Leviticus 7:31
New International Version
The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons.

New Living Translation
Then the priest will burn the fat on the altar, but the breast will belong to Aaron and his descendants.

English Standard Version
The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be for Aaron and his sons.

Berean Study Bible
The priest is to burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons.

King James Bible
And the priest shall burn the fat upon the altar: but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

New King James Version
And the priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be Aaron’s and his sons’.

New American Standard Bible
And the priest shall offer up the fat in smoke on the altar, but the breast shall belong to Aaron and to his sons.

NASB 1995
'The priest shall offer up the fat in smoke on the altar, but the breast shall belong to Aaron and his sons.

NASB 1977
‘And the priest shall offer up the fat in smoke on the altar; but the breast shall belong to Aaron and his sons.

Amplified Bible
The priest shall offer up the fat in smoke on the altar, but the breast shall be for Aaron and his sons.

Christian Standard Bible
The priest is to burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The priest is to burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons.

American Standard Version
And the priest shall burn the fat upon the altar; but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons .

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Priest shall offer up the fat on the altar and the breast will be for Ahron and for his children.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the priest shall offer the fat upon the altar, and the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons,

Contemporary English Version
A priest from Aaron's family will then send the fat up in smoke, but the ribs belong to the priests.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who shall burn the fat upon the altar, but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

English Revised Version
And the priest shall burn the fat upon the altar: but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

Good News Translation
The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall belong to the priests.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The priest will burn the fat on the altar. However, the breast will belong to Aaron and his sons.

International Standard Version
The priest will burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the priest shall make the fat smoke upon the altar; but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

Literal Standard Version
And the priest has made incense with the fat on the altar, and the breast has been Aaron’s and his sons;

NET Bible
and the priest must offer the fat up in smoke on the altar, but the breast will belong to Aaron and his sons.

New Heart English Bible
The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

World English Bible
The priest shall burn the fat on the altar, but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

Young's Literal Translation
'And the priest hath made perfume with the fat on the altar, and the breast hath been Aaron's and his sons;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Priests' Portion
30With his own hands he is to bring the offerings made by fire to the LORD; he shall bring the fat, together with the breast, and wave the breast as a wave offering before the LORD. 31The priest is to burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons. 32And you are to give the right thigh to the priest as a contribution from your peace offering.…

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?

Exodus 29:26
Take the breast of the ram of Aaron's ordination and wave it before the LORD as a wave offering, and it will be your portion.

Leviticus 8:29
He also took the breast--Moses' portion of the ram of ordination--and waved it before the LORD as a wave offering, as the LORD had commanded him.

Numbers 18:11
And this is yours as well: the offering of their gifts, along with all the wave offerings of the Israelites. I have given this to you and your sons and daughters as a permanent statute. Every ceremonially clean person in your household may eat it.

Numbers 18:18
And their meat belongs to you, just as the breast and right thigh of the wave offering belong to you.

Deuteronomy 18:3
This shall be the priests' share from the people who offer a sacrifice, whether a bull or a sheep: the priests are to be given the shoulder, the jowls, and the stomach.


Treasury of Scripture

And the priest shall burn the fat on the altar: but the breast shall be Aaron's and his sons'.

the priest

Leviticus 3:5,11,16
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…

the breast

Leviticus 7:34
For the wave breast and the heave shoulder have I taken of the children of Israel from off the sacrifices of their peace offerings, and have given them unto Aaron the priest and unto his sons by a statute for ever from among the children of Israel.

Leviticus 5:13
And the priest shall make an atonement for him as touching his sin that he hath sinned in one of these, and it shall be forgiven him: and the remnant shall be the priest's, as a meat offering.

Leviticus 6:16,26
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…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The priest
הַכֹּהֵ֛ן (hak·kō·hên)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3548: Priest

is to burn
וְהִקְטִ֧יר (wə·hiq·ṭîr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6999: To smoke, turn into fragrance by fire

the fat
הַחֵ֖לֶב (ha·ḥê·leḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2459: Fat, richest, choice part

on the altar,
הַמִּזְבֵּ֑חָה (ham·miz·bê·ḥāh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 4196: An altar

but the breast
הֶֽחָזֶ֔ה (he·ḥā·zeh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2373: Breast (of animals)

belongs to
וְהָיָה֙ (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

Aaron
לְאַהֲרֹ֖ן (lə·’a·hă·rōn)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

and his sons.
וּלְבָנָֽיו׃ (ū·lə·ḇā·nāw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son


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