LEVITICUS 17:8

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And thou shalt say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers which sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt offering or sacrifice,

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Leviticus 17:8 Translation & Meaning

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And thou shalt say תֹּאמַ֔ר To say (used with great latitude) say
unto וַֽאֲלֵהֶ֣ם Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
them, Whatsoever man אִ֥ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) Whatsoever man
there be (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
of the house מִבֵּ֣ית A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house
of Israel, יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
or of וּמִן Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses or of
the strangers הַגֵּ֖ר Properly, a guest; by implication, a foreigner strangers
which אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
sojourn יָג֣וּר Properly, to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e., sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid) sojourn
among בְּתוֹכָ֑ם A bisection, i.e., (by implication) the center among
you, that אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc you that
offereth יַֽעֲלֶ֥ה To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative offereth
a burnt offering עֹלָ֖ה A step or (collectively, stairs, as ascending); usually a holocaust (as going up in smoke) burnt offering
or אוֹ Desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if or
sacrifice, זָֽבַח׃ Properly, a slaughter, i.e., the flesh of an animal; by implication, a sacrifice (the victim or the act) sacrifice

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  • 6  And the priest shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar of the Lord at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat for a sweet savour unto the Lord.

  • 7  And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them throughout their generations.

  • 8  And thou shalt say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers which sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt offering or sacrifice,

  • 9  And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer it unto the Lord; even that man shall be cut off from among his people.

  • 10  And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.




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