3:1 And if his oblation [be] a sacrifice of a peace offering,
if he offer [it] of the herd; whether [it be] a male or
female, he shall offer it without blemish before the LORD.
(a) A sacrifice of thanksgiving offered for peace and
prosperity, either generally or particularly.
3:3 And he shall b offer of the sacrifice of the peace
offering an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat
that covereth the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon
(b) One part was burnt, another was to the priests, and the
third to him that offered.
3:6 And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering unto
the LORD [be] of the flock; c male or female, he shall
offer it without blemish.
(c) In the peace offering either male or female could be
offered, but in the burnt offering only the male: so
here no birds can be offered, but in the burnt offering
they might: there all was consumed with fire, and in the
peace offering divided.
3:9 And he shall offer of the sacrifice of the peace offering
d an offering made by fire unto the LORD; the fat thereof,
[and] the whole rump, it shall he take off hard by the
backbone; and the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the
fat that [is] upon the inwards,
(d) The burnt offering was completely consumed, and of the
offering made by fire only the inner parts were burnt:
the shoulder and breast, with the two jaws and the
stomach were the priests, and the rest his that offered.
3:13 And he shall lay his hand upon the head of it, and kill it
before e the tabernacle of the congregation: and the sons
of Aaron shall sprinkle the blood thereof upon the altar
(e) Meaning, at the north side of the altar, (Le 1:1).
3:17 [It shall be] a perpetual statute for your generations
throughout all your dwellings, that ye eat neither f fat
(f) Eating fat was a symbol of carnality, and eating blood