Leviticus 2 CSB

The Grain Offering

1 "When anyone presents a grain offering as a gift to the Lord, his gift must consist of fine flour.a He is to pour olive oil on it, put frankincense on it,b c

References for Leviticus 2:1

    • a 2:1 - Wheat flour; Ex 29:2
    • b 2:1 - DSS, Sam, LXX add it is a grain offering
    • c 2:1 - Lv 24:7; Ex 29:41; Nm 15:4,6,9
      2 and bring it to Aaron's sons the priests. The priest will take a handful of fine flour and oil from it, along with all its frankincense, and will burn this memorial portion of it on the altar, a fire offering of a pleasing aroma to the Lord.d

      References for Leviticus 2:2

        • d 2:2 - Lv 2:9,16; 6:15; Nm 5:15,26
          3 But the rest of the grain offering will belong to Aaron and his sons, the holiest parte of the fire offerings to the Lord.

          References for Leviticus 2:3

            • e 2:3 - Lv 6:16-18; 7:6; Ezk 42:13; 44:12-13
              4 "When you present a grain offering baked in an oven, it must be [made] of fine flour, either unleavened cakes mixed with oil or unleavened wafersf coated with oil.

              References for Leviticus 2:4

                • f 2:4 - Lv 6:16; Ex 12:8,15; Mt 16:6,11-12; 1 Co 5:6-8
                  5 If your gift is a grain offering prepared on the griddle, it must be unleavened bread [made] of fine flour mixed with oil.
                  6 Break it into pieces and pour oil on it; it is a grain offering.
                  7 If your gift is a grain offering [prepared]g in a pan, it must be made of fine flour with oil.

                  References for Leviticus 2:7

                    • g 2:7 - Or [fried]
                      8 When you bringh to the Lord the grain offering made in any of these ways, it is to be presented to the priest, and he will take it to the altar.

                      References for Leviticus 2:8

                        • h 2:8 - DSS, LXX read When he brings
                          9 The priest will remove the memorial portioni from the grain offering and burn it on the altar, a fire offering of a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

                          References for Leviticus 2:9

                            • i 2:9 - Lit portion of it
                              10 But the rest of the grain offering will belong to Aaron and his sons,j the holiest part of the fire offerings to the Lord.

                              References for Leviticus 2:10

                                • j 2:10 - Lv 7:9-10
                                  11 "No grain offering that you present to the Lord is to be made with yeast,k for you are not to burnl any yeast or honey as a fire offering to the Lord.

                                  References for Leviticus 2:11

                                    • k 2:11 - Mk 8:15; Lk 12:1; 1 Co 5:8
                                    • l 2:11 - Some Hb mss, Sam, LXX, Tg read present
                                      12 You may present them to the Lord as an offering of firstfruits,m but they are not to be offered on the altar as a pleasing aroma.

                                      References for Leviticus 2:12

                                        • m 2:12 - Ex 23:19; Dt 18:4; 2 Ch 31:5; Neh 10:37
                                          13 You are to season each of your grain offerings with salt; you must not omit from your grain offering the salt of the covenantn with your God. You are to present salto with each of your offerings.

                                          References for Leviticus 2:13

                                            • n 2:13 - Nm 18:19; 2 Ch 13:5
                                            • o 2:13 - Salt, used as a preservative, is a symbol of the permanence of the covenant.
                                              14 "If you present a grain offering of firstfruits to the Lord, you must present fresh heads of grain, crushed kernels, roasted on the fire, for your grain offering of firstfruits.
                                              15 You are to put oil and frankincense on it; it is a grain offering.
                                              16 The priest will then burn some of its crushed kernels and oil with all its frankincense as a fire offering to the Lord.