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Sin Offering


1. Probable origin of. Ge 4:4,7.

2. Was offered

a. For sins of ignorance. Le 4:2,13,22,27.

b. At the consecration of priests. Ex 29:10,14; Le 8:14.

c. At the consecration of Levites. Nu 8:8.

d. At the expiration of a Nazarite’s vow. Nu 6:14.

e. On the day of atonement. Le 16:3,9.

3. Was a most holy sacrifice. Le 6:25,29.

4. Consisted of

a. A young bullock for priests. Le 4:3; 9:2,8; 16:3,6.

b. A young bullock or he-goat for the congregation. Le 4:14; 16:9; 2Ch 29:23.

c. A male kid for a ruler. Le 4:23.

d. A female kid or female lamb for a private person. Le 4:28,32.

5. Sins of the offerer transferred to, by imposition of hands. Le 4:4,15,24,29; 2Ch 29:23.

6. Was killed in the same place as the burnt-offering. Le 4:24; 6:25.

7. The blood of

a. For a priest or for the congregation, brought by the priest into the tabernacle. Le 4:5,16.

b. For a priest or for the congregation, sprinkled seven times before the Lord, outside the vail, by the priest with his finger. Le 4:6,17.

c. For a priest of for the congregation, put upon the horns of the altar of burnt offering by the priest with his finger. Le 4:25,30.

d. In every case poured at the foot of the altar of burnt offering. Le 4:7; 18:25,30; 9:9.

8. Fat of the inside, kidneys, burned on the altar of burnt offering. Le 4:8-10,19,26,31; 9:10.

9. When for a priest or the congregation, the skin, carcass, burned without the camp. Le 4:11,12,21; 6:30; 9:11.

10. Was eaten by the priests in a holy place, when its blood had not been brought into the tabernacle. Le 6:26,29,30.

11. Aaron, &c rebuked for burning and not eating that of the congregation, its blood not having been brought into the tabernacle. Le 10:16-18; 9:9,15.

12. Whatever touched the flesh of, was rendered holy. Le 6:27.

13. Garments sprinkled with the blood of, to be washed. Le 6:27.

14. Laws respecting the vessels used for boiling the flesh of. Le 6:28.

15. Was typical of Christ’s sacrifice. 2Co 5:21; Heb 13:11-13.