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Leviticus 3:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire, for a sweet savor; all the fat is Jehovah's.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet savour: all the fat [is] the LORD'S.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar [as] food, an offering by fire for a soothing aroma; all fat is the LORD’S.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet savor: all the fat [is] the LORD'S.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and the priest shall burn them on the altar: [it is] the food of the offering by fire for a sweet odour. All the fat [shall be] Jehovah's.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then shall the priest make a perfume at the altar,—the food of an altar-flame, for a satisfying odour,—all the fat—unto Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the priest hath made them a perfume on the altar—bread of a fire-offering, for sweet fragrance; all the fat [is] Jehovah's.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the priest shall burn them upon the altar, for the food of the fire, and of a most sweet savour. All the fat shall be the Lord's.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the Priest shall burne them vpon the Altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire, for a sweet sauour: All the fat [is] the LORDS.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the priest shall offer it upon the altar: [it is] a burnt-offering, a smell of sweet savour to the Lord. All the fat [belongs] to the Lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet savour: all the fat [is] Yahweh's.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the priest 3548
{3548} Prime
כֹּהֵן
kohen
{ko-hane'}
Active participle of H3547; literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman).
shall burn 6999
{6999} Prime
מֻקְטָר
qatar
{kaw-tar'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7000 through the idea of fumigation in a close place and perhaps thus driving out the occupants); to smoke, that is, turn into fragrance by fire (especially as an act of worship).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
them upon the altar: 4196
{4196} Prime
מִזְבֵּחַ
mizbeach
{miz-bay'-akh}
From H2076; an altar.
[it is] the food 3899
{3899} Prime
לֶחֶם
lechem
{lekh'-em}
From H3898; food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it).
of the offering made by fire 801
{0801} Prime
אִשֶּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The same as H0800, but used in a liturgical sense; properly a burnt offering; but occasionally of any sacrifice.
for a sweet 5207
{5207} Prime
נִחוֹחַ
nichowach
{nee-kho'-akh}
From H5117; properly restful, that is, pleasant; abstractly delight.
savour: 7381
{7381} Prime
רֵיחַ
reyach
{ray'-akh}
From H7306; odor (as if blown).
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the fat 2459
{2459} Prime
חֶלֶב
cheleb
{kheh'-leb}
From an unused root meaning to be fat; fat, whether literally or figuratively; hence the richest or choice part.
[is] Yhw's יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 3:6-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Leviticus 3:16

Shall burn them — The parts mentioned, among which the tail is not one, as it was in the sheep. because that in goats is a refuse part. All the fat — This is to be limited, To those beasts, which were offered or offerable in sacrifice, as it is explained, Leviticus 7:23, Leviticus 7:25. To that kind of fat which is above — mentioned, and required to be offered, which was separated, or easily separable from the flesh for the fat which was here and there mixed with the flesh they might eat.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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it is the food:

Leviticus 3:11 And the priest shall burn it upon the altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire unto the LORD.

all the fat:

Leviticus 3:3-5 And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards, ... And Aaron's sons shall burn it on the altar upon the burnt sacrifice, which [is] upon the wood that [is] on the fire: [it is] an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.
Leviticus 3:9-11 And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat thereof, [and] the whole rump, it shall he take off hard by the backbone; and the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards, ... And the priest shall burn it upon the altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire unto the LORD.
Leviticus 3:14-15 And he shall offer thereof his offering, [even] an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards, ... And the two kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, which [is] by the flanks, and the caul above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away.
Leviticus 4:8-19 And he shall take off from it all the fat of the bullock for the sin offering; the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards, ... And he shall take all his fat from him, and burn [it] upon the altar.
Leviticus 4:26 And he shall burn all his fat upon the altar, as the fat of the sacrifice of peace offerings: and the priest shall make an atonement for him as concerning his sin, and it shall be forgiven him.
Leviticus 4:31 And he shall take away all the fat thereof, as the fat is taken away from off the sacrifice of peace offerings; and the priest shall burn [it] upon the altar for a sweet savour unto the LORD; and the priest shall make an atonement for him, and it shall be forgiven him.
Leviticus 7:23-25 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no manner of fat, of ox, or of sheep, or of goat. ... For whosoever eateth the fat of the beast, of which men offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD, even the soul that eateth [it] shall be cut off from his people.
Leviticus 8:25 And he took the fat, and the rump, and all the fat that [was] upon the inwards, and the caul [above] the liver, and the two kidneys, and their fat, and the right shoulder:
Leviticus 9:24 And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat: [which] when all the people saw, they shouted, and fell on their faces.
Leviticus 17:6 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.
Exodus 29:13 And thou shalt take all the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul [that is] above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, and burn [them] upon the altar.
Exodus 29:22 Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat and the rump, and the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul [above] the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that [is] upon them, and the right shoulder; for it [is] a ram of consecration:
1 Samuel 2:15-16 Also before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man that sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest; for he will not have sodden flesh of thee, but raw. ... And [if] any man said unto him, Let them not fail to burn the fat presently, and [then] take [as much] as thy soul desireth; then he would answer him, [Nay]; but thou shalt give [it me] now: and if not, I will take [it] by force.
2 Chronicles 7:7 Moreover Solomon hallowed the middle of the court that [was] before the house of the LORD: for there he offered burnt offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the brasen altar which Solomon had made was not able to receive the burnt offerings, and the meat offerings, and the fat.
Isaiah 53:10 Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put [him] to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see [his] seed, he shall prolong [his] days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.
Matthew 22:37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
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Ex 29:13, 22. Lv 3:3, 9, 11, 14; 4:8, 26, 31; 7:23; 8:25; 9:24; 17:6. 1S 2:15. 2Ch 7:7. Is 53:10. Mt 22:37.

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