Leviticus 22:25
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New International Version
and you must not accept such animals from the hand of a foreigner and offer them as the food of your God. They will not be accepted on your behalf, because they are deformed and have defects.'"

King James Bible
Neither from a stranger's hand shall ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their corruption is in them, and blemishes be in them: they shall not be accepted for you.

Darby Bible Translation
Nor from the hand of the stranger shall ye present the bread of your God, of any of these; for their corruption is in them: a defect is in them; they shall not be accepted for you.

World English Bible
Neither shall you offer the bread of your God from the hand of a foreigner of any of these; because their corruption is in them. There is a blemish in them. They shall not be accepted for you.'"

Young's Literal Translation
And from the hand of a son of a stranger ye do not bring near the bread of your God, of any of these, for their corruption is in them; blemish is in them; they are not pleasing for you.'

Leviticus 22:25 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Their corruption is in them - Viz., they are bruised, crushed, broken, etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a stranger's

Numbers 15:14-16 And if a stranger sojourn with you, or whoever be among you in your generations, and will offer an offering made by fire...

Numbers 16:40 To be a memorial to the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron...

Ezra 6:8-10 Moreover I make a decree what you shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods...

the bread

Leviticus 21:6,8,21,22 They shall be holy to their God, and not profane the name of their God: for the offerings of the LORD made by fire...

Malachi 1:7,8,12-14 You offer polluted bread on my altar; and you say, Wherein have we polluted you? In that you say...

because

Ephesians 2:12 That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise...

1 John 5:18 We know that whoever is born of God sins not; but he that is begotten of God keeps himself, and that wicked one touches him not.

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The Two Sabbath-Controversies - the Plucking of the Ears of Corn by the Disciples, and the Healing of the Man with the Withered Hand
IN grouping together the three miracles of healing described in the last chapter, we do not wish to convey that it is certain they had taken place in precisely that order. Nor do we feel sure, that they preceded what is about to be related. In the absence of exact data, the succession of events and their location must be matter of combination. From their position in the Evangelic narratives, and the manner in which all concerned speak and act, we inferred, that they took place at that particular
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Leviticus 21:22
He may eat the most holy food of his God, as well as the holy food;

Leviticus 22:26
The LORD said to Moses,

Ezekiel 44:7
In addition to all your other detestable practices, you brought foreigners uncircumcised in heart and flesh into my sanctuary, desecrating my temple while you offered me food, fat and blood, and you broke my covenant.

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