In the first month
Exodus 12:2
"This month shall be the beginning of months for you; it is to be the first month of the year to you.
Numbers 28:11-15
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'Then at the beginning of each of your months you shall present a burnt offering to the LORD: two bulls and one ram, seven male lambs one year old without defect;
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and three-tenths [of an] [ephah] of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, for each bull; and two-tenths of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, for the one ram;
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and a tenth [of an] [ephah] of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering for each lamb, for a burnt offering of a soothing aroma, an offering by fire to the LORD.
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'Their drink offerings shall be half a hin of wine for a bull and a third of a hin for the ram and a fourth of a hin for a lamb; this is the burnt offering of each month throughout the months of the year.
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'And one male goat for a sin offering to the LORD; it shall be offered with its drink offering in addition to the continual burnt offering.
Matthew 6:33
"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
without blemish
Leviticus 22:20
'Whatever has a defect, you shall not offer, for it will not be accepted for you.
Hebrews 7:26
For it was fitting for us to have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners and exalted above the heavens;
Hebrews 9:14
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
1 Peter 1:19
but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, [the blood] of Christ.
and cleanse
Ezekiel 43:22
'On the second day you shall offer a male goat without blemish for a sin offering, and they shall cleanse the altar as they cleansed [it] with the bull.
Ezekiel 43:26
'For seven days they shall make atonement for the altar and purify it; so shall they consecrate it.
Leviticus 16:16
"He shall make atonement for the holy place, because of the impurities of the sons of Israel and because of their transgressions in regard to all their sins; and thus he shall do for the tent of meeting which abides with them in the midst of their impurities.
Leviticus 16:33
and make atonement for the holy sanctuary, and he shall make atonement for the tent of meeting and for the altar. He shall also make atonement for the priests and for all the people of the assembly.
Hebrews 9:22-25
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And according to the Law, [one may] almost [say], all things are cleansed with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
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Therefore it was necessary for the copies of the things in the heavens to be cleansed with these, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
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For Christ did not enter a holy place made with hands, a [mere] copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us;
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nor was it that He would offer Himself often, as the high priest enters the holy place year by year with blood that is not his own.
Hebrews 10:3
But in those [sacrifices] there is a reminder of sins year by year.
Hebrews 10:4
For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins.
Hebrews 10:19-22
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Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus,
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by a new and living way which He inaugurated for us through the veil, that is, His flesh,
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and since [we have] a great priest over the house of God,
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let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled [clean] from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.