1 And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,
2 Speak to Aaron and his sons, that they set themselves apart from the holy things of the
children of Israel, and that they do not profane My holy name by what they consecrate to
Me: I am Jehovah.
3 Say to them: Anyone of your seed throughout your generations, who goes near the holy
things which the children of Israel consecrate unto Jehovah, while he has uncleanness
upon him, that soul shall be cut off from before My face: I am Jehovah.
4 Any man of the seed of Aaron, who is a leper or has a discharge, shall not eat of the
holy things until he is clean. And whoever touches anything made unclean by a corpse, or a
man whose seed goes out through intercourse,
5 or whoever touches any swarming thing by which he is unclean, or any person by whom
he is unclean, whatever his uncleanness may be;
6 the soul who has touched any such thing shall be unclean until evening, and shall not
eat of the holy things unless he washes his flesh with water.
7 And when the sun goes down he shall be clean; and afterward he may eat the holy
things, because it is his food.
8 Whatever dies naturally or is torn by beasts he shall not eat, to defile himself with it: I
9 They shall therefore keep My ordinance, lest they bear sin for it and die thereby, if they
profane it: I, Jehovah, sanctify them.
10 No stranger shall eat of the holy things; one who sojourns with the priest, or a hired
servant, shall not eat of the holy things.
11 But if the priest buys a soul with his money, he may eat it; and one who is born in his
house may eat his food.
12 If the priest's daughter is married to a man who is a stranger, she shall not eat of the
offerings of the holy things.
13 But if the priest's daughter is a widow or divorced, and has no child, and has returned
to her father's house as in her youth, she shall eat her father's food; but no stranger shall
14 And if a man eats of the holy things unintentionally, then he shall add a fifth part and
give it to the priest with the holy thing.
15 They shall not profane the holy things of the children of Israel, which they offer unto
16 nor allow them to bear the iniquity of the guilt offering when they eat the holy things;
for I, Jehovah, sanctify them.
17 And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,
18 Speak to Aaron and his sons, and to all the children of Israel, and say to them: Any
man of the house of Israel, or of the sojourners in Israel, who presents his offering for any
of his vows or for any of his freewill offerings, which they offer unto Jehovah as a burnt
19 you shall offer of your own will a male that is whole from the cattle, from the sheep,
or from the goats.
20 You shall not offer whatever has a blemish, for it shall not be acceptable for you.
21 And whoever offers a sacrifice of peace offerings unto Jehovah to fulfill his vow, or a
freewill offering from the cattle or the sheep, it shall be perfect to be accepted; there shall
be no blemish in it.
22 Those that are blind or broken or maimed, or have an ulcer or itch or scabs, you shall
not offer unto Jehovah, nor make an offering by fire of them upon the altar unto Jehovah.
23 A bull or a lamb that has anything deformed or dwarfed you may offer as a freewill
offering, but for a vow it shall not be accepted.
24 You shall not offer unto Jehovah what is bruised or crushed, or torn or cut; you shall
not do it in your land.
25 Nor from a foreigner's hand shall you offer any of these as the bread of your God,
because their corruption is in them, and blemishes are in them. They shall not be accepted
26 And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying:
27 When a bull or a sheep or a goat is born, it shall be with its mother seven days; and
from the eighth day and onward it shall be acceptable as an offering by fire unto Jehovah.
28 However, with the cow or ewe, do not kill both her and her young on the same day.
29 And when you offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving unto Jehovah, offer it of your own will.
30 On the same day it shall be eaten; you shall leave none of it until morning: I am
31 Therefore you shall keep My commandments, and do them: I am Jehovah.
32 You shall not profane My holy name, but I will be treated holy among the children of
Israel. I am Jehovah who sanctifies you,
33 who is bringing you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: I am Jehovah.