Aaron and his sons become priests
1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
2 Take Aaron and his sons with him, and the garments, and the anointing oil, and a bullock for the sin offering, and two rams, and a basket of unleavened bread;
3 And gather thou all the congregation together unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
God said to Moses,
Take Aaron and his sons, along with the garments, anointing oil, a bullock for a sin offering, two rams, and a basket of unleaved bread to the door of the tabernacle.
Have all the people meet you there.
4 And Moses did as the LORD commanded him; and the assembly was gathered together unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Moses did as God commanded, and the assembly gathered at the door of the tabernacle.
5 And Moses said unto the congregation, This is the thing which the LORD commanded to be done.
He said to the congregation,
This is what God commands.
6 And Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them with water.
Moses washed Aaron and his sons with water.
7 And he put upon him the coat, and girded him with the girdle, and clothed him with the robe, and put the ephod upon him, and he girded him with the curious girdle of the ephod, and bound it unto him therewith.
He dressed Aaron in a coat, girdle, robe, and ephod.
And girded him with the curious girdle of the ephod.
8 And he put the breastplate upon him: also he put in the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim.
9 And he put the mitre upon his head; also upon the mitre, even upon his forefront, did he put the golden plate, the holy crown; as the LORD commanded Moses.
And added the breastplate, Urim and Thummim, mitre, golden plate, and crown, as God commanded Moses.
10 And Moses took the anointing oil, and anointed the tabernacle and all that was therein, and sanctified them.
11 And he sprinkled thereof upon the altar seven times, and anointed the altar and all his vessels, both the laver and his foot, to sanctify them.
Moses anointed the tabernacle with oil, and sprinkled the altar seven times.
12 And he poured of the anointing oil upon Aaron's head, and anointed him, to sanctify him.
He poured oil on Aaron's head.
13 And Moses brought Aaron's sons, and put coats upon them, and girded them with girdles, and put bonnets upon them; as the LORD commanded Moses.
He dressed Aaron's sons with coats, girdles, and bonnets, as God commanded him to do.
14 And he brought the bullock for the sin offering: and Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon the head of the bullock for the sin offering.
He brought the bullock to Aaron and his sons for a sin offering. They put their hands on the head of the bullock.
15And he slew it; and Moses took the blood, and put it upon the horns of the altar round about with his finger, and purified the altar, and poured the blood at the bottom of the altar, and sanctified it, to make reconciliation upon it.
He killed the bullock, smeared some of its blood on the horns of the altar with his finger, and poured the rest of the blood at the foot of the altar.
16And he took all the fat that was upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and Moses burned it upon the altar.
He took the fat that was on the intestines, the lobe of liver, the kidneys and their fat, and burned them on the altar.
17But the bullock, and his hide, his flesh, and his dung, he burnt with fire without the camp; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Then he burned the bullock's skin, flesh, and dung outside of the camp, as God commanded.
18 And he brought the ram for the burnt offering: and Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon the head of the ram.
Next, Moses brought the ram for a burnt offering to Aaron and his sons, who put their hands on its head.
19And he killed it; and Moses sprinkled the blood upon the altar round about.
He killed the ram and sprinkled its blood on the altar round about.
20And he cut the ram into pieces; and Moses burnt the head, and the pieces, and the fat.
He cut the ram into pieces, burned the head, the pieces, and the fat.
21And he washed the inwards and the legs in water; and Moses burnt the whole ram upon the altar: it was a burnt sacrifice for a sweet savour, and an offering made by fire unto the LORD; as the LORD commanded Moses.
He washed the intestines and legs in water, and then burned the ram on the altar for a burnt sacrifice, a sweet savor, an offering made by fire to God.
22 And he brought the other ram, the ram of consecration: and Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon the head of the ram.
Moses brought the other ram, and Aaron and his sons put their hands on its head.
23And he slew it, and Moses took of the blood of it, and put it upon the tip of Aaron's right ear, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot.
Moses killed the ram, took some of its blood and wiped it on the tip of Aaron's right ear, thumb, and big toe.
24And he brought Aaron's sons, and Moses put of the blood upon the tip of their right ear, and upon the thumbs of their right hands, and upon the great toes of their right feet: and Moses sprinkled the blood upon the altar round about.
Then he took some more ram's blood and wiped it on the tip of Aaron's sons' right ears, thumbs, and big toes, sprinkling the rest round about on the altar.
25 And he took the fat, and the rump, and all the fat that was upon the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and the right shoulder:
26 And out of the basket of unleavened bread, that was before the LORD, he took one unleavened cake, and a cake of oiled bread, and one wafer, and put them on the fat, and upon the right shoulder:
27And he put all upon Aaron's hands, and upon his sons' hands, and waved them for a wave offering before the LORD.
Moses took the fat, rump, intestines, lobe on the liver, unleavened cake, oiled bread, wafer, and right shoulder -- and put the whole bloody mess in Aaron and his sons' hands to wave for a wave offering before the Lord.
28 And Moses took them from off their hands, and burnt them on the altar upon the burnt offering: they were consecrations for a sweet savour: it is an offering made by fire unto the LORD.
Moses took the remains from the hands of Aaron and his sons and burnt them on the altar for a sweet savor unto the Lord.
29And Moses took the breast, and waved it for a wave offering before the LORD: for of the ram of consecration it was Moses' part; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Except for the breast, which Moses waved for a wave offering before the Lord.
30And Moses took of the anointing oil, and of the blood which was upon the altar, and sprinkled it upon Aaron, and upon his garments, and upon his sons, and upon his sons' garments with him; and sanctified Aaron, and his garments, and his sons, and his sons' garments with him.
Moses then mixed the blood on the altar with the anointing oil and sprinkled it on Aaron and his garments and upon his sons and their garments.
31And Moses said unto Aaron and to his sons, Boil the flesh at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: and there eat it with the bread that is in the basket of consecrations, as I commanded, saying, Aaron and his sons shall eat it.
32And that which remaineth of the flesh and of the bread shall ye burn with fire.
Moses told Aaron and his sons to boil the flesh and eat it with bread, and then burn any leftovers.
33 And ye shall not go out of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation in seven days, until the days of your consecration be at an end: for seven days shall he consecrate you.
34 As he hath done this day, so the LORD hath commanded to do, to make an atonement for you.
35 Therefore shall ye abide at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation day and night seven days, and keep the charge of the LORD, that ye die not: for so I am commanded.
36 So Aaron and his sons did all things which the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.
Then Moses told Aaron and his sons not to leave the tabernacle for seven days.