Leviticus 8:6
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New American Standard Bible
Then Moses had Aaron and his sons come near and washed them with water.

King James Bible
And Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them with water.

Darby Bible Translation
And Moses brought Aaron near, and his sons, and bathed them with water.

World English Bible
Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them with water.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses bringeth near Aaron and his sons, and doth bathe them with water,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Washed them with water - Moses caused them to bathe entirely (compare Leviticus 16:4), not merely to wash their hands and feet, as they were to do in their daily ministrations. See the marginal reference. This bathing, which the high priest had also to go through on the day of atonement, was symbolic of the spiritual cleansing required of all 2 Corinthians 7:1, but especially of those who had to draw near to God to make reconciliation for the sins of the people Hebrews 7:26; Matthew 3:15.

Leviticus 8:6 Parallel Commentaries

Our Lord's Prayer for his People's Sanctification
In this wonderful prayer, our Lord, as our great High Priest, appears to enter upon that perpetual office of intercession which he is now exercising at the right hand of the Father. Our Lord ever seemed, in the eagerness of his love, to be anticipating his work. Before he was set apart for his life-work, by the descent of the Holy Ghost upon him, he must needs be about his Father's business; before he finally suffered at the hands of cruel men, he had a baptism to be baptized with, and he was straitened
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 32: 1886

The emphasis which modern criticism has very properly laid on the prophetic books and the prophetic element generally in the Old Testament, has had the effect of somewhat diverting popular attention from the priestly contributions to the literature and religion of Israel. From this neglect Leviticus has suffered most. Yet for many reasons it is worthy of close attention; it is the deliberate expression of the priestly mind of Israel at its best, and it thus forms a welcome foil to the unattractive
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Corinthians 6:11
Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 5:26
so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

Exodus 29:4
"Then you shall bring Aaron and his sons to the doorway of the tent of meeting and wash them with water.

Exodus 30:19
"Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet from it;

Exodus 30:20
when they enter the tent of meeting, they shall wash with water, so that they will not die; or when they approach the altar to minister, by offering up in smoke a fire sacrifice to the LORD.

Leviticus 8:5
Moses said to the congregation, "This is the thing which the LORD has commanded to do."

Psalm 26:6
I shall wash my hands in innocence, And I will go about Your altar, O LORD,

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