Leviticus 1:12
New International Version
You are to cut it into pieces, and the priest shall arrange them, including the head and the fat, on the wood that is burning on the altar.

New Living Translation
Then cut the animal in pieces, and the priests will arrange the pieces of the offering, including the head and fat, on the wood burning on the altar.

English Standard Version
And he shall cut it into pieces, with its head and its fat, and the priest shall arrange them on the wood that is on the fire on the altar,

Berean Study Bible
He is to cut the animal into pieces, and the priest shall arrange them, including the head and fat, atop the burning wood that is on the altar.

King James Bible
And he shall cut it into his pieces, with his head and his fat: and the priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire which is upon the altar:

New King James Version
And he shall cut it into its pieces, with its head and its fat; and the priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire upon the altar;

New American Standard Bible
He shall then cut it into its pieces with its head and its suet, and the priest shall arrange them on the wood which is on the fire that is on the altar.

NASB 1995
‘He shall then cut it into its pieces with its head and its suet, and the priest shall arrange them on the wood which is on the fire that is on the altar.

NASB 1977
‘He shall then cut it into its pieces with its head and its suet, and the priest shall arrange them on the wood which is on the fire that is on the altar.

Amplified Bible
He shall cut it into pieces, with its head and its fat, and the priest shall arrange them on the wood which is on the fire that is on the altar.

Christian Standard Bible
He will cut the animal into pieces with its head and its fat, and the priest will arrange them on top of the burning wood on the altar.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He will cut the animal into pieces with its head and its suet, and the priest will arrange them on top of the burning wood on the altar.

American Standard Version
And he shall cut it into its pieces, with its head and its fat; and the priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire which is upon the altar:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he shall cut its limbs and its head and his fat and the Priest shall arrange them on the wood in the fire upon the altar:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they shall divide it by its limbs, and its head and its fat, and the priests shall pile them up on the wood which is on the fire, on the altar.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they shall divide the joints, the head, and all that cleave to the liver: and shall lay them upon the wood, under which the fire is to be put:

English Revised Version
And he shall cut it into its pieces, with its head and its fat: and the priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire which is upon the altar:

Good News Translation
After you cut it up, the officiating priest shall put on the fire all the parts, including the head and the fat.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then cut it into pieces. The priest will lay the head and the fat on the wood burning on the altar.

International Standard Version
He is to cut up its head and fat into separate pieces arrange them in rows on the wood over the fire that burns on the altar,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he shall cut it into its pieces; and the priest shall lay them, with its head and its suet, in order on the wood that is on the fire which is upon the altar.

Literal Standard Version
and he has cut it into its pieces, and its head and its fat, and the priest has arranged them on the wood, which [is] on the fire, which [is] on the altar;

NET Bible
Next, the one presenting the offering must cut it into parts, with its head and its suet, and the priest must arrange them on the wood which is in the fire, on the altar.

New Heart English Bible
He shall cut it into its pieces, with its head and its fat. The priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire which is on the altar,

World English Bible
He shall cut it into its pieces, with its head and its fat. The priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire which is on the altar,

Young's Literal Translation
and he hath cut it into its pieces, and its head and its fat, and the priest hath arranged them on the wood, which is on the fire, which is on the altar;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Laws for Burnt Offerings
11He shall slaughter it on the north side of the altar before the LORD, and Aaron’s sons the priests are to sprinkle its blood against the altar on all sides. 12He is to cut the animal into pieces, and the priest shall arrange them, including the head and fat, atop the burning wood that is on the altar. 13The entrails and legs must be washed with water, and the priest shall bring all of it and burn it on the altar; it is a burnt offering, an offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma to the LORD.…

Cross References
Leviticus 1:8
Then Aaron's sons the priests are to arrange the pieces, including the head and the fat, atop the burning wood on the altar.

Leviticus 3:3
From the peace offering he is to bring an offering made by fire to the LORD: the fat that covers the entrails, all the fat that is on them,

Leviticus 3:4
both kidneys with the fat on them near the loins, and the lobe of the liver, which he is to remove with the kidneys.


Treasury of Scripture

And he shall cut it into his pieces, with his head and his fat: and the priest shall lay them in order on the wood that is on the fire which is on the altar:

Leviticus 1:6-8
And he shall flay the burnt offering, and cut it into his pieces…









(12) With his head and his fat.--That is, "he shall cut it into its pieces, and sever or cut off its head and its fat." By a figure of speech not uncommon in Hebrew, one verb is connected with two substantives, though it only applies to one of the two, and a kindred verb has to be supplied for the second substantive to obtain the proper sense.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He is to cut
וְנִתַּ֤ח (wə·nit·taḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5408: To cut up, cut in pieces, divide by joints

the animal into pieces,
לִנְתָחָ֔יו (lin·ṯā·ḥāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5409: A piece (of a divided carcass)

and the priest
הַכֹּהֵן֙ (hak·kō·hên)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3548: Priest

shall arrange
וְעָרַ֤ךְ (wə·‘ā·raḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6186: To set in a, row, arrange, put in order

them,
אֹתָ֔ם (’ō·ṯām)
Direct object marker | third person masculine plural
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

with
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

its head
רֹאשׁ֖וֹ (rō·šōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7218: The head

and fat,
פִּדְר֑וֹ (piḏ·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6309: Suet

atop
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the burning
הָאֵ֔שׁ (hā·’êš)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 784: A fire

wood
הָֽעֵצִים֙ (hā·‘ê·ṣîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6086: Tree, trees, wood

that
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

[is] on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the altar.
הַמִּזְבֵּֽחַ׃ (ham·miz·bê·aḥ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4196: An altar


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