But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all
the burnt offerings
Take off the skins of them, which used to be done by the priests, ( Leviticus 1:6 ) , wherefore their brethren the Levites did help them till the work was
assisted in the flaying of the sacrifices, until they had gone through the service of this time, and the skins of all the sacrifices were flayed off: and until the other priests had sanctified themselves;
who had been negligent of it, or had defiled themselves by idolatry: for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than
were more ready to do it, and did it with greater cheerfulness and good will; were not backward to do it, but did it at once.