Take thee a young calf, etc. - As these sacrifices were for Aaron himself, they are furnished by himself and not by the people, for they were designed to make atonement for his own sin. See Leviticus 4:3. And this is supposed by the Jews to have been intended to make an atonement for his sin in the matter of the golden calf. This is very probable, as no formal atonement for that transgression had yet been made.
On the eighth day - i. e., on the first day after the week of consecration.
A young calf - A bull calf, which might have been what we should call a yearling ox.
A kid of the goats - A shaggy he-goat. See Leviticus 4:23 note.
The glory of the Lord - Compare Exodus 16:7.