Leviticus 24:1-9 CEBA

The sanctuary’s lamp and bread

1 The LORD said to Moses:

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      2 Command the Israelites to bring pure, pressed olive oil to you for the lamp, to keep a light burning constantly.
      3 Aaron will tend the lamp, which will be inside the meeting tent but outside the inner curtain of the covenant document, from evening until morning before the LORD. This is a permanent rule throughout your future generations.
      4 Aaron must continually tend the lights on the pure lampstand before the LORD.

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        • a 24:4 - Perhaps <i>pure gold lampstand</i>
          5 You will take choice flour and bake twelve loaves of flatbread, two-tenths of an ephah for each loaf.

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            • b 24:5 - Approximately four quarts dry
              6 You must place them in two stacks, six in a stack, on the pure table before the LORD.

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                • c 24:6 - Perhaps <i>pure gold table</i>
                  7 Put pure frankincense on each stack, as a token portion for the bread; it is a food gift for the LORD.
                  8 Aaron will always set it out before the LORD, Sabbath after Sabbath, on behalf of the Israelites, as a permanent covenant.

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                    • d 24:8 - Or <i>from </i>or <i>as a gift of</i>; Heb uncertain
                      9 It will belong to Aaron and his sons. They must eat it in a holy place because it is the most holy part of their share of the LORD's food gifts, a permanent portion.