5“Take the finest flour and bake twelve loaves of bread, using two-tenths of an ephah That is, probably about 7 pounds or about 3.2 kilograms for each loaf. 6Arrange them in two stacks, six in each stack, on the table of pure gold before the LORD . 7By each stack put some pure incense as a memorial Or representative portion to represent the bread and to be a food offering presented to the LORD . 8This bread is to be set out before the LORD regularly, Sabbath after Sabbath, on behalf of the Israelites, as a lasting covenant.
9It belongs to Aaron and his sons, who are to eat it in the sanctuary area, because it is a most holy part of their perpetual share of the food offerings presented to the LORD .”