The Daily Offerings
1The Lord said to Moses, 2“Give these instructions to the people of Israel: The offerings you present as special gifts are a pleasing aroma to me; they are my food. See to it that they are brought at the appointed times and offered according to my instructions.
3“Say to the people: This is the special gift you must present to the Lord as your daily burnt offering. You must offer two one-year-old male lambs with no defects.
4Sacrifice one lamb in the morning and the other in the evening.
5With each lamb you must offer a grain offering of two quarts*28:5a Hebrew 1/10 of an ephah [2.2 liters]; also in
The Sabbath Offerings
9“On the Sabbath day, sacrifice two one-year-old male lambs with no defects. They must be accompanied by a grain offering of four quarts*28:9 Hebrew 2/10 of an ephah [4.4 liters]; also in
The Monthly Offerings
11“On the first day of each month, present an extra burnt offering to the Lord of two young bulls, one ram, and seven one-year-old male lambs, all with no defects.
12These must be accompanied by grain offerings of choice flour moistened with olive oil—six quarts*28:12 Hebrew 3/10 of an ephah [6.6 liters]; also in
15“On the first day of each month, you must also offer one male goat for a sin offering to the Lord. This is in addition to the regular burnt offering and its accompanying liquid offering.
Offerings for the Passover
16“On the fourteenth day of the first month,*28:16 This day in the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in late March, April, or early May. you must celebrate the Lord’s Passover.
17On the following day—the fifteenth day of the month—a joyous, seven-day festival will begin, but no bread made with yeast may be eaten.
18The first day of the festival will be an official day for holy assembly, and no ordinary work may be done on that day.
19As a special gift you must present a burnt offering to the Lord—two young bulls, one ram, and seven one-year-old male lambs, all with no defects.
20These will be accompanied by grain offerings of choice flour moistened with olive oil—six quarts with each bull, four quarts with the ram,
21and two quarts with each of the seven lambs.
22You must also offer a male goat as a sin offering to purify yourselves and make yourselves right with the Lord.*28:22 Or to make atonement for yourselves; also in
Offerings for the Festival of Harvest
26“At the Festival of Harvest,*28:26 Hebrew Festival of Weeks. This was later called the Festival of Pentecost (see