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Leviticus 9

Introduction

Overview

Leviticus 9:1, The first offerings of Aaron, for himself and the people; Leviticus 9:8, The sin offering, Leviticus 9:12, and the burnt offering for himself; Leviticus 9:15, The offerings for the people; Leviticus 9:23, Moses and Aaron bless the people; Leviticus 9:24, Fire comes from the Lord, upon the altar.

Verse 1

the eighth day: Not on the eighth day of the month, but on the first day after their consecration, which occupied seven days, and before which they were deemed unfit to minister in holy things, being considered in a state of imperfection. All creatures, for the most part, were considered as in a state of uncleanness and imperfection, seven days, and perfected on the eighth. - See note on Leviticus 12:2, Leviticus 12:3, Leviticus 14:8-2 Samuel :, Leviticus 15:13, Leviticus 15:14, Leviticus 22:27, Numbers 6:9, Numbers 6:10. Leviticus 8:33, Leviticus 14:10, Leviticus 14:23, Leviticus 15:14, Leviticus 15:29, Numbers 6:10, Ezekiel 43:26, Ezekiel 43:27, Matthew 28:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:30 - seven days Exodus 40:12 - General Leviticus 9:17 - the meat Numbers 7:1 - anointed it

Verse 2

a young: Leviticus 9:7, Leviticus 9:8, Leviticus 4:3, Leviticus 8:14, Exodus 29:1, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Hebrews 5:3, Hebrews 7:27, Hebrews 10:10-2 Chronicles :

and a ram: Leviticus 8:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:9 - General Exodus 29:14 - it is a Leviticus 9:3 - a calf Ezra 6:9 - young bullocks

Verse 3

Take ye: Leviticus 4:23, Leviticus 16:5, Leviticus 16:15, Ezra 6:17, Ezra 10:19, Isaiah 53:10, Romans 8:3, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Titus 2:14, Hebrews 9:26-Hosea :, 1 Peter 2:24, 1 Peter 3:18, Revelation 5:9

a kid: As the offering here is a kid, which was the sacrifice of the sin of the ruler, some think that the reading of the Samaritan and the LXX is to be preferred: "Speak unto the Elders of Israel."

a calf: Leviticus 9:2

both: Leviticus 12:6, Leviticus 14:10, Leviticus 23:12, Exodus 12:5

Reciprocal: Leviticus 3:12 - a goat Leviticus 5:7 - one Leviticus 9:15 - General Leviticus 10:16 - the goat Leviticus 16:3 - a ram for a burnt offering

Verse 4

a bullock: Leviticus 3:1-Esther :

and a meat: Leviticus 2:1-Nehemiah :, Leviticus 6:14-Isaiah :, Numbers 15:3-1 Samuel :

to day: Leviticus 9:6, Leviticus 9:23, Exodus 16:10, Exodus 19:11, Exodus 24:16, Exodus 29:43, Exodus 40:34, Exodus 40:35, Numbers 14:10, Numbers 16:19, 1 Kings 8:10-2 Kings :, Ezekiel 43:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:9 - General Numbers 6:15 - a basket

Verse 5

and all the congregation: Exodus 19:17, Deuteronomy 31:12, 1 Chronicles 15:3, 2 Chronicles 5:2, 2 Chronicles 5:3, Nehemiah 8:1

Verse 6

and the glory: Leviticus 9:23, Exodus 16:10, Exodus 24:16, Exodus 40:34, Exodus 40:35, 1 Kings 8:10-2 Kings :, 2 Chronicles 5:13, 2 Chronicles 5:14, Ezekiel 43:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:7 - ye shall Leviticus 9:4 - to day Numbers 16:19 - and the glory 1 Kings 8:11 - for the glory

Verse 7

offer thy: Leviticus 9:2, Leviticus 4:3, Leviticus 4:20, Leviticus 8:34, 1 Samuel 3:14, Hebrews 5:3, Hebrews 7:27, Hebrews 7:28, Hebrews 9:7

offer the: Leviticus 4:16-Proverbs :, Hebrews 5:1

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:4 - atonement Leviticus 4:35 - and the priest shall make Leviticus 16:6 - for himself Numbers 8:12 - the one

Verse 8

Leviticus 1:4, Leviticus 1:5, Leviticus 4:4, Leviticus 4:29

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:11 - And Exodus 29:30 - seven days Leviticus 4:11 - General Leviticus 9:2 - a young Leviticus 10:19 - this day Leviticus 16:5 - General Hebrews 9:21 - General

Verse 9

Leviticus 4:6, Leviticus 4:7, Leviticus 4:17, Leviticus 4:18, Leviticus 4:25, Leviticus 4:30, Leviticus 8:15, Leviticus 16:18, Hebrews 2:10, Hebrews 9:22, Hebrews 9:23, Hebrews 10:4-Psalms :

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:12 - the blood Leviticus 3:5 - Aaron's Ezekiel 43:15 - four horns Ezekiel 43:20 - take Hebrews 9:21 - General Hebrews 13:11 - the bodies

Verse 10

the fat: Leviticus 3:3-Deuteronomy :, Leviticus 3:9-1 Kings :, Leviticus 4:8-2 Kings :, Leviticus 4:34, Leviticus 4:35, Leviticus 8:16, Leviticus 8:17, Psalms 51:17, Proverbs 23:26, Isaiah 53:10, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:2

as the Lord: Leviticus 4:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:13 - and the caul Leviticus 3:4 - General Leviticus 3:5 - Aaron's Leviticus 9:19 - General

Verse 11

Leviticus 4:11, Leviticus 4:12, Leviticus 4:21, Leviticus 8:17, Leviticus 16:27, Leviticus 16:28, Hebrews 13:11, Hebrews 13:12

Verse 12

Leviticus 1:1-Esther :, Leviticus 8:18-Ecclesiastes :, Ephesians 5:2, Ephesians 5:25-Daniel :

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:11 - And Leviticus 1:11 - and the Leviticus 9:16 - manner Leviticus 10:19 - this day Deuteronomy 33:10 - whole

Verse 13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:8 - General Deuteronomy 33:10 - whole

Verse 14

Leviticus 8:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:17 - wash the Leviticus 1:8 - General Leviticus 1:9 - inwards

Verse 15

Leviticus 9:3, Leviticus 4:27-Obadiah :, Leviticus 9:15, Numbers 28:1 - Numbers 29:31, Isaiah 53:10, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Titus 2:14, Hebrews 2:17, Hebrews 5:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 3:12 - a goat Leviticus 10:16 - the goat Hebrews 5:1 - both Hebrews 7:27 - and then Hebrews 9:12 - by the

Verse 16

manner: or, ordinance, Leviticus 9:12-2 Chronicles :, Leviticus 1:3-2 Samuel :, Leviticus 8:18-Ecclesiastes :, Hebrews 10:1-Song of Solomon :

Verse 17

the meat: Leviticus 9:1, Leviticus 2:1, Leviticus 2:2, Exodus 29:38, Exodus 29:41, John 6:53, Galatians 2:20

took an handful thereof: Heb. filled his hand out of it, beside. Exodus 29:38-Luke :

Verse 18

a sacrifice: Leviticus 3:1-Esther :, Leviticus 7:11-Job :, Romans 5:1, Romans 5:10, Ephesians 2:14-Esther :, Colossians 1:20

Reciprocal: Hebrews 9:21 - General

Verse 19

Leviticus 9:10, Leviticus 3:5, Leviticus 3:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:13 - and the caul Exodus 29:22 - the rump Leviticus 3:4 - General Leviticus 3:9 - the whole rump

Verse 20

they put: Leviticus 7:29-Nahum :

burnt: Leviticus 3:14-Esther :

Verse 21

the breasts: Leviticus 7:24, Leviticus 7:26, Leviticus 7:30-Nahum :, Exodus 29:27, Exodus 29:28, Isaiah 49:3, Luke 2:13, 1 Peter 4:11

as Moses commanded: The Samaritan text, and thirty manuscripts have, kaasher tzivvah yehowah eth Moshe, "as Jehovah commanded Moses;" which is also the reading of the LXX, Arabic, and Targum of Onkelos, and seems to be the true reading, being supported, not only by these authorities, but by the whole chapter itself.

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:22 - right shoulder Exodus 29:24 - a wave Leviticus 7:32 - General Leviticus 10:14 - General Leviticus 23:11 - General Numbers 6:20 - the priest shall

Verse 22

his hand: or, as the Greek has it, "his hands", Menachem gives reason why it is written hand, to signify the right hand, because that was lifted up higher than the left. The lifting up of the hand was a gesture used in speaking, and signifying any weighty thing, Isaiah 49:22, and particularly in swearing, Genesis 14:22, praying, Psalms 28:2, and blessing, either of God, Psalms 134:2, or of men, as in this place. Paul, speaking of prayer, uses the phrase, "lifting up holy hands;" as also David: "Let the lifting up of my hands be as the evening sacrifice." Genesis 14:18-Proverbs :, Numbers 6:23-Daniel :, Deuteronomy 10:8, Deuteronomy 21:5, 1 Kings 8:55, 1 Chronicles 23:13, 2 Chronicles 6:3, Psalms 72:17, Mark 10:16, Luke 24:50, Acts 3:26, 2 Corinthians 13:14, Hebrews 7:6, Hebrews 7:7, 1 Peter 3:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:4 - that my Exodus 10:25 - sacrifices Exodus 39:43 - blessed them 2 Samuel 6:18 - he blessed Luke 2:34 - blessed

Verse 23

came out: Luke 1:21, Luke 1:22, Hebrews 9:24-Hosea :

the glory: Leviticus 9:6, Numbers 14:10, Numbers 16:19, Numbers 16:42

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:3 - General Genesis 27:4 - that my Exodus 24:16 - the glory Exodus 39:43 - blessed them Leviticus 9:4 - to day Numbers 6:23 - General Deuteronomy 1:2 - unto 2 Samuel 6:18 - he blessed 1 Kings 8:11 - for the glory 1 Chronicles 23:13 - to bless 2 Chronicles 7:1 - the glory Isaiah 60:2 - the Lord Luke 2:34 - blessed

Verse 24

there came a fire: These victims were consumed by a fire of no human kindling. Josephus says that "a fire proceeded from the victims themselves, of its own accord, which had the appearance of a flash of lightning, and consumed all that was upon the altar." Leviticus 6:13, Genesis 4:3, Genesis 4:4, Genesis 15:17, Exodus 3:2, Judges 6:21, Judges 13:19, Judges 13:20, Judges 13:23, 1 Kings 18:38, 2 Kings 19:15, 1 Chronicles 21:26, 2 Chronicles 6:2, 2 Chronicles 7:1-Leviticus :, Psalms 20:3, Psalms 20:4, Psalms 80:1, *marg.

they shouted: Genesis 17:3, Numbers 14:5, Numbers 16:22, 1 Kings 18:39, 2 Chronicles 7:3, Ezra 3:11, Matthew 26:39, Revelation 4:9, Revelation 5:8, Revelation 7:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:17 - fell Exodus 29:18 - a burnt offering Exodus 39:32 - all the Leviticus 1:7 - fire Leviticus 3:16 - all the fat Leviticus 6:12 - the fire Leviticus 10:1 - strange Leviticus 10:2 - fire Numbers 3:3 - whom he consecrated Numbers 16:46 - from off Joshua 5:14 - fell on his 1 Kings 18:24 - answereth by fire Nehemiah 8:6 - with their faces Job 1:16 - there came Ezekiel 1:28 - I fell Matthew 17:6 - General Luke 5:12 - fell Hebrews 11:4 - he obtained

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Leviticus 9". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/leviticus-9.html.