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Leviticus 24 LEB

The Sanctuary’s Lamp and Bread

1 Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,

References for Leviticus 24:1

      2 "Command the {Israelites} that they should bring pure olive oil [from] beaten [olives] for the light to {present} a lamp continually.

      References for Leviticus 24:2

        • b 24:2 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
        • c 24:2 - Or "and"
        • d 24:2 - Literally "to cause raising up"; or "set up" (HALOT 830 s.v. 4.d)
          3 Aaron shall arrange for it {outside} the curtain of the testimony in [the] tent of assembly from evening until morning {before} Yahweh continually; [it shall be] a {lasting statute} throughout your generations.

          References for Leviticus 24:3

            • e 24:3 - Literally "from the outside of to"
            • f 24:3 - Literally "to the faces of"
            • g 24:3 - Literally "a statute of eternity" or "a statute of long duration"
              4 On the pure [golden] lampstand he shall arrange for the lamps {before} Yahweh continually.

              References for Leviticus 24:4

                • h 24:4 - Supplied by context and the description of the lampstand in Exod 25:31
                • i 24:4 - Literally "to the faces of"
                  5 "And you shall take finely milled flour, and you shall bake [with] it twelve ring-shaped bread cakes: each one [shall be] two-tenths [of an ephah].
                  6 And you shall place them [in] two rows, six [to the] row, on the pure [gold] table {before} Yahweh.

                  References for Leviticus 24:6

                    • j 24:6 - Supplied by context and the description of the table in Exod 25:24
                    • k 24:6 - Literally "to the faces of"
                      7 And you shall put pure frankincense on each row so that it shall be for the bread as a memorial offering, an offering made by fire for Yahweh.

                      References for Leviticus 24:7

                        • l 24:7 - Hebrew "the"
                        • m 24:7 - Or "and"
                          8 {On every Sabbath} he shall arrange it in rows {before} Yahweh continually; [they are] from the {Israelites} [as] an everlasting covenant.

                          References for Leviticus 24:8

                            • n 24:8 - Literally "On the day of the Sabbath on the day of the Sabbath"
                            • o 24:8 - Literally "to the faces of"
                            • p 24:8 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                            • q 24:8 - Or "eternal" or "enduring" or "perpetual"
                              9 And it shall be for Aaron and for his sons, and they shall eat it in a holy place, because it [is] {a most holy thing} for him from Yahweh's offerings made by fire--a {lasting rule}."

                              References for Leviticus 24:9

                                • r 24:9 - Literally "a holy thing of holy things"
                                • s 24:9 - Literally "rule of eternity" or "rule of long duration"

                                  Punishment for Blasphemy

                                  10 And an Israelite woman's son, and he [was] an Egyptian man's son, went out in the midst of the {Israelites}; and the Israelite woman's son and an Israelite man fought in the camp.

                                  References for Leviticus 24:10

                                    • t 24:10 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                    • u 24:10 - Hebrew "the"
                                      11 Then the Israelite woman's son blasphemed the name, and he cursed, so they brought him to Moses--and the name of his mother [was] Shelomith the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.

                                      References for Leviticus 24:11

                                          12 Then they put him in custody {so that} [the matter] might be made clear to them in accordance with the mouth of Yahweh.

                                          References for Leviticus 24:12

                                              13 Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,

                                              References for Leviticus 24:13

                                                  14 "Bring the curser {outside the camp}, and all the hearers shall place their hands on his head, and the whole community shall stone him.

                                                  References for Leviticus 24:14

                                                    • { 24:14 - Literally "to from an outside place of the camp"
                                                      15 And you shall speak to the {Israelites}, saying, '{Any man} when he curses his God shall bear his sin.

                                                      References for Leviticus 24:15

                                                        • | 24:15 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                        • } 24:15 - Literally "A man a man"
                                                        • ~ 24:15 - Or "and he shall bear"
                                                          16 And he who blasphemes Yahweh's name certainly shall be put to death; the whole community certainly shall stone him. As the alien, so the native shall be put to death at blaspheming his name.
                                                          17 " 'And when a man kills any human being, he certainly shall be put to death.
                                                          18 And {he who kills} a domestic animal must repay [for] it life in place of life.

                                                          References for Leviticus 24:18

                                                            •  24:18 - Literally "he who kills the soul of" or "he who kills the life of"
                                                              19 And when a man {causes} a physical defect in his fellow citizen {according to} what he has done, so it shall be done to him:

                                                              References for Leviticus 24:19

                                                                • € 24:19 - Literally "gives"
                                                                •  24:19 - Literally "as that"
                                                                  20 fracture in place of fracture, eye in place of eye, tooth in place of tooth--{according to} [the] physical defect he {causes} to the person, likewise it shall be {caused} to him.

                                                                  References for Leviticus 24:20

                                                                    • ‚ 24:20 - Literally "as that"
                                                                    • ƒ 24:20 - Literally "gives"
                                                                    • „ 24:20 - Literally "given"
                                                                      21 And a killer of a domestic animal must repay [for] it, and a killer of a human shall be put to death.
                                                                      22 {You must have} one norm; as [for] the alien, so it must be [for] the native, because I [am] Yahweh your God.'"

                                                                      References for Leviticus 24:22

                                                                        • … 24:22 - Literally "it shall be for you"
                                                                        • † 24:22 - Hebrew "as"
                                                                          23 Thus Moses spoke to the {Israelites}, and they brought the curser {outside the camp}, and they stoned him [with] stones, and the {Israelites} did [just] as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

                                                                          References for Leviticus 24:23

                                                                            • ‡ 24:23 - Or "And"
                                                                            • ˆ 24:23 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                                            • ‰ 24:23 - Literally "to from an outside place of the camp"
                                                                            • Š 24:23 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"

                                                                              Study tools for Leviticus 24

                                                                              • a 24:1 - Or "And"
                                                                              • b 24:2 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                                              • c 24:2 - Or "and"
                                                                              • d 24:2 - Literally "to cause raising up"; or "set up" (HALOT 830 s.v. 4.d)
                                                                              • e 24:3 - Literally "from the outside of to"
                                                                              • f 24:3 - Literally "to the faces of"
                                                                              • g 24:3 - Literally "a statute of eternity" or "a statute of long duration"
                                                                              • h 24:4 - Supplied by context and the description of the lampstand in Exod 25:31
                                                                              • i 24:4 - Literally "to the faces of"
                                                                              • j 24:6 - Supplied by context and the description of the table in Exod 25:24
                                                                              • k 24:6 - Literally "to the faces of"
                                                                              • l 24:7 - Hebrew "the"
                                                                              • m 24:7 - Or "and"
                                                                              • n 24:8 - Literally "On the day of the Sabbath on the day of the Sabbath"
                                                                              • o 24:8 - Literally "to the faces of"
                                                                              • p 24:8 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                                              • q 24:8 - Or "eternal" or "enduring" or "perpetual"
                                                                              • r 24:9 - Literally "a holy thing of holy things"
                                                                              • s 24:9 - Literally "rule of eternity" or "rule of long duration"
                                                                              • t 24:10 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                                              • u 24:10 - Hebrew "the"
                                                                              • v 24:11 - Or "And"
                                                                              • w 24:11 - Or "and"
                                                                              • x 24:12 - Or "And"
                                                                              • y 24:12 - Literally "to"
                                                                              • z 24:13 - Or "And"
                                                                              • { 24:14 - Literally "to from an outside place of the camp"
                                                                              • | 24:15 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                                              • } 24:15 - Literally "A man a man"
                                                                              • ~ 24:15 - Or "and he shall bear"
                                                                              •  24:18 - Literally "he who kills the soul of" or "he who kills the life of"
                                                                              • € 24:19 - Literally "gives"
                                                                              •  24:19 - Literally "as that"
                                                                              • ‚ 24:20 - Literally "as that"
                                                                              • ƒ 24:20 - Literally "gives"
                                                                              • „ 24:20 - Literally "given"
                                                                              • … 24:22 - Literally "it shall be for you"
                                                                              • † 24:22 - Hebrew "as"
                                                                              • ‡ 24:23 - Or "And"
                                                                              • ˆ 24:23 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                                                              • ‰ 24:23 - Literally "to from an outside place of the camp"
                                                                              • Š 24:23 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"