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Leviticus 1:7


and the sons of Aaron, the priest, 1  must put fire on the altar and arrange wood on the fire.


Ge 22:9; Le 6:12,13; Le 9:24; Le 10:1; 1Ch 21:26; 2Ch 7:1; Ne 13:31; Mal 1:10

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tc A few medieval Hebrew mss, Smr, LXX, Syriac, and Tg. Onq. have plural “priests” here (cf. 1:5, 8) rather than the MT singular “priest” (cf. NAB). The singular “priest” would mean (1) Aaron, the (high) priest, or (2) the officiating priest, as in Lev 1:9 (cf. 6:10 [3 HT], etc.). “The sons of Aaron” is probably a textual corruption caused by conflation with Lev 1:5, 8 (cf. the remarks in J. E. Hartley, Leviticus [WBC], 13).

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