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In the land of Israel, God spoke to Moses, giving him instructions for the people. The first set of rules concerned the sacred offerings to be made at the Tabernacle, the portable sanctuary. Animals like cattle, sheep, and goats were offered as sacrifices. The priests, who were descendants of Aaron, were responsible for these rituals. They had to follow specific guidelines, such as wearing linen garments while performing their duties.

God then outlined the regulations for the peace offerings, which were made in celebration. A portion of the animal was given to the priest, and the rest was shared among the family and friends who attended the ceremony. The meat had to be cooked properly and eaten on the same day it was offered.

Next, God provided instructions for the Day of Atonement, a solemn occasion when the High Priest would enter the Most Holy Place to make atonement for the sins of the Israelites. The priest had to follow a precise ritual, including bathing, putting on special garments, and offering various sacrifices.

God also outlined the rules for leprosy, a skin disease that was considered unclean. Those afflicted with this condition were required to live outside their camp until they were healed. The priests would examine them and declare them clean or unclean based on their symptoms.

The Tabernacle's courtyard was also described in detail. It had an altar for burnt offerings, a laver for washing, and a table for the showbread. God instructed Moses on how to arrange these items and how they were to be used in the daily rituals.

Finally, God provided instructions for the consecration of the priests and the Tabernacle itself. This involved various offerings, including grain, oil, and animals. The priests were anointed with oil and clothed in linen garments as they prepared to serve God at the Tabernacle.

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