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Leviticus 23:11-12 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

11 who shall elevate the sheaf before the Lord that it may be acceptable on your behalf. On the day after the sabbath[a] the priest shall do this. 12 On this day, when your sheaf is elevated, you shall offer to the Lord for a burnt offering an unblemished yearling lamb.


  1. 23:11 Day after the sabbath: the singular term shabbat “sabbath” may mean “week” here and refer to the seven-day period of the feast of Unleavened Bread. According to this interpretation, the barley sheaf is offered the day after the week of Unleavened Bread. Others understand it as referring to the first or last day of Unleavened Bread.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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