Leviticus 1:7
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New International Version
The sons of Aaron the priest are to put fire on the altar and arrange wood on the fire.

King James Bible
And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire upon the altar, and lay the wood in order upon the fire:

Darby Bible Translation
And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar, and lay wood in order on the fire;

World English Bible
The sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar, and lay wood in order on the fire;

Young's Literal Translation
and the sons of Aaron the priest have put fire on the altar, and arranged wood on the fire;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Put fire - The fire that came out of the tabernacle from before the Lord, and which was kept perpetually burning; see Leviticus 9:24. Nor was it lawful to use any other fire in the service of God. See the case of Nadab and Abihu, Leviticus 10 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Leviticus 6:12,13 And the fire on the altar shall be burning in it; it shall not be put out: and the priest shall burn wood on it every morning...

Leviticus 9:24 And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed on the altar the burnt offering and the fat: which when all the people saw...

Leviticus 10:1 And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon...

1 Chronicles 21:26 And David built there an altar to the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings, and called on the LORD...

2 Chronicles 7:1 Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices...

Malachi 1:10 Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? neither do you kindle fire on my altar for nothing...


Genesis 22:9 And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order...

Nehemiah 13:31 And for the wood offering, at times appointed, and for the first fruits. Remember me, O my God, for good.

The Burnt Offering a Picture and a Prophecy
'And the Lord called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying, 2. Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man of you bring an offering unto the Lord, ye shall bring your offering of the cattle, even of the herd, and of the flock. 3. If his offering be a burnt-sacrifice of the herd, let him offer a male without blemish: he shall offer it of his own voluntary will, at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before the Lord. 4. And
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Influences that Gave Rise to the Priestly Laws and Histories
[Sidenote: Influences in the exile that produced written ceremonial laws] The Babylonian exile gave a great opportunity and incentive to the further development of written law. While the temple stood, the ceremonial rites and customs received constant illustration, and were transmitted directly from father to son in the priestly families. Hence, there was little need of writing them down. But when most of the priests were carried captive to Babylonia, as in 597 B.C., and ten years later the temple
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Leviticus 6:8
The LORD said to Moses:

1 Kings 18:33
He arranged the wood, cut the bull into pieces and laid it on the wood. Then he said to them, "Fill four large jars with water and pour it on the offering and on the wood."

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