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[In regular years read with Parashah 30, in leap years read separately]
16:1 (i) וידבר יהוה אל־משׁה אחרי מות שׁני בני אהרן בקרבתם לפני־יהוה וימתו׃
Vayedaber ADONAI el-Moshe acharei mot shenei benei Aharon bekarvatam lifnei-ADONAI vayamutu:
And ADONAI spoke to Moshe after the death of the two sons of Aharon, when they offered profane fire before ADONAI, and died;
16:2 And ADONAI (יהוה) said toMosheh:
Speak to Aharon your brother, that he come not at all times into the kadosh place within the Paroket (curtain, vail) before the Kapporet (mercy seat), which [is] upon the aron (ark); that he die not: for I will appear (ra ah) in the cloud upon ha Kapporet (mercy seat).
16:3 With this (בּזאת) Aharon come into the kadosh place: with a young bullock for a chatat (sin offering), and a ram for a Olah.
16:4 He shall put on Ketonet (כתנת) Bad (בד) Kodesh (קדשׁ), and he shall have the Mikhnesei (מכנסי) Bad on his body, and shall be girded with a Avnet (אבנט) Bad , and with the Mitznefet (מצנפת) Bad shall he be attired: These [are] Bigdei (בגדי) kadosh(קדשׁ) ; therefore shall he mikvah his body in water, and so put them on.
16:5 And he shall take of the congregation of Benai Yisrael two kids of the goats for a chatat (sin offering), and one ram for a Olah.
16:6 And Aharon shall offer his bullock of the chatat , which is for himself, and make an atonement for himself, and for his house.
16:7 And he shall take the two goats, and present them before ADONAI (יהוה) at the door of the tent of meeting.
16:8 And Aharon shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for ADONAI (יהוה), and the other lot for the Azazel (scapegoat).
16:9 And Aharon shall bring the goat upon which ADONAI (יהוה)'S lot fell, and offer him [for a chatat (sin offering).
16:10 But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the Azazel (scapegoat), shall be presented alive before ADONAI (יהוה), to make an atonement with him, [and] to let him go for a Azazel into the wilderness.
16:11 And Aharon shall bring the bullock of the chatat (sin offering),, which is for himself, and shall make an atonement for himself, and for his beit, and shall kill the bullock of the chatat (sin offering), which is for himself:
16:12 And he shall take a censer full of burning coals of fire from off the altar before ADONAI (יהוה), and his hands full of sweet incense beaten small, and bring it within the Paroket (curtain, vail):
16:13 And he shall put the incense upon the fire before ADONAI (יהוה), that the cloud of the incense may cover the Kapporet that is upon the testimony, that he die not:
16:14 And he shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger upon the Kapporet (mercy seat) eastward; and before the Kapporet shall he sprinkle of the blood with his finger seven times.
16:15 Then shall he kill the goat of the chatat (sin offering), that [is] for the people, and bring his blood within the Paroket (curtain, vail), and do with that blood as he did with the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it upon the Kapporet (mercy seat), and before the Kapporet:
16:16 And he shall make an atonement for the kadosh place, because of the Tum'ah of Benai Yisrael, and because of their transgressions in all their sins: and so shall he do for the tent of meeting, that remains among them in the midst of their Tum'ah.
16:17 And there shall be no man in the tent of meeting when he goes in to make an atonement in the kadosh place, until he come out, and have made an atonement for himself, and for his household, and for all the congregation Yisrael.
And he shall go out to the altar that is before ADONAI (יהוה), and make an atonement for it; and shall take of the blood of the bullock, and of the blood of the goat, and
put it upon the horns of the altar round about.
16:19 And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and purify it, and hallow it from the Tum'ah of Benai Yisrael.
16:20 And when he has made an end of reconciling the kadosh place, and the tent of meeting, and the altar, he shall bring the live goat:
16:21 And Aharon shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the Benai Yisrael, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness:
16:22 And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities to a eretz not inhabited: and he shall let go the goat in the wilderness.
16:23 And Aharon shall come into the tent of meeting, and shall put off the linen garments, which he put on when he went into the kadosh place, and shall leave them there:
16:24 And he shall rachatz (wash) his flesh with water in the kadosh place, and put on his garments, and come forth, and offer his Olah, and the Olah of the people, and make an atonement for himself, and for the people.
16:25 (RY:ii, LY:iii)
And the fat of the chatat (sin offering), shall he burn upon the altar.
16:26 And he that let go the goat for the Azazel (scapegoat) shall kabas (wash) his clothes, and rachatz (bathe) his flesh in mayim, and afterward come into the camp.
16:27 And the bullock for the chatat (sin offering), and the goat for the chatat (sin offering), whose blood was brought in to make atonement in the kadosh place, shall one carry forth without the camp; and they shall burn in the fire their skins, and their flesh, and their dung.
16:28 And he that burns them shall kabas (wash) his clothes, and rachatz (bath) his body in water, and afterward he shall come into the camp.
16:29 And this shall be a statute for ever to you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger that sojourns among you:
16:30 For on that day shall the Kohen make an atonement for you, to purify you, that you may be Tahor (clean) from all your sins before ADONAI (יהוה).
16:31 It shall be a shabbat of rest to you, and you shall afflict your souls, by a statute for ever.
16:32 And the Kohen, whom he shall anoint, and whom he shall consecrate to minister in the Kohen's office in his father's stead, shall make the atonement, and shall put on the linen clothes, erev the Bigdei haKodesh (Set apart garments):
16:33 And he shall make an atonement for the kadosh mikdash (sanctuary), and he shall make an atonement for the tent of meeting, and for the altar, and he shall make an atonement for the Kohenim, and for all the people of the congregation.
16:34 And this shall be an everlasting statute to you, to make an atonement for the Benai Yisrael for all their sins once a year. And he did as ADONAI (יהוה) commanded Moshe.
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Acharei Mot means after the death of Nadav and Avihu, Hashem restricts access to His Kadosh presence. Acharei Mot / Kedoshim is a good example of how obedience and forgiveness work together to transform us into the image of Yeshua by giving us the opportunity to repent, and allowing us to serve HaShem in a way that is pleasing to Him.
See the day of Atonement http://www.cofac.org/atonement.html Enter through the East Gate
עֲזָאזֵל goat of departure; the scapegoat:عزازيل , Azāzīl it is the name for a fallen malak.—Hebrew word עֵז ('ez, "goat"; i.e., the word for "goats" in Lev_16:5) and אָזַל ('azal, "to go away"), meaning "the goat that departs" scapegoat. entire removal, scapegoat refers to the goat used for sacrifice for the sins of the people meaning dubious from Arabic 'azala ("to banish, remove"), meaning "entire removal"
scapegoat, a goat sent into the wilderness of the Day of Atonement, symbolically carrying away the sin of the community; some see this word as the name of the desert spirit (Azazel) to whom the goat is sent. sins are placed on the head of the “scapegoat,” which carries them away. The goal of the regular purification offerings was forgiveness
16:8 Aharon shall cast lots over the two goats, one lot for Adonai and the other lot for Azazel. -Over the other the High Priest confessed the sins of the nation and it was then taken away into the desert hills outside Jerusalem where it plunged to its death. Tradition tells us that a red thread would be attached to its horns, half of which was removed before the animal was sent away. If the rite had been effective, the red thread would turn to white.
Yom Kippur in the Temple
Bigdei (בגדי) kadosh(קדשׁ) Set Apart garment - Leviticus - Vayikra 16:4
Mitznefet (מצנפת) Bad(בד) - Linen Turban worn the head, atone for haughtiness
Ketonet (כתנת) Bad (בד) Kodesh (קדשׁ) Set apart Linen Tunic ( Yochanan 19:23 Moshiach's Linen tunic)
Avnet (אבנט) Bad(בד) Linen sash - belt worn over the heart, atones for sin of heart improper thought
Mikhnesei (מכנסי) Bad (בד) Linen breeches or undergarment pants sexual transgression