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Leviticus 1:1-3 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Laws for Burnt Offerings

Then[a] Yahweh called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of assembly, saying, “Speak to the Israelites,[b] and say to them, ‘When a person[c] from you presents an offering to Yahweh, you shall present your offering from domestic animals, from the cattle[d] or from the flock.[e] If his offering is a burnt offering from the cattle,[f] then he must present[g] an unblemished male; he must present it at the door of the tent of assembly for his acceptance before[h] Yahweh.


  1. Leviticus 1:1 Or “And”
  2. Leviticus 1:2 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  3. Leviticus 1:2 Or “man”—the singular noun is generic, thus the “you” and “your” in the remainder of the verse are all plural
  4. Leviticus 1:2 Or “herd”
  5. Leviticus 1:2 The Hebrew term refers collectively to both sheep and goats (small livestock animals)
  6. Leviticus 1:3 Or “herd”
  7. Leviticus 1:3 Hebrew “present it”
  8. Leviticus 1:3 Literally “to the face of”
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