Numbers 19:4
New International Version
Then Eleazar the priest is to take some of its blood on his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the tent of meeting.

New Living Translation
Eleazar will take some of its blood on his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the Tabernacle.

English Standard Version
And Eleazar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger, and sprinkle some of its blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times.

Berean Study Bible
Eleazar the priest is to take some of its blood on his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the Tent of Meeting.

King James Bible
And Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood with his finger, and sprinkle of her blood directly before the tabernacle of the congregation seven times:

New King James Version
and Eleazar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger, and sprinkle some of its blood seven times directly in front of the tabernacle of meeting.

New American Standard Bible
And Eleazar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger and sprinkle some of its blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times.

NASB 1995
'Next Eleazar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger and sprinkle some of its blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times.

NASB 1977
‘Next Eleazar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger, and sprinkle some of its blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times.

Amplified Bible
Next Eleazar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger and sprinkle some of it toward the front of the Tent of Meeting (tabernacle) seven times.

Christian Standard Bible
The priest Eleazar is to take some of its blood with his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the tent of meeting.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Eleazar the priest is to take some of its blood with his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the tent of meeting.

American Standard Version
and Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood with his finger, and sprinkle her blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Eleazar shall take of her blood, and sprinkle of her blood seven times in front of the tabernacle of witness.

Contemporary English Version
He will dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle it seven times in the direction of the sacred tent.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And dipping his finger in her blood, shall sprinkle it over against the door of the tabernacle seven times,

English Revised Version
and Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood with his finger, and sprinkle of her blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times:

Good News Translation
Then Eleazar is to take some of its blood and with his finger sprinkle it seven times in the direction of the Tent.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The priest Eleazar will take some of the blood with his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the tent of meeting.

International Standard Version
Then Eleazar the priest is to take blood from it with his finger and sprinkle the blood in front of the Tent of Meeting.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood with his finger, and sprinkle of her blood toward the front of the tent of meeting seven times.

Literal Standard Version
And Eleazar the priest has taken of its blood with his finger, and has sprinkled [it] toward the front of the face of the Tent of Meeting from its blood seven times;

NET Bible
Eleazar the priest is to take some of its blood with his finger, and sprinkle some of the blood seven times directly in front of the tent of meeting.

New Heart English Bible
And Eleazar the priest shall take of its blood with his finger, and sprinkle this blood toward the front of the Tent of Meeting seven times.

World English Bible
and Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood with his finger, and sprinkle her blood toward the front of the Tent of Meeting seven times.

Young's Literal Translation
'And Eleazar the priest hath taken of its blood with his finger, and hath sprinkled over-against the front of the tent of meeting of her blood seven times;

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
The Red Heifer
3Give it to Eleazar the priest, and he will have it brought outside the camp and slaughtered in his presence. 4Eleazar the priest is to take some of its blood on his finger and sprinkle it seven times toward the front of the Tent of Meeting. 5Then the heifer must be burned in his sight. Its hide, its flesh, and its blood are to be burned, along with its dung.…

Cross References
Leviticus 4:6
The priest is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle some of it seven times before the LORD, in front of the veil of the sanctuary.

Leviticus 4:17
and he is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle it seven times before the LORD in front of the veil.

Leviticus 16:14
And he is to take some of the bull's blood and sprinkle it with his finger on the east side of the mercy seat; then he shall sprinkle some of it with his finger seven times before the mercy seat.


Treasury of Scripture

And Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood with his finger, and sprinkle of her blood directly before the tabernacle of the congregation seven times:

sprinkle

Leviticus 4:6,17
And the priest shall dip his finger in the blood, and sprinkle of the blood seven times before the LORD, before the vail of the sanctuary…

Leviticus 16:14,19
And he shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger upon the mercy seat eastward; and before the mercy seat shall he sprinkle of the blood with his finger seven times…

Hebrews 9:13,14
For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh: …









(4) And Eleazar the priest shall take of her blood . . . --The appointed rites were to be discharged by Eleazar, not by Aaron, who would otherwise have been temporarily disqualified by legal impurity from the discharge of his high-priestly functions.

Before the tabernacle of the congregation . . . --i.e., opposite to the entrance of the Tabernacle, but, as stated in the preceding verse, outside the camp, because the act had reference to the uncleanness of death.

Verse 4. And Eleazar... shall... sprinkle of her blood directly before (אֵל־נֹכַח פְּנֵי) the tabernacle. By this act the death of the heifer became a sacrificial offering. The sprinkling in the direction of the sanctuary intimated that the offering was made to him that dwelt therein, and the "seven times" was the ordinary number of perfect performance (Leviticus 4:17, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Eleazar
אֶלְעָזָ֧ר (’el·‘ā·zār)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 499: Eleazar -- 'God has helped', six Israelites

the priest
הַכֹּהֵ֛ן (hak·kō·hên)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3548: Priest

is to take
וְלָקַ֞ח (wə·lā·qaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

some of its blood
מִדָּמָ֖הּ (mid·dā·māh)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

with his finger
בְּאֶצְבָּע֑וֹ (bə·’eṣ·bā·‘ōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 676: Something to sieze with, a finger, a toe

and sprinkle
וְהִזָּ֞ה (wə·hiz·zāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5137: To spurt, spatter, sprinkle

[it]
מִדָּמָ֖הּ (mid·dā·māh)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

seven
שֶׁ֥בַע (še·ḇa‘)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7651: Seven, seven times, a week, an indefinite number

times
פְּעָמִֽים׃ (pə·‘ā·mîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6471: A beat, foot, anvil, occurrence

toward
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

the front
פְּנֵ֧י (pə·nê)
Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

of the Tent
אֹֽהֶל־ (’ō·hel-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 168: A tent

of Meeting.
מוֹעֵ֛ד (mō·w·‘êḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4150: Appointed time, place, or meeting


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