Leviticus 6 Bible Commentary

The Geneva Study Bible

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6:2 If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in a fellowship, or in a thing taken away by b violence, or hath deceived his neighbour;

(a) To give, and occupy for the use of him that gave it.
(b) By any deceit, or unlawful means.

6:3 Or have found that which was lost, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth falsely; in any of all these that a man doeth, c sinning therein:

(c) In which he cannot but sin: or, in which a man accustoms to sin by perjury or such like thing.

6:9 Command Aaron and his sons, saying, This [is] the d law of the burnt offering: It [is] the burnt offering, because of the burning upon the altar all night unto the morning, and the fire of the altar shall be burning in it.

(d) That is, the ceremony which ought to be observed in it.

6:10 And the priest shall put on his linen garment, and his linen breeches shall he put upon e his flesh, and take up the ashes which the fire hath consumed with the burnt offering on the altar, and he shall put them beside the f altar.

(e) Upon his secret parts, (Exodus 28:42).
(f) In the ash pans appointed for that use.

6:17 It shall not be g baken with leaven. I have given it [unto them for] their portion of my offerings made by fire; it [is] most holy, as [is] the sin offering, and as the trespass offering.

(g) Or, kneaded with leaven and baked.

6:20 This [is] the offering of Aaron and of his sons, which they shall offer unto the LORD in the day when he is anointed; the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a meat offering h perpetual, half of it in the morning, and half thereof at night.

(h) So oft as the high priest shall be elected and anointed.

6:22 And the priest of his sons that is i anointed in his stead shall offer it: [it is] a statute for ever unto the LORD; it shall be wholly burnt.

(i) His son that shall succeed him.

6:27 Whatsoever shall touch the flesh thereof shall be holy: and when there is sprinkled of the blood thereof upon any k garment, thou shalt wash that whereon it was sprinkled in the holy place.

(k) Meaning, the garment of the priest.

6:28 But the earthen vessel wherein it is sodden shall be broken: and if it be sodden in a brasen pot, it shall be both scoured, and rinsed in l water.

(l) Which was in the laver, (Exodus 30:28).

6:30 And no sin offering, whereof [any] of the blood is brought into the tabernacle of the congregation to reconcile [withal] in the holy [place], shall be eaten: it shall be burnt in the m fire.

(m) Out of the camp (Leviticus 4:12).