Leviticus 23:26

The Day of Atonement

26 The LORD said to Moses,

Read Leviticus 23:26 Using Other Translations

And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Then the LORD said to Moses,

What does Leviticus 23:26 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 23:26

And the Lord spake unto Moses
This phrase, which is a kind of preface to each precept, seems to be used to distinguish one from another, as the preceding one from the feast of Pentecost; and here, the day of atonement from that of the blowing of the trumpets; and afterwards, the feast of tabernacles from the day of atonement; the reason why it is not used before the feast of Pentecost seems to be, because, as Aben Ezra observes, that depended upon the wave sheaf, and was reckoned from it:

as follows.

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