Since the wicked will receive the reward for their sins, they will be paying the price for their sins. They will have to accept the wages of their sin: death. They will die for their own sins because they refused to accept the sacrifice of Jesus for their sins.
Now that those sins are accounted for, what happens to the sins of the saints that have been confessed, turned away from and taken from the saints through the power of Christ? Christ paid the penalty, but what happens to the sins? That is what the scapegoat is all about. The scapegoat, “will carry on itself all their sins to a solitary place…” Leviticus 16:22.
“Azazel, in Jewish legend, demon or evil spirit; symbol of uncleanliness; in ancient rites of Yom Kippur sins of Jewish people were transferred to scapegoat who was sent into the wilderness to the evil spirit and thrown to its death; described in later rabbinic writings as fallen angel.” Compton’s Encyclopedia
The scapegoat represents the devil, Lucifer, the originator of sin. When the time comes, as we shall see later, all the sins of the righteous people, whom Jesus took away from them and stored up in the heavenly temple, will be placed on the head of Lucifer. He brought them into this world, he can have them back. Not only will he have to pay the penalty for his own wickedness, but also he will have to accept responsibility for all the sins he provoked the righteous to commit.