THE THIRD BOOK OF
L E V I T I C U S
Leviticus 8 ©
After that Moses had gathered the assembly of the children of Israel, by God’s command, v.1, etc. He washes Aaron and his sons, 6. Puts the High Priestly garments upon Aaron, 7. Anoints the tabernacle with the altar and laver, 10. Anoints Aaron, 12. Puts the holy garments upon his sons, 13. Offers sacrifices for them, 14. Adds thereunto some other ceremonies yet, about some parts of their body and garments, with a meat-offering, 23. Gives them some peculiar charges, 31. Which they perform, 36.
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
Takea Aaron and his sons with him, and 1the garments, and 2the anointing oil,b and a bullock 3for the sin offering, and two rams, and a 4basket of unleavened bread;
And gather thou all the congregation together unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
And Moses did as the LORD commanded him; and the assembly was gathered together unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
And Moses said unto the congregation, This is 5the thing whichc the LORD 6commanded to be done.
And Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them 7with water.
Andd he put upon 8him 9the coat, and girded him with the girdle, and clothed him with the robe, and put 10the ephod upon him, and he girded him with the curious girdle of the ephod, and bound it unto him therewith.
And he put the breastplate upon him: also he put in the breastplatee11the Urim and the Thummim.
And he put the mitre upon his head; also upon the mitre, even 12upon his forefront, did he put the golden 13plate, 14the holy crown; asf the LORD commanded Moses.
And Moses took the anointing oil, and anointed the 15tabernacle and all that was therein, and 16sanctified them.
And he sprinkled thereof upon the altar seven times, and anointed the altar and all his vessels, both the 17laver and his foot, to sanctify them.
And he pouredg of the anointing oil upon Aaron's head, and anointed him, to sanctify him.
And Moses brought Aaron's sons, and put coats upon them, and girded them with girdles, and put bonnets upon them; ash the LORD commanded Moses.
Andi he brought the bullock for the sin offering: and Aaron and his sons 18laid their hands upon the head of the bullock for the sin offering.
And he slew it; and Moses took the blood, and put it upon the horns of the altar round about with his finger, and 19purified the altar, and poured 20the blood at the bottom of the altar, and sanctified it, to make reconciliation upon 21it.
And he took all the fat that was 22upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and Moses burned it upon the altar.
But the bullock, and his hide, his flesh, and his dung, he burnt with fire without the camp; asj the LORD commanded Moses.
¶And he brought the ram for the burnt offering: and Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon the head of the ram.
And he killed it; and Moses sprinkled the blood upon the altar round about.
And 23he cut the ram into pieces; and Moses burnt the head, and the pieces, and the fat.
And he washed the inwards and the legs 24in water; and Moses burnt the whole ram upon the altar: it was a burnt sacrifice for a 25sweet savour, and an offering made by fire unto the LORD; ask the LORD commanded Moses.
¶And he brought the other ram, the ram 26of consecration: and Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon the head of the ram.
And he slew it; and Moses took of the blood of it, and put it upon the 27tip of Aaron's right ear, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot.
And he brought Aaron's sons, and Moses put of the blood upon the tip of their right ear, and upon the thumbs of their right hands, and upon the great toes of their right feet: and Moses sprinkled 28the blood upon the altar round about.
Andl he took the fat, and the rump, and all the fat that was upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and the right shoulder:
And out of the basket of unleavened bread, that was 29before the LORD, he took one unleavened cake, and 30a cake of oiled bread, and one wafer, and put them on the fat, and upon the right shoulder:
Andm he put all upon Aaron’s 31hands, and upon his sons' hands, and waved them for a 32wave offering before the LORD.
And Moses took them from off their hands, and burnt them on the altar upon the burnt offering: they were 33consecrations for a sweet savour: it is an offering made by fire unto the LORD.
And Moses took the breast, and waved it for a wave offering before the LORD: for of the ram of consecration it was Moses’ 34part; asn the LORD commanded Moses.
And Moseso took of the anointing oil, and of the blood which was upon the altar, and sprinkled it upon Aaron, and upon his garments, and upon his sons, and upon his sons' garments with him; and 35sanctified Aaron, and his garments, and his sons, and his sons' garments with him.
¶And Moses said unto Aaron and to his sons, Boil the flesh at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: andp there eat it with the bread that is in the basket of consecrations, as I commanded, saying, Aaron and his sons shall eat 36it.
And that which remaineth of the flesh and of the bread shall ye burn with fire.
And ye shall not go out of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation in seven days, until the days of your consecration be at an end: for seven days shall he 37consecrate you.
As he hath done this day, so the LORD hath commanded to do, to make an atonement for you.
Therefore shall ye abide at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation day and night seven days, and 38keep the charge of the LORD, 39that ye die not: for so I am commanded.
So Aaron and his sons did all things which the LORD commanded 40by the hand of Moses.