The Israelites must keep the Sabbath by observing the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant.
I will bring on you lasting shame and lasting disgrace which will never be forgotten!’”
It will belong to Aaron and his sons, and they must eat it in a holy place because it is most holy to him, a perpetual allotted portion 1 from the gifts of the Lord.”
The sons of Aaron, the priests, must blow the trumpets; and they will be to you for an eternal ordinance throughout your generations.
“‘So this will be a perpetual ordinance for them: The one who sprinkles 1 the water of purification must wash his clothes, and the one who touches the water of purification will be unclean until evening. 2
For I solemnly swear,” 1 says the Lord, “that Bozrah 2 will become a pile of ruins. It will become an object of horror and ridicule, an example to be used in curses. 3 All the towns around it will lie in ruins forever.”
When their appetites are all stirred up, 1 I will set out a banquet for them. I will make them drunk so that they will pass out, 2 they will fall asleep forever, they will never wake up,” 3 says the Lord. 4
I will turn you into a perpetual desolation, and your cities will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
and wrap the sashes around Aaron and his sons 1 and put headbands on them, and so the ministry of priesthood will belong to them by a perpetual ordinance. Thus you are to consecrate 2 Aaron and his sons.
“I will make her officials and wise men drunk, along with her governors, leaders, 1 and warriors. They will fall asleep forever and never wake up,” 2 says the King whose name is the Lord who rules over all. 3
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.
It is to belong to Aaron and to his sons from the Israelites, by a perpetual ordinance, for it is a contribution. It is to be a contribution from the Israelites from their peace offerings, their contribution to the Lord.
When Aaron sets up the lamps around sundown he is to burn incense on it; it is to be a regular incense offering before the Lord throughout your generations.
and anoint them just as you anointed their father, so that they may minister as my priests; their anointing will make them a priesthood that will continue throughout their generations.”