And you 1 will provide a grain offering with it morning by morning, a sixth of an ephah, and a third of a gallon 2 of olive oil to moisten the choice flour, as a grain offering to the Lord; this is a perpetual statute.
Then I spoke up, “Let a clean turban be put on his head.” So they put a clean turban on his head and clothed him, while the angel of the Lord stood nearby.
“My covenant with him was designed to bring life and peace. I gave its statutes to him to fill him with awe, and he indeed revered me and stood in awe before me.
The place where they serve is 1 a sketch 2 and shadow of the heavenly sanctuary, just as Moses was warned by God as he was about to complete the tabernacle. For he says, “See that you make everything according to the design 3 shown to you on the mountain.” 4
“You are to put the Urim and the Thummim 1 into the breastpiece of decision; and they are to be over Aaron’s heart when he goes in before the Lord. Aaron is to bear the decisions 2 of the Israelites over his heart before the Lord continually.
Say to them, ‘Throughout your generations, 1 if any man from all your descendants approaches the holy offerings which the Israelites consecrate 2 to the Lord while he is impure, 3 that person must be cut off from before me. 4 I am the Lord.
But those who were to camp in front of the tabernacle on the east, in front of the tent of meeting, were Moses, Aaron, 1 and his sons. They were responsible for the needs 2 of the sanctuary and for the needs of the Israelites, but the unauthorized person who approached was to be put to death.
If the individual said to him, “First let the fat be burned away, and then take for yourself whatever you wish,” he would say, “No! 1 Hand it over right now! If you don’t, I will take it forcibly!”
So the cook picked up the leg and brought it and set it in front of Saul. Samuel 1 said, “What was kept is now set before you! Eat, for it has been kept for you for this meeting time, from the time I said, ‘I have invited the people.’” So Saul ate with Samuel that day.
The descendants of Eleazar had more leaders than the descendants of Ithamar, so they divided them up accordingly; the descendants of Eleazar had sixteen leaders, while the descendants of Ithamar had eight. 1
When they were finished, they brought the rest of the silver to the king and Jehoiada. They used it to make items for the Lord’s temple, including items used in the temple service and for burnt sacrifices, pans, and various other gold and silver items. Throughout Jehoiada’s lifetime, burnt sacrifices were offered regularly in the Lord’s temple.
For when you offer blind animals as a sacrifice, is that not wrong? And when you offer the lame and sick, 1 is that not wrong as well? Indeed, try offering them 2 to your governor! Will he be pleased with you 3 or show you favor?” asks the Lord who rules over all.
Then Moses said to Aaron and to Eleazar and Ithamar his other two sons, “Do not 1 dishevel the hair of your heads 2 and do not tear your garments, so that you do not die and so that wrath does not come on the whole congregation. Your brothers, all the house of Israel, are to mourn the burning which the Lord has caused, 3