Leviticus 16:19
New International Version
He shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times to cleanse it and to consecrate it from the uncleanness of the Israelites.

New Living Translation
Then he must sprinkle the blood with his finger seven times over the altar. In this way, he will cleanse it from Israel’s defilement and make it holy.

English Standard Version
And he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it and consecrate it from the uncleannesses of the people of Israel.

Berean Standard Bible
He is to sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times to cleanse it and consecrate it from the uncleanness of the Israelites.

King James Bible
And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

New King James Version
Then he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times, cleanse it, and consecrate it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

New American Standard Bible
With his finger he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it seven times and cleanse it, and consecrate it from the impurities of the sons of Israel.

NASB 1995
“With his finger he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it seven times and cleanse it, and from the impurities of the sons of Israel consecrate it.

NASB 1977
“And with his finger he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it seven times, and cleanse it, and from the impurities of the sons of Israel consecrate it.

Amplified Bible
With his finger he shall sprinkle some of the blood on the altar of burnt offering seven times and cleanse it and consecrate it from the uncleanness of the Israelites.

Christian Standard Bible
He is to sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times to cleanse and set it apart from the Israelites’ impurities.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is to sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times to cleanse and set it apart from the Israelites’ impurities.”

American Standard Version
And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleannesses of the children of Israel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he shall sprinkle upon it of the blood with his finger seven times and he shall purify it and he shall hallow it from the defilement of the children of Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he shall sprinkle some of the blood upon it seven times with his finger, and shall purge it, and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

Contemporary English Version
Use a finger to sprinkle the altar seven times with the blood, and it will be completely clean from the sins of the people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And sprinkling with his finger seven times, let him expiate, and sanctify it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

Good News Translation
With his finger he must sprinkle some of the blood on the altar seven times. In this way he is to purify it from the sins of the people of Israel and make it holy.

International Standard Version
and sprinkle it with the blood on his forefinger seven times, cleansing and sanctifying it from Israel's sins."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleannesses of the children of Israel.

Literal Standard Version
and he has sprinkled on it of the blood with his finger seven times, and has cleansed it, and has hallowed it from the uncleannesses of the sons of Israel.

New American Bible
and with his finger sprinkle some of the blood on it seven times. Thus he shall purify it and sanctify it from the impurities of the Israelites.

NET Bible
Then he is to sprinkle on it some of the blood with his finger seven times, and cleanse and consecrate it from the impurities of the Israelites.

New Revised Standard Version
He shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it and hallow it from the uncleannesses of the people of Israel.

New Heart English Bible
He shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and make it holy from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

World English Bible
He shall sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and make it holy from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
and he hath sprinkled on it of the blood with his finger seven times, and hath cleansed it, and hath hallowed it from the uncleannesses of the sons of Israel.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sin Offering for the People
18Then he shall go out to the altar that is before the LORD and make atonement for it. He is to take some of the bull’s blood and some of the goat’s blood and put it on all the horns of the altar. 19He is to sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times to cleanse it and consecrate it from the uncleanness of the Israelites.

Cross References
Leviticus 16:14
And he is to take some of the bull's blood and sprinkle it with his finger on the east side of the mercy seat; then he shall sprinkle some of it with his finger seven times before the mercy seat.

Leviticus 16:20
When Aaron has finished purifying the Most Holy Place, the Tent of Meeting, and the altar, he is to bring forward the live goat.

Ezekiel 43:20
You are to take some of its blood and put it on the four horns of the altar, on the four corners of the ledge, and all around the rim; thus you will cleanse the altar and make atonement for it.


Treasury of Scripture

And he shall sprinkle of the blood on it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.

Ezekiel 43:18-22
And he said unto me, Son of man, thus saith the Lord GOD; These are the ordinances of the altar in the day when they shall make it, to offer burnt offerings thereon, and to sprinkle blood thereon…

Zechariah 13:1
In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness.











(19) And he shall sprinkle.--He then sprinkled with his right finger, seven times, the middle or top of the altar, the coals and ashes having been previously removed so effectually, that the gold appeared. The remainder of the blood he poured out at the western and south-eastern side of the altar, where a drain communicated with the Kidron, whither it was conducted by a pipe.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He is to sprinkle
וְהִזָּ֨ה (wə·hiz·zāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5137: To spurt, spatter, sprinkle

some of
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

the blood
הַדָּ֛ם (had·dām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

on it
עָלָ֧יו (‘ā·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

with his finger
בְּאֶצְבָּע֖וֹ (bə·’eṣ·bā·‘ōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 676: Something to sieze with, a finger, a toe

seven
שֶׁ֣בַע (še·ḇa‘)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 7651: Seven, seven times, a week, an indefinite number

times
פְּעָמִ֑ים (pə·‘ā·mîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 6471: A beat, foot, anvil, occurrence

to cleanse it
וְטִהֲר֣וֹ (wə·ṭi·hă·rōw)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2891: To be clean or pure

and consecrate it
וְקִדְּשׁ֔וֹ (wə·qid·də·šōw)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6942: To be set apart or consecrated

from the uncleanness
מִטֻּמְאֹ֖ת (miṭ·ṭum·’ōṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 2932: Religious impurity

of the Israelites.
יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc


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