LEVITICUS 8:28

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Moses took them from off their hands, and burnt them on the altar upon the burnt offering: they were consecrations for a sweet savour: it is an offering made by fire unto the Lord.

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Leviticus 8:28 Translation & Meaning

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And Moses מֹשֶׁ֤ה Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver Moses
took וַיִּקַּ֨ח To take (in the widest variety of applications) took
them from off מֵעַ֣ל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications off
their hands, כַּפֵּיהֶ֔ם The hollow hand or palm (so of the paw of an animal, of the sole, and even of the bowl of a dish or sling, the handle of a bolt, the leaves of a palm-tree); figuratively, power hands
and burnt וַיַּקְטֵ֥ר To smoke, i.e., turn into fragrance by fire (especially as an act of worship) burnt
them (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
on the altar הַמִּזְבֵּ֖חָה An altar altar
upon עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
the burnt offering: הָֽעֹלָ֑ה A step or (collectively, stairs, as ascending); usually a holocaust (as going up in smoke) burnt offering
they הֵם֙ They (only used when emphatic) they
were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
consecrations מִלֻּאִ֥ים A fulfilling (only in plural), i.e., (literally) a setting (of gems), or (technically) consecration (also concretely, a dedicatory sacrifice) consecrations
for a sweet נִיחֹ֔חַ Properly, restful, i.e., pleasant; abstractly, delight sweet
savour: לְרֵ֣יחַ Odor (as if blown) savour
it ה֖וּא He (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are it
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
an offering made by fire אִשֶּׁ֥ה Properly, a burnt-offering; but occasionally of any sacrifice offering made fire
unto the Lord. לַֽיהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 26  And out of the basket of unleavened bread, that was before the Lord, he took one unleavened cake, and a cake of oiled bread, and one wafer, and put them on the fat, and upon the right shoulder:

  • 27  And he put all upon Aaron's hands, and upon his sons' hands, and waved them for a wave offering before the Lord.

  • 28  And Moses took them from off their hands, and burnt them on the altar upon the burnt offering: they were consecrations for a sweet savour: it is an offering made by fire unto the Lord.

  • 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; as the Lord commanded Moses.

  • 30  And Moses took of the anointing oil, and of the blood which was upon the altar, and sprinkled it upon Aaron, and upon his garments, and upon his sons, and upon his sons' garments with him; and sanctified Aaron, and his garments, and his sons, and his sons' garments with him.




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