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1:5 He shall have the young bull slaughtered before God. Aaron's sons, the priests, shall then bring forth the blood, dashing it on all sides of the altar that is in front of the Communion Tent's entrance.
Veshachat et-ben habakar lifney Adonay vehikrivu beney Aharon hakohanim et-hadam vezarku et-hadam al-hamizbe'ach saviv asher-petach Ohel Mo'ed.
1:6 He shall have the burnt offering skinned and cut into pieces.
Vehifshit et-ha'olah venitach otah lintacheyha.
1:7 Aaron's sons shall place fire on the altar, and arrange wood on the fire.
Venatenu beney Aharon hakohen esh al-hamizbe'ach ve'archu etsim al-ha'esh.


  By slitting its throat in the prescribed manner.

before God
  In the enclosure of the Tabernacle, later in the Temple grounds.

  Or 'splashing' (cf. Malbim).

on all sides
  The blood was dashed on the two opposite corners so that the blood would reach all sides of the altar (Rashi). The blood was splashed on the north-east and south-west corners of the altar (Tamid 30b; Rashi, Zevachim 53b; Yad, Maaseh HaKarbanoth 5:6).

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