New Living Translation
They must be set apart as holy to their God and must never bring shame on the name of God. They must be holy, for they are the ones who present the special gifts to the LORD, gifts of food for their God.
King James Bible
They shall be holy unto their God, and not profane the name of their God: for the offerings of the LORD made by fire, and the bread of their God, they do offer: therefore they shall be holy.
Darby Bible Translation
They shall be holy unto their God, and not profane the name of their God; for they present Jehovah's offerings by fire, the bread of their God; therefore shall they be holy.
World English Bible
They shall be holy to their God, and not profane the name of their God; for they offer the offerings of Yahweh made by fire, the bread of their God; therefore they shall be holy.
Young's Literal Translation
they are holy to their God, and they pollute not the name of their God, for the fire-offerings of Jehovah, bread of their God, they are bringing near, and have been holy.
Leviticus 21:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:6 Holy unto their God - Devoted to God's service, and always prepared for it, and therefore shall keep themselves from all defilements. The name of their God - Which they especially bear. The bread of their God - That is, the shew - bread: or rather, all the other offerings, besides burnt - offerings: which are called bread, because bread is commonly put for all food.
LibraryThirtieth Lesson. An Holy Priesthood;'
An holy priesthood;' Or, The Ministry of Intercession. An holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.'--I Peter ii. 5. Ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord.'--Isaiah lxi. 6. THE Spirit of the Lord God is upon me: because the Lord hath anointed me.' These are the words of Jesus in Isaiah. As the fruit of His work all redeemed ones are priests, fellow-partakers with Him of His anointing with the Spirit as High Priest. Like the precious ointment upon …
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer
Eleventh Day. The Holy one of Israel.
Even the priests who regularly come near to the LORD must purify themselves so that the LORD does not break out and destroy them."
and the priest will burn them on the altar. It is a special gift of food presented to the LORD.
Then Moses said to Aaron, "This is what the LORD meant when he said, I will display my holiness through those who come near me. I will display my glory before all the people.'" And Aaron was silent.
"Do not permit any of your children to be offered as a sacrifice to Molech, for you must not bring shame on the name of your God. I am the LORD.
You must treat them as holy because they offer up food to your God. You must consider them holy because I, the LORD, am holy, and I make you holy.
"Give the following instructions to Aaron: In all future generations, none of your descendants who has any defect will qualify to offer food to his God.
No descendant of Aaron who has a defect may approach the altar to present special gifts to the LORD. Since he has a defect, he may not approach the altar to offer food to his God.
Jump to PreviousBread Common Fire Fire-Offerings Food Offer Offered Offerings Pollute Present Profane
Jump to NextBread Common Fire Fire-Offerings Food Offer Offered Offerings Pollute Present Profane
LinksLeviticus 21:6 NIV
Leviticus 21:6 NLT
Leviticus 21:6 ESV
Leviticus 21:6 NASB
Leviticus 21:6 KJV
Leviticus 21:6 Bible Apps
Leviticus 21:6 Biblia Paralela
Leviticus 21:6 Chinese Bible
Leviticus 21:6 French Bible
Leviticus 21:6 German Bible
Leviticus 21:6 Commentaries