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Leviticus 1


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Leviticus 1:1

Leviticus begins with God speaking to Moses from the newly constructed Tabernacle, also called “the tent of meeting.” The Tabernacle is God’s dwelling place among the Israelites.

Leviticus 1:2-3

God commands Moses to speak to the sons of Israel and declare which types of animals He accepts as offerings.

Leviticus 1:4-9

The LORD gives Moses steps for how the burnt offering was to be prepared if it was a bull or ox. These steps include how it was to be killed, and to create smoke as a “soothing aroma to the Lord.”

Leviticus 1:10-13

The LORD gives Moses instructions for burnt offerings that are from the flock, sheep or goats.

Leviticus 1:14-17

The LORD gives Moses instructions for bird offerings.