Bible: Leviticus 4:22-31

For the Leader

4:22‘Whenever 1  a leader, by straying unintentionally, 2  sins and violates one of the commandments of the Lord his God which must not be violated, 3  and he pleads guilty, 4:23 or his sin that he committed 4  is made known to him, 5  he must bring a flawless male goat as his offering. 6  4:24 He must lay his hand on the head of the male goat and slaughter 7  it in the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered before the Lordit is a sin offering. 4:25 Then the priest must take some of the blood of the sin offering with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and he must pour out the rest of its blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering. 4:26 Then the priest 8  must offer all of its fat up in smoke on the altar like the fat of the peace offering sacrifice. So the priest will make atonement 9  on his behalf for 10  his sin and he will be forgiven. 11 

For the Common Person

4:27‘If an ordinary individual 12  sins by straying unintentionally 13  when he violates one of the Lord’s commandments which must not be violated, 14  and he pleads guilty 4:28 or his sin that he committed 15  is made known to him, 16  he must bring a flawless female goat 17  as his offering for the sin 18  that he committed. 4:29 He must lay his hand on the head of the sin offering and slaughter 19  the sin offering in the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered. 4:30 Then the priest must take some of its blood with his finger and put it on the horns of the altar of burnt offering, and he must pour out all the rest of its blood at the base of the altar. 4:31 Then he must remove all of its fat (just as fat was removed from the peace offering sacrifice) and the priest must offer it up in smoke on the altar for a soothing aroma to the Lord. So the priest will make atonement 20  on his behalf and he will be forgiven. 21 

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