Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

How he entered into the house of God, and did eat the shewbread, which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them which were with him, but only for the priests?

The shew-bread

Bible References

The shew-bread

Exodus 25:30
And thou shalt set upon the table showbread before me alway.
Leviticus 24:5
And thou shalt take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenth parts of an ephah'shall be in one cake.

But

Exodus 29:32
And Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram, and the bread that is in the basket, at the door of the tent of meeting.
Leviticus 8:31
And Moses said unto Aaron and to his sons, Boil the flesh at the door of the tent of meeting: and there eat it and the bread that is in the basket of consecration, as I commanded, saying, Aaron and his sons shall eat it.
Leviticus 24:9
And it shall be for Aaron and his sons; and they shall eat it in a holy place: for it is most holy unto him of the offerings of Jehovah made by fire by a perpetual statute.

General references

Exodus 25:30
And thou shalt set upon the table showbread before me alway.
Exodus 40:23
And he set the bread in order upon it before Jehovah; as Jehovah commanded Moses.
Leviticus 24:8
Every sabbath day he shall set it in order before Jehovah continually; it is on the behalf of the children of Israel, an everlasting covenant.