New International Version
these they laid on the breasts, and then Aaron burned the fat on the altar.
King James Bible
And they put the fat upon the breasts, and he burnt the fat upon the altar:
Darby Bible Translation
and they put the pieces of fat on the breast-pieces, and he burned the pieces of fat on the altar;
World English Bible
and they put the fat upon the breasts, and he burned the fat on the altar:
Young's Literal Translation
and they set the fat on the breasts, and he maketh perfume with the fat on the altar;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Make an atonement for thyself - This showed the imperfection of the Levitical law; the high priest was obliged to make an expiation for his own sins before he could make one for the sins of the people. See the use made of this by the apostle, Hebrews 5:3; Hebrews 7:27; Hebrews 9:7.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Library"Then the Fire of the Lord Fell. " 1 Kings xviii. 38
It was fire that came direct from heaven. It was not the first time it had fallen; we read of it in Leviticus ix. 24 as coming from before the Lord, and consuming the sacrifice. It was God's way of showing His power and his favour, and it was something that could neither be imitated nor produced by anyone else besides Jehovah. I.--THIS FIRE CAME AT A TIME OF APOSTACY. The nation, headed by King Ahab, had gone very far away from God. They needed some signal display of God's power to win them back …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
But the fat portions of the ox and the ram--the fat tail, the layer of fat, the kidneys and the long lobe of the liver--
Aaron waved the breasts and the right thigh before the LORD as a wave offering, as Moses commanded.
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