The sacrifice and ceremonies of consecrating the priests.
Exodus 29:1 And this is the thing which thou shalt do to them to hallow them, that they may serve me as priests: take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish, Exodus 29:2 and unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oilof wheaten flour shalt thou make them. Exodus 29:3 And thou shalt put them into one basket, and present them in the basket, with the bullock and the two rams. Exodus 29:4 And Aaron and his sons thou shalt bring near the entrance of the tent of meeting, and shalt bathe them with water. Exodus 29:5 And thou shalt take the garments, and clothe Aaron with the vest, and the cloak of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breastplate, and shalt gird him with the girdle of the ephod. Exodus 29:6 And thou shalt put the turban upon his head, and fasten the holy diadem to the turban, Exodus 29:7 and shalt take the anointing oil, and pour [it] on his head, and anoint him. Exodus 29:8 And thou shalt bring his sons near, and clothe them with the vests. Exodus 29:9 And thou shalt gird them with the girdleAaron and his sons, and bind the high caps on them; and the priesthood shall be theirs for an everlasting statute; and thou shalt consecrate Aaron and his sons. Exodus 29:10 And thou shalt present the bullock before the tent of meeting; and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands upon the head of the bullock; Exodus 29:11 and thou shalt slaughter the bullock before Jehovah, at the entrance of the tent of meeting; Exodus 29:12 and thou shalt take of the blood of the bullock, and put it on the horns of the altar with thy finger, and shalt pour all the blood at the bottom of the altar. Exodus 29:13 And thou shalt take all the fat that covereth the inwards, and the net of the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and burn them upon the altar. Exodus 29:14 And the flesh of the bullock, and its skin, and its dung, shalt thou burn with fire outside the camp: it is a sin-offering.
Exodus 29:15 And thou shalt take one of the rams, and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the ram; Exodus 29:16 and thou shalt slaughter the ram, and shalt take its blood, and sprinkle [it] on the altar round about. Exodus 29:17 And thou shalt cut up the ram into its pieces, and wash its inwards, and its legs, and put [them] upon its pieces, and upon its head; Exodus 29:18 and thou shalt burn the whole ram upon the altar: it is a burnt-offering to Jehovaha sweet odour; it is an offering by fire to Jehovah.
Exodus 29:19 And thou shalt take the second ram, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands upon the head of the ram; Exodus 29:20 and thou shalt slaughter the ram, and take of its blood, and put [it] on the tip of the [right] ear of Aaron, and on the tip of the right ear of his sons, and on the thumb of their right hand, and on the great toe of their right foot; and thou shalt sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about. Exodus 29:21 And thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar, and of the anointing oil, and sprinkle [it] on Aaron, and on his garments, and on his sons, and on the garments of his sons with him; and he shall be hallowed, and his garments, and his sons, and his sons' garments with him. Exodus 29:22 Also of the ram shalt thou take the fat, and the fat-tail, and the fat that covereth the inwards, and the net of the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right shoulderfor it is a ram of consecration Exodus 29:23 and one loaf of bread, and one cake of oiled bread, and one wafer out of the basket of the unleavened [bread] that is before Jehovah; Exodus 29:24 and thou shalt put all this in the hands of Aaron, and in the hands of his sons, and shalt wave them as a wave-offering before Jehovah. Exodus 29:25 And thou shalt receive them of their hand and burn [them] upon the altar over the burnt-offering, for a sweet odour before Jehovah: it is an offering by fire to Jehovah. Exodus 29:26 And thou shalt take the breast of the ram of consecration which is for Aaron, and wave it as a wave-offering before Jehovah; and it shall be thy part. Exodus 29:27 And thou shalt hallow the breast of the wave-offering, and the shoulder of the heave-offering, that hath been waved and heaved up, of the ram of the consecration, of that which is for Aaron, and of [that] which is for his sons. Exodus 29:28 And they shall be for Aaron and his sons, as an everlasting statute, on the part of the children of Israel; for it is a heave-offering; and it shall be a heave-offering on the part of the children of Israel of the sacrifices of their peace-offerings, [as] their heave-offering to Jehovah.
Exodus 29:29 And the holy garments of Aaron shall be his sons' after him, to be anointed therein, and to be consecrated in them. Exodus 29:30 The son that is priest in his stead shall put them on seven days, when he cometh into the tent of meeting to serve in the sanctuary.
Exodus 29:31 And thou shalt take the ram of the consecration, and boil its flesh in a holy place. Exodus 29:32 And Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram, and the bread that is in the basket, at the entrance of the tent of meeting. Exodus 29:33 They shall eat the things with which the atonement was made, to consecrate [and] to hallow them; but a stranger shall not eat [of them], for they are holy. Exodus 29:34 And if [any] of the flesh of the consecration, and of the bread, remain until the morning, then thou shalt burn the remainder with fire: it shall not be eaten, for it is holy. Exodus 29:35 And thus shalt thou do to Aaron, and to his sons, according to all that I have commanded thee: seven days shalt thou consecrate them. Exodus 29:36 And thou shalt offer every day a bullock as a sin-offering for atonement; and the altar shalt thou cleanse from sin, by making atonement for it, and shalt anoint it, to hallow it. Exodus 29:37 Seven days shalt thou make atonement for the altar and hallow it; and the altar shall be most holy: whatever toucheth the altar shall be holy.
The continual burnt offering.
Exodus 29:38 And this is what thou shalt offer upon the altartwo lambs of the first year, day by day continually. Exodus 29:39 The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning; and the other lamb thou shalt offer between the two evenings. Exodus 29:40 And with the one lamb a tenth part of wheaten flour mingled with beaten oil, a fourth part of a hin; and a drink-offering, a fourth part of a hin of wine. Exodus 29:41 And the second lamb shalt thou offer between the two evenings; as the oblation in the morning, and as its drink-offering shalt thou offer with this, for a sweet odour, an offering by fire to Jehovah. Exodus 29:42 It shall be a continual burnt-offering throughout your generations at the entrance of the tent of meeting before Jehovah, where I will meet with you, to speak there with thee. Exodus 29:43 And there will I meet with the children of Israel; and it shall be hallowed by my glory. Exodus 29:44 And I will hallow the tent of meeting, and the altar; and I will hallow Aaron and his sons, that they may serve me as priests.
God's promise to dwell among the children of Israel.
Exodus 29:45 And I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel, and will be their God. Exodus 29:46 And they shall know that I am Jehovah their God, who have brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, to dwell in their midst: I am Jehovah their God.