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Leviticus =

Ṿa-yiḳra : the traditional Hebrew text with the new JPS translation

by Baruch A. Levine

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Published by Jewish Publication Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • Bible. O.T. Leviticus -- Commentaries

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    Other titlesBible. O.T. Leviticus. Hebrew. 1989., Ṿa-yiḳra.
    Statementcommentary by Baruch A. Levine.
    SeriesThe JPS Torah commentary
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1255.3 .L48 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvi, 284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2184016M
    ISBN 100827603282
    LC Control Number89001841

    ley, Leviticus [WBC], 8). The first clause of v. 1 connects the book back to the end of the Book of Exodus while the second looks forward the ritual legislation that follows in Lev ff. There are two “Tents of Meeting”: the one that stood outside the camp File Size: 5MB. In Leviticus, Moses continues the story of Exodus. Theme and Purpose. The book of Leviticus goes into deeper detail about the divine-human relationship put in place on Mount Sinai (Exodus 19–40). Leviticus assumes that Israel is sinful and impure, and it describes how to deal with sin and impurity so that the holy Lord can dwell among his people.

    Leviticus is the third book of both the Bible, and the Torah, known as Wayiqra' in transliterated Hebrew, meaning 'And He will declare.'It was written by the Old Testament Patriarch cus was written to the Hebrew people of book has several main topics, some of which are the Jewish laws of sacrificing to God, and the work of the priests. Leviticus is a remarkable book, as the contents are considered in the light of the New Testament. This book is about as dull as anything possibly could be to the average Christian and you won’t find very many classes or individuals reading and studying the Book of Leviticus. Yet, it is a remarkable book.

    Leviticus receives its name from the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT) and means “relating to the Levites.” Its Hebrew title, wayyiqra’, is the first word in the Hebrew text of the book and means “And he [i.e., the Lord] called.” Although Leviticus does not deal only with the special duties of the Levites, it is so named because it concerns mainly the service. Leviticus is the third book of the Bible. The first five books of the Bible are called the Pentateuch, or the Law, and are generally accepted as being written by Moses. The name “Leviticus” means “the Levitical book.” Even though it contains Levi’s name, it was written concerning the priesthood in general, not only to the Levites.


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Leviticus receives its name from the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT) and means "relating to the Levites." Its Hebrew title, wayyiqra', is the first word in the Hebrew text of the book and means "And he [i.e., the Lord] called." Although Leviticus does not deal only with the special duties of the Levites, it is so.

The Book of Leviticus. The name “Leviticus” was given to the third book of the Pentateuch by the ancient Greek translators because a good part of this book deals with concerns of the priests, who are of the tribe of Levi.

The book mainly treats cultic matters (i.e., sacrifices and offerings, purity and holiness, the priesthood, the. (Leviticus ; Leviticus ) 14 Then the LORD said to Moses, 15 “If someone acts unfaithfully and sins unintentionally against any of the LORD’s holy things, he must bring his guilt offering to the LORD: an unblemished ram from the flock, of proper value b in silver shekels c according to the sanctuary shekel; it is a guilt offering.

Leviticus is a challenging book, both for new Christians and casual Bible readers. Gone are the fascinating characters and suspenseful stories of are the epic Hollywood plagues and miracles found in Exodus.

Summary of The Book of Leviticus - Bible History Online. The Book of Leviticus opens with God calling Moses from the Tabernacle. Leviticus is a book about the rites of Jewish liturgy. It contains laws about worship in general and rules and customs on ceremonies in consecrations and sacrificial offerings.

Behind the various offerings lies a deep conviction that God is the Lord of all creation. Leviticus, (Latin: “And He Called”) third book of the Latin Vulgate Bible, the name of which designates its contents as a book (or manual) primarily concerned with the priests and their duties.

Although Leviticus is basically a book of laws. Author: Moses was the author of the Book of Leviticus. Date of Writing: The Book of Leviticus was written between and B.C. Purpose of Writing: Because the Israelites had been held captive in Egypt for years, the concept of God had been distorted by the polytheistic, pagan Egyptians.

The purpose of Leviticus is to provide instruction and laws to. Few modern Bible scholars have revolutionized the study of one book to the extent Jacob Milgrom has revolutionized the study of Leviticus.

Milgrom's massive three volume commentary on Leviticus in the Anchor Bible series, exceeding pages, is an exhaustive and sometimes exhausting study that addresses virtually every issue raised in Leviticus/5(20).

Leviticus is known as a book of rules (which it is). But specifically, it’s a book of rules that the ancient Israelites believed they had to follow in order to be close to their God.

That’s why it’s a vital piece of the Torah, the foundation of the rest of Scripture. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. Leviticus 10 New International Version (NIV) The Death of Nadab and Abihu. 10 Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu took their censers, put fire in them and added incense; and they offered unauthorized fire before the Lord, contrary to his command.

2 So fire came out from the presence of the Lord and consumed them, and they died before the Lord. 3 Moses then said to Aaron. Leviticus is composed of two basic genres Narrative History and Law. It was written by Moses about B.C. The setting of Leviticus mainly appears to take place at Mt.

Sinai. The key personalities of Leviticus include Moses, Aaron, Nadab, Abihu Eleazar, and Ithamar. It was written to draw the Israelites to the understanding of the.

“The book of Leviticus was the first book studied by a Jewish child; yet is often among the last books of the Bible to be studied by a Christian.” 2 Today’s readers are often put off by the book’s lists of laws regarding diet, sacrifice, and social behavior.

But within these highly detailed directives we discover the holiness—the. Leviticus is one of the least read and understood parts of Scripture. Yet, the author of this commentary points out, no book in the Bible contains more of the very words of God than Leviticus. Bonar wrote his notes on Leviticus for his personal use, but was persuaded to publish them by friends.5/5(13).

THERE is nothing historical in all this book of Leviticus except the account which it gives us of the consecration of the priesthood (Leviticus ), of the punishment of Nadab and Abihu, by the hand of God, for offering strange fire (Leviticus ), and of Shelomith's son, by the hand of the magistrate, for blasphemy (Leviticus ).

Leviticus. Bible; Bible Search; Books of the Bible; Leviticus ; These are all of the chapters of the book of ng on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of Leviticus in the Bible (New International Version).

The Book of Leviticus. Leviticus - For on that day shall the priest make an atonement for you, to cleanse you, that ye may be clean from all your sins before the LORD.

The Old Testament - A Brief Overview. Bible Survery - Leviticus Hebrew Name - Vayyiqra "and He called" Greek Name - Leviticus "from Levi" Author - Moses Date - BC Approximately. Overview: This verse is one of the famous six "clobber" passages from the Bible that is often used to condemn same-sex sexual activity.

In the King James Version, Leviticus is translated: "Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is gh the verse appears to most readers to apply only to sexual behavior between two males, at least two Bible. ESV Gospel Transformation Study Bible. The ESV Gospel Transformation Study Bible features ,+ words of gospel-centered study notes, book introductions, and articles that explain passage-by-passage how God’s redemptive purposes culminate in the gospel and apply to the lives of believers today.

The book of Leviticus is the book of fellowship (or communion). In Exodus God saved His people and formed an alliance with them. In Leviticus the principles of approaching God are shown. Therefore Jehovah speaks primarily out of the tabernacle of congregation in this book (chap.

1 And the Lord called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying, 2Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man of you bring an offering unto the Lord, ye shall bring your offering of the cattle, even of the herd, and of the flock.

3If his offering be a burnt sacrifice of the herd, let.Leviticus expert Jacob Milgrom notes that one of the main points in this story is the importance of ritual purity, which sets up the book's next few chapters.

In Hebrew, Nadab and Abihu take "coals from an outside place"—that is, not from the holy altar but from a not-holy-fied area such as their uncle's beat up George Foreman grill.Leviticus Topic: General The First of Seven feasts of Israel, listed in Leviti is the Passover.

All of us have heard preaching about Christ being our Passover. He died on the cross as our sacrifice for sins during this feast in Israel. [ read more.