Leviticus 3:6
New International Version
"'If you offer an animal from the flock as a fellowship offering to the LORD, you are to offer a male or female without defect.

New Living Translation
"If you present an animal from the flock as a peace offering to the LORD, it may be a male or a female, but it must have no defects.

English Standard Version
“If his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering to the LORD is an animal from the flock, male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

Berean Study Bible
If, however, one’s peace offering to the LORD is from the flock, he must present a male or female without blemish.

New American Standard Bible
'But if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offerings to the LORD is from the flock, he shall offer it, male or female, without defect.

King James Bible
And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering unto the LORD be of the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

Christian Standard Bible
"If his offering as a fellowship sacrifice to the LORD is from the flock, he is to present a male or female without blemish.

Contemporary English Version
Instead of a bull or a cow, you may offer any sheep or goat that has nothing wrong with it.

Good News Translation
If a sheep or goat is used as a fellowship offering, it may be male or female, but it must be without any defects.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If his offering as a fellowship sacrifice to the LORD is from the flock, he must present a male or female without blemish.

International Standard Version
"If his offering to the LORD is a peace offering from the flock, whether male or female, he is to bring it without defect.

NET Bible
"'If his offering for a peace offering sacrifice to the LORD is from the flock, he must present a flawless male or female.

New Heart English Bible
"'If his offering for a sacrifice of peace offerings to the LORD is from the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"If your sacrifice is a fellowship offering of sheep to the LORD, you must bring a male or female animal that has no defects.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace-offerings unto the LORD be of the flock, male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

New American Standard 1977
‘But if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offerings to the LORD is from the flock, he shall offer it, male or female, without defect.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace unto the LORD is of the sheep, male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

King James 2000 Bible
And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering unto the LORD be of the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

American King James Version
And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering to the LORD be of the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

American Standard Version
And if his oblation for a sacrifice of peace-offerings unto Jehovah be of the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if his gift be of the sheep, a peace-offering to the Lord, male or female, he shall bring it unblemished.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if his oblation and the sacrifice of peace offering be of the flock, whether he offer male or female, they shall be without blemish.

Darby Bible Translation
And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace-offering to Jehovah be of small cattle, male or female, he shall present it without blemish.

English Revised Version
And if his oblation for a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the LORD be of the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace-offering to the LORD shall be of the flock, male or female; he shall offer it without blemish.

World English Bible
"'If his offering for a sacrifice of peace offerings to Yahweh is from the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

Young's Literal Translation
And if his offering is out of the flock for a sacrifice of peace-offerings to Jehovah, male or female, a perfect one he doth bring near;
Study Bible
Laws for Peace Offerings
5Then Aaron’s sons are to burn it on the altar atop the burnt offering that is on the burning wood, as an offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma to the LORD. 6If, however, one’s peace offering to the LORD is from the flock, he must present a male or female without blemish. 7If he is presenting a lamb for his offering, he must present it before the LORD.…
Cross References
Leviticus 3:1
If one's offering is a peace offering and he offers an animal from the herd, whether male or female, he must present it without blemish before the LORD.

Leviticus 22:20
You must not present anything with a defect, because it will not be accepted on your behalf.

Numbers 15:5
With the burnt offering or sacrifice of each lamb, prepare a quarter hin of wine as a drink offering.

Treasury of Scripture

And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering to the LORD be of the flock; male or female, he shall offer it without blemish.

a sacrifice

Galatians 4:4
But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,

Ephesians 1:10
That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:

Ephesians 2:13-22
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ…

be of

Leviticus 3:1
And if his oblation be a sacrifice of peace offering, if he offer it of the herd; whether it be a male or female, he shall offer it without blemish before the LORD.

Leviticus 1:2,10
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man of you bring an offering unto the LORD, ye shall bring your offering of the cattle, even of the herd, and of the flock…

Isaiah 60:7
All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together unto thee, the rams of Nebaioth shall minister unto thee: they shall come up with acceptance on mine altar, and I will glorify the house of my glory.

male

Galatians 3:28
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

he shall

Leviticus 3:1
And if his oblation be a sacrifice of peace offering, if he offer it of the herd; whether it be a male or female, he shall offer it without blemish before the LORD.

Acts 4:27
For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,

Romans 12:1,2
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service…







Lexicon
If, however,
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

one’s peace offering
שְׁלָמִ֖ים (šə·lā·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8002: A sacrifice for alliance or friendship, peace offering

to the LORD
לַיהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3069: YHWH

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

the flock,
הַצֹּ֧אן (haṣ·ṣōn)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6629: Small cattle, sheep and goats, flock

he must present
יַקְרִיבֶֽנּוּ׃ (yaq·rî·ḇen·nū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7126: To come near, approach

a male
זָכָר֙ (zā·ḵār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2145: Remembered, a male

or
א֣וֹ (’ōw)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 176: Desire, if

female
נְקֵבָ֔ה (nə·qê·ḇāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5347: A female

without blemish.
תָּמִ֖ים (tā·mîm)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8549: Entire, integrity, truth
(6) Of the flock.--That is, of sheep or goats; they too might be either male or female, provided only that they were without organic defects.

3:6-17 Here is a law that they should eat neither fat nor blood. As for the fat, it means the fat of the inwards, the suet. The blood was forbidden for the same reason; because it was God's part of every sacrifice. God would not permit the blood that made atonement to be used as a common thing, Heb 10:29; nor will he allow us, though we have the comfort of the atonement made, to claim for ourselves any share in the honour of making it. This taught the Jews to observe distinction between common and sacred things; it kept them separate from idolaters. It would impress them more deeply with the belief of some important mystery in the shedding of the blood and the burning the fat of their solemn sacrifices. Christ, as the Prince of peace, made peace with the blood of his cross. Through him the believer is reconciled to God; and having the peace of God in his heart, he is disposed to follow peace with all men. May the Lord multiply grace, mercy, and peace, to all who desire to bear the Christian character.
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