Leviticus 24:2
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New Living Translation
"Command the people of Israel to bring you pure oil of pressed olives for the light, to keep the lamps burning continually.

King James Bible
Command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamps to burn continually.

Darby Bible Translation
Command the children of Israel that they bring unto thee pure beaten olive oil for the light, to light the lamp continually.

World English Bible
"Command the children of Israel, that they bring to you pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.

Young's Literal Translation
'Command the sons of Israel, and they bring unto thee pure olive oil, beaten, for the lamp, to cause a light to go up continually;

Leviticus 24:2 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

24:2 To cause the lamps to burn - Heb. the lamp: yet Lev 24:4, it is the lamps: The seven lamps made all one lamp. In allusion to which, the Blessed Spirit is represented, Rev 4:5, by seven lamps of fire before the throne. For there are diversities of gifts, but one spirit.

Leviticus 24:2 Parallel Commentaries

Library
A Divine Saviour.
"Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God." (Matthew xvi. 1; John vi. 69.) We meet with a certain class of Enquirers who do not believe in the Divinity of Christ. There are many passages that will give light on this subject. In 1 Corinthians xv. 47, we are told: "The first man is of the earth earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven." In 1 John v. 20: "We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know Him that is true; and we are in Him that is
Dwight L. Moody—The Way to God and How to Find It

Leviticus
The emphasis which modern criticism has very properly laid on the prophetic books and the prophetic element generally in the Old Testament, has had the effect of somewhat diverting popular attention from the priestly contributions to the literature and religion of Israel. From this neglect Leviticus has suffered most. Yet for many reasons it is worthy of close attention; it is the deliberate expression of the priestly mind of Israel at its best, and it thus forms a welcome foil to the unattractive
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Exodus 27:20
"Command the people of Israel to bring you pure oil of pressed olives for the light, to keep the lamps burning continually.

Exodus 27:21
The lampstand will stand in the Tabernacle, in front of the inner curtain that shields the Ark of the Covenant. Aaron and his sons must keep the lamps burning in the LORD's presence all night. This is a permanent law for the people of Israel, and it must be observed from generation to generation.

Leviticus 24:1
The LORD said to Moses,

Leviticus 24:3
This is the lampstand that stands in the Tabernacle, in front of the inner curtain that shields the Ark of the Covenant. Aaron must keep the lamps burning in the LORD's presence all night. This is a permanent law for you, and it must be observed from generation to generation.

Numbers 8:2
"Give Aaron the following instructions: When you set up the seven lamps in the lampstand, place them so their light shines forward in front of the lampstand."

1 Samuel 3:3
The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was sleeping in the Tabernacle near the Ark of God.

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