Leviticus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Leviticus the third book of the Old Testament; contains Levitical law and ritual precedents
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Leviticus The third canonical book of the Old Testament, containing the laws and regulations relating to the priests and Levites among the Hebrews, or the body of the ceremonial law.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Leviticus A canonical book of the Old Testament, the third book of Moses or of the Pentateuch, containing principally the laws and regulations relating to the priests and Levites and to religious ceremonies, or the body of the ceremonial law. Abbreviated Lev.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Leviticus the third book of the Old Testament
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Quotations

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    “You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. [Leviticus 19:11]”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Levitical

Usage

In literature:

The ritual which was observed from the exile to the destruction of Jerusalem may be studied in Exodus and Leviticus.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
Leviticus, a very late work, wholly by LL.
"The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, September 1879" by Various
Leviticus, 21, verse 14, thou read'st That a widow won't do for the wife of a priest.
"Walter Pieterse" by Multatuli
One of the letters in Leviticus xi.
"The Bible in its Making" by Mildred Duff
Leviticus was majestically superintending the coming and going of three or four maid-servants.
"John March, Southerner" by George W. Cable
We find them mentioned in their proper order in Leviticus.
"Studies in Prophecy" by Arno C. Gaebelein
In Leviticus, her very birth was a shame.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
For in Leviticus iii.
"Black Forest Village Stories" by Berthold Auerbach
Cedar-wood is earliest noticed in Leviticus xiv.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
Again, observe in Leviticus viii.
"Wondrous Love" by Dwight Moody
Generally our New Leviticus will have to be much fuller.
"The Salvaging Of Civilisation" by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Thus in Leviticus xi.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
His critical Commentary on the Pentateuch commenced with a volume on Exodus, '55, Genesis '58, Leviticus in two vols.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Moses is with us the Prince of Legislators, and the twenty-fifth Leviticus the best of political platforms.
"Cannibals all!" by George Fitzhugh
Leviticus (xxvii., 29) expressly forbids the redeeming of those who shall have been devoted.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
The "Vulgate" thus translates the end of Leviticus, xix, 26: "You shall not observe dreams.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Leviticus, chap, xxv., vv.
"The Bible: what it is" by Charles Bradlaugh
Then in Leviticus it is said that fire consumed the two sons of Aaron.
"Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study" by Dwight Moody
The law in Leviticus applies peculiarly to profane epithets and to curses hurled at Jehovah Himself.
"The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II)" by Walter M. Chandler
The reader can see this in Leviticus xxiv.
"The All-Sufficiency of Christ" by Charles Henry Mackintosh
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In poetry:

"Grim curses out of Peter and of Paul;
Judging of strange sins in Leviticus;
Another sort of writing on the wall,
Scored deep across the painted heads of us.
"King Arthur's Tomb" by William Morris

In news:

In an alternate 1880s America, mad inventor Leviticus Blue is blamed for destroying Civil War–era Seattle.
Same-sex marriage and the book of Leviticus .
Some scholars say the piece of Leviticus dates to the second century B.C.
Response to Jeb Monge Aug 4 letter): My question is who (Leviticus 20:13) called homosexuality an abomination.
You're in great hands with Leviticus Tattoo.
(Leviticus ) Although there is no corporal punishment assessed, it shows extremely bad judgment.
"'Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly…" Leviticus 19:32 (NIV).
I wrote that in Judaism, redeeming the captive is very important: "You shall not stand idly by the blood of your brother" (Leviticus 19:16).
Indeed gallons of blood and whole herds of animals are spilled and sacrificed in the name of religion in the book of Leviticus – nothing could seem farther from spirituality than these ancient rites.
We dissect the major passages, includling the "abomination" lines in Leviticus.
Martin County Sheriff's Sgt Mike Dougherty on Tuesday answers questions from the media about how he and another detective found convicted murderer Leviticus Taylor, who escaped from the Indian River County jail Monday morning.
Sgt Mike Dougherty describes encounter with Leviticus Taylor.
) Torah reading: Leviticus 6:1-8:36.
Yom Kippur is one of the seven festivals commanded by God to keep (Leviticus 23).
Rocks of Harmony, Jo "Cool" Davis, New Orleans Spiritualettes, Crown Seekers, Melody Clouds and The Leviticus Gospel Singers.
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