Sin Offering

Most Relevant Verses

Leviticus 4:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'If a person sins by an unintentional wrong from any of Yahweh's commands that should not be {violated}, and he {violates} {any of them}--

Hebrews 9:7

but only the high priest [enters] into the second [tent] once a year, not without blood, which he offers on behalf of himself and the [sins] of the people committed in ignorance.

Leviticus 5:1-4

" 'When a person sins in that he hears [the] utterance of a curse and he [is] a witness or he sees or he knows, if he does not make [it] known, then he shall bear his guilt. Or if a person touches anything unclean, {whether} an unclean [wild] animal's dead body or an unclean domestic animal's dead body or an unclean swarmer's dead body, but {he is unaware of it}, he [is] unclean and he is guilty. Or when he touches human uncleanness, {namely} any uncleanness of his by which he might become unclean, but {he is unaware of it}, and he himself finds out, then he will be guilty.read more.
Or when a person swears, speaking thoughtlessly with [his] lips, to do evil or to do good {with regard to} anything that {the person} in a sworn oath speaks thoughtlessly, but {he is unaware of it}, he will be guilty {in any of} these.

Leviticus 4:20

He shall do to the bull {just as} he did to the sin offering's bull, so he must do to it. The priest shall make atonement for them, and {they will be forgiven}.

Topics on Sin Offering

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.

Regulations For The Sin Offering

Leviticus 4:1-35

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,

More Verses on Sin Offering

Leviticus 12:6-8

And at the fulfilling of the days of her cleansing, [whether] for a son or for a daughter, she must bring to the priest at the tent of assembly's entrance a {yearling} male lamb as a burnt offering and {young dove} or a turtledove as a sin offering. And [the priest] shall present it {before} Yahweh, and he shall make atonement for her, so that she shall be clean from the flow of her blood. This [is] the regulation of childbearing for the male or for the female. And if {she cannot afford} a sheep, then she shall take two turtledoves or two {young doves}--one as a burnt offering and one as a sin offering--and the priest shall make atonement for her, so that she shall be clean.'"

Luke 2:24

and to offer a sacrifice according to what was stated in the law of the Lord, "a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons."

Leviticus 14:13-31

And he shall slaughter the male lamb in the place where he slaughters the sin offering and the burnt offering in the sanctuary's space, because as the sin offering belongs to the priest, so [also] the guilt offering--{it is a most holy thing}. And the priest shall take {some of} the guilt offering's blood, and the priest shall put [it] on the right ear's lobe of the one who presents himself for cleansing and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe. And the priest shall take {some of} the log of oil, and he shall pour [it] on his left palm;read more.
and the priest shall dip his right finger in the oil that [is] on his left palm, and he shall spatter {some of} the oil with his finger seven times {before} Yahweh. Then the priest shall put {some of} the remaining oil, which [is] on his palm, on the right ear's lobe of the one to be cleansed and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe, on [top of] the guilt offering's blood. And the remaining oil that [is] on the priest's palm he shall put on the head of the one who presents himself for cleansing, and the priest shall make atonement for him {before} Yahweh. Thus the priest shall {sacrifice} the sin offering, and he shall make atonement for the one who presents himself for cleansing from his uncleanness, and afterward he shall slaughter the burnt offering. Then the priest shall offer the burnt offering and the grain offering on the altar, and the priest shall make atonement for him, and so he shall be clean. "But if he [is] poor and {he cannot afford} [it], then he shall take one male lamb [for] a guilt offering as a wave offering to make atonement for himself and one-tenth [of an ephah] of finely milled flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, and a log of oil, and two turtledoves or two {young doves} that {he can afford}, and one shall be a sin offering and the {other} a burnt offering. And he shall bring them to the priest at the tent of assembly's entrance {before} Yahweh on the eighth day for his cleansing. And the priest shall take the male lamb [for] the guilt offering and the log of oil, and the priest shall wave them [as] a wave offering {before} Yahweh; and he shall slaughter the male lamb of the guilt offering, and the priest shall take {some of} the guilt offering's blood, and he shall put [it] on the right ear's lobe of the one who presents himself for cleansing and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe. Then the priest shall pour out {some of} the oil on his own left palm, and with his right finger the priest shall spatter {some of} the oil that [is] on his left palm seven times {before} Yahweh. Then the priest shall put {some of} the oil that [is] on his palm on the right ear's lobe of the one who presents himself for cleansing and on his right hand's thumb and on his right foot's big toe on the place of the guilt offering's blood. And the remaining oil that [is] on the priest's palm he shall put on the head of the one who presents himself for cleansing to make atonement for him {before} Yahweh. And he shall {sacrifice} one of the turtledoves or the {young doves} that {he can afford}, [even] what {he can afford}, the one [as] a sin offering and the {other} [as] a burnt offering in addition to the grain offering, and the priest shall make atonement for the one who presents himself for cleansing {before} Yahweh.

Mark 1:44

And he said to him, "See to it that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and bring for your cleansing [the things] which Moses commanded, for a testimony to them.

Leviticus 15:15

And the priest shall {sacrifice} one [as] a sin offering and {the other} [as] a burnt offering, and so the priest shall make atonement for him {before} Yahweh from his body fluid discharge.

Leviticus 4:3

if the anointed priest sins, {bringing guilt on the people}, then, concerning the sin that he has {committed}, he shall bring {a young bull} without defect for Yahweh as a sin offering.

Leviticus 4:14

when the sin that they have {committed} against [that command] becomes known, the assembly shall present {a young bull} as a sin offering, and they shall bring it before [the] tent of assembly.

Leviticus 4:22-23

" 'When a leader sins and commits an unintentional wrong [against] {any of} the commands of Yahweh his God that should not be {violated}, so that he incurs guilt, or his sin he has {committed} is made known to him, he shall bring {a male goat} without defect [as] his offering.

Leviticus 4:27-35

" 'If {anyone} of the people of the land sins by an unintentional wrong by {violating} one of Yahweh's commands that should not be {violated}, so that he incurs guilt, or his sin he has {committed} is made known to him, he shall bring [as] his offering {a female goat without defect} [as] his offering for his sin that he {committed}. He shall place his hand on the sin offering's head and slaughter the sin offering in the place of the burnt offering.read more.
The priest shall take {some of} its blood with his finger, and he shall put [it] on the horns of the altar of the burnt offering, and he must pour out all [the rest of] its blood on the altar's base. He must remove all of its fat {just as} [the] fat was removed from the fellowship offerings' sacrifice, and the priest shall turn [it] into smoke on the altar as an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh. The priest shall make atonement for him, and {he will be forgiven}. " 'But if he brings a lamb [as] his offering for a sin offering, he must bring a female without defect. He shall place his hand on the sin offering's head, and he shall slaughter it as a sin offering in the place where he slaughtered the burnt offering. The priest shall take {some of} the sin offering's blood with his finger, and he shall put [it] on the horns of the altar of the burnt offering, and he must pour out all [the rest] of its blood on the altar's base. He must remove all of its fat {just as} the lamb's fat from the fellowship offerings' sacrifice was removed, and the priest shall turn them into smoke on the altar upon Yahweh's offerings made by fire; and the priest shall make atonement for him because of his sin that he {committed}, and {he will be forgiven}.'"

Leviticus 5:5-6

When he becomes guilty {in any of} these, he shall confess what he has sinned {regarding} it, and he shall bring his guilt offering to Yahweh for his sin that he has {committed}: a female from the flock, a ewe-lamb or {a she-goat}, as a sin offering, and the priest shall make atonement for him for his sin.

Leviticus 4:4

He shall bring the bull to [the] tent of assembly's entrance before Yahweh, place his hand on the bull's head, and slaughter the bull before Yahweh.

Leviticus 5:5

When he becomes guilty {in any of} these, he shall confess what he has sinned {regarding} it,

Leviticus 4:25

The priest shall take {some of} the sin offering's blood with his finger, and he shall put [it] on the horns of the altar of the burnt offering, and he must pour out [the rest of] its blood on the base of the altar of the burnt offering.

Leviticus 4:8-10

" 'He must remove all the fat from the bull of the sin offering: the fat that covers the inner parts and all of the fat that [is] on the inner parts, the two kidneys and the fat that [is] on them, and the liver's lobe [that] he must remove in addition to the kidneys-- just as it is removed from the ox of the fellowship offerings' sacrifice--and the priest shall turn them into smoke on the altar of the burnt offering.

Leviticus 6:26

The priest {who offers the sin offering} must eat it in a holy place--in the tent of assembly's courtyard.

Leviticus 10:16-20

Then Moses sought all over [for] the goat of the sin offering and behold, it was burned up. So he was angry with Aaron's remaining sons Eleazar and Ithamar, saying, "Why did you not eat the sin offering on the sanctuary's site, because it [is] {a most holy thing}? And he gave it to you to remove the community's guilt, to make atonement for them {before} Yahweh. Look, its blood was not brought {inside the sanctuary}. Certainly you should have eaten it in the sanctuary, as I commanded."read more.
So Aaron said to Moses, "Look, today they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering {before} Yahweh, and [things] such as these have happened to me, and [if] I were to eat a sin offering today, would it have been good in Yahweh's eyes?" When Moses heard, it was good in his eyes.

Leviticus 5:7-13

" 'If {he cannot afford a sheep}, he shall bring [as] his guilt offering [for] what he sinned two turtledoves or two {young doves} for Yahweh, one for a sin offering and one for a burnt offering. He shall bring them to the priest, and he shall present that which [is] for the sin offering first, and [the priest] shall wring its head off {at the back of its neck}, but he must not sever [it], and he shall spatter {some of} the sin offering's blood on the altar's side, and the leftover blood must be drained out on the altar's base; it [is] a sin offering.read more.
The second [bird] he must prepare [as] a burnt offering according to the regulation, and the priest shall make atonement for him for his sin that he has {committed}, and he shall be forgiven. " 'But if {he cannot afford} two turtledoves or two {young doves}, then, because he has sinned, he shall bring [as] his offering a tenth of an ephah [of] finely milled flour as a sin offering. He must not put oil on it, nor should he put frankincense on it, because it [is] a sin offering. He shall bring it to the priest, and the priest {shall take a handful of it} [for] its token portion, and he shall turn it to smoke on the altar {in addition to} the offerings made by fire [to] Yahweh; it [is] a sin offering. Thus the priest shall make atonement for him because of the sin that he has {committed} {in any of these}, and he shall be forgiven. It shall be for the priest, like the grain offering.'"

Leviticus 4:5-7

The anointed priest shall take {some of} the bull's blood and shall bring it to [the] tent of assembly, and the priest shall dip his finger in the blood and shall spatter {some of} the blood seven times before Yahweh in front of the sanctuary's curtain. The priest shall put {some of} the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before Yahweh, which [is] in [the] tent of assembly, and all [the rest] of the bull's blood he must pour out on the base of the altar of the burnt offering, which [is at the] entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

Leviticus 4:11-12

But the bull's skin and its meat, in addition to its head, {its lower leg bones}, its inner parts, and its offal-- he shall carry all of the bull {outside the camp} to a ceremonially clean place, to the fatty ashes' dump, and he shall burn it on wood in the fire; it must be burned up on the fatty ashes' dump.

Leviticus 8:14-17

Then he brought forth the bull of the sin offering, and Aaron and his sons placed their hands on the head of the bull of the sin offering, and he slaughtered [it], and Moses took the blood and put [it] with his finger on the altar's horns all around and purified the altar; then he poured the blood out on the altar's base--thus he consecrated it [in order] to make atonement for it. Then he took all the fat that [was] on the inner parts and the lobe on the liver and the two kidneys and their fat, and Moses turned [them] into smoke on the altar,read more.
but he burned the bull and its skin and its meat and its offal in the fire {outside the camp}, [just] as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 16:1-34

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses after the death of Aaron's two sons, when they had come near {before} Yahweh and they died. And Yahweh said to Moses, "Tell your brother Aaron [that] he should not enter at any time into the sanctuary {behind} the curtain {in front of} the atonement cover that [is] on the ark, so that he might not die, because I appear in the cloud over the atonement cover. "Aaron must enter the sanctuary with this: {a young bull} as a sin offering and a ram as a burnt offering.read more.
He must put on {a holy linen tunic}, and linen undergarments must be on his body, and he must fasten [himself] with a linen sash, and he must wrap a linen turban around [his head]--they [are] holy garments, and he shall wash his body with water, then he shall put them on. And he must take from the {Israelites}' community two he-goats as a sin offering and one ram as a burnt offering. "And Aaron shall present the sin offering's bull, which [is] for himself, and so he shall make atonement for himself and for his family. And he shall take the two goats, and he shall present them {before} Yahweh [at the] tent of assembly's entrance. Then Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats: one lot for Yahweh and one for Azazel. And Aaron shall present the goat on which the lot for Yahweh fell, and he shall {sacrifice} it [as] a sin offering. But he must present alive {before} Yahweh the goat on which the lot for Azazel fell to make atonement for himself, to send it away into the desert to Azazel. "And Aaron shall present the sin offering's bull, which [is] for himself, and so he shall make atonement for himself and for his family; then he shall slaughter the sin offering's bull, which [is] for himself. And he shall take a censer full of {burning charcoal} from upon the altar from {before} Yahweh and {two handfuls} of incense of powdered fragrant perfumes, and he shall bring [it] {from behind} the curtain, and he shall put the incense on the fire {before} Yahweh so that the cloud of incense might cover the atonement cover, which [is] on the {covenant text}, so that he might not die. And he shall take {some of} the bull's blood, and he shall spatter [it] with his finger on the atonement cover's surface on the eastern [side], and {before} the atonement cover he shall spatter {some of} the blood with his finger seven times. "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. "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. It [is] {a Sabbath of complete rest} for you, and you shall deny yourselves--[it is] {a lasting statute}. And the priest who is anointed and who is {ordained} to serve as a priest in place of his father shall make atonement; thus he shall put on the linen garments, the holy garments, and he shall make atonement for the sanctuary's holy place, and he shall make atonement for [the] tent of assembly and the altar, and he shall make atonement for the priests and for all of the assembly's people. And this shall be {a lasting statute} for you to make atonement for the {Israelites} one time in a year from all their sins."

2 Kings 12:16

[The] money of [the] guilt offering and [the] money of [the] sin offering was not brought into the temple of Yahweh, but were [each] for the priests.

2 Chronicles 29:21-24

And they brought seven bulls, seven rams, seven lambs, and seven male goats as a purification offering for the kingdom, for the sanctuary, and for Judah. And he commanded the descendants of Aaron, the priests, to offer [them] on the altar of Yahweh. And they slaughtered the cattle, and the priests received the blood and threw it toward the altar. Then they slaughtered the rams and threw the blood toward the altar, and then they slaughtered the lambs and threw the blood toward the altar. Then they brought the goats of the sin offering before the king and the assembly, and they laid hands upon them.read more.
And the priest killed them and offered their blood against the altar to make atonement for all Israel, for the king had commanded the burnt offering and the sin offering for all Israel.

Ezra 6:17

And they offered during the dedication of this house of God one hundred young bulls, two hundred young rams, four hundred lambs, and twelve male goats as a sin offering for Israel [according to] the number of the tribes of Israel.

Ezra 8:35

The exiles that returned from captivity offered burnt offerings to the God of Israel; twelve bulls for all Israel, ninety-six rams, seventy-seven lambs, and twelve goats as a sin offering. All was a burnt offering to Yahweh.

Ezekiel 40:39

And in the portico of the gate {were two tables on each side} to slaughter the burnt offering on them and the sin offering and the guilt offering.

Ezekiel 42:13

And he said to me, "The chambers of the north [and] the chambers of the south which [are] {before} the courtyard, they {are the holy chambers} in which the priests, who [are] near to Yahweh, will eat the {most holy objects}. There they shall put the {most holy objects}, and the grain offering and the sin offering and the guilt offering, for the place [is] holy.

Ezekiel 43:19

And you must give to the Levitical priests who [are] from the offspring of Zadok, the [ones] [coming] near me," {declares} the Lord Yahweh, "to serve me, a bull, {a calf} as sin offering.

Hebrews 9:7-10

but only the high priest [enters] into the second [tent] once a year, not without blood, which he offers on behalf of himself and the [sins] of the people committed in ignorance. The Holy Spirit [was] making this clear, [that] the way [into] the holy place [was] not yet revealed, [while] the first tent was still in existence, 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,read more.
concerning [instead] only food and drink and different washings, regulations of outward things imposed until the time of setting [things] right.

Hebrews 9:11-14

But Christ has arrived [as] a high priest of the good [things] to come. Through the greater and more perfect tent not made by hands, that is, not of this creation, and not by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood, he entered once for all into the [most] holy place, obtaining eternal redemption. 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,read more.
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, cleanse our consciences from dead works to serve [the] living God?

1 Peter 1:18-19

[because you] know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like [that of] an unblemished and spotless lamb

Hebrews 7:27

who does not {need every day} like the former high priests to offer up sacrifices for his own sins [and] then for the [sins] of the people, because he did this once for all [when he] offered up himself.

Hebrews 5:1-3

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, being able to deal gently with those who are ignorant and led astray, since he himself also is surrounded by weakness, and because of it he is obligated to offer [sacrifices] for sins {for himself also, as well as for the people}.

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