28:1-29:40. Laws as to Offerings.

B  l  28:1. Command given.
    m  28:2. General specification.
     n  28:3-31. Particular: as to offerings.
     n  29:1-38. Particular: as to seventh month.
    m  29:39. General summary.
   l  29:40. Command communicated.

1453 B.C.

Numbers 28)

1: And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2: Command the sons of Israel, and say to them, My approach offering, and My bread (put for food of all kinds) for My sacrifices made by fire, for a sweet satisfaction to Me (see Lev. 1:9), shall you all observe to bring near to Me in their due season. (= appointed time, see Gen. 1:14)

3-31. Particulars: As to Offerings.

n  o  3-8. Daily.
   o  9,10. Sabbatic.
   o  11-15. Monthly.
   o4  16-25. Paschal.
   o5  26-31. Firstfruits.

3: And you shall say to them, 'This is the offering made by fire which you all shall offer to the Lord; two lambs of the first year without blemish (Heb. tamm) day by day, for a continual burnt offering.
4: The one lamb shall you prepare in the morning, and the other lamb shall you prepare between the evenings;
5: And a tenth part of an ephah (approx. 3 quarts) of flour for a meat offering, mingled with the fourth part of an hin (approx. 1 quart) of beaten oil.
6: It is a continual burnt offering, which was ordained in mount Sinai for a sweet satisfaction, a sacrifice made by fire to the Lord.
7: And the drink offering thereof shall be the fourth part of an hin for the one lamb: in the holy (= set apart) place shall you cause the strong wine (Heb. shkar, see Lev. 10:9) to be poured to the Lord for a drink offering.
8: And the other lamb shall you offer at even: as the meal offering of the morning, and as the drink offering thereof, you shall offer it, a sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet satisfaction to the Lord.

9: And on the sabbath day two lambs of the first year without spot, and two tenth deals (= 1/2 gal.) of flour for a meat offering, mingled with oil, and the drink offering thereof:
10: This is the burnt offering of every sabbath, beside the continual burnt offering, and his drink offering.

11: And in the beginnings of your months you all shall offer a burnt offering to the Lord; two young bullocks, and one ram, seven lambs of the first year without blemish;
12: And three tenth deals (2 1/4 gal.) of flour for a meal offering, mingled with oil, for one bullock; and two tenth deals (1 1/2 gal.) of flour for a meal offering, mingled with oil, for one ram;
13: And a several tenth deal (3 quarts) of flour mingled with oil for a meal offering to one lamb; for a burnt offering of a sweet satisfaction, a sacrifice made by fire to the Lord.
14: And their drink offerings shall be half an hin (1/2 gal.) of wine (Heb. yayin) to a bullock, and the third part of an hin (1/3 gal.) to a ram, and a fourth part of an hin (1 quart) to a lamb: this is the burnt offering of every month throughout the months of the year.
15: And one kid of the goats for a sin offering to the Lord shall be prepared, beside the continual burnt offering, and his drink offering.

our 3rd of April.

16: And in the fourteenth day of the first month is the passover of the Lord (cp. Ex. 12:2,14,18. Lev. 23:5,7).

our 5th of April.

17: And in the fifteenth day of this month is the feast: seven days shall unleavened bread be eaten.
18: In the first day shall be a set apart convocation; you all shall do no manner of servile work therein (=laborious):
19: But you all shall bring near a sacrifice made by fire for a burnt offering to the Lord; two young bullocks, and one ram, and seven lambs of the first year: they shall be to you without blemish:
20: And their meal offering shall be of flour mingled with oil: three tenth deals (2 1/4 gal.) shall you all prepare for a bullock, and two tenth deals (1 1/2 gal.) for a ram;
21: A several tenth deal (3 quarts) shall you offer for every lamb, throughout the seven lambs:
22: And one goat for a sin offering, to make an atonement for you (see Lev. 29:33).
23: You all shall offer these beside the burnt offering in the morning, which is for a continual burnt offering.
24: After this manner you all shall offer daily, throughout the seven days, the meal of the sacrifice made by fire, of a sweet satisfaction to the Lord: it shall be offered beside the continual burnt offering, and his drink offering.
25: And on the seventh day you all shall have a separate convocation; you all shall do no laborious work.

26: Also at the time of the first-fruits, when you all bring a new meal offering to the Lord, after your weeks be out (on the eve of your weeks), you all shall have a separate convocation; you all shall do no laborious work:
27: But you all shall bring near the burnt offering for a sweet satisfaction to the Lord; two young bullocks, one ram, seven lambs of the first year;
28: And their meal offering of flour mingled with oil, three tenth deals to one bullock, two tenth deals to one ram,
29: A several tenth deal to one lamb, throughout the seven lambs;
30: And one kid of the goats, to make an atonement for you.
31: You all shall offer them beside the continual burnt offering, and his meal offering, {they shall be to you without blemish} and their drink offerings.

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