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Notes on the Bible, by Albert Barnes, [1834], at

Leviticus Chapter 15

Leviticus 15:1

lev 15:1

This chapter would seem to take its place more naturally before Lev 12:1-8, with the subject of which it is inmediately connected. Compare especially Lev 12:2 with Lev 15:19. It stands here between two chapters, with neither of which has it any close connection.

Leviticus 15:13

lev 15:13

The mere cessation of the issue does not make him clean: he must wait seven days, etc., preparatory to his offering sacrifice.

Leviticus 15:16

lev 15:16

Most of the ancient religions made a similar recognition of impurity and of the need of purfication.

Lev 15:17

Every garment - Compare Jde 1:23.

Leviticus 15:24

lev 15:24

This must refer to an unexpected occurrence. Intercourse during the acknowledged period was a heavy crime, and was to be punished by "cutting off" Lev 18:19; Lev 20:18; Eze 18:6.

Leviticus 15:31

lev 15:31

This solemn admonition is addressed to Moses and Aaron, see Lev 15:1.

Lev 15:31

My tabernacle - Strictly, "my dwelling-place" משׁכן mı̂shkān, as in Lev 8:10; Lev 17:4; Lev 26:11. The word rendered "tabernacle" elsewhere in Leviticus is properly "tent." See the Exo 26:1 note.

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