Numbers 8:12
Good News Translation
The Levites shall then put their hands on the heads of the two bulls; one is to be offered as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering, in order to perform the ritual of purification for the Levites.

Contemporary English Version
After this, the Levites are to place their hands on the heads of the bulls. Sacrifice one of the bulls for the forgiveness of sin, and the other to make sure that I am pleased. Then the Levites will be acceptable to me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Levites also shall put their hands upon the heads of the oxen, of which thou shalt sacrifice one for sin, and the other for a holocaust to the Lord, to pray for them.

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The Levites also shall put their hands upon the heads of the oxen, of which thou shalt sacrifice one for sin, and the other for a holocaust to the Lord, to pray for them.

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Exodus 29:10 Thou shalt present also the calf before the tabernacle of the testimony. And Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands upon his head,

Leviticus 1:4 And he shall put his hand upon the head of the victim: and it shall be acceptable, and help to its expiation.

Leviticus 8:14 He offered also the calf for sin: and when Aaron and his sons had put their hands upon the head thereof,

Leviticus 16:21 And putting both hands upon his head, let him confess all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their offences and sins. And praying that they may light on its head, he shall turn him out by a man ready for it, into the desert.

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Numbers 8:8 They shall take an ox of the herd, and for the offering thereof fine flour tempered with oil: and thou shalt take another ox of the herd for a sin offering:

Numbers 6:14,16 And shall offer his oblation to the Lord: one he lamb of a year old without blemish for a holocaust, and one ewe lamb of a year old without blemish for a sin offering, and one ram without blemish for a victim of peace offering, . . .

Leviticus 5:7,9,10 But if he be not able to offer a beast, let him offer two turtles, or two young pigeons to the Lord, one for sin, and the other for a holocaust, . . .

Leviticus 8:14,18 He offered also the calf for sin: and when Aaron and his sons had put their hands upon the head thereof, . . .

Leviticus 9:7 And he said to Aaron: Approach to the altar, and offer sacrifice for thy sin. Offer the holocaust, and pray for thyself and for the people: and when thou hast slain the people's victim, pray for them, as the Lord hath commanded.

Leviticus 14:19,20,22 And he shall pray for him before the Lord, and shall offer the sacrifice for sin. Then shall he immolate the holocaust. . . .

Hebrews 10:4-10 For it is impossible that with the blood of oxen and goats sin should be taken away. . . .

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Leviticus 1:4 And he shall put his hand upon the head of the victim: and it shall be acceptable, and help to its expiation.

Leviticus 4:20,35 Doing so with this calf, as he did also with that before. And the priest praying for them, the Lord will be merciful unto them. . . .

Leviticus 8:34 As at this present it hath been done, that the rite of the sacrifice might be accomplished.

Leviticus 16:6,11,16-19 And when he hath offered the cattle and prayed for himself and for his own house: . . .

Hebrews 9:22 And almost all things, according to the law, are cleansed with blood: and without shedding of blood there is no remission.

Context
Cleansing the Levites
11And Aaron shall offer the Levites, as a gift in the sight of the Lord from the children of Israel, that they may serve in his ministry. 12The Levites also shall put their hands upon the heads of the oxen, of which thou shalt sacrifice one for sin, and the other for a holocaust to the Lord, to pray for them.13And thou shalt set the Levites in the sight of Aaron and of his, and shalt consecrate them being offered to the Lord,…
Cross References
Exodus 29:10
Thou shalt present also the calf before the tabernacle of the testimony. And Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands upon his head,

Leviticus 4:4
And he shall bring it to the door of the testimony before the Lord: and shall put his hand upon the head thereof, and shall sacrifice it to the Lord.

Leviticus 4:15
And the ancients of the people shall put their hands upon the head thereof before the Lord. And the calf being immolated in the sight of the Lord:

Numbers 8:13
And thou shalt set the Levites in the sight of Aaron and of his, and shalt consecrate them being offered to the Lord,

Additional Translations
And the Levites are to lay their hands on the heads of the bulls, and offer to the LORD one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering, to make atonement for the Levites.And the Levites shall lay their hands on the heads of the bullocks: and you shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, to the LORD, to make an atonement for the Levites.

And the Levites shall lay their hands upon the heads of the bullocks: and offer thou the one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering, unto Jehovah, to make atonement for the Levites.

And the Levites shall lay their hands on the heads of the calves; and thou shalt offer one for a sin-offering, and the other for a whole-burnt-offering to the Lord, to make atonement for them.

And the Levites shall lay their hands upon the heads of the bullocks, and thou shalt offer the one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering, to Jehovah, to make atonement for the Levites.

And the Levites shall lay their hands upon the heads of the bullocks: and offer thou the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, unto the LORD, to make atonement for the Levites.

And the Levites shall lay their hands upon the heads of the bullocks: and thou shalt offer the one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-offering, to the LORD, to make an atonement for the Levites.

"The Levites shall lay their hands on the heads of the bulls, and you shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering to Yahweh, to make atonement for the Levites.

'And the Levites lay their hands on the head of the bullocks, and make thou the one a sin-offering, and the one a burnt-offering to Jehovah, to atone for the Levites,
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