Numbers 29:1-6: Maftir

The additional reading for Rosh Hashanah.

The Maftir portion for Rosh Hashanah is the same for both days of the holiday. It details the biblical sacrifices that were offered on the first of Tishrei, the day that is now observed as Rosh Hashanah. This English translation is reprinted with permission from Tanakh The Holy Scriptures published by the Jewish Publication Society.

29:1.         In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe a sacred occasion: you shall not work at your occupations. You shall observe it as a day when the horn is sounded.

29:2.         You shall present a burnt offering of pleasing odor to the LORD: one bull of the herd, one ram, and seven yearling lambs, without blemish.

29:3.         The meal offering with them–choice flour with oil mixed in–shall be: three-tenths of a measure for a bull, two-tenths for a ram,

29:4.         and one-tenth for each of the seven lambs.

29:5.         And there shall be one goat for a sin offering, to make expiation in your behalf

29:6.         in addition to the burnt offering of the new moon with its meal offering and the regular burnt offering with its meal offering, each with its libation as prescribed, offerings by fire of pleasing odor to the LORD.

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