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What does SACRIFICE mean?
Korban, or “sacrifice” in Hebrew, usually refers to the animal sacrifices described at length in the Book of Leviticus and which were a central aspect of the Temple service.

דַּבֵּ֞ר אֶל־בְּנֵ֤י יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ וְאָמַרְתָּ֣ אֲלֵהֶ֔ם אָדָ֗ם כִּֽי־יַקְרִ֥יב מִכֶּ֛ם קׇרְבָּ֖ן לַֽיהֹוָ֑ה מִן־הַבְּהֵמָ֗ה מִן־הַבָּקָר֙ וּמִן־הַצֹּ֔אן תַּקְרִ֖יבוּ אֶת־קׇרְבַּנְכֶֽם׃

Speak to B'nei Yisrael, and say to them: When any of you presents an offering of cattle to Hashem, he shall choose his offering from the herd or from the flock.

da-BAYR el b'-NAY yis-ra-AYL v'-a-mar-TA a-lay-HEM a-DAM kee yak-REEV mi-KEM kor-BAN la-do-NAI min ha-b'-hay-MAH min ha-ba-KAR u-min ha-TZON tak-REE-vu et kor-ban-KHEM

Leviticus 1:2

לָמָּה־לִּ֤י רֹב־זִבְחֵיכֶם֙ יֹאמַ֣ר יְהֹוָ֔ה שָׂבַ֛עְתִּי עֹל֥וֹת אֵילִ֖ים וְחֵ֣לֶב מְרִיאִ֑ים וְדַ֨ם פָּרִ֧ים וּכְבָשִׂ֛ים וְעַתּוּדִ֖ים לֹ֥א חָפָֽצְתִּי׃

“What need have I of all your sacrifices?” Says Hashem. “I am sated with burnt offerings of rams, And suet of fatlings, And blood of bulls; And I have no delight In lambs and he-goats.

la-MAH li rov-ziv-KHE-khem yo-MAR a-do-NAI sa-VA-tee o-LOT e-LEE-eem v'-khe-LEV me-ree-EEM v'-dam pa-REEM u-k'-va-SEEM v'-a-tu-DEEM lo kha-FA-tzee

Isaiah 1:11

Description about SACRIFICE
Korban, or “sacrifice” in Hebrew, usually refers to the animal sacrifices described at length in the Book of Leviticus and which were a central aspect of the Temple service. In modern times, many people struggle to understand why God commanded us to bring animal sacrifices, but considering the linguistic root of the word korban can help. The word korban derives from the Hebrew word karov, meaning “close.” The purpose of the korbanot is to help us grow closer to God. In the ancient Tabernacle , and later in the Temple that stood in Jerusalem, the Israelites brought many different kinds of sacrifices, including sin offerings, thanksgiving offerings, and communal offerings and more. Some were burned completely on the altar, some were partially eaten by the priests and others were also eaten by the people who brought them. Regardless of the type of sacrifice, tThe main goal of all the sacrifices was to help people feel closer to God. Sacrifices were a tool to inspire us to experience various emotions, such as regret for wrongdoing or gratitude for the miracles and blessings in our lives. Ultimately, God desires our hearts and our obedience. Sacrificing something of value and bringing it as an offering to God is a powerful way to facilitate that experience. The prophet Isaiah rebuked the Israelites for carrying out the sacrificial rituals in the Temple but not adhering to the Biblical values that create a just society. After crying out, “What need have I of all your sacrifices?” he adds, “Wash yourselves clean; put your evil doings away from My sight, cease to do evil” (Isaiah 1:16). Though sacrifices play an important role in our worship of God, they are ultimately a means to a more important end.
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Where is SACRIFICE in the Bible?
Leviticus 1:2, Isaiah 1:11
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