Sacrifices

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Isaiah 1:11

What [is the] abundance of your sacrifices to me? says Yahweh. I have had enough [of] burnt offerings of rams and [the] fat [of] fattened animals and I do not delight in [the] blood of bulls and ram-lambs and goats.

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Animal Sacrifices, As A Type Of Christ

Psalm 40:6-8

A sacrifice and offering you do not desire. {My ears you have opened}. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not demanded.

Animal Sacrifices, Burnt

Leviticus 9:2

and he said to Aaron, "Take for yourself {a bull calf} as a sin offering and a ram as a burnt offering, without defect, and present [them] {before} Yahweh.

Animal Sacrifices, Heave Offering

Leviticus 10:14

And the wave offering's breast section and the upper thigh of the contribution [offering] you must eat in a clean place, you and your sons and your daughters with you, because they are given [as] your allotted portion and your sons' allotted portion from the sacrifices of the {Israelites}' fellowship offerings.

Animal Sacrifices, Meal Offering

Exodus 29:40

And a tenth of finely milled flour mixed with a fourth of a hin of beaten oil, and a fourth of a hin of wine as a libation with the first lamb.

Animal Sacrifices, Peace Offering

Exodus 29:19-22

"And you will take the second ram, and Aaron and his sons will lay their hands on the head of the ram.

Animal Sacrifices, Sin Offering

Exodus 29:10-14

"And you will bring the bull before the tent of assembly, and Aaron and his sons will lay their hands on the head of the bull.

Animal Sacrifices, Trespass Offering

Numbers 6:12

He will rededicate to Yahweh the days of his separation and bring a ram-lamb {in its first year} as a guilt offering. The former days [of his vow] will fall away because his separation was defiled.

Animal Sacrifices, Wave Offering

Exodus 29:22

And you will take from the ram the fat and the fat tail and the fat covering the inner parts and the lobe of the liver and the two kidneys and the fat that is on them and the right thigh, because it [is] the ram of ordination.

Ashes Of Sacrifices

Leviticus 6:11

And he shall take off his garments and put on other garments, and he shall bring out the fatty ashes {outside the camp} to a ceremonially clean place,

Atoning By Sacrifices

Leviticus 1:4

" 'He must lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering and it will be accepted for him [in order] to make atonement for him.

Burning Sacrifices

Leviticus 9:24

Then a fire went out {from before} Yahweh, and it consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And all the people saw [it], so they shouted [for joy], and they fell on their faces.

Giving Sacrifices

Ezra 6:9-10

Whatever may be needed--{young bulls}, young rams, sheep for burnt offerings to the God of heaven, wheat, salt, wine, and oil for the priests in Jerusalem--let it be given to them day by day with no negligence,

Human Sacrifices

Genesis 22:1-13

And it happened [that] after these things, God tested Abraham. And he said to him, "Abraham!" And he said, "Here I [am]."

Killing Sacrifices

Exodus 12:6

"{You will keep it} until the fourteenth day of this month, and all the assembly of the community of Israel will slaughter it {at twilight}.

Laying Hands On Sacrifices

Exodus 29:10

"And you will bring the bull before the tent of assembly, and Aaron and his sons will lay their hands on the head of the bull.

Millenial Sacrifices

Isaiah 2:3

many peoples shall come. And they shall say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh, to the house of the God of Jacob, and may he teach us part of his ways, and let us walk in his paths." For instruction shall go out from Zion, and the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem.

Offering Sacrifices

Hebrews 5:1

For every high priest taken from among men is appointed on behalf of people in the things relating to God, in order that he can offer both gifts and sacrifices on behalf of sins,

Oil On Sacrifices

Leviticus 2:1

" 'When a person brings a grain offering to Yahweh, his offering must be finely milled flour, and he must pour out oil on it and place frankincense on it.

Perfect Sacrifices

Leviticus 9:2

and he said to Aaron, "Take for yourself {a bull calf} as a sin offering and a ram as a burnt offering, without defect, and present [them] {before} Yahweh.

Regulating Sacrifices

Leviticus 1:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, and say to them, 'When a person from you presents an offering to Yahweh, you shall present your offering from domestic animals, from the cattle or from the flock.

Sacrifices At The Doorway

Leviticus 1:3

If his offering [is] a burnt offering from the cattle, [then] he must present an unblemished male; he must present it at the door of the tent of assembly for his acceptance {before} Yahweh.

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1 Corinthians 10:20

[No], but that [the things] which they sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to become sharers with demons.

Psalm 40:6

A sacrifice and offering you do not desire. {My ears you have opened}. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not demanded.

2 Chronicles 7:5

And King Solomon offered a sacrifice of twenty-two thousand cattle and one hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.

1 John 2:2

and he is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for [the sins of] the whole world.

Amos 5:25

Did you bring to me sacrifices and offering those forty years in the desert, O house of Israel?

Hebrews 10:8

[When he] says above, "Sacrifices and offerings and whole burnt offerings and [offerings] for sin you did not want, nor did you delight in," which are offered according to the law,

Malachi 1:8

When you offer a blind [animal] for sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you offer [the] lame and the one who is ill, is that not wrong? Present it, please, to your governor! Will he be pleased with you? {Will he show you favor}?" says Yahweh of hosts.

Leviticus 23:19

And you shall {offer} one he-goat as a sin offering and two {yearling} male lambs as a sacrifice of fellowship offerings

Exodus 20:24

An altar of earth you will make for me, and you will sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your fellowship offerings, your sheep and your cattle. In every place where I cause my name to be remembered, I will come to you, and I will bless you.

Hebrews 10:5

Therefore, [when he] came into the world, he said, "Sacrifice and offering you did not want, but a body you prepared for me;

Leviticus 7:11

" 'And this [is] the regulation of the fellowship offerings that he must present to Yahweh:

1 Corinthians 8:4

Therefore, concerning the eating of food sacrificed to idols, we know that "an idol [is] nothing in the world" and that "[there is] no God except one."

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Armies » March in ranks » Sacrifices

1 Samuel 13:11-12

But Samuel said, "What have you done?" Saul said, "Because I saw that the army {was scattering} from me and you did not come {at the appointed time} and [that the] Philistines had gathered at Micmash, therefore I said, 'Now [the] Philistines will come down against me at Gilgal, and I have not yet implored the face of Yahweh.' So I forced myself and offered the burnt offering."

Sacrifices » Human beings offered as

2 Kings 3:27

He took his firstborn son who was to become king in his place and offered him [as] a burnt offering on the wall. Great wrath came upon Israel, and they withdrew from him and returned to the land.

Psalm 106:38

and they poured out innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, and [so] the land was defiled with the blood.

Deuteronomy 12:31

You must not do so toward Yahweh your God, because of every detestable thing they have done for their gods Yahweh hates, for even their sons and their daughters they would burn in the fire to their gods.

Jeremiah 19:5

and they have built the high places of Baal, to burn their children in the fire, burnt offerings to Baal, which I commanded not, and I ordered not, and it did not come to my {mind}.

Sacrifices » Insufficient to secure salvation

Hebrews 9:9

which [was] a symbol for the present time, in which both the gifts and sacrifices which were offered were not able to perfect the worshiper with respect to the conscience,

Psalm 40:6

A sacrifice and offering you do not desire. {My ears you have opened}. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not demanded.

Psalm 51:16-17

For you do not delight [in] sacrifice or I would give [it]. [With] a burnt offering you are not pleased. The sacrifices of God [are] a broken spirit; A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Sacrifices » Of praise

Psalm 116:17

I will offer to you a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and proclaim the name of Yahweh.

Jeremiah 33:11

[the] voice of jubilation, and [the] voice of joy, [the] voice of [the] bridegroom, and [the] voice of [the] bride, [the] voices of [those who] say, "Praise Yahweh of hosts, for Yahweh [is] good, for his loyal love [is] {forever}," [the voices of those who] bring thank offerings [to] the house of Yahweh, for I will restore the fortunes of the land as in the beginning,' says Yahweh.

Psalm 107:22

and let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his works with rejoicing.

Jeremiah 17:26

And they will come from the towns of Judah, and from all around Jerusalem, and from the land of Benjamin, and from the Shephelah, and from the hill country, and from the Negev, bringing burnt offerings, and sacrifices, and grain offerings, and frankincense, and bringing thank offerings [to] the house of Yahweh.

More verses: Jonah 2:9

Sacrifices » Required to be perfect and without blemish

Deuteronomy 15:21

But if there is a physical defect in it, [such as] lameness or blindness, any serious defect, you shall not sacrifice it to Yahweh your God.

Malachi 1:8

When you offer a blind [animal] for sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you offer [the] lame and the one who is ill, is that not wrong? Present it, please, to your governor! Will he be pleased with you? {Will he show you favor}?" says Yahweh of hosts.

Leviticus 22:19

[it must be] without defect {to be acceptable for you}: a male among the cattle, among the sheep, or among the goats.

Malachi 1:14

"Cursed is the one who cheats, who has in his flock a male and vows [it], but [instead] sacrifices a blemished one to the Lord! For I [am] a great king," says Yahweh of hosts, "and my name [is] awesome among the nations."

Deuteronomy 17:1

"You shall not sacrifice to Yahweh your God an ox or sheep {that has a physical defect} {of anything seriously wrong}, for that [is] a detestable thing to Yahweh your God.

Sacrifices » Offered to false gods, are offered to devils

Leviticus 17:7

And {they may no longer sacrifice} their sacrifices to the goat-idols after which they were prostituting. This is {a lasting statute} for them {throughout} their generations." '

Deuteronomy 32:17

They sacrificed to the demons, not God, [to] gods whom they had not known, new [gods] [who] came from recent times; {their ancestors had not known them}.

Psalm 106:37

They even sacrificed their sons and daughters to the demons,

1 Corinthians 10:20

[No], but that [the things] which they sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to become sharers with demons.

Sacrifices » Were typical of Christ's sacrifice

Hebrews 10:1

For the law, possessing a shadow of the good [things] that are about to come, not the form of things itself, [is] never able {year by year} by means of the same sacrifices which they offer without interruption to make perfect those who draw near.

1 Corinthians 5:7

Clean out the old leaven in order that you may be a new batch of dough, just as you are unleavened. For Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.

Hebrews 10:11-12

And every priest stands every day serving and offering the same sacrifices many times, which are never able to take away sins. But this one, [after he] had offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, sat down at the right hand of God,

Sacrifices » Figurative

Ezekiel 39:17

"And you, son of man, thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'Say to {all kinds of birds and animals of the field}, "Be gathered, come be gathered {from everywhere} to my sacrifice that I [am] sacrificing for you, a great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel, and you will eat flesh, and you will drink blood.

Isaiah 34:6

{Yahweh has a sword}; it is full [of] blood. It is covered with fat, with [the] blood of lambs and goats, with [the] fat of [the] kidneys of rams, for {Yahweh has a sacrifice} in Bozrah and a great slaughter in the land of Edom.

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything [in full] and have an abundance; {I am well supplied} [because] I received from Epaphroditus {what you had sent}, a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Philippians 2:17

But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and rejoice with all of you.

More verses: Zephaniah 1:7-8

Sacrifices » Divine institution of

Genesis 9:3

Every moving thing that lives shall be for you as food. As [I gave] the green plants to you, I have [now] given you everything.

Genesis 1:29

And God said, "Look--I am giving to you every plant [that] bears seed which [is] on the face of the whole earth, and every kind of tree {that bears fruit}. They shall be yours as food."

Genesis 4:4-5

and Abel also brought [an offering] from {the choicest firstlings of his flock}. And Yahweh looked with favor to Abel and to his offering, but to Cain and to his offering he did not look with favor. And Cain became very angry, and his face fell.

Sacrifices » Of righteousness

Malachi 3:3

He will sit [as] a refiner and purifier of silver; he will purify the children of Levi, and he will refine them like gold and like silver, and they will present to Yahweh offerings in righteousness.

Psalm 51:19

Then you will delight [in] righteous sacrifices, burnt offering and whole burnt offering. Then bulls will be offered on your altar.

Deuteronomy 33:19

They summon people [to the] mountains; there they sacrifice the sacrifices of righteousness, because the affluence of [the] seas they suck [out], and {the most hidden treasures of the sand}."

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Thanksgiving

Psalm 116:17

I will offer to you a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and proclaim the name of Yahweh.

Psalm 27:6

And now my head will be high over my enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to Yahweh.

Psalm 107:22

and let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his works with rejoicing.

Sacrifices » Generally the best of their kind

Psalm 66:15

Burnt offerings of fat animals I will offer to you, with [the] smoke of rams. I will do cattle with rams. Selah

Isaiah 1:11

What [is the] abundance of your sacrifices to me? says Yahweh. I have had enough [of] burnt offerings of rams and [the] fat [of] fattened animals and I do not delight in [the] blood of bulls and ram-lambs and goats.

Sacrifices » Were offered » By the patriarchs

Job 1:5

{Then when} the days of the feast had run their course, {Job would send}, and he would sanctify them. Thus he would arise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings [according to] the number of all of them, because Job thought, "Perhaps my children have sinned and {cursed} God in their heart." This is what Job used to do {all the time}.

Genesis 22:2

And he said, "Take your son, your only child, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains where I will tell you."

Genesis 46:1

So Israel journeyed with all that he had, and he came to Beersheba and offered sacrifices to the God of his father, Isaac.

Genesis 31:54

And Jacob sacrificed a sacrifice on the hill, and he called his kinsmen to eat the meal. And they ate the meal and spent the night on the hill.

Sacrifices » Often consumed by fire from heaven

Leviticus 9:24

Then a fire went out {from before} Yahweh, and it consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And all the people saw [it], so they shouted [for joy], and they fell on their faces.

1 Kings 18:38

Then the fire of Yahweh fell, and it consumed the burnt offering, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust; and the water which [was] in the trench it licked up!

2 Chronicles 7:1

And when Solomon finished praying, then fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt 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 to him, "Take for me a three-year-old heifer, and a three-year-old female goat, and a three-year-old ram, and a turtledove and a young pigeon." And he took for him all these and cut them in pieces down the middle. And he put each piece opposite {the other}, but the birds he did not cut. And the birds of prey came down on the carcasses, but Abram drove them away. read more.
And it happened, as the sun {went down}, then a deep sleep fell upon Abram and, behold, a great terrifying darkness fell upon him. And he said to Abram, "{You must surely know} that your descendants shall be [as] aliens in a land {not their own}. And they shall serve them and they shall oppress them four hundred years. And also the nation that they serve I will judge. Then afterward they shall go out with great possessions. And [as for] you, you shall go to your ancestors in peace; you shall be buried in a good old age. And the fourth generation shall return here, for the guilt of the Amorites {is not yet complete}." And after the sun had gone down and it [was] dusk, behold, a smoking firepot and a flaming torch passed between those half pieces.

Exodus 24:5-8

And he sent young men from the {Israelites}, and they offered burnt offerings, and they sacrificed sacrifices [as] fellowship offerings to Yahweh [using] bulls. And Moses took half of the blood, and he put [it] in bowls, and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar. And he took the scroll of the covenant and read [it] in the hearing of the people, and they said, "All that Yahweh has spoken we will do, and we will listen." read more.
And Moses took the blood and sprinkled [it] on the people, and he said, "Look, the blood of the covenant that Yahweh has made with you in accordance with all these words."

Hebrews 9:19-20

For [when] every commandment had been spoken by Moses to all the people according to the law, [he] took the blood of calves with water and scarlet wool and hyssop [and] sprinkled both the scroll itself and all the people, saying, "This [is] the blood of the covenant that God has commanded for you."

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for offering, to idols

Isaiah 65:3

the people {who provoke} me to anger continually to my face, slaughtering for sacrifices in the garden, and making smoke offerings on bricks,

Isaiah 65:7

your iniquities and the iniquities of your ancestors together, says Yahweh, because they made smoke offerings on the mountains and they taunted me on the hills, I will measure their punishment [from the] beginning into the fold of their garment."

2 Chronicles 34:25

because they have abandoned me and burned incense to other gods so as to provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands. And my wrath will be poured out on this place and it will not be quenched.'

Sacrifices » Were offered » Yearly

Leviticus 16:3

"Aaron must enter the sanctuary with this: {a young bull} as a sin offering and a ram as a burnt offering.

1 Samuel 1:3

Now this man used to go up from his town {year by year} to worship and to sacrifice to Yahweh of hosts in Shiloh, {where} the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, [were] priests to Yahweh.

1 Samuel 20:6

If your father misses me at all, then you must say, 'David earnestly asked from me to run to Bethlehem his city, for {the yearly sacrifice} [is] there for all the clan.'

Sacrifices » The priests » Appointed to offer

Ezekiel 44:15

But the Levitical priests, the descendants of Zadok, who cared for the responsibility of my sanctuary {when the Israelites went astray} from me, they will approach me to serve me, and they will stand {before me} to offer to me fat and blood," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Ezekiel 44:11

Then they will be in my sanctuary, [those] serving [in] my sanctuary, [as] sentries at the gates of the temple and [as] [those] serving the temple; they will slaughter the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they will stand {before them} to serve them,

1 Samuel 2:28

And I chose him from all the tribes of Israel to be a priest to me, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to bear an ephod before me. I gave to the house of your ancestor all the offerings made by fire by the {Israelites}.

Sacrifices » Were offered » In faith of a coming saviour

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a greater sacrifice than Cain, by which he was approved that he was righteous, [because] God approved [him] for his gifts, and through it he still speaks, [although he] is dead.

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of blood, in order that the one who destroyed the firstborn would not touch them.

Sacrifices » Without obedience, worthless

Mark 12:33

And to love him from your whole heart and from your whole understanding and from your whole strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices."

Sacrifices » To be offered to God alone

Judges 13:16

The angel of Yahweh said to Manoah, "If you keep me, I will not eat your food, but if you prepare a burnt offering for Yahweh, you can offer it (for Manoah did not know that he [was] an angel of Yahweh)."

2 Kings 17:36

Rather, Yahweh, who brought you out from the land of Egypt with great strength and with an outstretched arm--him you shall fear, and to him you shall bow down, and to him you shall sacrifice.

Sacrifices » Figurative » Of praise

Hosea 14:2

Take words with you, and return to Yahweh. Say to him, "Take away all guilt; accept good, and we will offer the fruit of our lips.

Psalm 116:17

I will offer to you a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and proclaim the name of Yahweh.

Jeremiah 33:11

[the] voice of jubilation, and [the] voice of joy, [the] voice of [the] bridegroom, and [the] voice of [the] bride, [the] voices of [those who] say, "Praise Yahweh of hosts, for Yahweh [is] good, for his loyal love [is] {forever}," [the voices of those who] bring thank offerings [to] the house of Yahweh, for I will restore the fortunes of the land as in the beginning,' says Yahweh.

Sacrifices » Could not take away sin

Hebrews 9:9

which [was] a symbol for the present time, in which both the gifts and sacrifices which were offered were not able to perfect the worshiper with respect to the conscience,

Psalm 40:6

A sacrifice and offering you do not desire. {My ears you have opened}. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not demanded.

Hebrews 10:1-11

For the law, possessing a shadow of the good [things] that are about to come, not the form of things itself, [is] never able {year by year} by means of the same sacrifices which they offer without interruption to make perfect those who draw near. For otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, because the ones who worship, having been purified once and for all, would no longer have any consciousness of sins? But in them [there is] a reminder of sins {year by year}. read more.
For [it is] impossible [for] the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. Therefore, [when he] came into the world, he said, "Sacrifice and offering you did not want, but a body you prepared for me; you did not delight in whole burnt offerings and [offerings] for sins. Then I said, 'Behold, I have come-- in the roll of the book it is written about me-- to do your will, O God.' [When he] says above, "Sacrifices and offerings and whole burnt offerings and [offerings] for sin you did not want, nor did you delight in," which are offered according to the law, then he has said, "Behold, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second, by which will we are made holy through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. And every priest stands every day serving and offering the same sacrifices many times, which are never able to take away sins.

Sacrifices » Were accepted when offered in sincerity and faith

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a greater sacrifice than Cain, by which he was approved that he was righteous, [because] God approved [him] for his gifts, and through it he still speaks, [although he] is dead.

Genesis 8:21

And Yahweh smelled the soothing fragrance, and Yahweh said {to himself}, "{Never again will I curse} the ground for the sake of humankind, because the inclination of the heart of humankind [is] evil from his youth. {Nor will I ever again destroy} all life as I have done.

Sacrifices » Were offered » For the whole nation

1 Chronicles 29:21

And they offered sacrifices to Yahweh, and on that next day they offered burnt offerings to Yahweh: one thousand bulls, one thousand rams, one thousand lambs, with their libations and sacrifices in abundance for all Israel.

Leviticus 16:15-30

"And he shall slaughter the sin offering's goat, which [is] for the people, and he shall bring its blood {from behind} the curtain, and he shall do with its blood as that which he did with the bull's blood, and he shall spatter it on the atonement cover and {before} the atonement cover. Thus he shall make atonement for the sanctuary from the {Israelites}' impurities and from their transgressions for all their sins; and so he must do for [the] tent of assembly, which dwells with them in the midst of their impurities. And {no person} shall be in [the] tent of assembly when he enters to make atonement in the sanctuary until he comes out, and so he shall make atonement for himself and for his family and for all of Israel's assembly. read more.
"Then he shall go out to the altar that [is] {before} Yahweh, and he shall make atonement for it; and he shall take {some of} the bull's blood and {some of} the goat's blood, and he shall put [it] all around on the altar's horns. And he shall spatter {some of} the blood on it seven times with his finger, and he shall cleanse it and consecrate it from the {Israelites}' impurities. "And he shall finish making atonement [for] the sanctuary and [the] tent of assembly and the altar; then he shall present the living goat. And Aaron shall place his two hands on the living goat's head, and he shall confess over it all the {Israelites}' iniquities and all their transgressions for all their sins, and he shall put them on the goat's head, and he shall send [it] away into the desert {with} a man [standing] ready. Thus the goat shall bear on it to {a barren region} all their guilt, and he shall send the goat away into the desert. "And Aaron shall enter [the] tent of assembly, and he shall take off the linen garments that he put on at his coming to the sanctuary, and he shall leave them there. And he shall wash his body with water in a holy place, and he shall put on his garments and go out and {sacrifice} his burnt offering and the people's burnt offering, and so he shall make atonement for himself and for people. And he must turn into smoke the sin offering's fat on the altar. "And the person who sends out the goat for Azazel shall wash his garments, and he shall wash his body with water, and {afterward} he shall come to the camp. And the sin offering's bull and the sin offering's goat, whose blood was brought to make atonement in the sanctuary, shall be brought {outside the camp}, and they shall burn their hide and their flesh and their offal in the fire. And the person who burns them shall wash his garments, and he shall wash his body with water, and {afterward} he must come to the camp. "And this shall be {a lasting statute} for you: in the seventh month, on the tenth of the month, you must deny yourselves and you must not do any work, [whether] the native or the alien who is dwelling in your midst, because on this day he shall make atonement for you to cleanse you; you must be clean from all your sins {before} Yahweh.

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

Exodus 24:5

And he sent young men from the {Israelites}, and they offered burnt offerings, and they sacrificed sacrifices [as] fellowship offerings to Yahweh [using] bulls.

Exodus 5:3

And they said, "The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Please let us go [on] a three-day journey into the desert, and let us sacrifice to Yahweh our God, lest he strike us with plague or with sword."

Exodus 18:12

And Jethro, the father-in-law of Moses, took a burnt offering and sacrifices for God, and Aaron and all the elders of Israel came to eat bread with the father-in-law of Moses before God.

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

Isaiah 66:3

The one who slaughters bull strikes a man; the one who slaughters lamb for sacrifice breaks the neck [of] a dog. The one who offers an offering, [the] blood of swine; the one who offers frankincense blesses an idol. Indeed, they themselves have chosen their ways, and their soul delights in their abhorrence.

Hosea 8:13

They offer sacrifices of my choice and they eat flesh; Yahweh does not accept them. Now he will remember their iniquity and punish their sins; they will return [to] Egypt.

Isaiah 1:11

What [is the] abundance of your sacrifices to me? says Yahweh. I have had enough [of] burnt offerings of rams and [the] fat [of] fattened animals and I do not delight in [the] blood of bulls and ram-lambs and goats.

Sacrifices » To be brought to the place appointed by God

Deuteronomy 12:6

And you shall bring there your burnt offerings and your sacrifices and your tithes and {your donations} and your votive gifts and your freewill offerings and the firstling of your herd and your flock.

2 Chronicles 7:12

Then Yahweh appeared to Solomon at night and said to him, "I have heard your prayer and have chosen 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 twenty-two thousand cattle and one hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.

2 Chronicles 5:6

And King Solomon and the whole community of Israel that was assembled before him [were] before the ark, sacrificing sheep and cattle that could not be counted nor numbered for abundance.

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Trespass offering for intentional sins

Leviticus 6:1-7

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "When a person {displays infidelity} against Yahweh and he deceives his fellow citizen regarding something entrusted or {a pledge} or stealing or he exploits his fellow citizen, or he finds lost property and lies about it and swears {falsely} {in regard to} any one of these things by which {a person} might commit sin, read more.
{and when} he sins and is guilty, then he shall bring back {the things he had stolen} or {what he had extorted} or {something with which he had been entrusted} or the lost property that he had found, or {regarding} anything about which he has sworn {falsely}, then he shall repay it {according to} its value and shall add one-fifth of its value to it--he must give it {to whom it belongs} on the day of his guilt offering. And he must bring as his guilt offering to Yahweh a ram without defect from the flock by your valuation as a guilt offering to the priest, and the priest shall make atonement for him {before} Yahweh, and he shall be forgiven {anything} from all that he might do {by which he might incur guilt}."

Leviticus 7:1-7

" 'And this [is] the regulation of the guilt offering; it [is] {a most holy thing}. In the place where they slaughter the burnt offering, they must slaughter the guilt offering, and he must sprinkle its blood upon the altar all around. And he must present all of its fat: the fat tail and the fat that covers the inner parts, read more.
and the two kidneys, and the fat that [is] on them, which [is] on the loins, and he must remove the lobe on the liver in addition to the kidneys. And the priest shall turn it into smoke it on the altar [as] a food offering made by fire for Yahweh; it [is] a guilt offering. Every male among the priests may eat it; it must be eaten in a holy place; it [is] {a most holy thing}. [The] instruction [is] {the same for the guilt offering as for the sin offering}; {it belongs to} the priest, who makes atonement with it.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Benevolence

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything [in full] and have an abundance; {I am well supplied} [because] I received from Epaphroditus {what you had sent}, a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Martyrdom

2 Timothy 4:6

For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is imminent.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Devotedness

Philippians 2:17

But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and rejoice with all of you.

Sacrifices » Were offered » Under the mosaic dispensation

Hebrews 10:1-3

For the law, possessing a shadow of the good [things] that are about to come, not the form of things itself, [is] never able {year by year} by means of the same sacrifices which they offer without interruption to make perfect those who draw near. For otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, because the ones who worship, having been purified once and for all, would no longer have any consciousness of sins? But in them [there is] a reminder of sins {year by year}.

Sacrifices » Were offered » For individuals

Leviticus 1:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, and say to them, 'When a person from you presents an offering to Yahweh, you shall present your offering from domestic animals, from the cattle or from the flock.

Leviticus 17:8

"And you shall say to them, '[if there is] {anyone} from the house of Israel or from the alien who dwells in their midst who offers a burnt offering or a sacrifice

Sacrifices » No leaven » Offered

Exodus 23:18

" 'You will not sacrifice the blood of my sacrifice together with [food with] yeast, and you will not leave the fat of my feast overnight until morning.

Leviticus 7:13

In addition to ring-shaped cakes of bread [with] yeast, he must present his [grain] offering together with his sacrifice of thanksgiving peace offerings.

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for not treating with respect

1 Samuel 2:29

Why do you despise my sacrifice and my offering which I commanded [for my] dwelling place, while you honored your sons more than me by making yourselves fat from the best of all the offerings of my people Israel?

Malachi 1:12

"But you [are] profaning it by saying the table of the Lord [is] defiled, and its fruit--its food--is despised!

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

1 Kings 18:38

Then the fire of Yahweh fell, and it consumed the burnt offering, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust; and the water which [was] in the trench it licked up!

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

Leviticus 2:1

" 'When a person brings a grain offering to Yahweh, his offering must be finely milled flour, and he must pour out oil on it and place frankincense on it.

Sacrifices » Imparted a legal purification

Hebrews 9:13

For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a young cow sprinkled on those who are defiled sanctify [them] for the ritual purity of the flesh,

Sacrifices » Were salted with salt

Leviticus 2:13

Also all of your grain offerings you must season with salt; you must not omit the salt of your God's covenant from your offering.

Mark 9:49

For everyone will be salted with fire.

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

2 Kings 5:17

Then Naaman said, "If not, then please let a load of soil on a pair of mules be given to your servants, for your servant will never again bring a burnt offering and sacrifice to other gods, [but] only to Yahweh.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Righteousness

Psalm 51:19

Then you will delight [in] righteous sacrifices, burnt offering and whole burnt offering. Then bulls will be offered on your altar.

Sacrifices » For public use often provided by the state

2 Chronicles 31:3

And the gift of the king [was] out of his own possessions for the burnt offerings--the burnt offerings for the morning and the evening and for Sabbaths, new moon festivals, and appointed feasts, as is written in the law of Yahweh.

Sacrifices » Were offered » Weekly

Numbers 28:9-10

" 'On the day of the Sabbath, two male lambs without defect {in their first year}, and two-tenths of finely milled flour mixed with oil [for] a grain offering and its libation. [This is] the burnt offering every Sabbath [in addition to] the continual burnt offering and its libation.

Sacrifices » Were offered » Daily

Exodus 29:38-39

"And this is what you shall offer on the altar: Two {one-year-old} male lambs {every day} continually. The first lamb you will offer in the morning, and the second lamb you will offer {at twilight}.

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

Exodus 29:27-28

And you will consecrate the wave offering breast section and the thigh of the contribution that was waved and that was presented from the ram of the ordination that [is] for Aaron and for his sons. And it will be for Aaron and for his sons as a lasting rule from the {Israelites}, because it is a contribution, and it will be a contribution from the {Israelites} from their sacrifices of fellowship, their contribution to Yahweh.

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for bringing defective and blemished

Malachi 1:13-14

And you say, 'Look! [This is] a weariness,' and you sniff [with disdain] at it," says Yahweh of hosts. "And you bring [the] stolen, the lame, and the one that is sick--[this] you bring as the offering! Should I {accept it} from your hand?" says Yahweh. "Cursed is the one who cheats, who has in his flock a male and vows [it], but [instead] sacrifices a blemished one to the Lord! For I [am] a great king," says Yahweh of hosts, "and my name [is] awesome among the nations."

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for not offering

Isaiah 43:23-24

You have not brought me your sheep for a burnt offering nor honored me [with] your sacrifice. I have not made you serve with offerings, nor have I made you weary with frankincense. You have not bought me spice reed with money or satisfied me [with] the fat of sacrifices. But you have burdened me with your sins; you have made me weary with your iniquities.

Sacrifices » Bloody » Meat offering

Numbers 15:3-12

you will make an offering by fire for Yahweh from the cattle or from the flock, a burnt offering or a sacrifice to fulfill a vow, or as a freewill offering or at your feasts, to make a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh. And the one who presents an offering for Yahweh, he will present a grain offering [of] finely milled flour; a tenth will be mixed with a fourth of the liquid measure [of] oil; and you will add a fourth of wine for the libation upon the burnt offering, or to the sacrifice for each ram-lamb. read more.
Or for the ram you will make a grain offering [of] two-tenths of finely milled flour mixed into a third of a liquid measure of oil. You will present a third of the liquid measure of wine for the libation, a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh. When you prepare {a bull} as a burnt offering or a sacrifice to fulfill a vow or fellowship offering for Yahweh, you will present with {the bull} a grain offering of three-tenths [of] finely milled flour mixed with half a liquid measure of oil, and you will present half a liquid measure of wine as a libation, as an offering made by fire, a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh. " 'This is how it should be done for each bull, or for the each ram, or for the small four-footed mammal, or ram-lambs, or goats. According to the number that you prepare, so should you do to each according to their number.

Sacrifices » Were offered » From the earliest age

Genesis 4:3-4

And {in the course of time} Cain brought an offering from the fruit of the ground to Yahweh, and Abel also brought [an offering] from {the choicest firstlings of his flock}. And Yahweh looked with favor to Abel and to his offering,

Sacrifices » Were offered » At all the feasts

Numbers 10:10

"And on the day of your joy and in your appointed times, at the beginning of your months, you will blow on the trumpets in addition to your burnt offerings and in addition to the sacrifices of your fellowship offerings. And they will be as a memorial for you {before} your God; I [am] Yahweh your God."

Sacrifices » Were offered » Monthly

Numbers 28:11

" 'And at the beginning of each of your months, you will present a burnt offering for Yahweh: two bulls and one ram, seven male lambs without defect {in their first year};

Sacrifices » Consisted of » Clean animals » Bloody » Sacrifices

Sacrifices » The offering of, an acknowledgment of sin

Hebrews 10:3

But in them [there is] a reminder of sins {year by year}.

Sacrifices » Were bound to the horns of the altar

Psalm 118:27

Yahweh is God, and he has given us light. Bind [the] festal sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

Sacrifices » Always offered upon altars

Exodus 20:24

An altar of earth you will make for me, and you will sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your fellowship offerings, your sheep and your cattle. In every place where I cause my name to be remembered, I will come to you, and I will bless you.

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

Psalm 141:2

Let my prayer be set before you [as] incense, the lifting up of my palms [as the] evening offering.

Sacrifices » Fat of, not to remain until morning

Sacrifices » Figurative » Of self-denial

Philippians 3:7-8

But whatever [things] were gain to me, these [things] I have considered loss because of Christ. {More than that}, even consider all [things] to be loss because of the surpassing greatness of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for the sake of whom I have suffered the loss of all [things], and consider [them] dung, in order that I may gain Christ

Sacrifices » Figurative » calves of the lips" signifying praise

Hosea 14:2

Take words with you, and return to Yahweh. Say to him, "Take away all guilt; accept good, and we will offer the fruit of our lips.