29 All the males among the priests shall eat thereof: it is most holy.

Other Translations of Leviticus 6:29

New International Version

29 Any male in a priest's family may eat it; it is most holy.

English Standard Version

29 Every male among the priests may eat of it; it is most holy.

The Message

29 Any male among the priestly families may eat it; it is most holy.

New King James Version

29 All the males among the priests may eat it. It is most holy.

New Living Translation

29 Any male from a priest's family may eat from this offering; it is most holy.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Leviticus 6:29

Commentary on Leviticus 6:24-30

(Read Leviticus 6:24-30)

The blood of the sin-offering was to be washed out of the clothes on which it should happen to be sprinkled, which signified the regard we ought to have to the blood of Christ, not counting it a common thing. The vessel in which the flesh of the sin-offering was boiled must be broken, if it were an earthen one; but if a brazen one, well washed. This showed that the defilement was not wholly taken away by the offering; but the blood of Christ thoroughly cleanses from all sin. All these rules set forth the polluting nature of sin, and the removal of guilt from the sinner to the sacrifice. Behold and wonder at Christ's love, in that he was content to be made a sin-offering for us, and so to procure our pardon for continual sins and failings. He that knew no sin was made sin (that is, a sin-offering) for us, Romans 8:3.