Leviticus 24:1-9 CSB

Tabernacle Oil and Bread

1 The Lord spoke to Moses:

References for Leviticus 24:1

      2 "Command the Israelites to bring you pure oil of beaten olives for the light, so that the lamp will burn regularly.a

      References for Leviticus 24:2

        • a 24:2 - Ex 25:31-40; 27:20-21; Nm 8:2-4
          3 Aaron is to tend it regularly from evening until morning before the Lord outside the veil of the testimonyb in the tent of meeting. This is a permanent statute throughout your generations.

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            • b 24:3 - Ex 25:16; 40:20; Dt 10:2; 1 Kg 8:9; Heb 9:4
              4 He must regularly tend the lamps on the pure [gold] lampstand in the Lord's presence.c

              References for Leviticus 24:4

                • c 24:4 - Ex 25:31; 37:17; Zch 4:2
                  5 "Take fine flour and bake it into 12 loaves; each loaf is to be made with four quarts.d

                  References for Leviticus 24:5

                    • d 24:5 - Lit two-tenths [of an ephah]
                      6 Arrange them in two rows, six to a row, on the pure [gold] table before the Lord.e

                      References for Leviticus 24:6

                        • e 24:6 - Ex 25:23-30; 40:23; 1 Sm 21:6; 1 Ch 23:29; 2 Ch 13:11; Mt 12:1-8
                          7 Place pure frankincense near each row, so that it may serve as a memorial portion for the bread and a fire offering to the Lord.
                          8 The bread is to be set out before the Lord every Sabbath day as a perpetual covenant obligation on the part of the Israelites.
                          9 It belongs to Aaron and his sons, who are to eat it in a holy place, for it is the holiest portion for him from the fire offerings to the Lord; this is a permanent rule."