Numbers 29

1 On the first day of the seventh month, all the people must come together for a holy meeting. You must not work at your jobs. It is a day for you to make music with your trumpets. 2 And you must offer a burnt offering to the Lord. You must give one young bull and one male sheep. Also offer 7 lambs that are one year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. The smell of the smoke from these sacrifices will cause the Lord to be happy. 3 Offer to me the proper offering of flour with each animal. Mix together 3 kilos (6.6 pounds) of the best flour with olive oil. Offer it to me with the young bull. Offer 2 kilos (4.4 pounds) of flour with oil with the male sheep. 4 Offer 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of flour with each lamb. 5 Also offer one male goat as a sin offering, so that I will forgive the people's sins. 6 Offer these sacrifices as well as the burnt offerings, offerings of flour and drink offerings that you give each month and each day. The smell of the smoke from these sacrifices will cause the Lord to be happy.

7 On the tenth day of the seventh month, you must come together for a holy meeting. During that day, you must make yourselves humble. And you must not do any work. 8 You must offer a burnt offering to the Lord. The smell of the smoke will make the Lord happy. Offer one young bull, one male sheep and 7 male lambs that are one year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 9 Offer to me the proper offering of flour with each animal. Mix together 3 kilos (6.6 pounds) of the best flour with olive oil. Offer it to me with the young bull. Offer 2 kilos (4.4 pounds) of flour with oil with the male sheep. 10 Offer 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of flour with oil with each lamb. 11 Also offer one male goat as a sin offering. Give these gifts as well as the burnt offering, the offerings of flour and the drink offerings that you give each day and each month.

12 On the 15th day of the seventh month, you must come together for a holy meeting. You must not work at your jobs. You must have a feast to the Lord for seven days. 13 Give an offering by fire as a smell to make the Lord happy. Give a burnt offering of 13 young bulls, two male sheep and 14 lambs that are one year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 14 With each of the 13 bulls give an offering of flour. Mix together 3 kilos (6.6 pounds) of the best flour with olive oil. Offer it to me with each bull. With each male sheep, offer 2 kilos (4.4 pounds) of flour with oil. 15 Offer one kilo (2.2 pounds) of flour that you have mixed with oil with each male lamb. 16 Include one male goat as a sin offering. Sacrifice it with the regular burnt offering with the proper offering of flour and the drink offering.

17 On the second day, give 12 young bulls, two male sheep and 14 lambs that are one year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 18 With the bulls, male sheep and lambs, give the proper offerings of flour and drink offerings for each animal. 19 Include one male goat as a sin offering. Sacrifice it with the regular burnt offering with the proper offering of flour and their drink offerings.

20 On the third day, give 11 bulls, two male sheep and 14 male lambs that are a year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 21 With the bulls, male sheep and lambs, give the proper offerings of flour and drink offerings for each animal. 22 Include one male goat as a sin offering. Sacrifice it with the regular burnt offering with the proper offering of flour and the drink offering.

23 On the fourth day give 10 bulls, two male sheep and 14 male lambs that are a year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 24 With the bulls, male sheep and lambs, give the proper offerings of flour and drink offerings for each animal. 25 Include one male goat as a sin offering. Sacrifice it with the regular burnt offering with the proper offering of flour and the drink offering.

26 On the fifth day give 9 bulls, two male sheep and 14 male lambs that are a year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 27 With the bulls, male sheep and lambs, give the proper offerings of flour and drink offerings for each animal. 28 Include one male goat as a sin offering. Sacrifice it with the regular burnt offering with the proper offering of flour and the drink offering.

29 On the sixth day give 8 bulls, two male sheep and 14 male lambs that are a year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 30 With the bulls, male sheep and lambs, give the proper offerings of flour and drink offerings for each animal. 31 Include one male goat as a sin offering. Sacrifice it with the regular burnt offering with the proper offering of flour and the drink offering.

32 On the seventh day give 7 bulls, two male sheep and 14 male lambs that are a year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 33 With the bulls, male sheep and lambs, give the proper offerings of flour and drink offerings for each animal. 34 Include one male goat as a sin offering. Sacrifice it with the regular burnt offering with the proper offering of flour and the drink offering.

35 On the eighth day, all the people must come together for a holy meeting. You must not work at your jobs. 36 Give an offering by fire as a smell to make the Lord happy. Give a burnt offering of one bull, one male sheep and 7 male lambs that are a year old. The animals must not have anything wrong with them. 37 With the bull, the male sheep and the lambs, give the proper offerings of flour and drink offerings for each animal. 38 Include one male goat as a sin offering. Sacrifice it with the regular burnt offering with the proper offering of flour and the drink offering.

39 You must offer those gifts to the Lord at the times of the feasts. You must do that even if you have given your usual burnt offerings, offerings of flour, drink offerings or friendship offerings. And you must do it even if you have given other offerings. You might have given those other offerings because you wanted to give them. Or you might have given them because you had promised to give them.” ’

40 Moses told the Israelites everything that the Lord had said to him.