Leviticus 4:17
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New International Version
He shall dip his finger into the blood and sprinkle it before the LORD seven times in front of the curtain.

King James Bible
And the priest shall dip his finger in some of the blood, and sprinkle it seven times before the LORD, even before the vail.

Darby Bible Translation
and the priest shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle it seven times before Jehovah, before the veil;

World English Bible
and the priest shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle it seven times before Yahweh, before the veil.

Young's Literal Translation
and the priest hath dipped his finger in the blood, and hath sprinkled seven times before Jehovah at the front of the vail,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

If the whole congregation of Israel sin - This probably refers to some oversight in acts of religious worship, or to some transgression of the letter of the law, which arose out of the peculiar circumstances in which they were then found, such as the case mentioned 1 Samuel 14:32, etc., where the people, through their long and excessive fatigue in their combat with the Philistines, being faint, flew on the spoil, and took sheep, oxen, and calves, and slew them on the ground, and did eat with the blood; and this was partly occasioned by the rash adjuration of Saul, mentioned 1 Samuel 14:24 : Cursed be the man that eateth any food until evening.

The sacrifices and rites in this case were the same as those prescribed in the preceding, only here the elders of the congregation, i. e., three of the Sanhedrin, according to Maimonides, laid their hands on the head of the victim in the name of all the congregation.

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Leviticus 4:6,7 And the priest shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle of the blood seven times before the LORD...

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John's First Testimony to Jesus.
(Bethany Beyond Jordan, February, a.d. 27.) ^D John I. 19-34. ^d 19 And this is the witness of John [John had been sent to testify, "and" this is the matter of his testimony], when the Jews [The term "Jews" is used seventy times by John to describe the ruling classes of Judæa] sent unto him [In thus sending an embassy they honored John more than they ever honored Christ. They looked upon John as a priest and Judæan, but upon Jesus as a carpenter and Galilæan. It is probable that
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Leviticus 4:5
Then the anointed priest shall take some of the bull's blood and carry it into the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 4:6
He is to dip his finger into the blood and sprinkle some of it seven times before the LORD, in front of the curtain of the sanctuary.

Leviticus 4:16
Then the anointed priest is to take some of the bull's blood into the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 16:14
He is to take some of the bull's blood and with his finger sprinkle it on the front of the atonement cover; then he shall sprinkle some of it with his finger seven times before the atonement cover.

Numbers 19:4
Then Eleazar the priest is to take some of its blood on his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the tent of meeting.

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