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• XXXVIII. See chap. xxvii. in the whole. - XXXVIII. 8. And he made the laver of brass, and the foot of it of brass, of the looking glasses of the women, &c. . .
Also he made a great laver, to wash the priests, and to cleanse the sacrifices ; and both the foot and frame of it was made of that brass and shining metal, whereof the women's looking-glasses were made, which now devoutly gave these instruments of their vanity, to holy uses.
XXXVIII. 21. This is the sum of the tabernacle, even of the tabernacle of testimony, as it was counted, according to the commandment of Moses, for the service of Levites, &c.
These are the parts of the tabernacle, that is, the tabernacle that witnesseth the presence of God to his people; all the parts whereof, by the commandment of Moses, were, at the taking down and erecting, committed to the charge of the Levites, by Ithamar, the son of Aaron, which was set over the Levites.
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XXXIX. See chap. xxviii. in the whole.
XL. 35. And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode thereon, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
So Moses, at that time, could not, for reverence of the place, enter into the tabernacle of the congregation ; because God, now, at the first consecration of it, did so gloriously manifest himself; not only in the sign of the cloud upon the tabernacle, but also of exceeding glory and brightness within the tabernacle.
LEVITICUS. I. 2. If any man of you bring an offering unto the LORD, ye shall bring your offering of the cattle, even of the herd, and of the
If any of you offer an ordinary sacrifice unto the Lord, ye shall offer your sacrifice of those cattle, which are most common for their use, namely, beeves, and sheep, or goats.
I. 3. If his offering be a burnt sacrifice of the herd..
If it be a sacrifice to be consumed by fire, of beeves from the herd.
I. 5. And he shall kill the bullock before the LORD. · And the priest shall kill the bullock, before the Lord for him.
II. 1. And when any will offer a meat offering unto the LORD.
When any man will voluntarily, besides the set occasions, offer a meat offering unto the Lord.
II. 12. As for the oblation of the firstfruits, ye shall offer them unto the LORD.
In this oblation of the firstfruits only, yo shall offer leaven unto the Lord, in the two loaves which shall be for the shake offering. Whereof see Levit. xxiii. 17, &c.
III. 1. And if his oblation be a sacrifice of peace offering, if he offer it of the herd.
And if his oblation be a peace offering, that is, such as whereby the offerer doth thankfully present himself to God, acknowledging to have received all blessings from him, &c.
III. 3. And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD, the fut that covereth the inwards.
So the priest shall offer of the peace offering, the fat that covereth the inwards, &o. as a sacrifice to be consumed by fire unto the Lord,
IV. 3. If the priest that is anointed do sin according to the sin of the people ; then let him bring for his sin, which he hath sinned, a young bullock without blemish.
If the priest, which is anointed, and thereby consecrated to God, shall sin, so as occasion may be given therefore unto the people to offend, then shall he, according to the greater eminence of his place, offer for his sin a young bullock, &c.
IV. 4. And shall lay his hand upon the bullock's head, and kill the bullock before the LORD.
He shall put his hand upon the bullock's head, in token that that sin of his is transferred to him, that is the true propitiatory sacrifice for sin, &c.
IV. 12. Even the whole bullock shall he carry forth without the camp unto a clean place, where the ashes are poured out, and burn him on the wood with fire.
So he shall cause all the rest of the bullock, besides the blood, the fat, the kidneys, and the caul, to be carried out of the host, into some clean place, to be consumed : both to shew detestation unto the sin, for which it is offered ; and to signify, that the true sacrifice must be offered without the gates.
V. 11. He shall bring for his sin offering a tenth part of an ephah of fine flour ; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall be put any frankincense thereon : for it is a sin offering.
He shall bring the quantity of a pottle of fine flour, as an offering for his sin : he shall put neither oil nor frankincense upon it; for these two are figures of grace and obedience, wherewith sin hath no affinity.
V. 15. If a soul commit a trespass through ignorance, in the holy things of the Lord; then shall he bring for his trespass unto the
LORD a ram without blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary. .
If a man shalí, through ignorance, do any act, whereby he offends, in the use of any thing that is consecrated to God; whether in the omission of any due circumstance concerning it, or in misemploying it to any other purpose than that whereto it is set apart; he shall bring to the Lord, as an offering for such trespass, a ram without any blemish, out of the flocks, worth, in the priest's valuation, two shekels of silver at the least, according to the largest proportion of the shekel, which is that of the sanctuary, weighing three hundred and twenty grains. · VI, 16. In the holy place ; in the court of the tabernacle of the congregation they shall eat it.
In the court of the sanctuary, where these holy oblations were dressed.
VI. 18. Every one that toucheth them shall be holy.
Every one, that toucheth them, shall be beforehand sanctified, and free from all legal pollutions.
VI. 21. And the baken pieces of the meat offering.
The pieces of the cake, which shall be broken for the use of the meat offering, by the priest.
VII. 18. It shall not be imputed to him.
VII. 20. Shall bear his iniquity, that hath his uncleanness upon him.
Shall suffer the punishment of his iniquity, that hath not taken the prescribed course for the expiating of his uncleanness.
: VIII. 8. He put in the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim.
He put in the breast-plate those two precious stones, which signified light and perfection; by the means whereof the people should receive answers from God.
VIII. 15. To make reconciliation upon it.
That it might be duly prepared to receive those sacrifices, by which reconciliation might be made for the sins of the people.
VIII. 23. On the tip of Aaron's right ear, &c.
To signify, that the hearing of his ears, and actions of his hands, and motions of his feet, are, and should be, sanctified.
VIII. 29. It was Moses' part.
It was the portion appointed for Moses, in the right of that priesthood, which he did yet extraordinarily execute.
VIII, 35. Therefore shall ye abide at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation day and night seven days, and keep the charge of the LORD, that ye die not.
Therefore ye shall not go out of the bounds of the court-yard of the tabernacle, for the space of seven days and seven nights ; and shall duly keep all these observations, which the Lord hath enjoined you ; that so God may not be provoked to strike you with death.
IX. 6. And the glory of the LORD shall appear unto you.
The Lord shall give you some visible and glorious sign of his presence.
IX. 23, 24. And the glory of the LORD appeared to all the people. And there came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon
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And, in the sight of all the people, there came a fire, whether out of the tabernacle or from heaven, and fell upon the altar, and consumed the sacrifice of burnt offering, which lay ready upon it.
X. 1. And offered strange fire before the LORD.
And took up in their censers common and unsanctified fire, whereon they burnt the holy incense to the Lord.
X. 6. Uncover not your heads, neither rend your garments ; lest you die.
Give no testimonies of a repining grief, and discontentment at this just judgment of God, lest, in his displeasure, he consume you also.
X. 19. When ye go into the tabernacle. When ye are to go into the inner court of the tabernacle, here to do your service to the Lord.
X. 14. In a clean place.
In a place free from legal pollution ; or within the compass of the camp of Israel, or that selected city, where God will have his worship to be fixed.
X. 19. Behold, this day have they offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord; and such, &c.
Behold, the children of Israel have this day offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord; but as for me, you do well know what cause of just sorrow I have had this day, in that heavy judgment, which hath befallen my sons; and if, in this mourning and sad dejectedness, I had eaten of the sin offering, how could it have been well taken of that God, who requires cheerfulness in all that thus partake of his holy things?
XI. 2, 3. Thes? are the beasts, &c. Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that shall ye eat.
I would have your diet a figure of your conversation ; beasts, to be figures of men : those men, which put just differences betwixt their actions, and that do meditate and chew upon the law of God continually, those are fit for you to converse with, and to be received of you into your entire fellowship; these are represented to you by beasts, that divide the hoof and chew the cud.
XI. 10. All that have not fins and scales in the seas, &c. shall be an abomination to you.
The fins of the fish are for steering of their motion ; the scales are for smoothness of passage, for safeguard, for ornament: those men, that have no knowledge and faith to guide them, no good dispositions to set them forward, nor good works to set them forth, are not for your entire conversation.
XII. 2. Her infirmity.
That sickness, which, in ordinary course, is every month incident to her sex.
XIII. 13. If the leprosy have covered all the flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague : all is turned white : he is cleun.
If the whole flesh be so covered over, that there is no appearance of difference in the skin, it is a sign that the strength of nature hath wholly driven out that inward matter, which was the cause of the leprosy; and therefore it argues, that the party is delivered from his disease.
XIII. 45. He shall put a covering upon his upper lip. .
In sign of mourning for this judgment, and for restraint of that breath which is infectious, he shall muffle up himself.
XIV. 45. Unto an unclean place. · Unto some place, which is in itself unhallowed, and is now polluted by these unclean materials, that are cast upon it.
XIV. 49. And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop.
There shall be the same ceremonies for the cleansing of the house, that are appointed for the man; such, as are clear types of the blood of the Messiah, cleansing the soul from the leprosy of sin.
XV. 2. When any man hath a running issue out of his flesh. .
When any one hath an ordinary and insensible passage of seed, in the running of the reins.
XV. 31. Thus shall ye separate the children of Israel from their uncleannesses.
Thus shall ye teach the children of Israel to separate themselves, each from other, in cases of their legal uncleannesses, and to cleanse themselves from their pollutions.
XVI. 2. That he come not at all times unto the holy place within the vail before the mercy seat, which is upon the ark. -- ..