

Therefore will he sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and will purify the sons of Levi, and will smelt them, as gold and as silver; so shall they belong to Yahweh, offering a gift in righteousness.

Psalm 51:19

Then, shalt thou desire the sacrifices of righteousness, Ascending-sacrifice and whole burnt-offering, Then, shall ascend upon thine altar, young bulls.

Deuteronomy 33:19

The peoples, unto the mountain, will they call, There, will they offer the sacrifices of righteousness, - For, the abundance of the seas, will they suck, Hidden treasures of the sand.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Thanksgiving

Psalm 27:6

Now, therefore, shall my head be raised high above my foes round about me, and I will sacrifice in his tent the sacrifices of triumphant joy, I will sing and touch the strings, to Yahweh.

Psalm 107:22

Yea let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and recount his works with a shout.

Sacrifices » Generally the best of their kind

Psalm 66:15

Ascending-sacrifices of fatlings, will I cause to ascend unto thee, With the perfume of rams, I will offer bulls, with he-goats. Selah.

Isaiah 1:11

Of what use to me, is your multitude of sacrifices: Saith Yahweh: I am sated with ascending-offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts, - In the blood of bulls and young rams and he-goats, have I no pleasure.

Sacrifices » Were offered » By the patriarchs

Job 1:5

And so it was, when the days of the banquet came round, that Job sent and hallowed them, and rising early in the morning offered ascending-sacrifices according to the number of them all; for Job said, Peradventure my sons have sinned, and have cursed God in their hearts. Thus and thus, was Job wont to do all the days.

Genesis 22:2

And he said - Take, I pray thee, thy son, thine only one, whom thou lovest, even, Isaac, and get thee into the land of Moriah and cause him to ascend there as an ascending-sacrifice, on one of the mountains which I shall name unto thee.

Genesis 46:1

So Israel brake up, with all that he had, and came in to Beer-sheba, - and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.

Genesis 31:54

and Jacob offered sacrifice in the mountain, and called on his brethren to eat bread. So they did eat bread, and tarried the night in the mountain.

Sacrifices » Often consumed by fire from heaven

Leviticus 9:24

yea, there came forth fire from before Yahweh, and consumed upon the altar, the ascending-sacrifice and the portions of fat, - and all the people beheld and shouted, and fell down upon their faces.

1 Kings 18:38

Then fell fire from Yahweh, and consumed the ascending-sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, - even the water that was in the trench, it licked up.

2 Chronicles 7:1

Now, when Solomon had made an end of praying, Fire, came down out of the heavens, and consumed the ascending-offering and the sacrifices, - and, the glory of Yahweh, filled the house;

Sacrifices » The covenants of God confirmed by

Genesis 15:9-17

And he said unto him, Take for me a heifer three years old, and a she-goat three years old, and a ram three years old, and a turtle-dove and a young pigeon. So he took for him all these, and divided them, in the midst, and placed each piece over against its fellow, hut the birds, divided he not. Then came down the birds of prey upon the carcass, and Abram drove them away. read more.
And it came to pass when, the sun, was shout to go in. and a deep sleep, had fallen upon Abram, lo! a terror a great darkness, was falling upon him. And he said to Abram - Thou must surely know, that, sojourners, will thy seed become in a land not theirs, and shall serve them and they will humble them, four hundred years; moreover also, the nation whom they will serve, I, am going to judge, and after that, shall they come forth with great substance. But, thou, shalt go in unto thy fathers in peace, thou shalt be buried in a good old age. And, in the fourth generation, shall they return hither, - for not complete, is the iniquity of the Amorites, as yet, So it came to pass when, the sun, had gone in, and Ira thick darkness, had come on, that lo there was a smoking hearth and torch of fire, which passed through between these pieces.

Exodus 24:5-8

and he sent young men of the sons of Israel, and they caused to go up, ascending-sacrifices, - and slew peace-offerings to Yahweh, of oxen. Then took Moses half of the blood, and put it in basins, and half of the blood, dashed he over the altar: then took he the book of the covenant, and read in the ears of the people. And they said, All that Yahweh hath spoken, will we do, and will hearken, read more.
Then Moses took the blood, and dashed over the people, and said, Lo! the blood of the covenant which Yahweh hath solemnised with you, over all these words.

Hebrews 9:19-20

For, when every commandment according to the law had been spoken by Moses unto all the people, taking the blood of the calves and the goats, with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, both, the scroll itself, and all the people, he sprinkled; Saying - This, is the blood of the covenant which, God, hath sent in command unto you:

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for offering, to idols

Isaiah 65:3

The people who are provoking me to anger to my face continually, - Sacrificing in gardens, and Burning incense upon bricks;

Isaiah 65:7

Your own iniquities, And the, iniquities of your fathers together, Saith Yahweh, Who have burned incense upon the mountains, And upon the hills, have reproached me, - Therefore will I measure their former work into their bosom.

2 Chronicles 34:25

Because they have forsaken me, and burned incense unto other gods, so as to provoke me to anger, with all the works of their hands, therefore hath my wrath been poured out upon this place, and shall not be quenched.

Sacrifices » Were offered » Yearly

Leviticus 16:3

Herewith, shall Aaron come into the holy place, - With a bullock the choice of the herd as a sin-bearer, and a ram as an ascending-sacrifice.

1 Samuel 1:3

So then that man went up, out of his city, from time to time, to worship and to sacrifice unto Yahweh of hosts, in Shiloh, - and, there, were the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, priests unto Yahweh.

1 Samuel 20:6

If thy father, enquire, for me, then shalt thou say - David, did ask leave, of me, to run to Bethlehem, his own city, for, a yearly sacrifice, is to be held there for all the family.

Sacrifices » The priests » Appointed to offer

Ezekiel 44:15

But the priests the Levites the sons of Zadok, Who kept the charge of my sanctuary - when the sons of Israel went astray from me, They shall draw near unto me to wait upon me, And shall stand before me, to bring near unto me the fat and the blood Declareth My Lord, Yahweh:

Ezekiel 44:11

Yet shall they remain in my sanctuary As attendants in charge at the gates of the house, - And attending upon the house, - They shall slay the ascending-offering, and the sacrifice of the people, And they, shall stand before them to wait upon them.

1 Samuel 2:28

choosing him out of all the tribes of Israel unto myself, to minister as priest, to offer upon mine altar, to perfume with incense to bear an ephod before me, - Therefore gave I unto the house of thy father all the altar-flames of the sons of Israel.

Sacrifices » Were offered » In faith of a coming saviour

Hebrews 11:4

By faith, a fuller sacrifice, did Abel, offer unto God, than Cain, - through which, he received witness that he was righteous, there being a witnessing upon his gifts, by God; and, through it, though he died, he yet is speaking.

Hebrews 11:28

By faith, he hath kept the passover and the besmearing of the blood, lest, he that was destroying the first-born, should be touching them.

Sacrifices » Without obedience, worthless

Sacrifices » To be offered to God alone

Judges 13:16

But the messenger of Yahweh said unto Manoah - Though thou detain me, yet will I not eat of thy food, and, though thou make ready an ascending-sacrifice, unto Yahweh, must thou cause it to ascend. For Manoah had not discerned that, the angel of Yahweh, he was.

2 Kings 17:36

But, Yahweh - who brought you up out of the land of Egypt, with great might, and with arm outstretched, him, shall ye revere, - and to him, shall ye bow down, and to him, shall ye sacrifice;

Sacrifices » Figurative » Of praise

Hosea 14:2

Take with you words, and return to Yahweh: say unto him - Wholly, shalt thou take away iniquity, Accept, then, with favour, and we will make good the boldness of our lips!

Jeremiah 33:11

The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness The voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, The voice of them who are saying, Praise ye Yahweh of hosts, For good is Yahweh For age-abiding is his lovingkindness, The voice of them who are bringing a thank-offering into the house of Yahweh, - For I will bring back the captives of the land, as at the first, Saith Yahweh.

Sacrifices » Could not take away sin

Hebrews 9:9

The which is a similitude for the present season, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, as to the conscience, perfect him that rendereth the divine service: -

Psalm 40:6

Sacrifice and meal-offering, thou didst not delight in, Ears, didst thou pierce for me, - Ascending-sacrifice and sin-bearer, thou didst not ask:

Hebrews 10:1-11

For the law, having in a shadow of the destined good things, not the very image of the things, they can never, with the same sacrifices which year by year they offer evermore, make them who approach, perfect; Else would they not, in that case, have ceased being offered, by reason of those rendering the divine service having no further conscience at all of sins, being once for all purified? But, in them, is a recalling to mind of sins, year by year, read more.
For it is impossible for blood of bulls and goats to be taking away sins. Wherefore, coming into the world, he saith: Sacrifice and offering, thou willedst not, but, a body, hast thou fitted for me, - In whole-burnt-offerings and sacrifices for sins, thou didst not delight: Then, said I - Lo! I am come, - in the heading of the scroll, it is written concerning me, - to do, O God, thy will. Higher up, saying - Sacrifices, and offerings, and whole-burnt-offerings, and sacrifices for sins, thou willedst not, neither delightedst in, - the which, according to the law, are offered, Then, hath he said - Lo! I am come! to do, thy will: - he taketh away the first, that, the second, he may establish: By which will, we have been made holy, through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ, once for all. And, every priest, indeed, standeth daily publicly ministering, and the same sacrifices ofttimes offering, the which never can clear away sins;

Sacrifices » Were accepted when offered in sincerity and faith

Hebrews 11:4

By faith, a fuller sacrifice, did Abel, offer unto God, than Cain, - through which, he received witness that he was righteous, there being a witnessing upon his gifts, by God; and, through it, though he died, he yet is speaking.

Genesis 8:21

And Yahweh smelled a satisfying odour, so Yahweh said to himself. I will not, again, curse any more the ground for man's sake, although the device of the heart of man, be wicked from his youth, - neither will I again, any more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Sacrifices » Were offered » For the whole nation

1 Chronicles 29:21

and sacrificed unto Yahweh sacrifices, and caused to go up ascending-offerings unto Yahweh, on the morrow of that day, a thousand bullocks, a thousand rams, a thousand young sheep, and the drink-offerings thereof, - and sacrifices in abundance, for all Israel.

Leviticus 16:15-30

Then shall he slay the sin-bearing goat which is for the people, and bring in its blood, within the veil, - and do with its blood, as he did to the blood of the bullock, and shall sprinkle it, upon the propitiatory and before the propitiatory: so shall he put a propitiatory-covering, over the holy place because of the uncleanness of the sons of Israel, and because of their transgressions to the extent of all their sins, - and, so, shall he do for the tent of meeting which abideth with them, in the midst of their uncleanness. And no human being, shall be in the tent of meeting, when he cometh in to make a covering by propitiation in the holy place, until he goeth out, - so shall he put a propitiatory-covering about himself and about his household and about all the convocation of Israel. read more.
Then shall he go out unto the altar which is before Yahweh and shall put a propitiatory-covering thereupon, - and shall take of the blood of the bullock, and of the blood of the goat, and put upon the horns of the altar, round about; and shall sprinkle upon it, of the blood with his finger seven times, - and shall cleanse it and hallow it, from the uncleannesses of the sons of Israel. And, when he hath made an end of covering by propitiation the holy place, and the tent of meeting, and the altar, then shall he bring near the living goat. And Aaron shall lean his two hands upon the head of the living goat, and confess over him, all the iniquities of the sons of Israel, and all their transgressions, to the extent of all their sins, - and shall put them upon the head of the goat, and then send him away, by the hand of a man appointed towards the desert: so shall the goat hear upon him all their iniquities into a lone land, - and he shall set the goat free, in the desert. Then shall Aaron come into the tent of meeting, and put off the linen garments which he put on when he came into the holy place, - and shall leave them there; and shall bathe his flesh in water in a holy place, and put on his other garments, - and go forth, and offer his own ascending-sacrifice, and the ascending-sacrifice of the people, so shall he put a propitiatory-covering about himself, and about the people; and, with the fat of the sin-bearer, shall he make a perfume at the altar. And he that sent away the goat unto Azazel, shall wash - his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, - and, after that, shall he come into the camp. And the, sin-bearing bullock, and the sin-bearing goat whose blood was brought in to make a propitiatory-covering in the holy place, shall be carried forth outside the camp, - and they shall burn up, in fire, their skins and their flesh, and their dung; and he that hath burned them, shall wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, - and, after that, shall he come into the camp. And it shall become unto you, a statute age-abiding, - In the seventh month on the tenth of the month, Shall ye humble you souls And, no work, shall ye do, The home-born, Or the sojourner that sojourneth in your midst; For on this day, shall a propitiatory-covering, be put over you, to cleanse you, - From all your sins before Yahweh, shall ye be clean.

Sacrifices » Were offered » After the departure of israel from egypt

Exodus 24:5

and he sent young men of the sons of Israel, and they caused to go up, ascending-sacrifices, - and slew peace-offerings to Yahweh, of oxen.

Exodus 5:3

And they said, the God of the Hebrews, hath met with us, - let us go, we pray thee, a journey of three days into the desert and sacrifice to Yahweh our God, lest he fall upon us with pestilence or with sword.

Exodus 18:12

Then took Jethro father-in-law of Moses, an ascending-offering and sacrifices to God, - and Aaron and all the elders of Israel came in to eat bread with the father-in-law of Moses before God.

Sacrifices » The jews » Unaccepted in, on account of sin

Isaiah 66:3

He that slaughtereth an ox, is as one who smiteth a man, He that sacrificeth a lamb, is as one who beheadeth a dog, he that causeth a meal-offering to ascend, offereth it with the blood of swine, He that maketh a memorial of frankincense, is as one who blesseth iniquity: They indeed, have chosen their own ways, And in their own abominations, their soul hath found delight;

Hosea 8:13

My sacrificial gifts, have they been sacrificing as common flesh, and have eaten, Yahweh, hath not accepted them, - Now, will he call to mind their iniquity, that he may punish their sin, they, to Egypt, will return.

Isaiah 1:11

Of what use to me, is your multitude of sacrifices: Saith Yahweh: I am sated with ascending-offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts, - In the blood of bulls and young rams and he-goats, have I no pleasure.

Sacrifices » To be brought to the place appointed by God

Deuteronomy 12:6

and bring in thither your ascending-offerings and your sacrifices, and your tithes, and the heave-offering of your hand, - and your vow-offerings and your freewill-offerings, and the firstlings of your herd and of your flock;

2 Chronicles 7:12

Then appeared Yahweh unto Solomon by night, - and said to him, I have heard thy prayer, and have made choice of this place for myself, as a house of sacrifice: -

Sacrifices » On great occasions, very numerous

2 Chronicles 7:5

And King Solomon offered a sacrifice - of oxen, twenty-two thousand, and of sheep, a hundred and twenty thousand, - and so the king and all the people, dedicated the house of God;

2 Chronicles 5:6

And, King Solomon, and all the assembly of Israel who assembled themselves unto him, before the ark, were sacrificing sheep and oxen, which could not be told nor could they be counted, for multitude.

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Trespass offering for intentional sins

Leviticus 6:1-7

When any person, shall sin, and shall commit a trespass against Yahweh, - and shall withhold something of the truth from his neighbour in respect of a deposit, or a pledge or anything plundered, or shall use extortion with his neighbour; or shall find something lost and shall withhold some-thing of the truth therein, and shall swear to a falsehood, - as regardeth a single thing of all that a son of earth may do, to commit sin thereby; and so it shall come about that he shall commit sin and then become aware of his guilt, then shall he return the plunder which he had plundered, or the extortion which he had extorted, or the deposit that was deposited with him, - or the lost thing which he hath found: read more.
or in anything as to which he hath been swearing to a falsehood, then shall he make it good in the principal thereof, and the fifth part thereof, shall he add thereunto, - to whomsoever it belongeth, to him, shall he give it in the day he becometh aware of his guilt; but, his guilt-bearer, itself, shall he bring in unto Yahweh, - a ram without defect out of the flock by thine estimate as a guilt-bearer, unto the priest. So shall the priest put a propitiatory-covering over him before Yahweh, and it shall be forgiven him, - on account of any one thing, of all which one might do, so as to become guilty therein.

Leviticus 7:1-7

And this, is the law of the guilt-bearer, - most holy, it is! In the place where they slay the ascending-sacrifice, shall they slay the guilt-bearer; and, the blood thereof, shall one dash against the altar, round about; and, as for all the fat thereof, one shall bring near therefrom, - the fat-tail, and the fat that covereth the inwards; read more.
and the two kidneys, with the fat that is upon them, which is upon the loins, - and the caul upon the liver, up to the kidneys, shall he remove it. And the priest shall make a perfume with them at the altar, an altar-flame unto Yahweh - a guilt-bearer, it is, Any male among the priests, may eat thereof, - in a holy place, shall it be eaten, most holy, it is. As the sin-bearer, so the guilt-bearer, - one law, for them, - the priest who maketh a propitiatory-covering, therewith, - to him, shall it belong,

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Benevolence

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things in full, and have more than enough, I am filled, having welcomed from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, - a fragrance of sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing unto God.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Martyrdom

2 Timothy 4:6

For, I, already, am being poured out as a drink-offering, and, the season of my release, is at hand, -

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Devotedness

Philippians 2:17

Nay! if I am even to be poured out as a drink-offering, upon the sacrifice and public ministry of your faith, I rejoice, yea rejoice together with you all, -

Sacrifices » Were offered » Under the mosaic dispensation

Hebrews 10:1-3

For the law, having in a shadow of the destined good things, not the very image of the things, they can never, with the same sacrifices which year by year they offer evermore, make them who approach, perfect; Else would they not, in that case, have ceased being offered, by reason of those rendering the divine service having no further conscience at all of sins, being once for all purified? But, in them, is a recalling to mind of sins, year by year,

Sacrifices » Were offered » For individuals

Leviticus 1:2

Speak thou unto the sons of Israel, and thou shalt say unto them When any man, would bring near from among you an oblation, unto Yahweh, from the beasts, from the herd or from the flock, shall ye bring near your oblation.

Leviticus 17:8

Wherefore, unto them, shalt thou say: What man soever, there may be of the house of Israel, or of the sojourners that sojourn in their midst, - who causeth to go up an ascending-offering, or a sacrifice;

Sacrifices » No leaven » Offered

Exodus 23:18

Thou shalt not offer with anything leavened, the blood of my sacrifice, - neither shall the fat of my festival-sacrifice remain until morning.

Leviticus 7:13

With perforated cakes of leavened bread, shall he bring near his oblation, with his peace-offering of thanksgiving,

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for not treating with respect

1 Samuel 2:29

Wherefore have ye been kicking at my sacrifices, and my presents, which I commanded, to serve for a home, - and shouldest have honoured thy sons more than me: fattening yourselves, with the first of every present of Israel, before me?

Malachi 1:12

But ye are profaning me, - in that ye say, As for the table of the Lord, polluted it is, and, as for his produce, contemptible is his food.

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Burnt offering wholly consumed by fire

1 Kings 18:38

Then fell fire from Yahweh, and consumed the ascending-sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, - even the water that was in the trench, it licked up.

Sacrifices » Consisted of » Fruits of the earth » Unbloody » Sacrifices

Leviticus 2:1

But, when any person would bring near as an oblation, a meal-offering, unto Yahweh, of fine meal, shall be his oblation, - and he shall pour out thereon oil, and place thereon, frankincense;

Sacrifices » Imparted a legal purification

Hebrews 9:13

For if the blood of goats and bulls, and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling the profaned, halloweth unto the purity of the flesh,

Sacrifices » Were salted with salt

Leviticus 2:13

And, every meal-offering oblation of thine, with salt, shalt thou season, and thou shelf not suffer to be lacking the salt of the covenant of thy God, from upon thy meal-offering, - upon every oblation of thine, shalt thou offer salt.

Mark 9:49

For, everyone, with fire, shall be salted.

Sacrifices » When offered to God, an acknowledgement of his being the supreme God

2 Kings 5:17

Then said Naaman, Shall there not, then, I pray thee, be given to thy servant, two mules' burden of earth? For thy servant will henceforth offer neither ascending-offering nor sacrifice to other gods, save only to Yahweh.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Righteousness

Psalm 51:19

Then, shalt thou desire the sacrifices of righteousness, Ascending-sacrifice and whole burnt-offering, Then, shall ascend upon thine altar, young bulls.

Sacrifices » For public use often provided by the state

2 Chronicles 31:3

also the portion of the king out of his own substance, for the ascending-sacrifices, - even for the ascending-sacrifices of the morning and of the evening, and the ascending-sacrifices for the sabbaths, and for the new moons and for the appointed feasts, - as written in the law of Yahweh.

Sacrifices » Were offered » Weekly

Numbers 28:9-10

But, on the sabbath day, two he-lambs a year old without defect, and two-tenths of fine meal as a meal-offering, overflowed with oil and the drink-offering thereof: the ascending-sacrifice of a sabbath, on its own sabbath, - besides the continual ascending-sacrifice and the drink-offering thereof.

Sacrifices » Were offered » Daily

Exodus 29:38-39

This, moreover, is what thou shalt offer upon the altar, two lambs of a year old day by day, continually: The one lamb, shalt thou offer in the morning, and the second lamb, shalt thou offer between the evenings;

Sacrifices » The priests » Had a portion of, and lived by

Exodus 29:27-28

And thou shalt hallow the breast of the wave-offering, and the shoulder of the heave-offering, which is waved to and fro, and which is heaved up, from the ram of installation, from that which is for Aaron, and from that which is for his sons; so shall it belong to Aaron and to his sons for an age-abiding statute from the sons of Israel, for a heave-offering, it is, - and, a heave-offering, shall it remain, from the sons of Israel out of their peace-offerings, their heave-offering to Yahweh.

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for bringing defective and blemished

Malachi 1:13-14

And ye have said, Lo! what a weariness! And ye have snuffed at Me, saith Yahweh of hosts, and have brought in the torn and the lame and the sick, thus have ye brought the present, - Could I accept it at your hand? saith Yahweh. But accursed is he that defraudeth, who, when there is in his flock a male, yet voweth and sacrificeth a corrupt thing to the Lord, for, a great king, am I, saith Yahweh of hosts, and, my Name, is revered among the nations.

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for not offering

Isaiah 43:23-24

Thou hast not brought in to me small cattle as thine ascending-offerings, Nor, with thy sacrifices, hast thou honoured me, - I have not oppressed thee with meal-offerings, Nor have I wearied thee with frankincense; Thou hast not bought for me with silver, fragrant calamus, Nor with the fat of thy sacrifices, hast thou sated me, - Thou hast done nothing but oppress me with thy sins, Thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities.

Sacrifices » Bloody » Meat offering

Numbers 15:3-12

and ye would offer, as an altar-flame unto Yahweh an ascending-offering or a sacrifice, for celebrating a vow or as a freewill-offering, or in your appointed seasons, - by way of offering a satisfying odour unto Yahweh, from the herd or from the flock, then shall he that bringeth near his oblation bring near unto Yahweh a meal-offering, of fine meal a tenth part of an ephah overflowed with the fourth part of a hin of oil; wine also for a drink-offering, the fourth part of a bin, shalt thou offer with the ascending-offering or with the sacrifice, - for each he-lamb. read more.
Or, with a ram, thou shalt offer a meal-offering, of fine meal, two tenths, - overflowed with oil, the third of a hin; wine also, for a drink-offering, the third of a hin, shalt thou bring near as a satisfying odour unto Yahweh. And when thou wouldest offer a choice young bullock as an ascending-offering or sacrifice, - for celebrating a vow or as a peace-offering unto Yahweh, then shall he bring near with his choice young bullock, a meal-offering, of fine meal three tenths, - overflowed with half a hin of oil; wine also, shalt thou bring near for a drink-offering, half a hin, - for an altar-flame of satisfying odour unto Yahweh. Thus and thus, shall it be done, for each ox, and for each ram, - and for each young one among the sheep, or among the goats: according to the number which ye shall offer, thus and thus, shall ye do for each one according to their number.

Sacrifices » Were offered » From the earliest age

Genesis 4:3-4

So it came to pass, after certain days, that Cain brought in of the fruit of the ground, a present to Yahweh: Abel, also, even, he, brought in of the firstlings of his sheep, and of their fat, and Yahweh approved of Abel and of his present;

Sacrifices » Were offered » At all the feasts

Numbers 10:10

And in your day of rejoicing and in your appointed seasons and in the beginnings of your months, then shall ye blow with the trumpets, over your ascending-sacrifices, and over your peace-offerings, - so shall they be unto you for a memorial before your God. I - Yahweh, am your God.

Sacrifices » Were offered » Monthly

Numbers 28:11

And in the beginnings of your months, shall ye bring near an ascending-sacrifice unto Yahweh, two choice bullocks and one ram, seven he-lambs a year old without defect;

Sacrifices » Consisted of » Clean animals » Bloody » Sacrifices

Sacrifices » The offering of, an acknowledgment of sin

Hebrews 10:3

But, in them, is a recalling to mind of sins, year by year,

Sacrifices » Were bound to the horns of the altar

Psalm 118:27

Yahweh is GOD, and hath shed on us light, - Bind ye the festal sacrifice with cords, Up to the horns of the altar.

Sacrifices » Always offered upon altars

Exodus 20:24

An altar of earth, shalt thou make to me, then shalt thou offer thereupon thine ascending-sacrifices and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen. In every place where I may mention my name, will I come in unto thee and will bless thee.

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Sin offering for sins of ignorance

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Peace offering

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » A broken spirit

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Prayer

Sacrifices » Fat of, not to remain until morning

Sacrifices » Figurative » Of self-denial

Philippians 3:7-8

But, whatever things, unto me, were gain, the same, have I accounted, for the Christ's sake, loss; Yea, doubtless! and I account all things to be, loss, because of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for the sake of whom, the loss, of all things, have I suffered, and do account them refuse, in order that, Christ, I may win,

Sacrifices » Figurative » calves of the lips" signifying praise

Hosea 14:2

Take with you words, and return to Yahweh: say unto him - Wholly, shalt thou take away iniquity, Accept, then, with favour, and we will make good the boldness of our lips!

Topics on Sacrifices

Animal Sacrifices, As A Type Of Christ

Psalm 40:6-8

Sacrifice and meal-offering, thou didst not delight in, Ears, didst thou pierce for me, - Ascending-sacrifice and sin-bearer, thou didst not ask:

Animal Sacrifices, Burnt

Leviticus 9:2

and said unto Aaron - Take for thyself a choice calf, as a sin-bearer, and a ram for an ascending-sacrifice, each without defect, - and bring them near before Yahweh;

Animal Sacrifices, Heave Offering

Leviticus 10:14

And the wave-breast, and the heave-shoulder, shall ye eat in clean place, thou, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, - for as thine by statute and thy sons by statute, have they been given, from among the peace-offerings of the sons of Israel.

Animal Sacrifices, Meal Offering

Exodus 29:40

and a tenth part of fine meal mingled with a fourth part of the hin of beaten oil, and, as a drink-offering, a fourth part of the hin of wine, - with the one lamb.

Animal Sacrifices, Peace Offering

Exodus 29:19-22

Then shalt thou take the second ram, - and Aaron and his sons shall lean their hands upon the head of the ram;

Animal Sacrifices, Sin Offering

Exodus 29:10-14

And thou shalt bring near the bullock, before the tent of meeting, - and Aaron and his sons shall lean their hands upon the head of the bullock;

Animal Sacrifices, Trespass Offering

Numbers 6:12

Then shall be separate unto Yahweh his days of separation, and shall bring in a he-lamb a year old as a guilt-bearer, - and, the first days, shall be lost because his separation, was made unclean.

Animal Sacrifices, Wave Offering

Exodus 29:22

Then shalt thou take from the ram - the fat and the fat-tail and the fat that covereth the inner part and the caul of the liver and the two kidneys with the fat that is upon them, and the right shoulder, - for, a ram of installation, it is, -

Ashes Of Sacrifices

Leviticus 6:11

Then shall he put off his garments, and put on other garments, - and shall carry forth the fat-ashes unto the outside of the camp, unto a clean place,

Atoning By Sacrifices

Leviticus 1:4

Then shall he lean his hand, upon the head of the ascending-sacrifice, - and it shall be accepted for him to put a propitiatory covering over him;

Burning Sacrifices

Leviticus 9:24

yea, there came forth fire from before Yahweh, and consumed upon the altar, the ascending-sacrifice and the portions of fat, - and all the people beheld and shouted, and fell down upon their faces.

Giving Sacrifices

Ezra 6:9-10

And, whatever may be the need - whether young bullocks or rams or lambs for ascending-sacrifices unto the God of the heavens, wheat, salt, wine or oil, according to the command of the priests who are in Jerusalem, - that it he given to them day by day, without fail;

Human Sacrifices

Genesis 22:1-13

And it cared to pass after these things, that God, did prove Abraham, - and he said unto him, Abraham! And he said Behold me!

Killing Sacrifices

Exodus 12:6

So shall it be yours, to keep, until the fourteenth day of this month, - then shall all the convocation of the assembly of Israel slay it between the two evenings.

Laying Hands On Sacrifices

Exodus 29:10

And thou shalt bring near the bullock, before the tent of meeting, - and Aaron and his sons shall lean their hands upon the head of the bullock;

Millenial Sacrifices

Isaiah 2:3

And many peoples shall go and say - Come ye, and let us ascend Unto the mountain of Yahweh Unto the house of the God of Jacob, That he may teach us of his ways, And we may walk in his paths, - For, out of Zion, shall go forth a law, And the word of Yahweh out of Jerusalem;

Offering Sacrifices

Hebrews 5:1

For, every high-priest who from among men is taken, on behalf of men, is appointed, as to the things pertaining unto God, that he may be offering bothgifts and sacrifices for sins, -

Oil On Sacrifices

Leviticus 2:1

But, when any person would bring near as an oblation, a meal-offering, unto Yahweh, of fine meal, shall be his oblation, - and he shall pour out thereon oil, and place thereon, frankincense;

Perfect Sacrifices

Leviticus 9:2

and said unto Aaron - Take for thyself a choice calf, as a sin-bearer, and a ram for an ascending-sacrifice, each without defect, - and bring them near before Yahweh;

Regulating Sacrifices

Leviticus 1:2

Speak thou unto the sons of Israel, and thou shalt say unto them When any man, would bring near from among you an oblation, unto Yahweh, from the beasts, from the herd or from the flock, shall ye bring near your oblation.

Sacrifices At The Doorway

Leviticus 1:3

If an ascending-sacrifice, be his oblation - of the herd, a male without defect, shall he bring near, - unto the entrance of the tent of meeting, shall he bring it, for its acceptance, before Yahweh.