Leviticus 3:16

“And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet savour: all the fat is the LORD'S.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Leviticus 3:16

And the Priest shall burne them vpon the Altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire, for a sweet sauour: All the fat is the Lords.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar {as} food, an offering by fire for a soothing aroma; all fat is the LORD'S.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire, for a sweet savor; all the fat is Jehovah's.
- American Standard Version (1901)

That it may be burned by the priest on the altar; it is the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet smell: all the fat is the Lord's.
- Basic English Bible

and the priest shall burn them on the altar: [it is] the food of the offering by fire for a sweet odour. All the fat [shall be] Jehovah's.
- Darby Bible

And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet savor: all the fat is the LORD'S.
- Webster's Bible

The priest shall burn them on the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire, for a pleasant aroma; all the fat is Yahweh's.
- World English Bible

and the priest hath made them a perfume on the altar -- bread of a fire-offering, for sweet fragrance; all the fat [is] Jehovah's.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the priest shall make them smoke upon the altar; it is the food of the offering made by fire, for a sweet savour; all the fat is the LORD'S.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Leviticus 3:16

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 3:16


3:16 Shall burn them - The parts mentioned, among which the tail is not one, as it was in the sheep. because that in goats is a refuse part. All the fat - This is to be limited, To those beasts, which were offered or offerable in sacrifice, as it is explained, #Lev 7:23|,25. To that kind of fat which is above - mentioned, and required to be offered, which was separated, or easily separable from the flesh for the fat which was here and there mixed with the flesh they might eat.


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