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17 If a person sins unintentionally and does any one of the things that by commandments of the Lord should not be done and he is found guilty, he shall bear his iniquity. 18 He shall bring to the priest a ram without blemish from the flock—or its equivalent value[a]—for a guilt offering. The priest shall make atonement for him concerning his error that he made unintentionally, and he shall be forgiven. 19 It is a guilt offering: He has indeed incurred guilt before the Lord.

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  1. Leviticus 5:18 This is a shorthand version of the full formula found in Lev 5:15.

17 “If anyone sins and does what is forbidden in any of the Lord’s commands, even though they do not know it,(A) they are guilty and will be held responsible.(B) 18 They are to bring to the priest as a guilt offering(C) a ram from the flock, one without defect and of the proper value. In this way the priest will make atonement for them for the wrong they have committed unintentionally, and they will be forgiven.(D) 19 It is a guilt offering; they have been guilty of[a] wrongdoing against the Lord.”(E)

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  1. Leviticus 5:19 Or offering; atonement has been made for their

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