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29 Bible Verses about Food For Priests Defined

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Exodus 29:26

“Take the breast from the ram of Aaron’s ordination and wave it as a presentation offering before the Lord; it is to be your portion.

Leviticus 7:31-32

The priest is to burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons. You are to give the right thigh to the priest as a contribution from your fellowship sacrifices.

Leviticus 7:34

I have taken from the Israelites the breast of the presentation offering and the thigh of the contribution from their fellowship sacrifices, and have assigned them to Aaron the priest and his sons as a permanent portion from the Israelites.”

Numbers 18:18

But their meat belongs to you. It belongs to you like the breast of the presentation offering and the right thigh.

Leviticus 5:13

In this way the priest will make atonement on his behalf concerning the sin he has committed in any of these cases, and he will be forgiven. The rest will belong to the priest, like the grain offering.”

Leviticus 6:16-18

Aaron and his sons may eat the rest of it. It is to be eaten in the form of unleavened bread in a holy place; they are to eat it in the courtyard of the tent of meeting. It must not be baked with yeast; I have assigned it as their portion from My fire offerings. It is especially holy, like the sin offering and the restitution offering. Any male among Aaron’s descendants may eat it. It is a permanent portion throughout your generations from the fire offerings to the Lord. Anything that touches the offerings will become holy.”

Leviticus 6:26

The priest who offers it as a sin offering is to eat it. It must be eaten in a holy place, in the courtyard of the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 7:6

Any male among the priests may eat it. It is to be eaten in a holy place; it is especially holy.

Leviticus 7:9-10

Any grain offering that is baked in an oven or prepared in a pan or on a griddle belongs to the priest who presents it; it is his. But any grain offering, whether dry or mixed with oil, belongs equally to all of Aaron’s sons.

Leviticus 7:14

From the cakes he must present one portion of each offering as a contribution to the Lord. It will belong to the priest who sprinkles the blood of the fellowship offering; it is his.

Leviticus 7:31

The priest is to burn the fat on the altar, but the breast belongs to Aaron and his sons.

Leviticus 14:13

He is to slaughter the male lamb at the place in the sanctuary area where the sin offering and burnt offering are slaughtered, for like the sin offering, the restitution offering belongs to the priest; it is especially holy.

Leviticus 22:7

When the sun has set, he will become clean, and then he may eat from the holy offerings, for that is his food.

Numbers 5:9-10

Every holy contribution the Israelites present to the priest will be his. Each one’s holy contribution is his to give; what each one gives to the priest will be his.”

Numbers 18:19

“I give to you and to your sons and daughters all the holy contributions that the Israelites present to the Lord as a permanent statute. It is a permanent covenant of salt before the Lord for you as well as your offspring.”

Numbers 18:24

For I have given them the tenth that the Israelites present to the Lord as a contribution for their inheritance. That is why I told them that they would not receive an inheritance among the Israelites.”

1 Samuel 2:28

Out of all the tribes of Israel, I selected your house to be priests, to offer sacrifices on My altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in My presence. I also gave your house all the Israelite fire offerings.

Ezekiel 42:13

Then the man said to me, “The northern and southern chambers that face the temple yard are the holy chambers where the priests who approach the Lord will eat the most holy offerings. There they will deposit the most holy offerings—the grain offerings, sin offerings, and restitution offerings—for the place is holy.

Ezekiel 44:29

They will eat the grain offering, the sin offering, and the restitution offering. Everything in Israel that is permanently dedicated to the Lord will belong to them.

Leviticus 6:30

But no sin offering may be eaten if its blood has been brought into the tent of meeting to make atonement in the holy place; it must be burned up.

Leviticus 6:23

Every grain offering for a priest will be a whole burnt offering; it is not to be eaten.”

Leviticus 10:17

“Why didn’t you eat the sin offering in the sanctuary area? For it is especially holy, and He has assigned it to you to take away the guilt of the community and make atonement for them before the Lord.

Leviticus 10:19

But Aaron replied to Moses, “See, today they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord. Since these things have happened to me, if I had eaten the sin offering today, would it have been acceptable in the Lord’s sight?”

Leviticus 2:3

But the rest of the grain offering will belong to Aaron and his sons; it is the holiest part of the fire offerings to the Lord.

Leviticus 2:10

But the rest of the grain offering will belong to Aaron and his sons; it is the holiest part of the fire offerings to the Lord.

Deuteronomy 18:3

This is the priests’ share from the people who offer a sacrifice, whether it is an ox, a sheep, or a goat; the priests are to be given the shoulder, jaws, and stomach.

Leviticus 6:16

Aaron and his sons may eat the rest of it. It is to be eaten in the form of unleavened bread in a holy place; they are to eat it in the courtyard of the tent of meeting.

Exodus 29:31

“You are to take the ram of ordination and boil its flesh in a holy place.

Leviticus 8:31

Moses said to Aaron and his sons, “Boil the meat at the entrance to the tent of meeting and eat it there with the bread that is in the basket for the ordination offering as I commanded: Aaron and his sons are to eat it.

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