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Bible Commentaries

John Trapp Complete Commentary

Leviticus 8

Verse 1

Lev 8:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

Ver. 1. And the Lord spake. ] See Trapp on " Lev 7:22 " And for the rest of the chapter, read the notes on Exodus 28:1-43 ; Exodus 29:1-46 ; Exodus 30:1-38 . See Trapp on " Exo 28:1 "

Verse 3

Lev 8:3 And gather thou all the congregation together unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Ver. 3. And gather thou all the congregation. ] Ministers are to be ordained in the public assembly, Act 14:22 that the people may show their approbation, profess their purpose of obedience, and pray for God’s Spirit to be poured upon them.

Verse 6

Lev 8:6 And Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them with water.

Ver. 6. And Moses brought Aaron. ] They did not intrude themselves. See Trapp on " Heb 5:4 "

Verse 8

Lev 8:8 And he put the breastplate upon him: also he put in the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim.

Ver. 8. He put in the breastplate the Urim, &c. ] Hence, it may be, God appointed the breastplate to be made double, that the Urim and Thummim might be put within, and lie hid on every side. This Urim and Thummim signified, saith one, that in Christ are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge, Col 2:3 and that he hath all secret things most perfectly known and numbered out before him, which he revealeth continually to his Church and chosen, as need requireth, by such means as himself hath sanctified. Psa 25:14 John 14:21 ; John 14:26 ; John 17:14 ; John 17:17 ; Joh 17:26

Verse 36

Lev 8:36 So Aaron and his sons did all things which the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.

Ver. 36. No note on this verse

CHAPTER IX.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on Leviticus 8". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/jtc/leviticus-8.html. 1865-1868.