In three separate passages in the Torah,the Jewish people are told the tenth day of the seventh month(Tishri) is the Day of Atonement. It shall be a sacred occasion for you: you shall afflict your souls ( Lev. 16:29-34,Lev. 23:26-32,Num. 29:7-11 ).
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What is the day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)?
Updated October 30, 2018. The Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur is the most solemn and important holy day of the Jewish calendar. In the Old Testament, the Day of Atonement was the day the High Priest made an atoning sacrifice for the sins of the people.
What does the Bible say about the day of Atonement?
The main description of the Day of Atonement is found in Leviticus 16:8-34. Additional regulations pertaining to the feast are outlined in Leviticus 23:26-32 and Numbers 29:7-11. In the New Testament, the Day of Atonement is mentioned in Acts 27:9, where some Bible versions refer to as the Fast.
Is Good Friday the fulfillment of the day of Atonement?
Thus, Good Friday, the day Jesus Christ suffered and died on the cross of Calvary is the fulfillment of the Day of Atonement.
Where is atonement provided in the temple?
Atonement is provided for inanimate objects such as a mildewing house, the altar in the temple, the sanctuary (i.e., the Holy of Holies within the Tent of Meeting), the holy place, and the tent of meeting/temple itself.