Laws for Grain Offerings
1“When anyone brings a #ch. 6:14; 9:17; Num. 15:4 grain offering as an offering to the Lord, his offering shall be of fine flour. #ver. 15He shall pour oil on it and put frankincense on it 2and bring it to Aaron’s sons the priests. And he shall take from it a handful of the fine flour and oil, with all of its frankincense, and the priest shall burn this as its #ver. 9, 16; ch. 5:12; 6:15; 24:7; [Acts 10:4] memorial portion on the altar, a food #See ch. 1:9offering with a pleasing aroma to the Lord. 3But the #ch. 7:9; 10:12, 13 rest of the grain offering shall be for Aaron and his sons; #[Ex. 40:10]it is a most holy part of the Lord’s food offerings.
4“When you bring a grain offering baked in the oven as an offering, it shall be #Ex. 29:2unleavened loaves of fine flour mixed with oil or unleavened wafers smeared with oil. 5And if your offering is a grain offering #ch. 6:21; 7:9; [1 Chr. 23:29; Ezek. 4:3]baked on a griddle, it shall be of fine flour unleavened, mixed with oil. 6You shall break it in pieces and pour oil on it; it is a grain offering. 7And if your offering is a grain offering cooked in a pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil. 8And you shall bring the grain offering that is made of these things to the Lord, and when it is presented to the priest, he shall bring it to the altar. 9And the priest shall take from the grain offering its memorial portion and burn this on the altar, a food #See ch. 1:9 offering with a #[Phil. 4:18]pleasing aroma to the Lord. 10But the #ver. 3rest of the grain offering shall be for Aaron and his sons; #ver. 3it is a most holy part of the Lord’s food offerings.
11“No grain offering that you bring to the Lord shall be made with #ch. 6:17; [Matt. 16:12; Mark 8:15; Luke 12:1; 1 Cor. 5:8; Gal. 5:9]leaven, for you shall burn no leaven nor any honey as a food offering to the Lord. 12#See Ex. 23:19As an offering of firstfruits you may bring them to the Lord, but they shall not be offered on the altar for a pleasing aroma. 13You #Col. 4:6 shall season all your grain offerings with salt. You shall not let the #Num. 18:19; [2 Chr. 13:5] salt of the covenant with your God be missing from your grain offering; #Ezek. 43:24with all your offerings you shall offer salt.
14“If you offer a grain offering of firstfruits to the Lord, you shall offer for the grain offering of your firstfruits fresh #ch. 23:14; [Josh. 5:11]ears, roasted with fire, crushed new grain. 15And #ver. 1you shall put oil on it and lay frankincense on it; it is a grain offering. 16And the priest shall burn as its #See ver. 2memorial portion some of the crushed grain and some of the oil with all of its frankincense; it is a food offering to the Lord.