Numbers 8
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  • Verse 4

    And this work of the candlestick was of beaten gold, unto the shaft thereof, unto the flowers thereof, was beaten work: according unto the pattern which the LORD had shewed Moses, so he made the candlestick.

    this work
    Exodus 25:31-39; 37:17-24
    beaten work
    Exodus 25:18; 37:7,17,22
    the pattern
    Exodus 25:9,40; 1 Chronicles 28:11-19; Hebrews 8:5; 9:23

  • Verse 6

    Take the Levites from among the children of Israel, and cleanse them.

    cleanse them
    Exodus 19:15; 2 Corinthians 7:1; James 4:8

  • Verse 7

    And thus shalt thou do unto them, to cleanse them: Sprinkle water of purifying upon them, and let them shave all their flesh, and let them wash their clothes, and so make themselves clean.

    Leviticus 8:6; 14:7; Isaiah 52:15; Ezekiel 36:25; Hebrews 9:10
    19:9,10,13,17-19; Psalms 51:7; Hebrews 9:13
    let them shave
    Heb. let them cause a razor to pass over, etc.
    Leviticus 14:8,9
    wash their
    19:7,8,10,19; 31:20; Genesis 35:2; Exodus 19:10; Leviticus 15:6,10,11,27; 16:28; Psalms 51:2; Jeremiah 4:14; Matthew 23:25,26; James 4:8; 1 Peter 3:21; Revelation 7:14

  • Verse 8

    Then let them take a young bullock with his meat offering, even fine flour mingled with oil, and another young bullock shalt thou take for a sin offering.

    a young
    Exodus 29:1,3; Leviticus 1:3; 8:2
    his meat
    15:8,9; Leviticus 2:1
    Leviticus 4:3,14; 16:3; Isaiah 53:10; Romans 8:3; 2 Corinthians 5:21

  • Verse 9

    And thou shalt bring the Levites before the tabernacle of the congregation: and thou shalt gather the whole assembly of the children of Israel together:

    thou shalt bring
    Exodus 29:4-37; 40:12
    shalt gather the whole
    The words, kol √Ędath, which are rendered "the whole assembly," often signify all the elders, or principal persons in the several tribes. (ch. 15:4; 25:7; 35:12.) And they cannot well have any other sense here; for it would be impossible for all the children of Israel to put their hands on the Levites, as stated in the next verse.
    Leviticus 8:3

  • Verse 10

    And thou shalt bring the Levites before the LORD: and the children of Israel shall put their hands upon the Levites:

    3:45; Leviticus 1:4; Acts 6:6; 13:2,3; 1 Timothy 4:14; 5:22

  • Verse 11

    And Aaron shall offer the Levites before the LORD for an offering of the children of Israel, that they may execute the service of the LORD.

    Heb. wave. offering. Heb. wave-offering. Not that they were actually waved, but they were presented to God, as the God of heaven, and the Lord of the whole earth, as the wave offerings were; and in calling them wave-offerings, it was intimated to them that they must move to and fro with readiness in the business of their profession.
    6:20; Exodus 29:24; Leviticus 7:30; 8:27,29
    they may execute
    Heb. they may be to execute, etc.
    1:49-53; 3:5-43