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Bible Commentaries
Leviticus 2

Scofield's Reference NotesScofield's Notes

Verse 1

fine flour

The meal-offering. The fine flour speaks of the evenness and balance of the character of Christ; of that perfection in which no quality was in excess, none lacking; the fire, of His testing by suffering, even unto death; frankincense; the fragrance of His life Godward (see) Exodus 30:34 absence of leaven, His character as "the Truth" (see) Exodus 12:8 absence of honey;--His was not that mere natural sweetness which may exist quite apart from grace; oil mingled, Christ as born of the Spirit Matthew 1:18-23 oil upon, Christ as baptized with the Spirit ; John 1:32; John 6:27 the oven, the unseen sufferings of Christ--His inner agonies ; Hebrews 2:18; Matthew 27:45; Matthew 27:46 the pan, His more evident sufferings (e.g.) Matthew 27:27-31 salt, the pungency of the truth of God--that which arrests the action of leaven.

Verse 11

leaven

honey

For meanings of leaven see Mat 13:.Matthew 13:33. Also Leviticus 7:13; Leviticus 7:13 (See Scofield "Leviticus 7:13- :")

2 Honey is mere natural sweetness and could not symbolize the divine graciousness of the Lord Jesus.

Verse 13

salt

Cf. Numbers 18:19; Mark 9:49; Mark 9:50; Colossians 4:6

Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Leviticus 2". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/leviticus-2.html. 1917.
 
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