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The Scapegoat

"When Aaron has finished making atonement for the Most Holy Place, the Tent of Meeting and the altar, he shall bring forward the live goat. He is to lay both hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all wickedness and rebellion of the Israelites – all their sins – and put them on the goat’s head." Leviticus 16:20, 21

Two goats were taken; one for the Lord and one for the scapegoat. The one for the Lord, representing Jesus and His death to pay the penalty for our sins, had already been slain in verse 15. This scapegoat can not be Jesus. He did not nor does He ever bear sins twice for us. Hebrews is very explicit about that. "So Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people…" Hebrews 9:28  (Notice, "many", not all.)