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Leviticus Chapter 19

Leviticus 19:2

lev 19:2

Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Ye shall be (a) holy: for I the LORD your God [am] holy.

(a) That is, void of all pollution, idolatry and superstition both of soul and body.

Leviticus 19:5

lev 19:5

And if ye offer a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the LORD, ye shall offer it (b) at your own will.

(b) Of your own accord.

Leviticus 19:7

lev 19:7

And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it [is] abominable; it shall not be (c) accepted.

(c) To wit, of God.

Leviticus 19:11

lev 19:11

Ye shall not steal, neither (d) deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

(d) In that which is committed to your credit.

Leviticus 19:16

lev 19:16

Thou shalt not (e) go up and down [as] a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou (f) stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I [am] the LORD.

(e) As a slanderer, backbiter, or quarrel picker.

(f) By consenting to his death, or conspiring with the wicked.

Leviticus 19:19

lev 19:19

Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a (g) diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee.

(g) As a horse to leap an ass, or a mule a mare.

Leviticus 19:23

lev 19:23

And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye (h) shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of.

(h) It shall be unclean as that thing, which is not circumcised.

Leviticus 19:26

lev 19:26

Ye shall not eat [any thing] with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor (i) observe times.

(i) To measure lucky or unlucky days.

Leviticus 19:27

lev 19:27

Ye shall not (k) round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.

(k) As did the Gentiles in sign of mourning.

Leviticus 19:28

lev 19:28

Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any (l) marks upon you: I [am] the LORD.

(l) By whipping your bodies or burning marks in them.

Leviticus 19:29

lev 19:29

Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a (m) whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.

(m) As did the Cyprians, and Locrenses.

Leviticus 19:32

lev 19:32

Thou shalt (n) rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I [am] the LORD.

(n) In token of reverence.

Leviticus 19:35

lev 19:35

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in (o) meteyard, in weight, or in measure.

(o) As in measuring the ground.

Leviticus 19:36

lev 19:36

Just balances, just weights, a just (p) ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I [am] the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.

(p) By these two measures he means all other. Of Ephah, read (Exo 16:36) and of Hin, (Exo 29:40).

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