Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, saith the Lord GOD:
But the Levites who went far from Me when Israel went astray, who
went astray from Me after their idols, shall bear the punishment for their iniquity.
They shall stand
At that time the Lord set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark of the covenant of the Lord, to stand before the Lord to serve Him and to bless in His name until this day.
Then he showed me
Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.
when you brought in
foreigners, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in My sanctuary to profane it, even My house, when you offered My food, the fat and the blood; for they made My covenant void—this in addition to all your abominations.
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.
The reason is so that the sons of Israel may bring their sacrifices which they were sacrificing in the open field, that they may bring them in to the Lord, at the doorway of the tent of meeting to the priest, and sacrifice them as sacrifices of peace offerings to the Lord.