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Leviticus 21:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He shall eat the bread of his God, [both] of the most holy, and of the holy.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘He may eat the food of his God, [both] of the most holy and of the holy,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He shall eat the bread of his God, [both] of the most holy, and of the holy.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The bread of his God, of the most holy and of the holy, shall he eat;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Of the food of his God, both of the most holy,—and the holy, may he eat:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Bread of his God—of the most holy things, and of the holy things—he doth eat;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He shall eat nevertheless of the loaves that are offered in the sanctuary.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He shall eat the bread of his God, [both] of the most Holy, and of the holy:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The gifts of God [are] most holy, and he shall eat of the holy things.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He shall eat the bread of his Elohim, [both] of the most holy, and of the holy.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He shall eat 398
{0398} Prime
אָכַל
'akal
{aw-kal'}
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the bread 3899
{3899} Prime
לֶחֶם
lechem
{lekh'-em}
From H3898; food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it).
of his lhm אֱלֹהִים, 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
[both] of the most y6944
[6944] Standard
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
holy, 6944
{6944} Prime
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the holy. 6944
{6944} Prime
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 21:16-24.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 21:16-24.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Leviticus 21:22

He shall eat — Which a priest having any uncleanness might not do whereby God would shew the great difference between natural infirmities sent upon a man by God, and moral defilements which a man brought upon himself.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Leviticus 21:22

He shall eat the bread of his God, [both] of the (q) most holy, and (r) of the holy.

(q) As of sacrifice for sin.

(r) As of the tithes and first fruits.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
both:

Leviticus 2:3 And the remnant of the meat offering [shall be] Aaron's and his sons': [it is] a thing most holy of the offerings of the LORD made by fire.
Leviticus 2:10 And that which is left of the meat offering [shall be] Aaron's and his sons': [it is] a thing most holy of the offerings of the LORD made by fire.
Leviticus 6:16-17 And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: with unleavened bread shall it be eaten in the holy place; in the court of the tabernacle of the congregation they shall eat it. ... It shall not be baken with leaven. I have given it [unto them for] their portion of my offerings made by fire; it [is] most holy, as [is] the sin offering, and as the trespass offering.
Leviticus 6:29 All the males among the priests shall eat thereof: it [is] most holy.
Leviticus 7:1 Likewise this [is] the law of the trespass offering: it [is] most holy.
Leviticus 24:8-9 Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LORD continually, [being taken] from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant. ... And it shall be Aaron's and his sons'; and they shall eat it in the holy place: for it [is] most holy unto him of the offerings of the LORD made by fire by a perpetual statute.
Numbers 18:9-10 This shall be thine of the most holy things, [reserved] from the fire: every oblation of theirs, every meat offering of theirs, and every sin offering of theirs, and every trespass offering of theirs, which they shall render unto me, [shall be] most holy for thee and for thy sons. ... In the most holy [place] shalt thou eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy unto thee.

and of the holy:

Leviticus 22:10-13 There shall no stranger eat [of] the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat [of] the holy thing. ... But if the priest's daughter be a widow, or divorced, and have no child, and is returned unto her father's house, as in her youth, she shall eat of her father's meat: but there shall no stranger eat thereof.
Numbers 18:10 In the most holy [place] shalt thou eat it; every male shall eat it: it shall be holy unto thee.
Numbers 18:19 All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer unto the LORD, have I given thee, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: it [is] a covenant of salt for ever before the LORD unto thee and to thy seed with thee.
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Lv 2:3, 10; 6:16, 29; 7:1; 22:10; 24:8. Nu 18:9, 10, 19.

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