New International Version
All the sacred contributions the Israelites bring to a priest will belong to him.
King James Bible
And every offering of all the holy things of the children of Israel, which they bring unto the priest, shall be his.
Darby Bible Translation
And every heave-offering of all the holy things of the children of Israel, which they present unto the priest, shall be his.
World English Bible
Every heave offering of all the holy things of the children of Israel, which they present to the priest, shall be his.
Young's Literal Translation
'And every heave-offering of all the holy things of the sons of Israel, which they bring near to the priest, becometh his;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If the man have no kinsman - The Jews think that this law respects the stranger and the sojourner only, because every Israelite is in a state of affinity to all the rest; but there might be a stranger in the camp who has no relative in any of the tribes of Israel.
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LibraryMeditations against Despair, or Doubting of God's Mercy.
It is found by continual experience, that near the time of death, when the children of God are weakest, then Satan makes the greatest nourish of his strength, and assails them with his strongest temptations. For he knows that either he must now or never prevail; for if their souls once go to heaven, he shall never vex nor trouble them any more. And therefore he will now bestir himself as much as he can, and labour to set before their eyes all the gross sins which ever they committed, and the judgments …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
1 Corinthians 9:13
Don't you know that those who serve in the temple get their food from the temple, and that those who serve at the altar share in what is offered on the altar?
You are to give the right thigh of your fellowship offerings to the priest as a contribution.
From the fellowship offerings of the Israelites, I have taken the breast that is waved and the thigh that is presented and have given them to Aaron the priest and his sons as their perpetual share from the Israelites.'"
But you and your sons and your daughters may eat the breast that was waved and the thigh that was presented. Eat them in a ceremonially clean place; they have been given to you and your children as your share of the Israelites' fellowship offerings.
The thigh that was presented and the breast that was waved must be brought with the fat portions of the food offerings, to be waved before the LORD as a wave offering. This will be the perpetual share for you and your children, as the LORD has commanded."
But if that person has no close relative to whom restitution can be made for the wrong, the restitution belongs to the LORD and must be given to the priest, along with the ram with which atonement is made for the wrongdoer.
Moses gave the tribute to Eleazar the priest as the LORD's part, as the LORD commanded Moses.
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