New American Standard Bible
'He shall also take away its crop with its feathers and cast it beside the altar eastward, to the place of the ashes.
King James Bible
And he shall pluck away his crop with his feathers, and cast it beside the altar on the east part, by the place of the ashes:
Darby Bible Translation
And he shall remove its crop with its feathers, and cast it beside the altar on the east, into the place of the ashes;
World English Bible
and he shall take away its crop with its filth, and cast it beside the altar on the east part, in the place of the ashes.
Young's Literal Translation
and he hath turned aside its crop with its feathers, and hath cast it near the altar, eastward, unto the place of ashes;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
His crop with his feathers - The weight of authority is in favor of the marginal rendering. It is most probable that the feathers were burned with the body, and that the wings, mentioned in Leviticus 1:17, were not mutilated.
The place of the ashes - The ashes were daily removed from the altar (except on certain holy days) and thrown into a heap on its eastern side. When the heap became inconveniently large, it was removed in vessels appropriated to the purpose (see Exodus 27:3) to a spot without the camp. Leviticus 4:12; Leviticus 6:11.
LibraryThe Child-Life in Nazareth
THE stay of the Holy Family in Egypt must have been of brief duration. The cup of Herod's misdeeds, but also of his misery, was full. During the whole latter part of his life, the dread of a rival to the throne had haunted him, and he had sacrificed thousands, among them those nearest and dearest to him, to lay that ghost.  And still the tyrant was not at rest. A more terrible scene is not presented in history than that of the closing days of Herod. Tormented by nameless fears; ever and again …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The priest is to put on his linen robe, and he shall put on undergarments next to his flesh; and he shall take up the ashes to which the fire reduces the burnt offering on the altar and place them beside the altar.
"Immediately the word concerning Nebuchadnezzar was fulfilled; and he was driven away from mankind and began eating grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven until his hair had grown like eagles' feathers and his nails like birds' claws.
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