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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Leviticus 3

Verse 1

oblation. Hebrew. korban. See on Leviticus 2:4 and App-43 .

sacrifice. Hebrew. zebach. See App-43 .

peace offering. Hebrew. shelem. App-43 .

offer it = bring near. Hebrew. karab. App-43 .

female. The burnt offering must be a Malachi 1:3 , Malachi 1:10 .

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

Verse 2

offering. Hebrew. korban. App-43 .

door = entrance.

tabernacle of the congregation = tent (' ohel) of meeting or assembly. App-40 .

Aaron's sons. See note on Leviticus 1:5 .

Verse 3

he = the offerer, not the priest.

offering. Hebrew. 'ishsheh. App-43 .

Verse 5

burn = burn as incense. Hebrew. katar. App-43 .

sweet savour = savour of satisfaction. See note on Genesis 8:21 .

Verse 6

offering. Hebrew. korban. App-43 .

sacrifice. Hebrew. sebach. App-43 .

peace offering. Hebrew. shelem. App-43 .

Verse 7

offer = bring. Hebrew. karab. App-43 .

lamb: better "sheep", as in Leviticus 1:10 ; Leviticus 7:23 ; Leviticus 22:19 , Leviticus 22:27 , &c.

Verse 9

offering made by fire. Hebrew ' isseh . App-43 .

whole rump = the fat tail entire. Leviticus 7:3 ; Leviticus 8:25 ; Leviticus 9:19 . Exodus 29:22 .

Verse 11

food. Hebrew "bread", put by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species), App-6 , for food in general. Compare Leviticus 21:6 , Leviticus 21:8 , Leviticus 21:17 , Leviticus 21:21 , Leviticus 21:22 .Numbers 28:2 .

Verse 16

sweet savour. A savour of satisfaction. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch and Septuagint, add "unto Jehovah".

Verse 17

a perpetual statute, &c. Hebrew "a statute for ever, throughout your generations, in all your dwellings". This important phrase occurs only four times, Leviticus 3:17 ; Leviticus 23:14 , Leviticus 23:21 (inverted), 31.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Leviticus 3". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/leviticus-3.html. 1909-1922.