American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
The fat portions of animals offered in sacrifice were always to be consumed, as being the choice part and especially sacred to the Lord. The blood was also sacred, as containing the life of the animal. The Jews were forbidden to eat either, Leviticus 3:16,17; 7:23-27 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Fat'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/f/fat.html. 1859.