27:21 In the tent of meeting42 outside the curtain that is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons are to arrange it from evening43 to morning before the Lord. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for generations to come.44
sn This is the first of several sections of priestly duties. The point is a simple one here: those who lead the worship use the offerings of the people to ensure that access to God is illumined regularly. The NT will make much of the symbolism of light.