Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Speak unto Aaron, saying, Whosoever he be of thy seed in their generations that hath any blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his God.

Bible References

Blemish

Leviticus 22:20
You must not present anything that has a flaw, because it will not be acceptable for your benefit.
1 Thessalonians 2:10
You are witnesses, and so is God, as to how holy and righteous and blameless our conduct was toward you who believe.
1 Timothy 3:2
The overseer then must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
Hebrews 7:26
For it is indeed fitting for us to have such a high priest: holy, innocent, undefiled, separate from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.

Let him

Leviticus 21:21
No man from the descendants of Aaron the priest who has a physical flaw may step forward to present the Lord's gifts; he has a physical flaw, so he must not step forward to present the food of his God.
Leviticus 10:3
Moses then said to Aaron, "This is what the Lord spoke: 'Among the ones close to me I will show myself holy, and in the presence of all the people I will be honored.'" So Aaron kept silent.
Numbers 16:5
Then he said to Korah and to all his company, "In the morning the Lord will make known who are his, and who is holy. He will cause that person to approach him; the person he has chosen he will cause to approach him.
Psalm 65:4
How blessed is the one whom you choose, and allow to live in your palace courts. May we be satisfied with the good things of your house -- your holy palace.

Bread

Leviticus 3:11
Then the priest must offer it up in smoke on the altar as a food gift to the Lord.

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