1 "And when you adivide by lot the land for inheritance, you shall offer an ballotment to the Lord, a choly portion of the land; the length shall be the length of 25,000 dcubits, and the width shall be 20,000. It shall be holy within all its boundary round about. 2 "Out of this there shall be for the holy place a square round about afive hundred by five hundred cubits, and fifty cubits for its bopen space round about. 3 "From this area you shall measure a length of 25,000 cubits and a width of 10,000 cubits; and in it shall be the sanctuary, the most holy place. 4 "It shall be the holy portion of the land; it shall be for the apriests, the ministers of the sanctuary, who bcome near to minister to the Lord, and it shall be a place for their houses and a holy place for the sanctuary. 5 "An area a25,000 cubits in length and 10,000 in width shall be for the Levites, the ministers of the house, and for their possession cities to dwell in. 6 "You shall give the acity possession of an area 5,000 cubits wide and 25,000 cubits long, alongside the allotment of the holy portion; it shall be for the whole house of Israel. 7 "The aprince shall have land on either side of the holy allotment and the property of the city, adjacent to the holy allotment and the property of the city, on the west side toward the west and on the east side toward the east, and in length comparable to one of the portions, from the west border to the east border. 8 "This shall be his land for a possession in Israel; so My princes shall no longer aoppress My people, but they shall give the rest of the land to the house of Israel baccording to their tribes." 9 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "aEnough, you princes of Israel; put away bviolence and destruction, and cpractice justice and righteousness. Stop your dexpropriations from My people," declares the Lord GOD. 10 "You shall have ajust balances, a just bephah and a just bbath. 11 "The ephah and the bath shall be the same quantity, so that the bath will contain a tenth of a ahomer and the ephah a tenth of a homer; their standard shall be according to the homer. 12 "The ashekel shall be twenty agerahs; twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels shall be your maneh. 13 "This is the offering that you shall offer: a sixth of an ephah from a homer of wheat; a sixth of an ephah from a homer of barley; 14 and the prescribed portion of oil (namely, the bath of oil), a tenth of a bath from each kor (which is ten baths or a homer, for ten baths are a homer); 15 and one sheep from each flock of two hundred from the watering places of Israel--for a agrain offering, for a burnt offering and for peace offerings, to bmake atonement for them," declares the Lord GOD. 16 "aAll the people of the land shall give to this offering for the bprince in Israel. 17 "It shall be the aprince's part to provide the bburnt offerings, the grain offerings and the drink offerings, at the cfeasts, on the dnew moons and on the sabbaths, at all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel; he shall provide the sin offering, the grain offering, the burnt offering and the epeace offerings, to make atonement for the house of Israel." 18 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "In the afirst month, on the first of the month, you shall take a young bull bwithout blemish and ccleanse the sanctuary. 19 "The priest shall take some of the blood from the sin offering and put it on the door posts of the house, on the afour corners of the bledge of the altar and on the posts of the gate of the inner court. 20 "Thus you shall do on the seventh day of the month for everyone who goes aastray or is naive; so you shall make batonement for the house. 21 "In the afirst month, on the fourteenth day of the month, you shall have the bPassover, a feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten. 22 "On that day the prince shall provide for himself and all the people of the land a abull for a sin offering. 23 "During the aseven days of the feast he shall provide as a bburnt offering to the Lord cseven bulls and seven rams without blemish on every day of the seven days, and a male goat daily for a sin offering. 24 "He shall provide as a agrain offering an ephah with a bull, an ephah with a ram and a hin of oil with an ephah. 25 "In the aseventh month, on the fifteenth day of the month, at the feast, he shall provide like this, seven days for the sin offering, the burnt offering, the grain offering and the oil."
Scripture taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE®, Copyright © 1960,1962,1963,1968,1971,1972,1973,1975,1977,1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.