Bible: Leviticus 16:1-4

The Day of Atonement

16:1 The Lord spoke to Moses after the death of Aaron’s two sons when they approached the presence of the Lord 1  and died, 16:2 and the Lord said to Moses: “Tell Aaron your brother that he must not enter at any time into the holy place inside the veil-canopy 2  in front of the atonement plate 3  that is on the ark so that he may not die, for I will appear in the cloud over the atonement plate.

Day of Atonement Offerings

16:3In this way Aaron is to enter into the sanctuary – with a young bull 4  for a sin offering 5  and a ram for a burnt offering. 6  16:4 He must put on a holy linen tunic, 7  linen leggings are to cover his body, 8  and he is to wrap himself with a linen sash 9  and wrap his head with a linen turban. 10  They are holy garments, so he must bathe 11  his body in water and put them on.

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