24:2 a Command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamps to burn continually.
(a) Read (Exodus
24:3 Without the vail b
of the testimony, in the tabernacle of the congregation, shall Aaron order it
from the evening unto the morning before the LORD continually: [it shall be] a
statute for ever in your generations.
(b) Which separated the holiest of holies, where
the ark of the testimony from the sanctuary was.
24:5 And thou shalt take fine
flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof: two c
tenth deals shall be in one cake.
(c) That is, two omers, read (Exodus
24:7 And thou shalt put pure
frankincense upon [each] row, that d it
may be on the bread for a memorial, [even] an offering made by fire unto the
(d) For it was burnt every sabbath, when the
bread was taken away.
the son of an Israelitish woman, whose father [was] an Egyptian, went e
out among the children of Israel: and this son of the Israelitish [woman] and a
man of Israel strove together in the camp;
(e) Meaning, out of his tent.
24:11 And the Israelitish woman's son f
blasphemed the name [of the LORD], and cursed. And they brought him unto Moses:
(and his mother's name [was] Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of
(f) By swearing or despising God.
And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth his
God shall g bear his sin.
(g) Shall be punished.
And h Moses spake to the children of
Israel, that they should bring forth him that had cursed out of the camp, and
stone him with stones. And the children of Israel did as the LORD commanded
(h) Because the punishment was not yet appointed
by the law for the blasphemer, Moses consulted with the Lord, and told the
people what God commanded.