Leviticus 7:31
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New International Version
The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons.

King James Bible
And the priest shall burn the fat upon the altar: but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

Darby Bible Translation
And the priest shall burn the fat on the altar; and the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

World English Bible
The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

Young's Literal Translation
'And the priest hath made perfume with the fat on the altar, and the breast hath been Aaron's and his sons;

Leviticus 7:31 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Wave-offering - See Clarke on Exodus 29:27 (note).

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the priest

Leviticus 3:5,11,16 And Aaron's sons shall burn it on the altar on the burnt sacrifice, which is on the wood that is on the fire...

the breast

Leviticus 7:34 For the wave breast and the heave shoulder have I taken of the children of Israel from off the sacrifices of their peace offerings...

Leviticus 5:13 And the priest shall make an atonement for him as touching his sin that he has sinned in one of these, and it shall be forgiven him...

Leviticus 6:16,26 And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: with unleavened bread shall it be eaten in the holy place...

Leviticus 8:29 And Moses took the breast, and waved it for a wave offering before the LORD: for of the ram of consecration it was Moses' part...

Numbers 18:18 And the flesh of them shall be yours, as the wave breast and as the right shoulder are yours.

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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 9:13
Don't you know that those who serve in the temple get their food from the temple, and that those who serve at the altar share in what is offered on the altar?

Exodus 29:26
After you take the breast of the ram for Aaron's ordination, wave it before the LORD as a wave offering, and it will be your share.

Leviticus 8:29
Moses also took the breast, which was his share of the ordination ram, and waved it before the LORD as a wave offering, as the LORD commanded Moses.

Numbers 18:11
"This also is yours: whatever is set aside from the gifts of all the wave offerings of the Israelites. I give this to you and your sons and daughters as your perpetual share. Everyone in your household who is ceremonially clean may eat it.

Numbers 18:18
Their meat is to be yours, just as the breast of the wave offering and the right thigh are yours.

Deuteronomy 18:3
This is the share due the priests from the people who sacrifice a bull or a sheep: the shoulder, the internal organs and the meat from the head.

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