24 “‘Make an altar(A) of earth for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings(B) and fellowship offerings, your sheep and goats and your cattle. Wherever I cause my name(C) to be honored, I will come to you and bless(D) you.

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15 “Be careful not to make a treaty(A) with those who live in the land; for when they prostitute(B) themselves to their gods and sacrifice to them, they will invite you and you will eat their sacrifices.(C)

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The Fellowship Offering

“‘If your offering is a fellowship offering,(A) and you offer an animal from the herd, whether male or female, you are to present before the Lord an animal without defect.(B)

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10 just as the fat is removed from the ox[a](A) sacrificed as a fellowship offering.(B) Then the priest shall burn them on the altar of burnt offering.(C)

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  1. Leviticus 4:10 The Hebrew word can refer to either male or female.
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12 The fire on the altar must be kept burning; it must not go out. Every morning the priest is to add firewood(A) and arrange the burnt offering on the fire and burn the fat(B) of the fellowship offerings(C) on it.

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and an ox[a](A) and a ram for a fellowship offering(B) to sacrifice before the Lord, together with a grain offering mixed with olive oil. For today the Lord will appear to you.(C)’”

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  1. Leviticus 9:4 The Hebrew word can refer to either male or female; also in verses 18 and 19.
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21 When anyone brings from the herd or flock(A) a fellowship offering(B) to the Lord to fulfill a special vow or as a freewill offering,(C) it must be without defect or blemish(D) to be acceptable.(E)

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14 There they are to present their offerings to the Lord: a year-old male lamb without defect(A) for a burnt offering, a year-old ewe lamb without defect for a sin offering,(B) a ram(C) without defect for a fellowship offering,(D)

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who invited them to the sacrifices(A) to their gods.(B) The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.

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Sacrifice fellowship offerings(A) there, eating them and rejoicing(B) in the presence of the Lord your God.(C)

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26 Then all the Israelites, the whole army, went up to Bethel, and there they sat weeping before the Lord.(A) They fasted(B) that day until evening and presented burnt offerings(C) and fellowship offerings(D) to the Lord.(E)

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27 At the end of these days, from the eighth day(A) on, the priests are to present your burnt offerings(B) and fellowship offerings(C) on the altar. Then I will accept you, declares the Sovereign Lord.”

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41 That was the time they made an idol in the form of a calf. They brought sacrifices to it and reveled in what their own hands had made.(A)

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