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18:6 Fourth Reading
The Levitical [priest], no matter where he lives among all the Israelites, can come to the place that God shall choose on a festival, [or] whenever else he wishes to [bring his own sacrifice].
Vechi-yavo haLevi me'achad she'areycha mikol-Yisra'el asher-hu gar sham uva bechol-avat nafsho el-hamakom asher-yivchar Adonay.



Commentary:

Levitical priests
  (Sifri; Rashi; Rashbam; Ralbag; cf. Yevamoth 86b). Some, however, say that it literally denotes a Levite (Arakhin 11a; Saadia; Chizzkuni; Adereth Eliahu).

on a festival
  (Sifri; Yad, K'ley HaMikdash 4:4). Literally, 'from one of your gates,' or 'settlements,' indicating the time that all the Israelites are together in one settlement; i.e. on a festival pilgrimage.

or
  (see Yad, K'ley HaMikdash 4:7).





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