Leviticus 21:22
New International Version
He may eat the most holy food of his God, as well as the holy food;

New Living Translation
However, he may eat from the food offered to God, including the holy offerings and the most holy offerings.

English Standard Version
He may eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy and of the holy things,

Berean Study Bible
He may eat the most holy food of his God as well as the holy food,

New American Standard Bible
He may eat the food of his God, both of the most holy and of the holy,

New King James Version
He may eat the bread of his God, both the most holy and the holy;

King James Bible
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

Christian Standard Bible
He may eat the food of his God from what is especially holy as well as from what is holy.

Contemporary English Version
They may eat the food offerings presented to me,

Good News Translation
Such a man may eat the food offered to me, both the holy food offering and the very holy food offering,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He may eat the food of his God from what is especially holy as well as from what is holy.

International Standard Version
However, he may eat the food of his God, including the most holy and the holy offerings,

NET Bible
He may eat both the most holy and the holy food of his God,

New Heart English Bible
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He may eat the food of his God-what is holy and what is very holy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He may eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

New American Standard 1977
‘He may eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy and of the holy,

Jubilee Bible 2000
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy and of the sanctified things.

King James 2000 Bible
He may eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

American King James Version
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

American Standard Version
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The gifts of God are most holy, and he shall eat of the holy things.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall eat nevertheless of the loaves, that are offered in the sanctuary,

Darby Bible Translation
The bread of his God, of the most holy and of the holy, shall he eat;

English Revised Version
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

Webster's Bible Translation
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

World English Bible
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

Young's Literal Translation
'Bread of his God -- of the most holy things, and of the holy things -- he doth eat;
Study Bible
Restrictions Against Those with Blemishes
21No descendant of Aaron the priest who has a defect shall approach to present the offerings made by fire to the LORD. Since he has a defect, he is not to come near to offer the food of his God. 22He may eat the most holy food of his God as well as the holy food, 23but because he has a defect, he must not go near the curtain or approach the altar, so as not to desecrate My sanctuaries. For I am the LORD who sanctifies them.’”…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 9:13
Do you not know that those who work in the temple eat of its food, and those who serve at the altar partake of its offerings?

Leviticus 21:23
but because he has a defect, he must not go near the curtain or approach the altar, so as not to desecrate My sanctuaries. For I am the LORD who sanctifies them.'"

Leviticus 22:25
Neither you nor a foreigner shall present food to your God from any such animal. They will not be accepted on your behalf, because they are deformed and flawed.'"

Treasury of Scripture

He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

both

Leviticus 2:3,10
And the remnant of the meat offering shall be Aaron's and his sons': it is a thing most holy of the offerings of the LORD made by fire…

Leviticus 6:16,17,29
And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: with unleavened bread shall it be eaten in the holy place; in the court of the tabernacle of the congregation they shall eat it…

Leviticus 7:1
Likewise this is the law of the trespass offering: it is most holy.

and of the holy

Leviticus 22:10-13
There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing…

Numbers 18:10,19
In the most holy place shalt thou eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy unto thee…







Lexicon
He may eat
יֹאכֵֽל׃ (yō·ḵêl)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

the most
מִקָּדְשֵׁ֖י (miq·qā·ḏə·šê)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

holy
הַקֳּדָשִׁ֑ים (haq·qo·ḏā·šîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

food
לֶ֣חֶם (le·ḥem)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3899: Food, bread, grain

of his God
אֱלֹהָ֔יו (’ĕ·lō·hāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

as well as
וּמִן־ (ū·min-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

the holy [food],
הַקֳּדָשִׁ֖ים (haq·qo·ḏā·šîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity
(22) He shall eat the bread of his God.--But though unfit for serving at the altar, and reduced to do the menial work connected with the sanctuary, he was not only allowed to partake of the less holy sacrificial gifts, such as the peace shoulder, the tithes, and the first-fruits, but also to eat what remained of the meat-offerings, the sin-offerings, and the trespass-offerings, which were most holy. (See Leviticus 2:3.)

21:1-24 Laws concerning the priests. - As these priests were types of Christ, so all ministers must be followers of him, that their example may teach others to imitate the Saviour. Without blemish, and separate from sinners, He executed his priestly office on earth. What manner of persons then should his ministers be! But all are, if Christians, spiritual priests; the minister especially is called to set a good example, that the people may follow it. Our bodily infirmities, blessed be God, cannot now shut us out from his service, from these privileges, or from his heavenly glory. Many a healthful, beautiful soul is lodged in a feeble, deformed body. And those who may not be suited for the work of the ministry, may serve God with comfort in other duties in his church.
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