1 Samuel 2:28
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New International Version
I chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor's family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites.

King James Bible
And did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer upon mine altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? and did I give unto the house of thy father all the offerings made by fire of the children of Israel?

Darby Bible Translation
and choose him out of all the tribes of Israel, to be my priest, to offer upon mine altar, to burn incense, to wear the ephod before me? and I gave unto the house of thy father all the offerings by fire of the children of Israel.

World English Bible
Did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? Did I give to the house of your father all the offerings of the children of Israel made by fire?

Young's Literal Translation
even to choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to Me for a priest, to go up on Mine altar, to make a perfume, to bear an ephod before Me, and I give to the house of thy father all the fire-offerings of the sons of Israel?

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And did I choose him - The high priesthood was a place of the greatest honor that could be conferred on man, and a place of considerable emolument; for from their part of the sacrifices they derived a most comfortable livelihood.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And did I

Exodus 28:1,4,6-30 And take you to you Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel...

Exodus 29:4 And Aaron and his sons you shall bring to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and shall wash them with water.

Exodus 39:1 And of the blue, and purple, and scarlet, they made cloths of service, to do service in the holy place...

Leviticus 8:7,8 And he put on him the coat, and girded him with the girdle, and clothed him with the robe, and put the ephod on him...

Numbers 16:5 And he spoke to Korah and to all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will show who are his, and who is holy...

Numbers 17:5-8 And it shall come to pass, that the man's rod, whom I shall choose, shall blossom...

Numbers 18:1-7 And the LORD said to Aaron, You and your sons and your father's house with you shall bear the iniquity of the sanctuary...

2 Samuel 12:7 And Nathan said to David, You are the man. Thus said the LORD God of Israel, I anointed you king over Israel...

did I give

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 And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: with unleavened bread shall it be eaten in the holy place...

Leviticus 7:7,8,32,34,35 As the sin offering is, so is the trespass offering: there is one law for them...

Leviticus 10:14,15 And the wave breast and heave shoulder shall you eat in a clean place; you, and your sons, and your daughters with you...

Numbers 5:9,10 And every offering of all the holy things of the children of Israel, which they bring to the priest, shall be his...

Numbers 18:8,19 And the LORD spoke to Aaron, Behold...

Deuteronomy 18:1-8 The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance with Israel...

Library
The Child Prophet
'And the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord before Eli. And the word of the Lord was precious in those days; there was no open vision. 2. And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place, and his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see; 8. And ere the lamp of God went out in the temple of the Lord, where the ark of God was, and Samuel was laid down to sleep; 4. That the Lord called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I. 5. And he ran onto Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Though the Fore-Mentioned Eternal Moral Obligations
are incumbent indeed on all rational creatures, antecedent to any respect of particular reward or punishment, yet they must certainly and necessarily be attended with rewards and punishments: Because the same reasons, which prove God himself to be necessarily just and good, and the rules of justice, equity, and goodness, to be his unalterable will, law, and command, to all created beings; prove also that he cannot but be pleased with and approve such creatures as imitate and obey him by observing
Samuel Clarke—A Discourse Concerning the Being and Attributes of God

Sanctification.
VI. Objections answered. I will consider those passages of scripture which are by some supposed to contradict the doctrine we have been considering. 1 Kings viii. 46: "If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near," etc. On this passage, I remark:-- 1. That this sentiment in nearly the same language, is repeated in 2 Chron. vi. 26, and in Eccl.
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity the Christian Calling and Unity.
Text: Ephesians 4, 1-6. 1 I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you to walk worthily of the calling wherewith ye were called, 2 with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; 3 giving diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as also ye were called in one hope of your calling; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 one God and Father of all, who is over all, and through all, and in all.
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III

Cross References
Exodus 28:1
"Have Aaron your brother brought to you from among the Israelites, along with his sons Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, so they may serve me as priests.

Exodus 30:7
"Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps.

Exodus 30:8
He must burn incense again when he lights the lamps at twilight so incense will burn regularly before the LORD for the generations to come.

Leviticus 7:35
This is the portion of the food offerings presented to the LORD that were allotted to Aaron and his sons on the day they were presented to serve the LORD as priests.

Leviticus 7:36
On the day they were anointed, the LORD commanded that the Israelites give this to them as their perpetual share for the generations to come.

Leviticus 8:7
He put the tunic on Aaron, tied the sash around him, clothed him with the robe and put the ephod on him. He also fastened the ephod with a decorative waistband, which he tied around him.

Leviticus 8:8
He placed the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and Thummim in the breastpiece.

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