The JPS Torah Commentary: Leviticus
Jewish Publication Society, 1989 - Religion - 284 pages
Written by four outstanding Torah scholars, the JPS Torah Commentary series represents a fusion of the best of the old and new. Utilizing the latest research to enhance our understanding of the biblical text, it takes its place as one of the most authoritative yet accessible Bible commentaries of our day. The JPS Torah Commentary series guides readers through the words and ideas of the Torah. Each volume is the work of a scholar who stands at the pinnacle of his field. every page contains the complete traditional Hebrew text, with cantillation notes, the JPS translation of the Holy Scriptures, aliyot breaks, Masoretic notes, and commentary by a distinguished Hebrew Bible scholar, integrating classical and modern sources. Each volume also contains supplementary essays that elaborate upon key words and themes, a glossary of commentators and sources, extensive bibliographic notes, and maps.
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The Expiatory Sacrifices
The Disposition of Sacrifices
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Aaron Akkadian altar ancient animals Azazel B. A. Levine biblical birds blood burnt offering celebration century b.c.e. chapter clean commanded connotes consecrated covenant creatures cult cultic defile Deut Deuteronomy Epilogue Excursus exile Exod Exodus expiation explained Ezek Ezekiel festival flesh forbidden formulation God's grain offering guilt offering Hebrew verb High Priest Holiness Code impure indentured Israel Israelite Jerusalem Jewish Jubilee Judaism Kings land laws Leviticus literally Lord means minhah Mish Mishnah Molech Moses nakedness Numbers offense offering by fire olah ordained period person pilgrimage prescribed priesthood priestly prohibition purification purity rabbinic Rashi redeem refers religious rites ritual Sabbath sacrifice sanctuary Second Temple sense seven days seventh Shavuot shelamim Sifra sins slaughtered statement Sukkot Tabernacle Targum Onkelos Temple Temple of Jerusalem Tent of Meeting terefah term Torah tradition translation tsara'at Ugaritic unclean usage verse worship zevah