Leviticus 9:7
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New International Version
Moses said to Aaron, "Come to the altar and sacrifice your sin offering and your burnt offering and make atonement for yourself and the people; sacrifice the offering that is for the people and make atonement for them, as the LORD has commanded."

King James Bible
And Moses said unto Aaron, Go unto the altar, and offer thy sin offering, and thy burnt offering, and make an atonement for thyself, and for the people: and offer the offering of the people, and make an atonement for them; as the LORD commanded.

Darby Bible Translation
And Moses said unto Aaron, Go to the altar, and offer thy sin-offering, and thy burnt-offering, and make atonement for thyself, and for the people; and offer the offering of the people, and make atonement for them, as Jehovah has commanded.

World English Bible
Moses said to Aaron, "Draw near to the altar, and offer your sin offering, and your burnt offering, and make atonement for yourself, and for the people; and offer the offering of the people, and make atonement for them; as Yahweh commanded."

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses saith unto Aaron, 'Draw near unto the altar, and make thy sin-offering, and thy burnt-offering, and make atonement for thyself, and for the people, and make the offering of the people, and make atonement for them, as Jehovah hath commanded.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Make an atonement for thyself - This showed the imperfection of the Levitical law; the high priest was obliged to make an expiation for his own sins before he could make one for the sins of the people. See the use made of this by the apostle, Hebrews 5:3; Hebrews 7:27; Hebrews 9:7.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

offer thy

Leviticus 9:2 And he said to Aaron, Take you a young calf for a sin offering, and a ram for a burnt offering, without blemish...

Leviticus 4:3,20 If the priest that is anointed do sin according to the sin of the people; then let him bring for his sin, which he has sinned...

Leviticus 8:34 As he has done this day, so the LORD has commanded to do, to make an atonement for you.

1 Samuel 3:14 And therefore I have sworn to the house of Eli...

Hebrews 5:3 And by reason hereof he ought, as for the people, so also for himself, to offer for sins.

Hebrews 7:27,28 Who needs not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins, and then for the people's...

Hebrews 9:7 But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself...

offer the

Leviticus 4:16-20 And the priest that is anointed shall bring of the bullock's blood to the tabernacle of the congregation...

Hebrews 5:1 For every high priest taken from among men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God...

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"Then the Fire of the Lord Fell. " 1 Kings xviii. 38
It was fire that came direct from heaven. It was not the first time it had fallen; we read of it in Leviticus ix. 24 as coming from before the Lord, and consuming the sacrifice. It was God's way of showing His power and his favour, and it was something that could neither be imitated nor produced by anyone else besides Jehovah. I.--THIS FIRE CAME AT A TIME OF APOSTACY. The nation, headed by King Ahab, had gone very far away from God. They needed some signal display of God's power to win them back
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread

Cross References
Hebrews 5:3
This is why he has to offer sacrifices for his own sins, as well as for the sins of the people.

Hebrews 7:27
Unlike the other high priests, he does not need to offer sacrifices day after day, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people. He sacrificed for their sins once for all when he offered himself.

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