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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Numbers 29

Verse 1

seventh month. Hebrew name Tisri not known in Scripture (our Sept. - Oct.) The old civil year went out (Exodus 23:16 ; Exodus 34:22 ), known as Ethanim (1 Kings 8:2 ). Tisri = the first month of civil year. Nisan, or Abib = the first month of sacred year.

servile = laborious.

blowing the trumpets. Compare Leviticus 23:24 .

Verse 2

offer-prepare. Hebrew. 'asah , App-43 .

sweet savour . See note on Leviticus 1:9 .

without blemish = physically perfect. See App-26 .

Verse 3

meat offering. See App-43 .

Verse 5

sin offering. See App-43 .

atonement. See note on Exodus 29:33 .

Verse 6

Beside = in addition to. See note on Numbers 28:23 .

manner = ordinance, or regulation.

Verse 7

souls. Plural of Hebrew. nephesh.

Verse 8

offer = bring near. Hebrew. karav. App-43 .

Verse 10

A several tenth. Hebrew "a tenth, a tenth" = a tenth severally, i.e. to each

the sin offering of atonement. This was the great offering of the day of atonement. Leviticus 16:0 .

Verse 12

fifteenth day. The Feast of Tabernacles.

the seventh month. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "this month".

Verse 15

a several tenth. As in Numbers 29:10 , but the second word "tenth" has the extraordinary points ( App-31 ) omitting the word, making it like Numbers 29:4 , instead of like Numbers 29:10 .

Verse 16

his meat offering = the meal offering thereof. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "and the", or "and his".

Verse 24

Their. Some codices, with one early printed edition, Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, and Syriac, read "And their".

Verse 25

his. See note on Numbers 29:16 . Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Targum of Onkelos, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "and his".

Verse 31

his. See note on Numbers 29:16 . Some codices, with one early printed edition, Samaritan Pentateuch, Targum of Onkelos, and Syriac, read "and his".

Verse 35

solemn assembly. Compare Leviticus 23:36 .

Verse 37

Their. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "With their".

Verse 39

set feasts = appointed seasons. See note on Numbers 28:2 and Genesis 1:14 .

Verse 40

children = sons.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Numbers 29". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/numbers-29.html. 1909-1922.