1490 B.C.

Leviticus 6)

1: And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, (Cp. 5:14. 6:1-7 belong to chapter 5, according to the Structure)
2: "If a soul sin, and commit a trespass (see 5:15. All sin is viewed as "against Yahaveh". Cp. Ps. 51:4) against the Lord, and lie to his neighbor in that which was delivered him to keep (= a deposit, otherwise treasure was generally hidden in the ground), or in fellowship (= in pledge, Heb. giving the hand, for pledging), or in a thing taken away by violence, or has deceived his neighbor;
3: Or have found that which was lost, and lies concerning it, and swears falsely; in any of all these that a man does, sinning therein:
4: Then it shall be, because he has sinned, and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he has deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,
5: Or all that about which he has sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part more thereto (= 20%. Zacchaeus gave much more - Luke 19:8), and give it to him to whom it appertains, in the day (=when) of his trespass offering.
6: And he shall bring his trespass offering to the Lord, a ram without blemish out of the flock, with your valuation, for a trespass offering, to the priest:
7: And the priest shall make an atonement for him before the Lord: and it shall be forgiven him for any thing of all that he has done in trespassing therein."

6:8-13. The Law of the Burnt Offering.

(Note the order of the "offerings", and their "laws". In the former [God's side] "peace" made, comes in center. In the latter "sin" comes before "peace" experienced. See 7:11).

8: And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,
9: "Command Aaron and his sons, saying, 'This is the law of the burnt offering: It is the burnt offering, because of the burning (= kept burning, Heb. ykad, to burn as an ordinary culinary fire) upon the altar all night until the morning, and the fire of the altar shall be burning in it.
10: And the priest shall put on his linen garment (see 8:13. Ex. 28:4,40; 29:5-10), and his linen breeches shall he put upon his flesh, and take up the ashes which the fire has consumed with the burnt offering (= "the offerings of Yehovah) on the altar, and he shall put them beside the altar.
11: And he shall put off his garments, and put on other garments, and carry forth the ashes outside the camp to a clean place.
12: And the fire upon the altar shall be kept burning in it; it shall not be put out: and the priest shall burn wood (Heb. bāar, burn as fuel, consume) on it every morning, and lay the burnt offering in order upon it; and he shall burn thereon the fat of the peace offerings.
13: The fire shall ever be burning upon the altar; it shall never go out. (This fire was originally from heaven [9:24], supernatural fire. Only this fire could be used to set fire to the incense on the golden altar. So only those that have atonement can worship. Ever burning until rekindled by a special descent. This is the origin of the perpetual light in Roman Catholic worship. It was preserved till the destruction of the temple of Nebuchadnezzar; was one of five things lacking in the second temple.)

14-23. The Law of the Meal Offering.

14: And this is the law of the meat offering (in 2:1-3 we have the directions. In 6:1-4-18 we have the law, and additional directions): the sons of Aaron shall offer it before the Lord, before the altar.
15: And he (i.e. one of the sons whose turn it was) shall take of it his handful, of the flour of the meal offering, and of the oil thereof, and all the frankincense which is upon the meal offering, and shall burn it upon the altar for a sweet satisfaction, even the memorial of it, to the Lord.
16: And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: with unleavened bread shall it be eaten in the holy place; in the court of the tent of the assembly they shall eat it.
17: It shall not be baked with leaven. I have given it to them for their portion of My offerings made by fire; it is most holy, as is the sin offering, and as the trespass offering.
18: All the males among the children of Aaron shall eat of it. It shall be a statute for ever in your generations concerning the offerings of the Lord made by fire: every one that touches them shall be holy. (i.e. not be turned holy but be holy to touch.)
19: And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,
{20: "This is the admittance offering of Aaron and of his sons (this is explained in Heb.7:27. Note the Parenthesis concerning Aaron), which they shall offer to the Lord in the day when he is anointed (see Gen. 2:17; and cp. 8:35; 9:1); the tenth part of an ephah (3/4 gal.) of fine flour for a meal offering perpetual, half of it in the morning, and half thereof at night.
21: In a pan it shall be made with oil; and when it is baked, you shall bring it in (well kneaded): and the baked pieces of the meal offering shall you offer for a sweet satisfaction to the Lord.
22: And the priest of his sons that is anointed (see 4:3) in his stead shall offer it: it is a statute for ever to the Lord, it shall be wholly burnt. (Because the priest did not eat his own)
23: For every meal offering for the priest shall be wholly burnt: it shall not be eaten."}

6:24-7:10. The Law of the Sin Offering.

24: And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,
25: "Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, 'This is the law of the sin offering (Heb. cht, and implies offering as in Gen. 4:7): In the place where the burnt offering is killed shall the sin offering be killed before the Lord: it is most holy. (This comes out in the "law" of the sin offering, because of the Anti-type. See Ex.3:5)
26: The priest that offers it for sin shall eat it (because blood not taken within the holy place. Cp. 10:16-20, and see 7:6. This explains Heb.13:11): in the holy place shall it be eaten, in the court of the tent of the assembly.
27: Whatsoever shall touch the flesh thereof shall be holy: and when there is splashed of the blood thereof upon any garment, you shall wash that whereon it was splashed in the holy place.
28: But the earthen vessel wherein it is sodden shall be broken: and if it be sodden in a bronze pot, it shall be both scoured, and rinsed in water.
29: All the males among the priests shall eat thereof: it is most holy.
30: And no sin offering, whereof any of the blood is brought into the tent of the assembly to reconcile withal in the holy place, shall be eaten: it shall be burnt in the fire. (Because the blood was taken into the holy place. Cp. Lev. 10:16-20. In This case it was to be wholly burnt, 4:26. This explains Heb.13:11. There were 8 offerings to be eaten by the priests in the precincts of the holy place:
     1. The flesh of the sin offering - 4:26; 6:26.
2. The flesh of the trespass offering - 7:6.
3. The peace offering of the assembly - 7:14,15.
4. The remainder of the 'omer - 2:3-10.
5. The meal offering of the Israelites - 2:3-10.
6. The two loaves - 13:19,20; 23:20.
7. The showbread - 23:9.
8. The leper's log of oil - 14:10-13.

The number 8 denotes the Dominical number dealing with, The Lords names, The Lords People, and The Lords works.

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