Deuteronomy 15:21
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English Standard Version
But if it has any blemish, if it is lame or blind or has any serious blemish whatever, you shall not sacrifice it to the LORD your God.

King James Bible
And if there be any blemish therein, as if it be lame, or blind, or have any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto the LORD thy God.

American Standard Version
And if it have any blemish, as if it be lame or blind, any ill blemish whatsoever, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto Jehovah thy God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if it have a blemish, or be lame, or blind, or in any part disfigured or feeble, it shall not be sacrificed to the Lord thy God.

English Revised Version
And if it have any blemish, as if it be lame or blind, any ill blemish whatsoever, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto the LORD thy God.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if there is any blemish in it, as if it is lame, or blind, or hath any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it to the LORD thy God.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

They were to be induced to do this by the recollection of their own redemption out of the bondage of Egypt, - the same motive that is urged for the laws and exhortations enjoining compassion towards foreigners, servants, maids, widows, orphans, and the poor, not only in Deuteronomy 5:15; Deuteronomy 10:19; Deuteronomy 16:12; Deuteronomy 24:18, Deuteronomy 24:22, but also in Exodus 22:20; Exodus 23:9, and Leviticus 19:34.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 17:1 You shall not sacrifice to the LORD your God any bullock, or sheep, wherein is blemish, or any bad reputation...

Leviticus 22:20,24 But whatever has a blemish, that shall you not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you...

Malachi 1:7,8 You offer polluted bread on my altar; and you say, Wherein have we polluted you? In that you say...

Cross References
Leviticus 1:3
"If his offering is a burnt offering from the herd, he shall offer a male without blemish. He shall bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting, that he may be accepted before the LORD.

Leviticus 22:19
if it is to be accepted for you it shall be a male without blemish, of the bulls or the sheep or the goats.

Leviticus 22:20
You shall not offer anything that has a blemish, for it will not be acceptable for you.

Numbers 28:19
but offer a food offering, a burnt offering to the LORD: two bulls from the herd, one ram, and seven male lambs a year old; see that they are without blemish;

Numbers 29:8
but you shall offer a burnt offering to the LORD, a pleasing aroma: one bull from the herd, one ram, seven male lambs a year old: see that they are without blemish.

Deuteronomy 17:1
"You shall not sacrifice to the LORD your God an ox or a sheep in which is a blemish, any defect whatever, for that is an abomination to the LORD your God.

Malachi 1:8
When you offer blind animals in sacrifice, is that not evil? And when you offer those that are lame or sick, is that not evil? Present that to your governor; will he accept you or show you favor? says the LORD of hosts.

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