Leviticus 1 :7

Leviticus 1 :7 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar, and lay the wood in order on the fire:

King James Version (KJV)

And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar, and lay the wood in order on the fire:

American Standard Version (ASV)

And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire upon the altar, and lay wood in order upon the fire;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And Aaron's sons, the priests, are to put fire on the altar and put the wood in order on the fire:

Webster's Revision

And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire upon the altar, and lay the wood in order upon the fire.

World English Bible

The sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar, and lay wood in order on the fire;

English Revised Version (ERV)

And the sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire upon the altar, and lay wood in order upon the fire:

Definitions for Leviticus 1 :7

Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 1 :7

Put fire - The fire that came out of the tabernacle from before the Lord, and which was kept perpetually burning; see Leviticus 9:24. Nor was it lawful to use any other fire in the service of God. See the case of Nadab and Abihu, Leviticus 10 (note).

Barnes' Commentary on Leviticus 1 :7

Put fire upon the altar - This must specifically refer to the first burnt-offering on the newly-constructed altar. The rule was afterward to be, "it shall never go out," Leviticus 6:13.

Wesley's Commentary on Leviticus 1 :7

1:7 Put fire - Or, dispose the fire, that is, blow it up, and put it together, so as it might be fit for the present work. For the fire there used and allowed came down from heaven, Lev 9:24, and was to be carefully preserved there, and all other fire was forbidden, Lev 10:1, and c.
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