Index: Leviticus

Leviticus is a manual for priests explaining how to perform their duties. For some of the laws in Leviticus and their purpose? Check here for cultural understanding.

Leviticus 7:26-7
Does this verse support the Jehovah's Witnesses' doctrine against blood transfusion?
Leviticus 8:3-4
"How did Moses speak to 'all Israel'?? That's over 2 million people!"
Leviticus 11:5-6
Leviticus 11:19
Leviticus 11:21-23
Is the Bible wrong about insects having four feet?
Leviticus 15:24, 20:18
What is the penalty for sexual relations during menstruation? 15:24 says a man will be unclean for seven days; 20:18 says both man and woman will be cut off from the people. However, the context for 15:24 is set by 15:19: "And if a woman have an issue..." The matter is conditional, whereas in 20:18 it is in the context of intentional relations (as incest). 15:24 refers to an incident that happens when menstruation is unexpected, whereas 20:18 refers to sexual relations at a time when it is known to be happening.
Leviticus 17:11
Do Christians misunderstand the Jewish principles of atonement?
Leviticus 17:15
Is the law contradictory about eating carrion?
Leviticus 18:22, 20:13
Does Leviticus condemn homosexuality?
Leviticus 19:28
Silly complaint: "Why does God care so much about tattoos???"
Leviticus 21:21-2
On excrement disposal
Leviticus 24:17
How can God punish killing, yet order and perform so many killings? -- an exegesis of this famous command.
Leviticus 25:17
Fear God, or not?
Leviticus 26:24
Does this passage endorse cannibalism?