Bible Cross References
Genesis 4:4
Then Abel brought the first lamb born to one of his sheep, killed it, and gave the best parts of it as an offering. The LORD was pleased with Abel and his offering,
Genesis 12:7
The LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "This is the country that I am going to give to your descendants." Then Abram built an altar there to the LORD, who had appeared to him.
Genesis 12:8
After that, he moved on south to the hill country east of the city of Bethel and set up his camp between Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There also he built an altar and worshiped the LORD.
Genesis 13:4
and had built an altar. There he worshiped the LORD.
Genesis 22:9
When they came to the place which God had told him about, Abraham built an altar and arranged the wood on it. He tied up his son and placed him on the altar, on top of the wood.
Genesis 26:25
Isaac built an altar there and worshiped the LORD. Then he set up his camp there, and his servants dug another well.
Genesis 33:20
He put up an altar there and named it for El, the God of Israel.
Genesis 35:1
God said to Jacob, "Go to Bethel at once, and live there. Build an altar there to me, the God who appeared to you when you were running away from your brother Esau."
Genesis 35:7
He built an altar there and named the place for the God of Bethel, because God had revealed himself to him there when he was running away from his brother.
Exodus 20:24
Make an altar of earth for me, and on it sacrifice your sheep and your cattle as offerings to be completely burned and as fellowship offerings. In every place that I set aside for you to worship me, I will come to you and bless you.
Exodus 20:25
If you make an altar of stone for me, do not build it out of cut stones, because when you use a chisel on stones, you make them unfit for my use.
Exodus 24:4-8
Moses wrote down all the LORD's commands. Early the next morning he built an altar at the foot of the mountain and set up twelve stones, one for each of the twelve tribes of Israel.
Then he sent young men, and they burned sacrifices to the LORD and sacrificed some cattle as fellowship offerings.
Moses took half of the blood of the animals and put it in bowls; and the other half he threw against the altar.
Then he took the book of the covenant, in which the LORD's commands were written, and read it aloud to the people. They said, "We will obey the LORD and do everything that he has commanded."
Then Moses took the blood in the bowls and threw it on the people. He said, "This is the blood that seals the covenant which the LORD made with you when he gave all these commands."
Romans 12:1
So then, my friends, because of God's great mercy to us I appeal to you: Offer yourselves as a living sacrifice to God, dedicated to his service and pleasing to him. This is the true worship that you should offer.
Hebrews 13:10
The priests who serve in the Jewish place of worship have no right to eat any of the sacrifice on our altar.
Hebrews 13:15
Let us, then, always offer praise to God as our sacrifice through Jesus, which is the offering presented by lips that confess him as Lord.
Hebrews 13:16
Do not forget to do good and to help one another, because these are the sacrifices that please God.
1 Peter 2:5
Come as living stones, and let yourselves be used in building the spiritual temple, where you will serve as holy priests to offer spiritual and acceptable sacrifices to God through Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the King's priests, the holy nation, God's own people, chosen to proclaim the wonderful acts of God, who called you out of darkness into his own marvelous light.
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Genesis 7:2
Take with you seven pairs of each kind of ritually clean animal, but only one pair of each kind of unclean animal.
Leviticus 11:1-47
The LORD gave Moses and Aaron the following regulations
for the people of Israel. You may eat any land animal
that has divided hoofs and that also chews the cud,
but you must not eat camels, rock badgers, or rabbits. These must be considered unclean; they chew the cud, but do not have divided hoofs.
(SEE 11:4)
(SEE 11:4)
Do not eat pigs. They must be considered unclean; they have divided hoofs, but do not chew the cud.
Do not eat these animals or even touch their dead bodies; they are unclean.
You may eat any kind of fish that has fins and scales,
but anything living in the water that does not have fins and scales must not be eaten.
Such creatures must be considered unclean. You must not eat them or even touch their dead bodies.
You must not eat anything that lives in the water and does not have fins and scales.
You must not eat any of the following birds: eagles, owls, hawks, falcons; buzzards, vultures, crows; ostriches; seagulls, storks, herons, pelicans, cormorants; hoopoes; or bats.
(SEE 11:13)
(SEE 11:13)
(SEE 11:13)
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All winged insects are unclean,
except those that hop.
You may eat locusts, crickets, or grasshoppers.
But all other small things that have wings and also crawl must be considered unclean.
If you touch the dead bodies of the following animals, you will be unclean until evening: all animals with hoofs, unless their hoofs are divided and they chew the cud, and all four-footed animals with paws. If you carry their dead bodies, you must wash your clothes, but you will still be unclean until evening.
(SEE 11:24)
(SEE 11:24)
(SEE 11:24)
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Moles, rats, mice, and lizards must be considered unclean.
(SEE 11:29)
Whoever touches them or their dead bodies will be unclean until evening.
And if their dead bodies fall on anything, it will be unclean. This applies to any article of wood, cloth, leather, or sacking, no matter what it is used for. It shall be dipped in water, but it will remain unclean until evening.
And if their bodies fall into a clay pot, everything that is in it shall be unclean, and you must break the pot.
Any food which could normally be eaten, but on which water from such a pot has been poured, will be unclean, and anything drinkable in such a pot is unclean.
Anything on which the dead bodies fall is unclean; a clay stove or oven shall be broken,
but a spring or a cistern remains clean, although anything else that touches their dead bodies is unclean.
If one of them falls on seed that is going to be planted, the seed remains clean.
But if the seed is soaking in water and one of them falls on it, the seed is unclean.
If any animal that may be eaten dies, anyone who touches it will be unclean until evening.
And if any of you eat any part of the animal, you must wash your clothes, but you will still be unclean until evening; any of you who carry the dead body must wash your clothes, but you will still be unclean until evening.
You must not eat any of the small animals that move on the ground,
whether they crawl, or walk on four legs, or have many legs.
Do not make yourselves unclean by eating any of these.
I am the LORD your God, and you must keep yourselves holy, because I am holy.
I am the LORD who brought you out of Egypt so that I could be your God. You must be holy, because I am holy.
This, then, is the law about animals and birds, about everything that lives in the water, and everything that moves on the ground.
You must be careful to distinguish between what is ritually clean and unclean, between animals that may be eaten and those that may not.
Leviticus 1:1-17
The LORD called to Moses from the Tent of the LORD's presence and gave him the following rules
for the Israelites to observe when they offer their sacrifices. When you offer an animal sacrifice, it may be one of your cattle or one of your sheep or goats.
If you are offering one of your cattle as a burnt offering, you must bring a bull without any defects. You must present it at the entrance of the Tent of the LORD's presence so that the LORD will accept you.
You shall put your hand on its head, and it will be accepted as a sacrifice to take away your sins.
You shall kill the bull there, and the Aaronite priests shall present the blood to the LORD and then throw it against all four sides of the altar located at the entrance of the Tent.
Then you shall skin the animal and cut it up,
and the priests shall arrange firewood on the altar and light it.
They shall put on the fire the pieces of the animal, including the head and the fat.
You must wash the internal organs and the hind legs, and the officiating priest will burn the whole sacrifice on the altar. The odor of this food offering is pleasing to the LORD.
If you are offering one of your sheep or goats, it must be a male without any defects.
You shall kill it on the north side of the altar, and the priests shall throw its blood on all four sides of the altar.
After you cut it up, the officiating priest shall put on the fire all the parts, including the head and the fat.
You must wash the internal organs and the hind legs, and the priest will present the sacrifice to the LORD and burn all of it on the altar. The odor of this food offering is pleasing to the LORD.
If you are offering a bird as a burnt offering, it must be a dove or a pigeon.
The priest shall present it at the altar, wring its neck, and burn its head on the altar. Its blood shall be drained out against the side of the altar.
He shall remove the crop and its contents and throw them away on the east side of the altar where the ashes are put.
He shall take hold of its wings and tear its body open, without tearing the wings off, and then burn it whole on the altar. The odor of this food offering is pleasing to the LORD.