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Leviticus 2:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— As an oblation of first-[fruits] ye shall offer them unto Jehovah: but they shall not come up for a sweet savor on the altar.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— As for the oblation of the firstfruits, ye shall offer them unto the LORD: but they shall not be burnt on the altar for a sweet savour.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘As an offering of first fruits you shall bring them to the LORD, but they shall not ascend for a soothing aroma on the altar.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— As for the oblation of the first-fruits, ye shall offer them to the LORD: but they shall not be burnt on the altar for a sweet savor.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— As to the offering of the first-fruits, ye shall present them to Jehovah; but they shall not be offered upon the altar for a sweet odour.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— As for an oblation of firstfruits, ye shall bring them near, unto Yahweh,—but, unto the altar, they shall not take them up, as a satisfying odour.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'An offering of first-[fruits]—ye bring them near to Jehovah, but on the altar they go not up, for sweet fragrance.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— You shall offer only the firstfruits of them and gifts: but they shall not be put upon the altar, for a savour of sweetness.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— As for the oblation of the first fruits, yee shall offer them vnto the LORD, but they shall not be burnt on the Altar for a sweet sauour.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Ye shall bring them in the way of fruits to the Lord, but they shall not be offered on the altar for a sweet-smelling savour to the Lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— As for the oblation of the firstfruits, ye shall offer them unto Yahweh: but they shall not be burnt on the altar for a sweet savour.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
As for the oblation 7133
{7133} Prime
From H7126; something brought near the altar, that is, a sacrificial present.
of the firstfruits, 7225
{7225} Prime
From the same as H7218; the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically a firstfruit).
ye shall offer 7126
{7126} Prime
A primitive root; to approach (causatively bring near) for whatever purpose.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
them unto Yhw יָהוֶה: 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
but they shall not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
be burnt 5927
{5927} Prime
A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
on x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the altar 4196
{4196} Prime
From H2076; an altar.
for a sweet 5207
{5207} Prime
From H5117; properly restful, that is, pleasant; abstractly delight.
savour. 7381
{7381} Prime
From H7306; odor (as if blown).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Leviticus 2:12

_ _ the oblation of the first-fruits — voluntary offerings made by individuals out of their increase, and leaven and honey might be used with these (Leviticus 23:17; Numbers 15:20). Though presented at the altar, they were not consumed, but assigned by God for the use of the priests.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 2:11-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Leviticus 2:12

Ye may offer them — Or either of them, leaven or honey. They shall not be burnt — But reserved for the priests.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Leviticus 2:12

As for the oblation of the firstfruits, ye shall offer (f) them unto the LORD: but they shall not be burnt (g) on the altar for a sweet savour.

(f) That is, fruits which were sweet as honey, ye may offer.

(g) But reserved for the priests.

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the oblation:

Genesis 23:10-11 And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, [even] of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying, ... Nay, my lord, hear me: the field give I thee, and the cave that [is] therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee: bury thy dead.
Genesis 23:17 And the field of Ephron, which [was] in Machpelah, which [was] before Mamre, the field, and the cave which [was] therein, and all the trees that [were] in the field, that [were] in all the borders round about, were made sure
Exodus 22:29 Thou shalt not delay [to offer] the first of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: the firstborn of thy sons shalt thou give unto me.
Exodus 23:10-11 And six years thou shalt sow thy land, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof: ... But the seventh [year] thou shalt let it rest and lie still; that the poor of thy people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, [and] with thy oliveyard.
Exodus 23:19 The first of the firstfruits of thy land thou shalt bring into the house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother's milk.
Numbers 15:20 Ye shall offer up a cake of the first of your dough [for] an heave offering: as [ye do] the heave offering of the threshingfloor, so shall ye heave it.
Deuteronomy 26:10 And now, behold, I have brought the firstfruits of the land, which thou, O LORD, hast given me. And thou shalt set it before the LORD thy God, and worship before the LORD thy God:
2 Chronicles 31:5 And as soon as the commandment came abroad, the children of Israel brought in abundance the firstfruits of corn, wine, and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field; and the tithe of all [things] brought they in abundantly.
1 Corinthians 15:20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, [and] become the firstfruits of them that slept.
Revelation 14:4 These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, [being] the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.

be burnt:
Heb. ascend
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Gn 23:10, 17. Ex 22:29; 23:10, 19. Nu 15:20. Dt 26:10. 2Ch 31:5. 1Co 15:20. Rv 14:4.

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