Leviticus 22:10
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New International Version
"'No one outside a priest's family may eat the sacred offering, nor may the guest of a priest or his hired worker eat it.

New Living Translation
"No one outside a priest's family may eat the sacred offerings. Even guests and hired workers in a priest's home are not allowed to eat them.

English Standard Version
“A lay person shall not eat of a holy thing; no foreign guest of the priest or hired worker shall eat of a holy thing,

New American Standard Bible
No layman, however, is to eat the holy gift; a sojourner with the priest or a hired man shall not eat of the holy gift.

King James Bible
There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No one outside a priest's family is to eat the holy offering. A foreigner staying with a priest or a hired hand is not to eat the holy offering.

International Standard Version
"No resident alien is to eat anything sacred. Neither the visitor of the priest nor a hired laborer is to eat anything sacred.

NET Bible
"'No lay person may eat anything holy. Neither a priest's lodger nor a hired laborer may eat anything holy,

New Heart English Bible
"'No stranger shall eat of the holy thing: a foreigner living with the priests, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Laypeople must never eat any holy offering, even if they are visiting a priest or are working for him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
There shall no common man eat of the holy thing; a tenant of a priest, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

New American Standard 1977
‘No layman, however, is to eat the holy gift; a sojourner with the priest or a hired man shall not eat of the holy gift.

Jubilee Bible 2000
No stranger shall eat of the holy thing; a guest of the priest or a hired servant shall not eat of the holy thing.

King James 2000 Bible
There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

American King James Version
There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

American Standard Version
There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest's, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
No stranger shall eat of the sanctified things: a sojourner of the priests, or a hired servant, shall not eat of them.

Darby Bible Translation
And no stranger shall eat the holy thing; the sojourner with the priest, and the hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

English Revised Version
There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest's, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

Webster's Bible Translation
There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

World English Bible
"'No stranger shall eat of the holy thing: a foreigner living with the priests, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

Young's Literal Translation
'And no stranger doth eat of the holy thing; a settler of a priest and an hireling doth not eat of the holy thing;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
22:1-33 Laws concerning the priests and sacrifices. - In this chapter we have divers laws concerning the priests and sacrifices, all for preserving the honour of the sanctuary. Let us recollect with gratitude that our great High Priest cannot be hindered by any thing from the discharge of his office. Let us also remember, that the Lord requires us to reverence his name, his truths, his ordinances, and commandments. Let us beware of hypocrisy, and examine ourselves concerning our sinful defilements, seeking to be purified from them in the blood of Christ, and by his sanctifying Spirit. Whoever attempts to expiate his own sin, or draws near in the pride of self-righteousness, puts as great an affront on Christ, as he who comes to the Lord's table from the gratification of sinful lusts. Nor can the minister who loves the souls of the people, suffer them to continue in this dangerous delusion. He must call upon them, not only to repent of their sins, and forsake them; but to put their whole trust in the atonement of Christ, by faith in his name, for pardon and acceptance with God; thus only will the Lord make them holy, as his own people.
Study Bible
Instructions for Cleansing
9'They shall therefore keep My charge, so that they will not bear sin because of it and die thereby because they profane it; I am the LORD who sanctifies them. 10No layman, however, is to eat the holy gift; a sojourner with the priest or a hired man shall not eat of the holy gift. 11But if a priest buys a slave as his property with his money, that one may eat of it, and those who are born in his house may eat of his food.…
Cross References
Exodus 12:45
"A sojourner or a hired servant shall not eat of it.

Exodus 29:33
"Thus they shall eat those things by which atonement was made at their ordination and consecration; but a layman shall not eat them, because they are holy.

Leviticus 22:13
'But if a priest's daughter becomes a widow or divorced, and has no child and returns to her father's house as in her youth, she shall eat of her father's food; but no layman shall eat of it.

Numbers 3:10
"So you shall appoint Aaron and his sons that they may keep their priesthood, but the layman who comes near shall be put to death."
Treasury of Scripture

There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

The word {zar}, a {stranger}, does not mean one of another nation, a {foreigner}, which is expressed by {hechar}, but one who is not of the seed of Aaron, or does not belong to his family.

1 Samuel 21:6 So the priest gave him hallowed bread: for there was no bread there …

Matthew 12:4 How he entered into the house of God, and did eat the show bread, …

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