Sin offering

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Related to Sin offering: burnt offering, Trespass offering
a sacrifice for sin; something offered as an expiation for sin.

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Burnt offering and sin offering you have not required" (Psalm 40:6).
As late as the time of the New Testament, the idea of the efficacy of child sacrifice survives; God sacrifices his only begotten son to save mankind from sin -- in other words, as a sin offering.
He was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's remaining sons, and said, "Why did you not eat the sin offering in the sacred area?
Sacrifices and offerings thou has not desired, but a body hast thou prepared for me; in burnt offerings and sin offerings thou has taken no pleasure.
No longer do the people have to offer burnt offerings or sin offerings, for the blood of Jesus takes away sins once and for all.
It does in fictional neurological "fact" what scapegoat rites and sin offerings have done symbolically throughout the ages: it annuls past sins and restores the offender to tabula rasa, by dissolving the guilty identity (now in actuality, rather than in ritual) and replacing it with a pristine new identity.
Some Jews wanted to depend on the slaughter of young bulls for sin offerings.
Again, CD 14:18 shows support of the efficacy of sin offerings.
And where there is such forgiveness, sin offerings are abolished.