16 Then the priest will burn the food on the altar, as a fire offering for a pleasing aroma.[a]

“All fat belongs to the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 3:16 Sam, LXX add to the Lord

They are to be holy to their God and not profane the name of their God.(A) For they present the fire offerings to Yahweh, the food of their God, and they must be holy.

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You are to consider him holy since he presents the food of your God. He will be holy to you because I, Yahweh who sets you apart, am holy.

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17 “Tell Aaron: None of your descendants throughout your generations who has a physical defect(A) is to come near to present the food(B) of his God.

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21 No descendant of Aaron the priest who has a defect is to come near to present the fire offerings to the Lord. He has a defect and is not to come near to present the food of his God. 22 He may eat the food of his God from what is especially holy as well as from what is holy.

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25 Neither you nor[a] a foreigner are to present food to your God from any of these animals. They will not be accepted for you because they are deformed and have a defect.”(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 22:25 Lit nor from the hand of

Your threshing will continue until grape harvest, and the grape harvest will continue until sowing time; you will have plenty of food to eat and live securely in your land.(A)

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24 You are to offer the same food each day for seven days as a fire offering,(A) a pleasing aroma to the Lord. It is to be offered with its drink offering and the regular burnt offering.

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