Eli’s sons treat the Lord’s offerings with contempt
Eli’s sons treated offerings with contempt and bullied the people who came to make offerings.
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BOIL (2)
BOIL (2)(verb) (בָּשַׁל‎ [bashal], רָתַח‎ [rathach]): “Boil” is the translation of [bashal], “to bubble up,” “to boil,” “to be cooked,” Piel, “to cause to boil,” “to cook” (Leviticus 8:31; 1 Kings 19:21; 2 Kings 6:29; Ezekiel 46:20, 24 [bis]); of [rathach], to be hot,” “to boil,”
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Boil (Verb)
BOIL (verb) (בָּשַׁל‎, bāshal, רָתַח‎, rāthaḥ): “Boil” is the tr of bāshal, “to bubble up,” “to boil,” “to be cooked,” Piēl, “to cause to boil,” “to cook” (Lev 8:31; 1 K 19:21; 2 K 6:29; Ezk 46:20, 24 bis); of rāthaḥ, “to be hot,” “to boil,” “to be made to boil,” “to be greatly moved” under strong
Key passages
1 Sa 2:12–17

Now the sons of Eli were worthless scoundrels; they did not know Yahweh. And the custom of the priests with the people was this: When any man brought a sacrifice, as the meat was boiling, the servant of the priest would take a three-pronged meat fork in …

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Important Things
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