Numbers 29:12-40

The Festival of Huts

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 a grain offering. Mix together 3 kilos of the best flour with olive oil. Offer it to me with each bull. With each male sheep, offer 2 kilos of flour with oil. 15 Offer one kilo 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 grain offering 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 grain offerings 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 grain offering 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 grain offerings 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 grain offering 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 grain offerings 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 grain offering 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 grain offerings 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 grain offering 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 grain offerings 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 grain offering 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 grain offerings 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 grain offering 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 grain offerings 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 grain offering 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 offering, grain offerings, 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.