A sin offering (Hebrew: קרבן חטאת korban khatta'at) is a biblical sacrifice offered to achieve atonement for the committing of an unintentional sin. This offering is brought only for those sins that had they been committed intentionally the punishment would be kareth
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... sash, and turban, and bringing a bull for a sin offering, two rams for burnt offerings, and two he-goats for sin offerings. 167–8.) Aaron was to offer the goat designated for the Lord as a sin offering, and to send off to the wilderness the goat designated for Azazel ... (Leviticus 169–10.) Aaron was then to offer the bull of sin offering ...
... source, which Leviticus 4 falls within, reflects a development where the flesh from sin offerings was seen as insufficiently holy and thus needing to be disposed of elsewhere ... were accused of rejoicing in the people's wickedness as they were living off the sin offerings ... Although known as sin offerings, it is more likely that such offerings began as offerings made for unintentionally breaking a taboo (here meaning something ...
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