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Exodus 24:5

Context
NETBible

He sent young Israelite men, 1  and they offered burnt offerings and sacrificed young bulls for peace offerings 2  to the Lord.

XREF

Ex 18:12; Ex 19:22; Le 1:1-17; Le 3:1-17; Le 7:11-21

NET © Notes

tn The construct has “young men of the Israelites,” and so “Israelite” is a genitive that describes them.

tn The verbs and their respective accusatives are cognates. First, they offered up burnt offerings (see Lev 1), which is וַיַּעֲלוּ עֹלֹת (vayyaaluolot); then they sacrificed young bulls as peace sacrifices (Lev 3), which is in Hebrew וַיִּזְבְּחוּ זְבָחִים (vayyizbÿkhu zÿvakhim). In the first case the cognate accusative is the direct object; in the second it is an adverbial accusative of product. See on this covenant ritual H. M. Kamsler, “The Blood Covenant in the Bible,” Dor le Dor 6 (1977): 94-98; E. W. Nicholson, “The Covenant Ritual in Exodus 24:3-8,” VT 32 (1982): 74-86.



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