Leviticus 4:6
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New International Version
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.

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

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

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

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

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Seven times - See Clarke's note on Exodus 29:30. The blood of this sacrifice was applied in three different ways:

1. The priest put his finger in it, and sprinkled it seven times before the veil, Leviticus 4:6.

2. He put some of it on the horns of the altar of incense.

3. He poured the remaining part at the bottom of the altar of burnt-offerings, Leviticus 4:7.

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Leviticus 4:17,25,30,34 And the priest shall dip his finger in some of the blood, and sprinkle it seven times before the LORD, even before the veil...

Leviticus 8:15 And he slew it; and Moses took the blood, and put it on the horns of the altar round about with his finger, and purified the altar...

Leviticus 9:9 And the sons of Aaron brought the blood to him: and he dipped his finger in the blood, and put it on the horns of the altar...

Leviticus 16:14,19 And he shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger on the mercy seat eastward...

Numbers 19:4 And Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood with his finger...

seven times The number {seven} is what is called a number of {perfection} among the Hebrews; and is often used to denote the {completion, fulness, or perfection} of a thing.

Leviticus 14:16,18,27 And the priest shall dip his right finger in the oil that is in his left hand...

Leviticus 25:8 And you shall number seven sabbaths of years to you, seven times seven years...

Leviticus 26:18,24,28 And if you will not yet for all this listen to me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins...

Joshua 6:4,8 And seven priests shall bear before the ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: and the seventh day you shall compass the city seven times...

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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
Exodus 40:21
Then he brought the ark into the tabernacle and hung the shielding curtain and shielded the ark of the covenant law, as the LORD commanded him.

Exodus 40:26
Moses placed the gold altar in the tent of meeting in front of the curtain

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

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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