Numbers 4:16

Overview - Numbers 4
The age at which the Levites were to begin to serve, and the duration of the service.
The duty of the Kohathites.
16 The charge of Eleazar.
17 The office of the priests.
21 The duty of the Gershonites;
29 of the Merarites.
34 The number of the Kohathites;
38 of the Gershonites
42 and of the Merarites.
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Numbers 4:16  (King James Version)
And to the office of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest pertaineth the oil for the light, and the sweet incense, and the daily meat offering, and the anointing oil, and the oversight of all the tabernacle, and of all that therein is, in the sanctuary, and in the vessels thereof.

the office
Eleazar himself, perhaps with the other priests, was required to carry the oil for the light, the incense, and the flour for the daily meat offering, and the holy ointment; besides superintending the Levites. It may be supposed, that he himself carried no more of the oil than for present use. (see ver

the oil
Exodus 25:6 ; Exodus 27:20 Exodus 27:21 Leviticus 24:2

the sweet
Exodus 30:34-38 ; 37:29

the daily
Exodus 29:39-41

the anointing
Exodus 30:23-33

the oversight
Luke 4:18 ; Acts 20:28 ; 1 Corinthians 4:1 ; 1 Timothy 2:5 ; Hebrews 3:1 Hebrews 3:6 ; 1 Peter 2:25 ; 5:2