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the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
said. See note on Leviticus 5:14 .
the priests the sons of Aaron. Occurs only here. In all the other seven passages it is in Hebrew "the sons of Aaron, the priests". See Leviticus 1:5 .
the dead = a dead soul. Hebrew. nephesh. See App-13 , and note on Leviticus 19:28 .
kin = flesh.
defile himself [for his wife]. Figure of speech Ellipsis. App-6 .
a chief = a lord, or leader. Hebrew. ba'al. Supply Figure of speech Ellipsis ( App-6 ) [a priest].
shave. Forbidden to the Israelites; but in Egypt a disgrace not to shave. See Genesis 41:14 . 1Sa 10:4 , 1 Samuel 10:5 .
the corner of their beard = their whiskers.
holy = set apart, or separate. See note on Exodus 3:5 . Here, a singular noun = a separated set.
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
offerings = Hebrew. ishsheh. App-43 .
bread = food of all kinds. Put by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species). App-6 . See note on Leviticus 3:11 . of their God. Genitive of relation. App-17 .
offer = bring near. Hebrew. karab, App-43 .
holy. See note on Exodus 3:5 .
I the LORD, Which, &c. = Jehovah title. See note on Leviticus 20:8 , and App-4 .
burnt = burnt up Hebrew. saraph. App-43 .
high priest. See note on Leviticus 4:3 .
consecrated. See note on Exodus 28:41 .Exodus 9:17 .
rend. See notes on Leviticus 10:6 ; Leviticus 13:45 .
dead body = dead soul. Hebrew "dead nephesh ". The opposite of "living soul"in Genesis 2:7 . See note on Leviticus 19:28 , and App-13 .
crown = consecration: i.e. = Nazariteship.
spake . See note on Leviticus 5:14 .
generations = posterity.
flat = any deformity (of the nose).
any thing superfluous = any thing over long or excessive. Compare Leviticus 22:23 .
blemish in his eye = defective vision, or cataract.
children . Hebrew sons.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Leviticus 21". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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