Numbers 18:10
New International Version
Eat it as something most holy; every male shall eat it. You must regard it as holy.

New Living Translation
You must eat it as a most holy offering. All the males may eat of it, and you must treat it as most holy.

English Standard Version
In a most holy place shall you eat it. Every male may eat it; it is holy to you.

Berean Study Bible
You are to eat it as most holy. Every male may eat it; it shall be holy to you.

New American Standard Bible
"As the most holy gifts you shall eat it; every male shall eat it. It shall be holy to you.

King James Bible
In the most holy place shalt thou eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy unto thee.

Christian Standard Bible
You are to eat it as a most holy offering. Every male may eat it; it is to be holy to you.

Contemporary English Version
Since these things are sacred, they must be eaten near the sacred tent, but only men are allowed to eat them.

Good News Translation
You must eat these things in a holy place, and only males may eat them; consider them holy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are to eat it as a most holy offering. Every male may eat it; it is to be holy to you."

International Standard Version
You may eat them as consecrated gifts. Every male may eat them. They're sacred for you.

NET Bible
You are to eat it as a most holy offering; every male may eat it. It will be holy to you.

New Heart English Bible
You shall eat of it like the most holy things. Every male shall eat of it. It shall be holy to you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Eat it in a most holy place. Any male may eat it. You must consider it holy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In a most holy place shalt thou eat thereof; every male may eat thereof; it shall be holy unto thee.

New American Standard 1977
“As the most holy gifts you shall eat it; every male shall eat it. It shall be holy to you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
In the sanctuary shalt thou eat it; every male shall eat it; it shall be holy unto thee.

King James 2000 Bible
In the most holy place shall you eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy unto you.

American King James Version
In the most holy place shall you eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy to you.

American Standard Version
As the most holy things shalt thou eat thereof; every male shall eat thereof: it shall be holy unto thee.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
In the most holy place shall ye eat them; every male shall eat them, thou and thy sons: they shall be holy to thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt eat it in the sanctuary: the males only shall eat thereof, because it is a consecrated thing to thee.

Darby Bible Translation
As most holy shalt thou eat it: every male shall eat it; it shall be holy unto thee.

English Revised Version
As the most holy things shalt thou eat thereof: every male shall eat thereof; it shall be holy unto thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
In the most holy place shalt thou eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy to thee.

World English Bible
You shall eat of it like the most holy things. Every male shall eat of it. It shall be holy to you.

Young's Literal Translation
in the holy of holies thou dost eat it; every male doth eat it; holy it is to thee.
Study Bible
Offerings for Priests and Levites
9A portion of the most holy offerings reserved from the fire will be yours. From all the offerings that they give Me, whether grain offerings, sin offerings, or guilt offerings, it shall be most holy to you and your sons. 10You are to eat it as most holy. Every male may eat it; it shall be holy to you. 11And this is yours as well: the offering of their gifts, along with all the wave offerings of the Israelites. I have given this to you and your sons and daughters as a permanent statute. Every ceremonially clean person in your household may eat it.…
Cross References
Leviticus 6:18
Any male among the sons of Aaron may eat it. This is a permanent portion from the offerings made by fire to the LORD for the generations to come. Anything that touches them shall become holy."

Numbers 18:9
A portion of the most holy offerings reserved from the fire will be yours. From all the offerings that they give Me, whether grain offerings, sin offerings, or guilt offerings, it shall be most holy to you and your sons.

Numbers 18:11
And this is yours as well: the offering of their gifts, along with all the wave offerings of the Israelites. I have given this to you and your sons and daughters as a permanent statute. Every ceremonially clean person in your household may eat it.

Ezekiel 42:13
Then the man said to me, "The north and south chambers facing the temple courtyard are the holy chambers where the priests who approach the LORD will eat the most holy offerings. There they will place the most holy offerings--the grain offerings, the sin offerings, and the guilt offerings--for the place is holy.

Treasury of Scripture

In the most holy place shall you eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy to you.

in the

Exodus 29:31,32
And thou shalt take the ram of the consecration, and seethe his flesh in the holy place…

Leviticus 6:16,26,29
And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: with unleavened bread shall it be eaten in the holy place; in the court of the tabernacle of the congregation they shall eat it…

Leviticus 7:6
Every male among the priests shall eat thereof: it shall be eaten in the holy place: it is most holy.

every male

Leviticus 6:18,29
All the males among the children of Aaron shall eat of it. It shall be a statute for ever in your generations concerning the offerings of the LORD made by fire: every one that toucheth them shall be holy…

Leviticus 7:6
Every male among the priests shall eat thereof: it shall be eaten in the holy place: it is most holy.

Leviticus 21:22
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.







Lexicon
You are to eat
תֹּאכֲלֶ֑נּוּ (tō·ḵă·len·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

it as most holy.
בְּקֹ֥דֶשׁ (bə·qō·ḏeš)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

Every
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

male
זָכָר֙ (zā·ḵār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2145: Remembered, a male

may eat it;
יֹאכַ֣ל (yō·ḵal)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

it shall be
יִֽהְיֶה־ (yih·yeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

holy
קֹ֖דֶשׁ (qō·ḏeš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

to you.
לָּֽךְ׃ (lāḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew
(10) In the most holy place . . . --These gifts were to be eaten, as most holy, in the court of the Tabernacle (see Leviticus 6:16; Leviticus 6:26; Leviticus 7:6), and only by the priests and the male members of their families.

Verse 10. - In the most holy place thou shalt eat it. בְּקֹדֶשׁ הַדָקֹּשִׁים. Septuagint, ἐν τῷ ἀγίῳ τῶν ἁγίων. This expression is somewhat perplexing, because it stands commonly for the holy of holies (Exodus 26:33). As it cannot possibly have that meaning here, two interpretations have been proposed.

1. That it means the court of the tabernacle, called "the holy place" in Leviticus 6:16, 26; Leviticus 7:6, and there specified as the only place in which the meat offerings, the sin offerings, and trespass offerings might be eaten. There is no reason why this court should not be called "must holy," as well as "holy;" if it was "holy" with respect to the camp, or the holy city, it was "most holy" with respect to all without the camp, or without the gate.

2. That the expression does not mean "in the most holy place," but "amongst the most holy things," as it does in Numbers 4:4, and above in verse 9. A distinction is clearly intended between the "most holy things," which only the priests and their sons might eat, and the "holy things," of which the rest of their families might partake also. It is difficult to decide between these renderings, although there can be no doubt that the "most holy" things were actually to be consumed within the tabernacle precincts. 18:8-19 All believers are spiritual priests, and God has promised to take care of them. Godliness has the promise of the life that now is. And from the provision here made for the priests, the apostle shows that it is the duty of christian churches to maintain their ministers. Scandalous maintenance makes scandalous ministers. The priests were to be wholly devoted to their ministry, not diverted from it, or disturbed in it, by worldly care or business. Also, that they might be examples of living by faith, not only in God's providence, but in his ordinances. The best should be offered for the first-fruits unto the Lord. Those who think to save, by putting God off with the refuse, deceive themselves, for God is not mocked.
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