7 And he shall take the two he goats, and present them before the Lord at the door of the Tabernacle of the Congregation.
8 Then Aaron shall cast lots over the two he goats: one lot for the Lord, and the other for the [a]Scapegoat.
9 And Aaron shall offer the goat, upon which the Lord’s lot shall fall, and make him a sin offering.
Leviticus 16:8In Hebrew it is called Azazel, which some say, is a mountain near Sinai, whither this goat was sent, but rather it is called the Scapegoat, because it was not offered, but sent into the desert, as verse 11.
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