Leviticus 7:37 MEANING

Leviticus 7:37
(37) This is the law . . . --This and the following verse sum up the whole sacrificial law contained in Leviticus 1-8

The burnt offering.--Described in Leviticus 1:3-17, with its supplement, Leviticus 6:8-13.

The meat offering.--Described in Leviticus 2:1-16, with its supplement, Leviticus 6:14-18.

The sin offering.--Described in Leviticus 4:1-35, with its supplement, Leviticus 6:24-30.

The trespass offering.--Described in Leviticus 5:1-13, with its supplements, Leviticus 5:14-19, Leviticus 6:1-7, Leviticus 7:1-10.

And of the consecrations.--Better, and of the offering of consecration, that is, the meat offering which the high priest is to bring on his consecration to the pontifical office, described in Leviticus 6:19-23.

The peace offering.--Described in Leviticus 3:1-17, with its supplements, Leviticus 7:11-21; Leviticus 7:28-36.

Verses 37, 38. - Conclusion of Part I. The law of the burnt offering is contained in Leviticus 1:1-17; Leviticus 6:8-13: of the meat offering, in chapter Leviticus 2:1-16; 6:14-23: of the sin offering, in Leviticus 4:1-35; Leviticus 5:1-13; Leviticus 6:24-30: of the trespass offering, in Leviticus 5:14-19; Leviticus 6:1-7; Leviticus 7:1-6: of the consecrations, in Leviticus 6:19-23, supplementing Exodus 29:1-37: of the sacrifice of the peace offerings, in Leviticus 3:1-17; Leviticus 7:11-21; 28-34. Together, the sacrifices teach the lessons of self-surrender, loyalty, atonement, satisfaction, dedication, peace.

7:35-38 Solemn acts of religious worship are not things which we may do or not do at our pleasure; it is at our peril if we omit them. An observance of the laws of Christ cannot be less necessary than of the laws of Moses.This is the law of the burnt offering,.... As delivered, Leviticus 6:9,

of the meat offering; as in Leviticus 6:14,

and of the sin offering; as in Leviticus 6:25,

and of the trespass offering; as in Leviticus 7:1,

and of the consecrations; of Aaron and his sons to the priest's office, as in Leviticus 6:20,

and of the sacrifice of the peace offerings; as in this chapter, Leviticus 7:11 for this is only a recapitulation of the several laws respecting these things before observed.

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