6:10 Then the priest must put on his linen robe and must put linen leggings 1 over his bare flesh, and he must take up the fatty ashes of the burnt offering that the fire consumed on the altar, 2 and he must place them 3 beside the altar. 6:11 Then he must take off his clothes and put on other clothes, and he must bring the fatty ashes outside the camp to a ceremonially 4 clean place,
1 tn The exact nature of this article of the priest’s clothing is difficult to determine. Cf. KJV, ASV “breeches”; NAB “drawers”; NASB, NIV, NRSV, NLT “undergarments”; NCV “underclothes”; CEV “underwear”; TEV “shorts.”
2 tn Heb “he shall lift up the fatty ashes which the fire shall consume the burnt offering on the altar.”
3 tn Heb “it,” referring the “fatty ashes” as a single unit.
4 tn The word “ceremonially” has been supplied in the translation to clarify that the uncleanness of the place involved is ritual or ceremonial in nature.