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Numbers 29

The Offerings at the New Year Festival

(Lev 23.23–25)

1On the first day of the seventh month you are to gather for worship, and no work is to be done. On that day trumpets are to be blown. 2Present a burnt offering to the LORD, a smell pleasing to him: one young bull, one ram, and seven one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 3Offer the proper grain offering of flour mixed with olive oil: three kilogrammes of flour with the bull, two kilogrammes with the ram, 4and one kilogramme with each lamb. 5Also offer one male goat as a sin offering, and in this way perform the ritual of purification for the people. 6Offer these in addition to the regular burnt offering for the first day of the month with its grain offering, and the daily burnt offering with its grain offering and wine offering. These food offerings are a smell pleasing to the LORD.

The Offerings at the Day of Atonement

(Lev 23.26–32)

7+ Gather for worship on the tenth day of the seventh month; eat no food and do no work. 8Offer a burnt offering to the LORD, a smell pleasing to him: one young bull, one ram, and seven one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 9Offer the proper grain offering of flour mixed with olive oil: three kilogrammes of flour with the bull, two kilogrammes with the ram, 10and one kilogramme with each lamb. 11Also offer one male goat as a sin offering, in addition to the goat offered in the ritual of purification for the people, and the daily burnt offering with its grain offering and wine offering.

The Offerings at the Festival of Shelters

(Lev 23.33–44)

12Gather for worship on the fifteenth day of the seventh month. Celebrate this festival in honour of the LORD for seven days and do no work. 13On this first day offer a food offering to the LORD, a smell pleasing to him: thirteen young bulls, two rams, and fourteen one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 14Offer the proper grain offering of flour mixed with olive oil: three kilogrammes of flour with each bull, two kilogrammes with each ram, 15and one kilogramme with each lamb, with the required wine offerings. 16Also offer one male goat as a sin offering. Offer these in addition to the daily burnt offering with its grain offering and wine offering.

17On the second day offer twelve young bulls, two rams, and fourteen one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 18-19Offer with them all the other offerings required for the first day.

20On the third day offer eleven young bulls, two rams, and fourteen one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 21-22Offer with them all the other offerings required for the first day.

23On the fourth day offer ten young bulls, two rams, and fourteen one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 24-25Offer with them all the other offerings required for the first day.

26On the fifth day offer nine young bulls, two rams, and fourteen one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 27-28Offer with them all the other offerings required for the first day.

29On the sixth day offer eight young bulls, two rams, and fourteen one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 30-31Offer with them all the other offerings required for the first day.

32On the seventh day offer seven young bulls, two rams, and fourteen one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 33-34Offer with them all the other offerings required for the first day.

35On the eighth day gather for worship and do no work. 36Offer a burnt offering as a food offering to the LORD, a smell pleasing to him: one young bull, one ram, and seven one-year-old male lambs, all without any defects. 37-38Offer with them all the other offerings required for the first day.

39These are the regulations concerning the burnt offerings, grain offerings, wine offerings, and fellowship offerings that you are to make to the LORD at your appointed festivals. These are in addition to the offerings you give in fulfilment of a vow or as freewill offerings.

40So Moses told the people of Israel everything that the LORD had commanded him.

English-UK: Good News Translation 1994

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