Your [a]lamb shall be (A)an unblemished male a year old; you may take it from the sheep or from the goats.

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  1. Exodus 12:5 Or kid

20 (A)Whatever has a defect, you shall not offer, for it will not be accepted for you. 21 When a man offers a sacrifice of peace offerings to the Lord (B)to [a]fulfill a special vow or for a freewill offering, of the herd or of the flock, it must be perfect to be accepted; there shall be no defect in it. 22 Those that are blind or fractured or maimed or having a running sore or eczema or scabs, you shall not offer to the Lord, nor make of them an offering by fire on the altar to the Lord. 23 In respect to an ox or a lamb which has an [b]overgrown or stunted member, you may present it for a freewill offering, but for a vow it will not be accepted. 24 Also (C)anything with its testicles bruised or crushed or torn or cut, you shall not offer to the Lord, or [c]sacrifice in your land,

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  1. Leviticus 22:21 Or make a special votive offering
  2. Leviticus 22:23 Or a deformed
  3. Leviticus 22:24 Lit do

21 (A)But if it has any [a]defect, such as lameness or blindness, or any serious [b]defect, you shall not sacrifice it to the Lord your God.

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  1. Deuteronomy 15:21 Lit blemish
  2. Deuteronomy 15:21 Lit blemish

Administration of Justice

17 (A)You shall not sacrifice to the Lord your God an ox or a sheep which has a blemish or any [a]defect, for that is a detestable thing to the Lord your God.

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  1. Deuteronomy 17:1 Lit evil thing

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