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“Tell Aaron and his sons that they must deal respectfully with the holy offerings[a] of the Israelites, which they consecrate to me, so that they do not profane my holy name.[b] I am the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 22:2 tn Heb “holy things,” which means the “holy offerings” in this context, as the following verses show. The referent has been specified in the translation for clarity.
  2. Leviticus 22:2 tn Heb “from the holy things of the sons of Israel, and they shall not profane my holy name, which they are consecrating to me.” The latter (relative) clause applies to the “the holy things of the sons of Israel” (the first clause), not the Lord’s name (i.e., the immediately preceding clause). The clause order in the translation has been rearranged to indicate this.

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