2:1 And when any will offer a a meat offering unto the LORD, his offering shall be [of] fine flour; and he shall pour oil upon it, and put frankincense thereon:
(a) Because the burnt offering could not be
without the meat offering.
2:2 And he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the
priests: and b he shall take thereout
his handful of the flour thereof, and of the oil thereof, with all the
frankincense thereof; and the priest shall burn the c
memorial of it upon the altar, [to be] an offering made by fire, of a sweet
savour unto the LORD:
(b) The priest.
(c) To signify that God remembers him that
2:3 And the remnant of the meat offering [shall be]
Aaron's and his sons': [it is] a thing d
most holy of the offerings of the LORD made by fire.
(d) Therefore no one could eat of it but the
2:5 And if thy oblation [be] a e
meat offering [baken] in a pan, it shall be [of] fine flour unleavened, mingled
(e) Which is a gift offered to God to pacify him.
As for the oblation of the firstfruits, ye shall offer f
them unto the LORD: but they shall not be burnt g
on the altar for a sweet savour.
(f) That is, fruits which were sweet as honey, ye
(g) But reserved for the priests.
2:13 And every oblation of thy meat offering shalt
thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the h
covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meat offering: with all thine
offerings thou shalt offer salt.
(h) Which they were bound (as by covenant) to use
all sacrifices, (Numbers
18:19; 2 Chronicles
43:24) or it means a sure and pure covenant.