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5:17 If a person sins by violating certain of God's prohibitory commandments, without knowing [for sure] he still bears responsibility.
Ve'im-nefesh ki techeta ve'asetah achat mikol-mitsvot Adonay asher lo te'aseynah velo-yada ve'ashem venasa avono.
5:18 He must bring an unblemished ram, with the prescribed value, to the priest as a guilt offering. The priest shall then make atonement for the inadvertent sin that the person committed without definite knowledge, and he shall be forgiven.
Vehevi ayil tamim min-hatson be'erkecha le'asham el-hakohen vechiper alav hakohen al shigegato asher-shagag vehu lo-yada venislach lo.


  Carrying a penalty of being 'cut off'. See Leviticus 4:2.

without knowing...
  That is, if there is a question as to whether or not there was a violation (Rashi, etc.).

prescribed value
  Two shekels, as in Leviticus 5:15 (Zevachim 90b; Rashi). Erkakha in Hebrew; see Leviticus 27:2.

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