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Leviticus 16:8-10 Names of God Bible (NOG)

Then Aaron must throw lots for the two goats. One lot will be for Yahweh and the other for Azazel.[a] Aaron must sacrifice the goat chosen by lot for Yahweh as an offering for sin. 10 But he must bring the goat chosen by lot for Azazel into Yahweh’s presence. He will release it in the desert to Azazel in order to make peace with the Lord for himself and his family.


  1. Leviticus 16:8 Unknown Hebrew term.
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Leviticus 16:8-10 New International Version (NIV)

He is to cast lots for the two goats—one lot for the Lord and the other for the scapegoat.[a] Aaron shall bring the goat whose lot falls to the Lord and sacrifice it for a sin offering. 10 But the goat chosen by lot as the scapegoat shall be presented alive before the Lord to be used for making atonement by sending it into the wilderness as a scapegoat.


  1. Leviticus 16:8 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain; also in verses 10 and 26.
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