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Vayikra/Leviticus  16:1 - 34

Chapter 16

1 Hashem spoke to Moses after the death of Aaron's two sons, when they approached before Hashem, and they died.  2 And Hashem said to Moses - Speak to Aaron, your brother — he shall not come at all times into the Sanctuary, within the Curtain, in front of the Cover that is upon the Ark, so that he should not die; for in a cloud will I appear upon the Ark-cover.  3 With this shall Aaron come into the Sanctuary - with a young bull for a sin-offering and a ram for an elevation-offering.  4 He shall don a sacred linen Tunic; linen breeches shall be upon his flesh, he shall gird himself with a linen Sash, and cover his head with a linen Turban; they are sacred vestments — he shall immerse himself in water and then don them.  5 From the assembly of the Children of Israel he shall take two he-goats for a sin-offering and one ram for an elevation-offering.  6 Aaron shall bring near his own sin-offering bull, and provide atonement for himself and for his household.

7 He shall take the two he-goats and stand them before Hashem, at the entrance of the Tent of Meeting.  8 Aaron shall place lots upon the two he-goats - one lot "for Hashem" and one lot "for Azazel."  9 Aaron shall bring near the he-goat designated by lot for Hashem, and make it a sin-offering.  10 And the he-goat designated by lot for Azazel shall be stood alive before Hashem, to provide atonement through it, to send it to Azazel to the Wilderness.  11 Aaron shall bring near his own sin-offering bull and he shall provide atonement for himself and for his household; then he shall slaughter his own sin-offering bull.

12 He shall take a shovelful of fiery coals from atop the Altar that is before Hashem, and his cupped handsful of finely ground incense-spices, and bring it within the Curtain.  13 He shall place the incense upon the fire before Hashem — so that the cloud of the incense shall blanket the Ark-cover that is atop the [Tablets of the] Testimony — so that he shall not die.

14 He shall take some of the blood of the bull and sprinkle with his forefinger upon the eastern front of the Ark-cover; and in front of the Ark-cover he shall sprinkle seven times from the blood with his forefinger.  15 He shall slaughter the sin-offering he-goat of the people, and bring its blood within the Curtain; he shall do with its blood as he had done with the blood of the bull, and sprinkle it upon the Ark-cover and in front of the Ark-cover.  16 Thus shall he provide atonement upon the Sanctuary for the contaminations of the Children of Israel, even for their rebellious sins among all their sins; and so shall he do for the Tent of Meeting that dwells with them amid their contamination.  17 Any person shall not be in the Tent of Meeting when he comes to provide atonement in the Sanctuary until his departure; he shall provide atonement for himself, for his household, and for the entire congregation of Israel.

18 He shall go out to the Altar that is before Hashem, and make atonement upon it: He shall take some blood of the bull and some blood of the he-goat and place it on the horns of the Altar all around.  19 He shall sprinkle upon it from the blood with his forefinger seven times; thus shall he cleanse it and sanctify it from the contaminations of the Children of Israel.

20 When he is finished atoning for the Sanctuary, the Tent of Meeting, and the Altar, he shall bring the living he-goat near.  21 Aaron shall lean his two hands upon the head of the living he-goat and confess upon it all the iniquities of the Children of Israel, and all their rebellious sins among all their sins, and place them upon the head of the he-goat, and send it with a designated man to the desert.  22 The he-goat will bear upon itself all their iniquities to an uninhabited land, and he should send the he-goat to the desert.

23 Aaron shall come to the Tent of Meeting — he shall remove the linen vestments that he had worn when he entered the Sanctuary, and he shall leave them there.  24 He shall immerse himself in the water in a sacred place and don his vestments; he shall go out and perform his own elevation-offering and the elevation-offering of the people, and shall provide atonement for himself and for the people.

25 And the fat of the sin-offering he shall cause to go up in smoke upon the Altar.  26 The one who dispatched the he-goat to Azazel shall immerse his clothing and immerse himself in the water; thereafter he may enter the camp.  27 The sin-offering bull and the sin-offering he-goat, whose blood had been brought to provide atonement in the Sanctuary, someone shall remove to the outside of the camp; and they shall burn in fire their hides, their flesh, and their dung.  28 The one who burns them shall immerse his clothing and immerse himself in the water; thereafter he may enter the camp.

29 This shall remain for you an eternal decree: In the seventh month, on the tenth of the month, you shall afflict yourselves and you shall not do any work, neither the native nor the proselyte who dwells among you.  30 For on this day he shall provide atonement for you to cleanse you; from all your sins before Hashem shall you be cleansed.

  31 It is a Sabbath of complete rest for you, and you shall afflict yourselves; an eternal decree.  32 The Kohen, who has been anointed or who has been given the authority to serve in place of his father, shall provide atonement; he shall don the linen vestments, the sacred vestments.  33 He shall bring atonement upon the Holy of Holies, and he shall bring atonement upon the Tent of Meeting and the Altar; and upon the Kohanim and upon all the people of the congregation shall he bring atonement.  34 This shall be to you an eternal decree to bring atonement upon the Children of Israel for all their sins once a year; and [Aaron] did as Hashem commanded Moses.

 


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