New Living Translation
He is to cast sacred lots to determine which goat will be reserved as an offering to the LORD and which will carry the sins of the people to the wilderness of Azazel.
King James Bible
And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the other lot for the scapegoat.
Darby Bible Translation
And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats: one lot for Jehovah, and the other lot for Azazel.
World English Bible
Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats; one lot for Yahweh, and the other lot for the scapegoat.
Young's Literal Translation
'And Aaron hath given lots over the two goats, one lot for Jehovah, and one lot for a goat of departure;
Leviticus 16:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:8 For the Lord - For the Lord's use by way of sacrifice. Both this and the other goat typified Christ; this in his death and passion for us; that in his resurrection for our deliverance.
LibraryParable of the Pharisee and Publican.
^C Luke XVIII. 9-14. ^c 9 And he spake also this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and set all others at nought [It is commonly said that this parable teaches humility in prayer, but the preface and conclusion (see verse 14) show that it is indeed to set forth generally the difference between self-righteousness and humility, and that an occasion of prayer is chosen because it best illustrates the point which the Lord desired to teach. The parable shows that …
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Then they cast lots, and Matthias was selected to become an apostle with the other eleven.
Then he must take the two male goats and present them to the LORD at the entrance of the Tabernacle.
Aaron will then present as a sin offering the goat chosen by lot for the LORD.
The other goat, the scapegoat chosen by lot to be sent away, will be kept alive, standing before the LORD. When it is sent away to Azazel in the wilderness, the people will be purified and made right with the LORD.
"The man chosen to drive the scapegoat into the wilderness of Azazel must wash his clothes and bathe himself in water. Then he may return to the camp.
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