Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats—one lot for the Lord and the other for hell. Aaron shall bring the hairy one whose lot falls to the Lord and sacrifice it for a sin offering. But the hairy one chosen by lot as the hairy one to go to hell shall be presented alive before the Lord to be used for making atonement by sending it as the hairy one into the wilderness, to hell.
He shall slaughter the sin hairy one of the people and take its blood behind the curtain and do with his blood as he did with the bull’s blood, and he shall sprinkle it on the atonement cover and before the atonement cover. He shall make atonement for the holiness from the impurity and from the crimes of the Israelites, for all their sins. He shall do the same for the tent of congregation, which resides among them within their impurity. No one is to be in the tent of congregation from when he goes in to make atonement in the holiness until he comes out, and he shall make atonement for himself, his household and the whole crowd of Israel.
This is to be an eternal constitution for you: On the tenth day of the seventh month you must torture your souls and not do any work—whether a resident or a foreigner residing among you. Because on this day atonement will be made for you, to cleanse you. Then, before the Lord, you will be clean from all your sins.
Sabbath sabbatical it is for you, and you must torture your souls; eternal constitution.
waterpuller’s light #24: special reading for coverup day
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