Leviticus 16:6

“And Aaron shall offer his bullock of the sin offering, which is for himself, and make an atonement for himself, and for his house.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Aaron shall offer his bullocke of the sinne offering, which is for himselfe, and make an atonement for himselfe, and for his house.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then Aaron shall offer the bull for the sin offering which is for himself, that he may make atonement for himself and for his household.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Aaron shall present the bullock of the sin-offering, which is for himself, and make atonement for himself, and for his house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Aaron is to give the ox of the sin-offering for himself, to make himself and his house free from sin.
- Basic English Bible

And Aaron shall present the bullock of the sin-offering, which is for himself, and make atonement for himself, and for his house.
- Darby Bible

And Aaron shall offer his bullock of the sin-offering, which is for himself, and make an atonement for himself, and for his house.
- Webster's Bible

Aaron shall offer the bull of the sin offering, which is for himself, and make atonement for himself and for his house.
- World English Bible

and Aaron hath brought near the bullock of the sin-offering which is his own, and hath made atonement for himself, and for his house;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Aaron shall present the bullock of the sin-offering, which is for himself, and make atonement for himself, and for his house.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Leviticus 16

  • Irene123
    Lev. 16:27 - On the day of atonement, the priests did not eat the bodies of the sacrificial animals as on other days (Lev.10:16-18); they took them outside the camp and burned them (Lev. 16:27). Sacrifices on the Day of Atonement portrayed the death of Jesus; the priests were not permitted to eat the flesh of these. Cont.
  • A. Matthews
    yes there was a rope and also bells attached to him because our God is so Holy the priest couldn't go into the Holy of Holies with sin in him or he would die.If the bell stopped ringing the people would know he's dead,and pull him out by the rope.
  • Carroll macintosh
    i hope i am right but this is where he went for atonmenment yon kippur for the sins of the nation no I do not think he had bells at the bottem of his robe but please check.
  • Dexter crain
    Was there or was there not a rope attached to the priest when he went into the holy of holies ?
    Also did he wear bells at the bottom of his tunic ?
  • Eaglesrock
    22 And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities unto a land not inhabited: and he shall let go the goat in the wilderness. As far as the East is from the West so has He forgiven us of all our sins.
  • Biblefan
    the ceremony of killing one goat and freeing another maybe was done to instill the sense that sometimes its the luck of the draw that determines whether you live or die -

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