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Synonyms for Leviticus

the third book of the Old Testament

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Now that Leviticus 10:10 is interpreted to refer to havdalah said over wine, we must ask: why does Rabbi Yochanan in his second reading connect that far off verse to the woman giving birth to a male in Leviticus 12:1-3?
This last stratum forms a running commentary on the greater part of Leviticus.
I didn't say that, that's a lie… I didn't know that quote from Leviticus because I haven't read the Book of Leviticus yet," he said.
When someone tries to defend the homosexual lifestyle, for example, I simply remind them that Leviticus 18:22 clearly states it to be an abomination.
To cite just a few examples, Leviticus also condemns letting cattle interbreed and sowing fields with mingled seed, and commands that no one should wear a garment made of a blend of linen and wool (19:19); condemns tattoos and piercings (19:28); commands that the Sabbath be kept (19:30); commands that a child who curses his father or mother "shall be surely put to death" (20:9); commands that anyone committing adultery "shall be surely put to death" (20:10); commands that no one shall shave his head or shave off the corner of his beard (21:5); and approves of slavery and provides rules regarding how to treat a female slave after her master has had sex with her (19:20); and the inheritance of slaves by the master's children (25:45-46).
The second part applies the methods in an exegesis of Leviticus, finding that it functions prescriptively while describing a particular moment in Israel's mythical past: the establishment and inauguration of the tabernacle cult.
Critics of an inclusive church cite references in the book of Leviticus.
and focusing his well-known rhetorical-analytical skills on Leviticus 1-16 (especially 1-10), Watts successfully demonstrates that the primary rhetorical purpose of these chapters, as they now stand, was to validate and support the authority of the Aaronide priesthood over the ritual.
If one thousand or one million people, Jews and non-Jews in the United States, were asked what is the most famous and most important line in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, I think the answer of most persons would be words from Leviticus 19:18.
Leviticus 25:44 states that I may possess both male and female slaves, provided they are purchased from neighbouring nations.
THERE is a wonderful saying in the Bible, in the middle of a passage in the Book of Leviticus, which aims to keep our ethical and moral standards to the highest level.
Gennaro also presents a history of religious body art and a detailed argument against Leviticus 19:28: "You shall not make any gashes in your flesh for the dead or tattoo any marks upon you.
But judgment is what a literal reading of Leviticus 20:13 comes down to.
Here you will learn something about the history of the text of the Old and New Testaments, and about the evolution of the sex laws from Deuteronomy to Leviticus to the New Testament and into later Christian thought.
Jude (v7) speaks strongly against homosexuality and Leviticus states that a man should not lie with a man, it is an abomination to God.