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10 Then the priest must put on his linen robe and must put linen leggings[a] over his bare flesh, and he must take up the fatty ashes of the burnt offering that the fire consumed on the altar,[b] and he must place them[c] beside the altar.

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  1. Leviticus 6:10 tn The exact nature of this article of the priest’s clothing is difficult to determine. Cf. KJV, ASV “breeches”; NAB “drawers”; NASB, NIV, NRSV, NLT “undergarments”; NCV “underclothes”; CEV “underwear”; TEV “shorts.”
  2. Leviticus 6:10 tn Heb “he shall lift up the fatty ashes which the fire shall consume the burnt offering on the altar.”
  3. Leviticus 6:10 tn Heb “it,” referring the “fatty ashes” as a single unit.