Leviticus (Concordia Commentary) by John W. Kleinig

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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 Leviticus book priests, who are of the tribe of Levi.

Laws for Peace Offerings (Leviticus )1 If one’s offering is a peace offering and he offers an animal from the herd, whether male or female, he must present it without blemish before the LORD.

2 He is to lay his hand on the head of the offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. Then Aaron’s sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood on all sides of the altar. 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. Book of Leviticus Overview - Insight for Living Ministries. 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.

Building upon his life-long work on the Book of Leviticus, Milgrom makes this book accessible to all readers. He demonstrates the logic of Israel's sacrificial system, the ethical dimensions of ancient worship, and the priestly forms of ritual. " Values are what Leviticus is all about.

They pervade every chapter and almost every verse/5(20). Leviticus, (Latin: “And He Called”), Hebrew Wayiqraʾ, 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 gh Leviticus is basically a book of laws, it also contains some narrative (chapters 8–9, –7, –20, and –14).

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

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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.

Leviticus 22 New International Version (NIV). 22 The Lord said to Moses, 2 “Tell Aaron and his sons to treat with respect the sacred offerings the Israelites consecrate to me, so they will not profane my holy name. I am the Lord. 3 “Say to them: ‘For the generations to come, if any of your descendants is ceremonially unclean and yet comes near the sacred offerings that the.

The purpose of the book of Leviticus is to make a clear focus on the holiness of God, and a clear distinction on the sinfulness of man in the light of God's holiness. God provides the necessary steps that man needs to take to restore the great fellowship which was lost between God and man as a result of the terrible defilement of sin.

An Introduction to the Book of Leviticus Introduction: Let me quote from p. of Barthel's What the Bible Really Teaches: The contents of the Book of Leviticus are so dry and technical that the ability to read a passage from it served as the standard test of literacy in the Middle Ages.

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.

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. 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). Book of Leviticus. Go to Index of Leviticus Chapters. Leviticus says the “the Lord called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation” (or tent of meeting”), which reminds one that Leviticus is the sequel to Exodus.

Exodus ended with the erection of the tabernacle and God appearing in a cloud over the tent. 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. 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.

LEVITICUS, The third book of the Pentateuch takes its name from Levi one of the twelve sons of Jacob. Levi family was chosen by God to act as priests and assistants in the Tabernacle. The first part of the book of Leviticus deals with offerings and the one that was offered and the last part of the book deals with feasts.

Leviticus Summary. It only takes a spark to get Leviticus going. The book opens with an overview of five types of sacrifices that had been going on in Israel for years: the burnt offering (a.k.a. the sacrifice-an-animal-to-respect-life offering) the grain offering (a.k.a. the dry pancake offering) the peace offering (a.k.a.

the I-can-haz-burger offering). 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 ).

19Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness. 20Moreover thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to defile thyself with her. 21And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the Lord.

The beauty of Book by Book is that it offers not only great Biblical depth, but also flexibility of approach to r you are preparing to lead a small group, or study alone you will find many options open to you.

7 Leviticus Study Guide 23/1/08 Page 7. Leviticus is a book with almost no value whatsoever. It can only be used as an anthropological curiosity, and even then it's hard to see any value beyond the purely factual nature of it - that people at some point in time thought this had value.4/5.

Central to the book of Leviticus is the concept of atonement; the word atonement occurs more frequently in this book than in any other book of scripture. Leviticus describes in detail the system of animal sacrifices that served to remind Israel that “it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul” (Leviticus ).

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. This volume in the Old Testament Library series focuses on the book of Leviticus. The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys.

The contributors are scholars of international standing/5(2). The Book of Leviticus is a record of the laws which Israelites believed God handed down to them through believe that following all of these laws, exactly and precisely, was necessary to retain God's blessings both for them personally and for their nation as a whole.

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.

The book of Leviticus concludes with a call to covenant faithfulness. Despite the sin and impurity of Israel, God made a way for sin to be covered, allowing Israel. Leviticus synonyms, Leviticus pronunciation, Leviticus translation, English dictionary definition of Leviticus.

See Table at Bible. n Old Testament the third book of the Old Testament, containing Levitical law and ritual precepts n. the third book of the Bible. Chapters 18 and 20 of Leviticus form part of the Holiness code and list prohibited forms of intercourse, including the following verses: "You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination." Chapter 18 verse 22 "If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.".

Leviticus is the third book of the Bible. It lies in the center of the Pentateuch, between Exodus and Numbers. Who Wrote It. Scholars attribute the composition of Leviticus to two primary sources, the Priestly source (P) of chaptersand the Holiness source (H) of chapters There is debate over which of these sources is older, though.

The book of Leviticus is written in the language of ritual, and we don’t “speak” that language very much any more. The traditional wedding ceremony—with its scripted recitations, movements, rings, and so forth—is one of those rare settings where we do still participate in profound realities through ritual.

I recommend this book, for a number of reasons. It isn't dense. (Which surprised me since Leviticus itself is, well, pretty dense.) There is a very informative introduction that focuses on the book's structure, sources, authorship and date, the Hebrew text of the book and more/5.

Originally comprising one book, the Pentateuch was later divided into five rolls or scrolls for easy handling, and these came to be named in modern English Bibles as Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. The instructions regarding diet, diseases, treatment of dead bodies, quarantining of the sick, and so forth, found in the book of Leviticus, were of the highest.

Leviticus (lih-vih-tih-kus) is the third book of both the Bible, and the Hebrew it is known as Wayiqra' (וַיִּקְרָא), 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.

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