New International Version
Moses took half of the blood and put it in bowls, and the other half he splashed against the altar.
King James Bible
And Moses took half of the blood, and put it in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses took half the blood, and put [it] in basons; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.
World English Bible
Moses took half of the blood and put it in basins, and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.
Young's Literal Translation
And Moses taketh half of the blood, and putteth in basins, and half of the blood hath he sprinkled on the altar;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He sent young men - Stout, able, reputable young men, chosen out of the different tribes, for the purpose of killing, flaying, and offering the oxen mentioned here.
Burnt-offerings - They generally consisted of sheep and goats, Leviticus 1:10. These were wholly consumed by fire.
Peace-offerings - Bullocks or goats; see Hebrews 9:19. The blood of these was poured out before the Lord, and then the priests and people might feast on the flesh.
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1 Corinthians 11:25
In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me."
It will not be like the covenant I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to lead them out of Egypt, because they did not remain faithful to my covenant, and I turned away from them, declares the Lord.
This is why even the first covenant was not put into effect without blood.
When Moses had proclaimed every command of the law to all the people, he took the blood of calves, together with water, scarlet wool and branches of hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll and all the people.
In the same way, he sprinkled with the blood both the tabernacle and everything used in its ceremonies.
You are to slaughter it at the north side of the altar before the LORD, and Aaron's sons the priests shall splash its blood against the sides of the altar.
2 Kings 17:15
They rejected his decrees and the covenant he had made with their ancestors and the statutes he had warned them to keep. They followed worthless idols and themselves became worthless. They imitated the nations around them although the LORD had ordered them, "Do not do as they do."
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