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Leviticus 2

Lev. 2:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

And he shall bring
bow' (Hebrew #935)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
KJV usage: abide, apply, attain, X be, befall, + besiege, bring (forth, in, into, to pass), call, carry, X certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in, out, upon, to pass), depart, X doubtless again, + eat, + employ, (cause to) enter (in, into, -tering, -trance, -try), be fallen, fetch, + follow, get, give, go (down, in, to war), grant, + have, X indeed, (in-)vade, lead, lift (up), mention, pull in, put, resort, run (down), send, set, X (well) stricken (in age), X surely, take (in), way.
Pronounce: bo
Origin: a primitive root
it to Aaron’s
'Aharown (Hebrew #175)
Aharon, the brother of Moses
KJV usage: Aaron.
Pronounce: a-har-one'
Origin: of uncertain derivation
ben (Hebrew #1121)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like 1, 251, etc.))
KJV usage: + afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-)ite, (anoint-)ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-)ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
Pronounce: bane
Origin: from {SI 11129}1129{/SI}
the priests
kohen (Hebrew #3548)
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman)
KJV usage: chief ruler, X own, priest, prince, principal officer.
Pronounce: ko-hane'
Origin: active participle of 3547
: and he shall take
qamats (Hebrew #7061)
to grasp with the hand
KJV usage: take an handful.
Pronounce: kaw-mats'
Origin: a primitive root
sham (Hebrew #8033)
there (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence
KJV usage: in it, + thence, there (-in, + of, + out), + thither, + whither.
Pronounce: shawm
Origin: a primitive particle (rather from the relative pronoun, 834)
his handful
mlo' (Hebrew #4393)
or mlow (Ezekiel 41:8), {mel-o'}; from 4390; fulness (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: X all along, X all that is (there-)in, fill, (X that whereof...was) full, fulness, (hand- )full, multitude.
Pronounce: mel-o'
Origin: rarely mlowf {mel-o'}
qomets (Hebrew #7062)
a grasp, i.e. handful
KJV usage: handful.
Pronounce: ko'mets
Origin: from 7061
of the flour
coleth (Hebrew #5560)
flour (as chipped off)
KJV usage: (fine) flour, meal.
Pronounce: so'-leth
Origin: from an unused root meaning to strip
thereof, and of the oil
shemen (Hebrew #8081)
grease, especially liquid (as from the olive, often perfumed); figuratively, richness
KJV usage: anointing, X fat (things), X fruitful, oil((-ed)), ointment, olive, + pine.
Pronounce: sheh'-men
Origin: from 8080
thereof, with all the frankincense
lbownah (Hebrew #3828)
or lbonah {leb-o-naw'}; from 3836; frankincense (from its whiteness or perhaps that of its smoke): -(frank-)incense.
Pronounce: leb-o-naw'
thereof; and the priest
kohen (Hebrew #3548)
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman)
KJV usage: chief ruler, X own, priest, prince, principal officer.
Pronounce: ko-hane'
Origin: active participle of 3547
shall burn
qatar (Hebrew #6999)
to smoke, i.e. turn into fragrance by fire (especially as an act of worship)
KJV usage: burn (incense, sacrifice) (upon), (altar for) incense, kindle, offer (incense, a sacrifice).
Pronounce: kaw-tar'
Origin: a primitive root (identical with 7000 through the idea of fumigation in a close place and perhaps thus driving out the occupants)
d the memorial
'azkarah (Hebrew #234)
a reminder; specifically remembrance- offering
KJV usage: memorial.
Pronounce: az-kaw-raw'
Origin: from 2142
of it upon the altar
mizbeach (Hebrew #4196)
an altar
KJV usage: altar.
Pronounce: miz-bay'-akh
Origin: from 2076
, to be an offering made by fire
'ishshah (Hebrew #801)
properly, a burnt-offering; but occasionally of any sacrifice
KJV usage: (offering, sacrifice), (made) by fire.
Pronounce: ish-shaw'
Origin: the same as 800, but used in a liturgical sense
, of a sweet
nichowach (Hebrew #5207)
from 5117; properly, restful, i.e. pleasant; abstractly, delight
KJV usage: sweet (odour).
Pronounce: nee-kho'-akh
Origin: or niychoach {nee-kho'-akh}
reyach (Hebrew #7381)
odor (as if blown)
KJV usage: savour, scent, smell.
Pronounce: ray'-akh
Origin: from 7306
unto the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961

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the memorial.
Lev. 2:9• 9And the priest shall take from the meat offering a memorial thereof, and shall burn it upon the altar: it is an offering made by fire, of a sweet savor unto the Lord. (Lev. 2:9)
Lev. 5:12• 12Then shall he bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take his handful of it, even a memorial thereof, and burn it on the altar, according to the offerings made by fire unto the Lord: it is a sin offering. (Lev. 5:12)
Lev. 6:15• 15And he shall take of it his handful, of the flour of the meat offering, and of the oil thereof, and all the frankincense which is upon the meat offering, and shall burn it upon the altar for a sweet savor, even the memorial of it, unto the Lord. (Lev. 6:15)
Lev. 24:7• 7And thou shalt put pure frankincense upon each row, that it may be on the bread for a memorial, even an offering made by fire unto the Lord. (Lev. 24:7)
Ex. 30:16• 16And thou shalt take the atonement money of the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial unto the children of Israel before the Lord, to make an atonement for your souls. (Ex. 30:16)
Num. 5:18• 18And the priest shall set the woman before the Lord, and uncover the woman's head, and put the offering of memorial in her hands, which is the jealousy offering: and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that causeth the curse: (Num. 5:18)
Neh. 13:14,22• 14Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for the offices thereof.
22And I commanded the Levites that they should cleanse themselves, and that they should come and keep the gates, to sanctify the sabbath day. Remember me, O my God, concerning this also, and spare me according to the greatness of thy mercy.
(Neh. 13:14,22)
Isa. 66:3• 3He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations. (Isa. 66:3)
Acts 10:4• 4And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God. (Acts 10:4)
 This fire, as you know, represents testing judgment; and surely the blessed Lord was tested in all His path through this world, as also on the cross, and by death itself. (Christ as Seen in the Offerings: Meat Offering by R.F. Kingscote)
 he sweet perfume of that frankincense speaks to us of all the graces of the Lord Jesus, everything being perfectly acceptable to God (Christ as Seen in the Offerings: Meat Offering by R.F. Kingscote)
 Christ never had a word or deed to recall, never even a look or feeling to judge. He could say to His enemies, "Which of you convinceth me of sin? " …. He walked without a waver in the Spirit, never on the ground of rights, but in obedience. His food was to do the will of Him that sent Him and to finish His work. And this He did perfectly, an offering to God for a sweet-smelling savor; and this in entire rejection by man (Chapter 5. The Oblation: Leviticus 2:1-3 by W. Kelly)
 The incense of His service and His heart, of His affections, went ever and always up, and referred themselves to God; and surely abundant frankincense, and sweet its odor, in the life of Jesus. The Lord smelled a sweet savor, and blessing flowed forth, and not the curse, for us. This was added to the meat offering, for in truth it was in effect produced in His life by the Spirit, but always this frankincense ascended (Leviticus 2 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

And he shall bring it to Aaron’s sons, the priests; and he shall take thereout his handful of the flour thereof, and of the oil thereof, with all the frankincense thereof; and the priest shall burnh the memorial thereof on the altar, an offering by fire to Jehovah of a sweet odour.

JND Translation Notes

See Note i, ch. 1.9.