Numbers 15 Bible Commentary

The Geneva Study Bible

(Read all of Numbers 15)
15:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come into the a land of your habitations, which I give unto you,

(a) Into the land of Canaan.

15:4 Then shall he that offereth his offering unto the LORD bring a meat offering of a tenth deal of flour mingled with the fourth [part] of an b hin of oil.

(b) Read (Exodus 29:40).

15:7 And for a c drink offering thou shalt offer the third [part] of an hin of wine, [for] a sweet savour unto the LORD.

(c) The liquor was so called, because it was poured on the thing that was offered.

15:12 According to the number d that ye shall prepare, so shall ye do to every one according to their number.

(d) Every sacrifice of beasts must have their meat offering and drink offering according to this proportion.

15:20 Ye shall offer up a cake of the first of your e dough [for] an heave offering: as [ye do] the heave offering of the threshingfloor, so shall ye heave it.

(e) Which is made from the first corn you harvest.

15:22 And if ye f have erred, and not observed all these commandments, which the LORD hath spoken unto Moses,

(f) By oversight or ignorance, read (Leviticus 4:2,13).

15:31 Because he hath despised the word of the LORD, and hath broken his commandment, that soul shall utterly be cut off; his h iniquity [shall be] upon him.

(h) He shall sustain the punishment of his sin.

15:39 And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a i whoring:

(i) By leaving God's commandments and following your own fantasies.