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Leviticus 6

Introduction

Overview

Leviticus 6:1, The trespass offering for sins done wittingly; Leviticus 6:8, The law of the burnt offering; Leviticus 6:14, and of the meat offering; Leviticus 6:19, The offering at the consecration of a priest; Leviticus 6:24, The law of the sin offering.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:15 - General Exodus 22:1 - he shall Leviticus 7:33 - that offereth Luke 19:8 - I restore

Verse 2

commit: Leviticus 5:15, Leviticus 5:19, Numbers 5:6-8, Psalms 51:4

lie: Leviticus 19:11, Genesis 26:7, John 8:44, Acts 5:4, Ephesians 4:25, Colossians 3:9, Revelation 22:15

in that: Exodus 22:7-10

in fellowship: or, in dealing, Heb. in putting of the hand, Isaiah 21:2, Isaiah 24:16, Isaiah 33:1, Habakkuk 1:13

deceived: Proverbs 24:28, Proverbs 26:19, Isaiah 59:13-15, Jeremiah 9:5, Amos 8:5, Micah 6:10-12

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:6 - sinning Genesis 39:9 - sin Ezekiel 33:15 - give Matthew 5:23 - rememberest Matthew 18:15 - if

Verse 3

have found: Exodus 23:4, Deuteronomy 22:1-3

sweareth: Leviticus 19:12, Exodus 22:9-11, Proverbs 30:9, Jeremiah 5:2, Jeremiah 7:9, Zechariah 5:4, Malachi 3:5

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:11 - an oath of the Lord Numbers 5:6 - When

Verse 4

because: Leviticus 4:13-15, Leviticus 5:3, Leviticus 5:4

which he: Genesis 21:25, Job 20:19, Job 24:2, Isaiah 59:6, Ezekiel 18:7, Ezekiel 18:12, Ezekiel 18:18, Amos 3:10, Micah 2:2, Zephaniah 1:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:7 - pray Leviticus 5:16 - the fifth Leviticus 27:13 - General Numbers 5:7 - with the principal 1 Samuel 12:3 - I will Ezra 10:19 - a ram Nehemiah 5:11 - Restore

Verse 5

restore: Leviticus 5:16, Exodus 22:1, Exodus 22:4, Exodus 22:7, Exodus 22:9, Numbers 5:7, Numbers 5:8, 1 Samuel 12:3, 2 Samuel 12:6, Proverbs 6:30, Proverbs 6:31, Isaiah 58:6, Isaiah 58:9, Luke 19:8

in the principal: The property itself, if still remaining, or its full value, to which a fifth part more was to be added, to compensate the owner for the loss he had sustained by being deprived of the use of his goods. He must also bring a trespass offering to the Lord; which was intended to show that disobedience to God is the great evil, even of those crimes which are injurious to man, and that repentance, and even restitution, though needful in order to - obtain forgiveness, cannot atone for sin.

of his trespass offering: or, of his being found guilty, Heb. of trespass. Matthew 5:23, Matthew 5:24

Reciprocal: Leviticus 27:13 - General Nehemiah 5:11 - Restore

Verse 6

a ram: Leviticus 5:15, Leviticus 5:18, Isaiah 53:10, Isaiah 53:11

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:1 - without Leviticus 5:6 - trespass offering Leviticus 14:12 - trespass Leviticus 27:3 - And thy estimation Numbers 5:8 - beside the ram 1 Samuel 6:3 - a trespass Ezra 10:19 - a ram Ezekiel 40:39 - the trespass

Verse 7

make: Leviticus 4:20, Leviticus 4:26, Leviticus 4:31, Leviticus 5:10, Leviticus 5:13, Leviticus 5:15, Leviticus 5:16, Leviticus 5:18, Exodus 34:7, Ezekiel 18:21-23, Ezekiel 18:26, Ezekiel 18:27, Ezekiel 33:14-16, Ezekiel 33:19, Micah 7:18, 1 John 1:7, 1 John 1:9, 1 John 2:1, 1 John 2:2

it shall be: Isaiah 1:18, Matthew 12:31, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:7 - pray Leviticus 1:4 - atonement Leviticus 4:19 - General Leviticus 4:35 - and the priest shall make Leviticus 7:1 - the law Leviticus 7:37 - trespass Leviticus 14:12 - trespass Leviticus 19:21 - General Numbers 5:8 - beside the ram Hebrews 9:22 - and without Hebrews 10:6 - burnt

Verse 8

At this verse the Jews begin the twenty-fifth section of the law, and also, in the best Hebrew Bibles, the sixth chapter, which undoubtedly ought to begin here, as the inspired writer enters upon a new subject; the former part of the book being intended for the instruction of the people relative to the several sacrifices to be brought; but this for the instruction of the priests respecting some particulars of their official services.

Verse 9

of the burnt: Leviticus 1:1-17, Exodus 29:38-42, Numbers 28:3

because of the burning: or, for the burning, Leviticus 6:12, Leviticus 6:13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:3 - a burnt Leviticus 7:37 - the law Leviticus 14:54 - the law Numbers 28:6 - a continual Numbers 29:6 - the daily

Verse 10

linen garment: Leviticus 16:4, Exodus 28:39-43, Exodus 39:27-29, Ezekiel 44:17, Ezekiel 44:18, Revelation 7:13, Revelation 19:8, Revelation 19:14

consumed: Leviticus 1:9, Leviticus 1:13, Leviticus 1:17, Numbers 16:21, Numbers 16:35, Psalms 20:3, *marg. Psalms 37:20

beside: Leviticus 1:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:42 - breeches Leviticus 4:12 - the ashes Ezekiel 44:19 - they shall put

Verse 11

put off: Leviticus 16:23, Leviticus 16:24, Ezekiel 44:19

without: Leviticus 4:12, Leviticus 4:21, Leviticus 14:40, Leviticus 14:41, Leviticus 16:27, Hebrews 13:11-13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:16 - by the place

Verse 12

the fire: Leviticus 9:24, Numbers 4:13, Numbers 4:14, Mark 9:48, Mark 9:49, Hebrews 10:27

burn wood: Leviticus 1:7-9, Leviticus 3:3-5, Leviticus 3:9-11, Leviticus 3:14-16, Exodus 29:38-42, Nehemiah 13:31, The efficacy of the priesthood and mediation of Christ is perpetual, and we can never approach to God in his name, by day or night, unseasonably. The ministers of Christ should have the fire of their zeal constantly burning.

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:13 - all the fat Leviticus 3:5 - Aaron's Leviticus 6:9 - because of the burning Nehemiah 10:34 - the wood offering Ezekiel 40:46 - the keepers

Verse 13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:7 - fire Leviticus 6:9 - because of the burning Leviticus 9:24 - there came a fire Numbers 4:13 - General Nehemiah 10:34 - as it is written Isaiah 31:9 - whose fire Ezekiel 40:46 - the keepers

Verse 14

the meat offering: Leviticus 2:1, Leviticus 2:2, Numbers 15:4, Numbers 15:6, Numbers 15:9, John 6:32

Reciprocal: Leviticus 7:37 - meat Leviticus 9:4 - and a meat Leviticus 14:54 - the law Ezekiel 42:13 - they be holy Ezekiel 44:29 - eat

Verse 15

the memorial: Leviticus 2:2, Leviticus 2:9

Reciprocal: Leviticus 5:12 - a memorial Leviticus 10:12 - Take Numbers 5:26 - General Matthew 2:11 - frankincense

Verse 16

the remainder: Leviticus 2:3, Leviticus 2:10, Leviticus 5:13, Ezekiel 44:29, 1 Corinthians 9:13-15

unleavened: Exodus 12:8, 1 Corinthians 5:8

shall it: Leviticus 6:26, Leviticus 10:12, Leviticus 10:13, Numbers 18:9, Numbers 18:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 6:23 - it shall not be Leviticus 7:6 - male Leviticus 7:9 - shall be Leviticus 7:12 - unleavened wafers Leviticus 7:31 - the breast Leviticus 21:22 - both Leviticus 24:9 - they shall Numbers 18:8 - the charge Numbers 18:20 - General 1 Samuel 2:28 - did I give 2 Chronicles 31:14 - the most Ezekiel 40:14 - the court

Verse 17

baken: Leviticus 2:11, 1 Peter 2:22

I have: Numbers 18:9, Numbers 18:10

it is most holy: Leviticus 6:25, Leviticus 2:3, Leviticus 7:1, Leviticus 7:6, Exodus 29:33, Exodus 29:34, Exodus 29:37

Reciprocal: Leviticus 2:4 - the oven Leviticus 6:23 - it shall not be Leviticus 21:22 - both Numbers 5:9 - offering Numbers 18:20 - General 2 Chronicles 31:14 - the most Ezra 2:63 - should not Nehemiah 7:65 - that they should Ezekiel 42:13 - the most holy

Verse 18

the males: Leviticus 6:29, Leviticus 21:21, Leviticus 21:22, Numbers 18:10

It shall: Leviticus 3:17

every one: Kol asher yiggâ bahem yikdash, "all - whether person or thing that toucheth them shall be - or must be holy;" that is, the priests must not eat of these oblations when under any ceremonial defilement, and the sacred utensils used about them must not be employed for any other purpose, or in any other way. Leviticus 22:3-7, Exodus 29:37, Haggai 2:12-14, Zechariah 14:20, Zechariah 14:21, 1 Peter 1:16, 1 Peter 2:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:29 - whatsoever Leviticus 6:27 - touch Numbers 5:9 - offering Numbers 18:8 - the charge

Verse 19

Reciprocal: Leviticus 4:35 - according Numbers 18:27 - as though

Verse 20

the offering: This oblation, which the Jews call a mincha of initiation, seems to have been required of the high priest alone "on the day in which he was anointed," and from that time, every morning and evening, as long as he continued in office, and then in like manner of his successor; for, by "the sons of Aaron," may be understood his descendants and successors in the high priesthood, in their generations. Exodus 29:2, Numbers 18:26-32, Hebrews 5:1, Hebrews 7:27, Hebrews 8:3, Hebrews 8:4

in the day: The word beyom signifies not only in the day, but from that day forward; for it was a daily oblation, and for them and their successors, a statue forever. Leviticus 6:22

the tenth: Leviticus 5:1, Exodus 16:36

a meat offering: Leviticus 2:1-16, Exodus 29:35-42, Numbers 28:3, Numbers 28:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 4:26 - the fat Leviticus 7:37 - consecrations Numbers 18:8 - the charge 1 Chronicles 23:29 - the fine flour

Verse 21

Leviticus 2:5, Leviticus 7:9, 1 Chronicles 9:31

Verse 22

is anointed: Leviticus 4:3, Deuteronomy 10:6, Hebrews 7:23

wholly: Leviticus 8:21, Exodus 29:22-25, Isaiah 53:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 6:20 - in the day Leviticus 7:17 - burnt

Verse 23

shall be: The meat offering of the people was eaten by the priests, who typically bore and expiated their sins; but as no priest, being a sinner, could make atonement for himself, his meat offering must not be eaten, but wholly burnt on the altar, which was a typical transfer of his guilt to the great antitype who actually bore and expiated it.

it shall not be: Leviticus 6:16, Leviticus 6:17, Leviticus 2:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 7:17 - burnt

Verse 24

Reciprocal: Leviticus 7:37 - sin

Verse 25

the law: Leviticus 4:2, Leviticus 4:3-20, Leviticus 4:21, Leviticus 4:24, Leviticus 4:33, Leviticus 4:34

In the: Leviticus 1:3, Leviticus 1:5, Leviticus 1:11, Leviticus 4:24, Leviticus 4:29, Leviticus 4:33

it is: Leviticus 6:17, Leviticus 21:22

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:14 - it is a Leviticus 6:29 - it is Leviticus 7:1 - it is Leviticus 7:2 - in the place Leviticus 7:7 - the trespass Leviticus 14:54 - the law Leviticus 22:4 - holy things Numbers 18:9 - every sin Numbers 18:20 - General Ezekiel 42:13 - the most holy

Verse 26

priest: Leviticus 10:17, Leviticus 10:18, Numbers 18:9, Numbers 18:10, Ezekiel 44:28, Ezekiel 44:29, Ezekiel 46:20, Hosea 4:8

in the holy: Leviticus 6:16

in the court: Exodus 27:9-18, Exodus 38:9-19, Exodus 40:33, Ezekiel 42:13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 2:3 - the remnant Leviticus 7:7 - the trespass Leviticus 7:14 - the priest's Leviticus 7:31 - the breast Leviticus 10:16 - the goat Numbers 5:9 - offering Numbers 18:8 - the charge Numbers 18:20 - General 1 Corinthians 9:13 - they

Verse 27

touch: Leviticus 6:18, Exodus 29:37, Exodus 30:29, Haggai 2:12, Matthew 9:21, Matthew 14:36

wash: Leviticus 11:32, 2 Corinthians 7:1, 2 Corinthians 7:11

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 44:19 - sanctify

Verse 28

Leviticus 11:33, Leviticus 15:12, Hebrews 9:9, Hebrews 9:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 8:31 - Boil Leviticus 11:32 - it must be put into water Leviticus 11:35 - they shall be 2 Chronicles 35:13 - sod Zechariah 14:20 - and the

Verse 29

the males: Leviticus 6:18, Numbers 18:10

it is: Leviticus 6:25

Reciprocal: Leviticus 7:6 - male Leviticus 10:17 - Wherefore Leviticus 21:22 - both Ezra 2:63 - should not Ezekiel 42:13 - the most holy Ezekiel 44:29 - eat Haggai 2:12 - General

Verse 30

Leviticus 4:3-21, Leviticus 10:18, Leviticus 16:27, Leviticus 16:28, Hebrews 9:11, Hebrews 9:12, Hebrews 13:11

Reciprocal: Leviticus 4:11 - General Leviticus 8:15 - to make Leviticus 8:17 - General Leviticus 10:16 - the goat Leviticus 16:20 - reconciling 2 Chronicles 29:24 - reconciliation Ezekiel 45:15 - to make Romans 5:10 - reconciled 2 Corinthians 5:18 - who Colossians 1:20 - having made peace Hebrews 2:17 - to make

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Leviticus 6". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/leviticus-6.html.