New International Version
Then the anointed priest is to take some of the bull's blood into the tent of meeting.
King James Bible
And the priest that is anointed shall bring of the bullock's blood to the tabernacle of the congregation:
Darby Bible Translation
And the priest that is anointed shall bring of the bullock's blood into the tent of meeting;
World English Bible
The anointed priest shall bring of the blood of the bull to the Tent of Meeting:
Young's Literal Translation
'And the priest who is anointed hath brought in of the blood of the bullock unto the tent of meeting,
Leviticus 4:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If the whole congregation of Israel sin - This probably refers to some oversight in acts of religious worship, or to some transgression of the letter of the law, which arose out of the peculiar circumstances in which they were then found, such as the case mentioned 1 Samuel 14:32, etc., where the people, through their long and excessive fatigue in their combat with the Philistines, being faint, flew on the spoil, and took sheep, oxen, and calves, and slew them on the ground, and did eat with the blood; and this was partly occasioned by the rash adjuration of Saul, mentioned 1 Samuel 14:24 : Cursed be the man that eateth any food until evening.
The sacrifices and rites in this case were the same as those prescribed in the preceding, only here the elders of the congregation, i. e., three of the Sanhedrin, according to Maimonides, laid their hands on the head of the victim in the name of all the congregation.
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LibraryJohn's First Testimony to Jesus.
(Bethany Beyond Jordan, February, a.d. 27.) ^D John I. 19-34. ^d 19 And this is the witness of John [John had been sent to testify, "and" this is the matter of his testimony], when the Jews [The term "Jews" is used seventy times by John to describe the ruling classes of Judæa] sent unto him [In thus sending an embassy they honored John more than they ever honored Christ. They looked upon John as a priest and Judæan, but upon Jesus as a carpenter and Galilæan. It is probable that …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
The elders of the community are to lay their hands on the bull's head before the LORD, and the bull shall be slaughtered before the LORD.
He shall dip his finger into the blood and sprinkle it before the LORD seven times in front of the curtain.
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