Book of Leviticus

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Noun1.Book of Leviticus - the third book of the Old TestamentBook of Leviticus - the third book of the Old Testament; contains Levitical law and ritual precedents
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
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The practice comes from the Book of Leviticus, which declares that "all citizens of Israel shall live in booths, in order that future generations may know that I made the Israelite people live in booths when I brought them out of the land of Egypt.
A highlight from the SchA[cedilla]yen Collection is a fragment containing part of the Book of Leviticus.
High-resolution scanning of the document, which revealed the scroll was a copy of the Book of Leviticus - one of the first five holy books of the Bible, collectively called the Pentateuch.
The first essay begins with a discussion of the opening verse of the Book of Leviticus (Sefer Vayikra) and Rashi's comments thereon.
On the other hand, Pacquiao cited lines from the Book of Leviticus to support his viewpoint.
The Book of Leviticus states: "And thou shalt number seven Sabbaths of years unto thee, seven times seven years; and the space of the seven Sabbaths of years shall be unto three forty and nine years.
My young friend had cleverly quoted the book of Leviticus to argue that the greatest sin was to be homosexual.
Things did not go as I had planned, so I tore up the book of Leviticus in the classroom, in front of the students who were using old biblical verses to discriminate against me.
The Most Rev Justin Welby called on Christians, quoting from the Book of Leviticus to "break down barriers, to welcome the stranger and love them as ourselves (Leviticus 19:34).
It is understood the book of Leviticus was written by Moses.
The Book of Leviticus says that "Every grain offering you bring to the Lord must be made without yeast, for you are not to burn any yeast or honey in a food offering presented to the Lord" (2:11).
Joseph outreach coordinator Sister Paula Cormier read from the book of Leviticus during the service.