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THE THIRD BOOK OF THE LAW CALLED

LEVITICUS

 

Overview:

Leviticus refers to the Levites, the central ministerial priesthood tasked to carry out the sacrificial laws of ancient Israel that are described in this book. The book may be divided into six sections for study:

(1) Laws Concerning Offerings and Sacrifices (1:1–7:38),
(2) Institution of the Priesthood (8:1–10:20),
(3) Laws Concerning Purity (11:1–15:33),
(4) Laws Concerning the Day of Atonement (16:1–34),
(5) Laws Concerning Holiness (17:1–26:46), and
(6) Laws Concerning Vows and Tithes (27:1–34).

Authorship:

Traditionally attributed to Moses, the ancient leader of the nascent people of Israel

Composition Date:

Conservative scholars estimate that it was composed sometime during the late 15th and the early 14th century BC after the exodus of ancient Israel from Egypt; i.e., sometime during the eighteenth dynasty of Egypt in general, and specifically during the reign of either Amenhotpe II or Thutmose IV.

Messianic Hope:

The Messiah as the Sacrificial Lamb

 

 

 

Introduction to the book of Leviticus taken from the Holy Bible: International Standard Version® Release 2.0., Build 2014.01.13.
Copyright © 1996-2014 by the ISV Foundation. Used by permission of Davidson Press, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED INTERNATIONALLY.

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SOS | ISA | JER | LAM | EZE | DAN | HOS | JOE | AMO | OBA | JON | MIC | NAH | HAB | ZEP | ZEC | MAL | N.T. | MAT | MAR | LUK | JOH
ACT | ROM | 1CO | 2CO | GAL | EPH | PHI | COL | 1TH | 2TH |1TI | 2TI | TIT | PHL | HEB | JAM | 1PE | 2PE | 1JO | 2JO | 3JO | JUD | REV
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