Leviticus 8:1

The Ordination of Aaron and His Sons

1 The LORD said to Moses,

Leviticus 8:1 in Other Translations

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

Leviticus 8:1 Meaning and Commentary

Leviticus 8:1

And the Lord spake unto Moses
The following section or paragraph, relating to the consecration of Aaron and his sons, was delivered, according to Jarchi, seven days before the setting up of the tabernacle; but to me it seems to have been delivered after the setting it up, since it was out of the tabernacle that the Lord said all those things recorded in the preceding chapters; and after he had given out the laws concerning sacrifices, then he renewed the order for the consecration of Aaron and his sons, that they might offer them: saying;
as follows.

Leviticus 8:1 In-Context

1 The LORD said to Moses,
2 “Bring Aaron and his sons, their garments, the anointing oil, the bull for the sin offering, the two rams and the basket containing bread made without yeast,
3 and gather the entire assembly at the entrance to the tent of meeting.”
4 Moses did as the LORD commanded him, and the assembly gathered at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
5 Moses said to the assembly, “This is what the LORD has commanded to be done.”
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