Numbers 15:4

4 then 1he who brings his offering shall offer to the LORD 2a grain offering of a tenth of an ephah[a] of fine flour, 3mixed with a quarter of a hin[b] of oil;

Numbers 15:4 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 15:4

Then shall he that offereth his offering unto the Lord
Be it of either kind before mentioned:

bring a meat offering of a tenth deal of flour, mingled with the
fourth [part] of an hin of oil;
this was made of the tenth part of an ephah, or of an omer of fine wheaten flour, which was the quantity of about three quarts; and which was mixed and macerated with the fourth part of an hin, or with a quart and more than half a pint of oil: see ( Exodus 29:40 ) ; rather this should be called a bread offering.

Numbers 15:4 In-Context

2 "Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When you come into the land you are to inhabit, which I am giving you,
3 and you offer to the LORD from the herd or from the flock a food offering or a burnt offering or a sacrifice, to fulfill a vow or as a freewill offering or at your appointed feasts, to make a pleasing aroma to the LORD,
4 then he who brings his offering shall offer to the LORD a grain offering of a tenth of an ephah of fine flour, mixed with a quarter of a hin of oil;
5 and you shall offer with the burnt offering, or for the sacrifice, a quarter of a hin of wine for the drink offering for each lamb.
6 Or for a ram, you shall offer for a grain offering two tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with a third of a hin of oil.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Leviticus 2:1; Leviticus 6:14
  • 2. Exodus 29:40; Leviticus 23:13
  • 3. Numbers 28:5; Leviticus 14:10

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. An ephah was about 3/5 bushel or 22 liters
  • [b]. A hin was about 4 quarts or 3.5 liters
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