23:3 “‘Six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there must be a Sabbath of complete rest, 1 a holy assembly. You must not do any work; it is a Sabbath to the Lord in all the places where you live.
1 tn This is a superlative expression, emphasizing the full and all inclusive rest of the Sabbath and certain festival times throughout the chapter (see B. A. Levine, Leviticus [JPSTC], 155). Cf. ASV “a sabbath of solemn rest.”
2 tn Heb “And you shall present on the bread.”
3 tn Heb “seven flawless lambs, sons of a year.”
4 tn Heb “and one bull, a son of a herd.”
5 tc Smr and LXX add “flawless.”
6 tn Heb “and their grain offering.”
7 sn See the note on Lev 1:9.