Exodus 24:6
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New International Version
Moses took half of the blood and put it in bowls, and the other half he splashed against the altar.

King James Bible
And Moses took half of the blood, and put it in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.

Darby Bible Translation
And Moses took half the blood, and put [it] in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.

World English Bible
Moses took half of the blood and put it in basins, and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses taketh half of the blood, and putteth in basins, and half of the blood hath he sprinkled on the altar;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He sent young men - Stout, able, reputable young men, chosen out of the different tribes, for the purpose of killing, flaying, and offering the oxen mentioned here.

Burnt-offerings - They generally consisted of sheep and goats, Leviticus 1:10. These were wholly consumed by fire.

Peace-offerings - Bullocks or goats; see Hebrews 9:19. The blood of these was poured out before the Lord, and then the priests and people might feast on the flesh.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the blood he

Exodus 24:8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant...

Exodus 12:7,22 And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses...

Colossians 1:20 And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things to himself; by him, I say...

Hebrews 9:18 Whereupon neither the first testament was dedicated without blood.

Hebrews 12:24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaks better things that that of Abel.

1 Peter 1:2,19 Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit...

on the altar

Exodus 29:16,20 And you shall slay the ram, and you shall take his blood, and sprinkle it round about on the altar...

Leviticus 1:5,11 And he shall kill the bullock before the LORD: and the priests, Aaron's sons, shall bring the blood...

Leviticus 3:2,8 And he shall lay his hand on the head of his offering, and kill it at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation...

Leviticus 4:6 And the priest shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle of the blood seven times before the LORD...

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Sin and Forgiveness
'... Forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty....'--EXODUS xxiv. 7. The former chapter tells us of the majesty of the divine revelation as it was made to Moses on 'the mount of God.' Let us notice that, whatever was the visible pomp of the external Theophany to the senses, the true revelation lay in the proclamation of the 'Name'; the revelation to the conscience and the heart; and such a revelation had never before fallen on mortal ears. It is remarkable
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Blood of the Testament
BLOOD IS ALWAYS a terrible thing. It makes a sensitive mind shudder even to pronounce the word; but, to look upon the thing itself causes a thrill of horror. Although by familiarity men shake this off, for the seeing of the eye and the hearing of the ear can harden the heart, the instinct of a little child may teach you what is natural to us in referer to blood. How it will worry if its finger bleeds ever so little, shocked as the sight, actually there be no smart. I envy not the man whose pity would
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 58: 1912

Brief Outline of Ancient Jewish Theological Literature
The arrangements of the synagogue, as hitherto described, combined in a remarkable manner fixedness of order with liberty of the individual. Alike the seasons and the time of public services, their order, the prayers to be offered, and the portions of the law to be read were fixed. On the other hand, between the eighteen "benedictions" said on ordinary days, and the seven repeated on the Sabbaths, free prayer might be inserted; the selection from the prophets, with which the public reading concluded--the
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Jesus Calls Four Fishermen to Follow Him.
(Sea of Galilee, Near Capernaum.) ^A Matt. IV. 18-22; ^B Mark I. 16-20; ^C Luke V. 1-11. ^a 18 And walking ^b 16 And passing along by the sea of Galilee [This lake is a pear-shaped body of water, about twelve and a half miles long and about seven miles across at its widest place. It is 682 feet below sea level; its waters are fresh, clear and abounding in fish, and it is surrounded by hills and mountains, which rise from 600 to 1,000 feet above it. Its greatest depth is about 165 feet], he [Jesus]
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
1 Corinthians 11:25
In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me."

Hebrews 8:9
It will not be like the covenant I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to lead them out of Egypt, because they did not remain faithful to my covenant, and I turned away from them, declares the Lord.

Hebrews 9:18
This is why even the first covenant was not put into effect without blood.

Hebrews 9:19
When Moses had proclaimed every command of the law to all the people, he took the blood of calves, together with water, scarlet wool and branches of hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll and all the people.

Hebrews 9:21
In the same way, he sprinkled with the blood both the tabernacle and everything used in its ceremonies.

Leviticus 1:11
You are to slaughter it at the north side of the altar before the LORD, and Aaron's sons the priests shall splash its blood against the sides of the altar.

2 Kings 17:15
They rejected his decrees and the covenant he had made with their ancestors and the statutes he had warned them to keep. They followed worthless idols and themselves became worthless. They imitated the nations around them although the LORD had ordered them, "Do not do as they do."

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