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;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wave-offering - See Clarke on Exodus 29:27 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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
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?
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.
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.
"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.
Their meat is to be yours, just as the breast of the wave offering and the right thigh are yours.
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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