This oversetting of the Book of Leviticus, holding the Old Law, is taken from the Catholic Douay-Rheims make.

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[1] And the Lord called Moses, and spoke to him from the witnessshed, saying:

[2] Speak to the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them: The man among you that shall offer to the Lord a sacrifice of the neat, that is, offering tiver of oxen and sheep,

[3] If his offering be a wholeburning, and of the herd, he shall offer a buck without flaw, at the witnessdoor, to make the Lord in goodwill toward him:

[4] And he shall put his hand upon the tiverhead, and it shall be onfanged, and help to its atoning.

[5] And he shall balefire the calf before the Lord, and the priests the sons of Aaron shall offer the blood thereof, pouring it imbout the altar, which is before the sheddoor.

[6] And when they have flayed the tiver, they shall cut the lithes into stiches,

[7] And shall put fire on the altar, having before laid in endbird a woodheap:

[8] And they shall lay the stiches that are cut out in order thereupon, to wit, the head, and all things that cleave to the liver,

[9] The offal and feet being washed with water: and the priest shall burn them upon the altar for a wholeburning, and a sweet smatch to the Lord.

[10] And if the offering be of the flocks, a wholeburning of sheep or of goats, he shall offer a buck without flaw:

[11] And he shall balefire it at the side of the altar that looketh to the north, before the Lord: but the sons of Aaron shall pour the blood thereof upon the altar imbout:

[12] And they shall divide the lithes, the head, and all that cleave to the liver: and shall lay them upon the wood, under which the fire is to be put:

[13] But the offal and the feet they shall wash with water. And the priest shall offer it all and burn it all upon the altar for a wholeburning, and most sweet smatch to the Lord.

[14] But if the wholeburnoffering to the Lord be of birds, of shellpads, or of young towndoves,

[15] The priest shall offer it at the altar: and twisting back the neck, and breaking the woundstead, he shall make the blood run down upon the brim of the altar.

[16] But the crop of the throat, and the feathers he shall cast beside the altar at the east side, in the place where the ashes are wont to be poured out,

[17] And he shall break the farlithes thereof, and shall not cut, nor sleave it with a knife, and shall burn it upon the altar, putting fire under the wood. It is a wholeburning and offering of most sweet smatch to the Lord.

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