Bible: Leviticus 16:20-22

The Live Goat Ritual Procedures

16:20When he has finished purifying the holy place, 1  the Meeting Tent, and the altar, he is to present the live goat. 16:21 Aaron is to lay his two hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the iniquities of the Israelites and all their transgressions in regard to all their sins, 2  and thus he is to put them 3  on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man standing ready. 4  16:22 The goat is to bear on itself all their iniquities into an inaccessible land, 5  so he is to send the goat away 6  in the wilderness.

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