Leviticus 16:21
Good News Translation
He shall put both of his hands on the goat's head and confess over it all the evils, sins, and rebellions of the people of Israel, and so transfer them to the goat's head. Then the goat is to be driven off into the desert by someone appointed to do it.

Contemporary English Version
There you will lay your hands on its head, while confessing every sin the people have committed, and you will appoint someone to lead the goat into the desert, so that it can take away their sins.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And putting both hands upon his head, let him confess all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their offences and sins. And praying that they may light on its head, he shall turn him out by a man ready for it, into the desert.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And putting both hands upon his head, let him confess all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their offences and sins. And praying that they may light on its head, he shall turn him out by a man ready for it, into the desert.

lay

Leviticus 1:4 And he shall put his hand upon the head of the victim: and it shall be acceptable, and help to its expiation.

Exodus 29:10 Thou shalt present also the calf before the tabernacle of the testimony. And Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands upon his head,

confess over

Leviticus 26:40 Until they confess their iniquities, and the iniquities of their ancestors, whereby they have transgressed against me, and walked contrary unto me.

Ezra 10:1 Now when Esdras was thus praying, and beseeching, and weeping, and lying before the temple of God, there was gathered to him of Israel an exceeding great assembly of men and women and children, and the people wept with much lamentation.

Nehemiah 1:6,7 Let thy ears be attentive, and thy eyes open, to hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now, night and day, for the children of Israel thy servants: and I confess the sins of the children of Israel, by which they have sinned against thee: I and my father's house have sinned. . . .

Nehemiah 9:3 And they rose up to stand: and they read in the book of the law of the Lord their God, four times in the day, and four times they confessed, and adored the Lord their God.

Psalm 32:5 I have acknowledged my sin to thee, and my injustice I have not concealed. I said I will confess against my self my injustice to the Lord: and thou hast forgiven the wickedness of my sin.

Psalm 51:3 For I know my iniquity, and my sin is always before me.

Proverbs 28:13 He that hideth his sins, shall not prosper: but he that shall confess, and forsake them, shall obtain mercy.

Daniel 9:3-20 And I set my face to the Lord, my God, to pray and make supplication with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes. . . .

Romans 10:10 For, with the heart, we believe unto justice: but, with the mouth, confession is made unto salvation.

putting

Isaiah 53:6 All we like sheep have gone astray, every one hath turned aside into his own way: and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

2 Corinthians 5:21 Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.

Context
The Scapegoat
20After he hath cleaned the sanctuary, and the tabernacle, and the altar, then let him offer the living goat. 21And putting both hands upon his head, let him confess all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their offences and sins. And praying that they may light on its head, he shall turn him out by a man ready for it, into the desert.22And when the goat hath carried all their iniquities into an uninhabited land, and shall be let go into the desert:…
Cross References
Leviticus 5:5
Let him do penance for his sin:

Leviticus 16:20
After he hath cleaned the sanctuary, and the tabernacle, and the altar, then let him offer the living goat.

Leviticus 16:22
And when the goat hath carried all their iniquities into an uninhabited land, and shall be let go into the desert:

Additional Translations
Then he is to lay both hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the iniquities and rebellious acts of the Israelites in regard to all their sins. He is to put them on the goat’s head and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man appointed for the task.And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them on the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness:

and Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, even all their sins; and he shall put them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a man that is in readiness into the wilderness:

and Aaron shall lay his hands on the head of the live goat, and he shall declare over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their unrighteousness, and all their sins; and he shall lay them upon the head of the live goat, and shall send him by the hand of a ready man into the wilderness.

and Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the living goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, and he shall put them on the head of the goat, and shall send him away to the wilderness by the hand of a man standing ready;

and Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, even all their sins; and he shall put them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a man that is in readiness into the wilderness:

And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness:

Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, even all their sins; and he shall put them on the head of the goat, and shall send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness.

and Aaron hath laid his two hands on the head of the living goat, and hath confessed over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, and hath put them on the head of the goat, and hath sent it away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness;
Jump to Previous
Aaron Appointed Children Confess Fit Goat Hand Hands Head Iniquities Israel Lay Putting Readiness Sins Transgressions Wilderness
Jump to Next
Aaron Appointed Children Confess Fit Goat Hand Hands Head Iniquities Israel Lay Putting Readiness Sins Transgressions Wilderness
Links
Leviticus 16:21 NIV
Leviticus 16:21 NLT
Leviticus 16:21 ESV
Leviticus 16:21 NASB
Leviticus 16:21 KJV

Leviticus 16:21 Bible Apps
Leviticus 16:21 Biblia Paralela
Leviticus 16:21 Chinese Bible
Leviticus 16:21 French Bible
Leviticus 16:21 German Bible

Alphabetical: a Aaron all and appointed away both by care confess desert for goat goat's hand hands He head his in iniquities into is Israel Israelites it lay live man of on over put readiness rebellion regard send shall sins sons stands task the their them Then to

OT Law: Leviticus 16:21 Aaron shall lay both his hands (Le Lv Lev.) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Leviticus 16:20
Top of Page
Top of Page