Leviticus 24:1

Olive Oil and Bread Set Before the LORD

1 The LORD said to Moses,

Leviticus 24:1 in Other Translations

1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
1 The LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
1 The LORD said to Moses,
1 God spoke to Moses:
1 The Lord spoke to Moses:

Leviticus 24:1 Meaning and Commentary

Leviticus 24:1

And the Lord spake unto Moses
After he had delivered to him the laws concerning the purity of the priests, and the perfection of the sacrifices they were to offer, and concerning the feasts the people were to keep, he spoke to Moses of some other things which concerned both people and priests: saying;
as follows.

Leviticus 24:1 In-Context

1 The LORD said to Moses,
2 “Command the Israelites to bring you clear oil of pressed olives for the light so that the lamps may be kept burning continually.
3 Outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law in the tent of meeting, Aaron is to tend the lamps before the LORD from evening till morning, continually. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come.
4 The lamps on the pure gold lampstand before the LORD must be tended continually.
5 “Take the finest flour and bake twelve loaves of bread, using two-tenths of an ephah for each loaf.
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