Its hebrew title, wayyiqra, is the first word in the hebrew text of the book and means and he i. Leviticus chapter 22 kjv king james version 1 and the lord spake unto moses, saying. Here, indeed, we have the whole of the former precepts in a word. The verse in the bible that most christians make reference to is leviticus 19.
In a speech given in 1944 to a gathering of youth groups in haifa, prime minister david ben gurion referred to these words as an example of how judaism serves as a paradigm of a society built on morality, peace and love. Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them. Included in this chapter is the golden rule, verse 18 which states, hebrew. The equal dignity of the peace offerings with the other offerings is vindicated by the command that the offerer shall bring it with his own hands, whereas it might have been regarded as merely the constituent part of a feast, and so sent by the hand of a servant. Leviticus receives its name from the septuagint the prechristian greek translation of the ot and means relating to the levites. Chapter by chapter 1,189 videos genesis revelation. Read full chapter download the bible app now bible app. With bible gateway plus, you gain instant access to a digital bible study library, including complete notes from the niv cultural backgrounds study bible and the new bible commentary. Either with their nails, tearing their cheeks and other parts, or with any instrument, knife, razor jarchi says, it was the custom of the amorites, when anyone died, to cut their flesh, as it was of the scythians, as herodotus f4 relates, even those of the royal family.
Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you. Leviticus, chapter 10 king james version christian. And i will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people. The issue of body piercings and tattoos i have had quite a few discussions in the past. But the soul that eateth of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, that pertain unto the lord, having his uncleanness upon him, even that soul shall be cut off from his. Verse 1 informs us that god spoke directly to moses and that he was to share all of this with the children of israel. Ours was a tiny nation inhabiting a small country, and there have been many tiny nations and many small countries, but ours was a tiny.
And there went out fire from the lord, and devoured them, and they died before the lord. Luke 18 king james version kjv 18 and he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint. Leviticus, chapter 11 king james version christian. Certain pagan customs, several of them connected with magic, are here grouped together. And nadab and abihu, the sons of aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the lord, which he commanded them not. Free reading plans and devotionals related to leviticus 19. Interesting some want to choose when to follow the word and not follow the word depending on if it may fit into their personal beliefs. Then moses said unto aaron, this is it that the lord spake, saying, i will be sanctified in them that come. Complete text of leviticus 19 from the authorized king james bible. In the next verse, god says, you shall be holy, for i the l ord your god am holy. Again, thou shalt say to the children of israel, whosoever he be of the children of israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in israel, that giveth any of his seed unto molech. None devoted, which shall be devoted of men, shall be redeemed. Leviticus 19 is the nineteenth chapter of the book of leviticus in the hebrew bible or the old. Leviticus chapter 19 kjv king james version 1 and the lord spake unto moses, saying.
The foreigner who resides with you must be to you like a native citizen among you. And the flesh that toucheth any unclean thing shall not be eaten. I am the lord 3 say unto them, whosoever he be of all your seed among your generations, that goeth unto the. In addition, leviticus chapter 5 states that when one took an oath or swore that they were going to do something without thinking about it, they had committed a sin. Book of exodus chapter 282 bible illustrations by sweet media. Continuation of the ritual of the peace offerings see note on leviticus 3.
The points that follow are designed to set israel apart, and if observed, these statutes and judgments would keep israel. The wild and frantic demonstrations of grief so common among eastern dud southern nations, included cuts and incisions in the body, among the hebrews, the philistines, and the moabites, the arabs and ethiopians, the babylonians and armenians. Leviticus continues with examples of sins such as touching unclean animals and the uncleanness of people. I am the lord your god 4 turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods. The alien living with you must be treated as one of your nativeborn. Bible gateway kjv passage lookup try entering more than one verse into the forms to see how it works, e. Notwithstanding no devoted thing, that a man shall devote unto the lord of all that he hath, both of man and beast, and of the field of his possession, shall be sold or redeemed. The prohibition to eat anything with the blood may indeed refer to the eating of meat which had not been properly bled in slaughtering leviticus 7.874 1257 120 234 1060 36 1629 748 725 1402 1102 430 259 971 605 1638 323 1178 574 612 811 428 992 392 1171 425 637 1158 1133 1520 755 1374 889 184 1004 1638 544 119 1127 1017 1194 1405 210