10 “‘If the offering is a burnt offering from the flock, from either the sheep(A) or the goats,(B) you are to offer a male without defect.

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27 “When a calf, a lamb or a goat(A) is born, it is to remain with its mother for seven days.(B) From the eighth day(C) on, it will be acceptable(D) as a food offering presented to the Lord.

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35 Then the exiles who had returned from captivity sacrificed burnt offerings to the God of Israel: twelve bulls(A) for all Israel,(B) ninety-six rams, seventy-seven male lambs and, as a sin offering,[a] twelve male goats.(C) All this was a burnt offering to the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezra 8:35 Or purification offering
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When you offer blind animals for sacrifice, is that not wrong? When you sacrifice lame or diseased animals,(A) is that not wrong? Try offering them to your governor! Would he be pleased(B) with you? Would he accept you?” says the Lord Almighty.(C)

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