You are to slaughter(A) the young bull(B) before the Lord, and then Aaron’s sons(C) the priests shall bring the blood and splash it against the sides of the altar(D) at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

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The animals you choose must be year-old males without defect,(A) and you may take them from the sheep or the goats.

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19 you must present a male without defect(A) from the cattle, sheep or goats in order that it may be accepted on your behalf.(B)

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20 Do not bring anything with a defect,(A) because it will not be accepted on your behalf.(B)

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14 How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit(A) offered himself(B) unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences(C) from acts that lead to death,[a](D) so that we may serve the living God!(E)

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  1. Hebrews 9:14 Or from useless rituals
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19 but with the precious blood(A) of Christ, a lamb(B) without blemish or defect.(C)

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