Leviticus Volume 2

Leviticus Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...on the linen garments a second time, washed his hands and his feet, and went into the Holy to bring back the bowl and the censer. After another ablution of his hands and feet, he bathed again. Then he put on his golden vestments, washed his hands and feet, and entered the Holy to do the service at the Altar of Incense and at the Candlestick; after having once more washed his hands and feet, he put on his own private garments, and was accompanied home by his friends, "to whom he gave a feast, if he had left the Sanctuary unharmed" Mishn. Tom. VII. 4); for the terrible fate of Aaron's two eldest sons had proved how inexorably God visits any deviation from the holy rituals. The Highpriest had, in fact, during the day to bathe five times, and to wash his hands and feet ten times, and for the latter ablutions he did not use the ordinary basin ("!i-5), but a golden bowl (cyathus yir-p; Mishn. Tom. m. 3). The sacrifices described in this chapter are all expiatory, and the rites connected with them special and exceptional. But besides them were to be offered, first the usual or daily holocausts--a lamb in the morning and one towards the evening; and then extraordinary or additional sacrifices (s't) in honour of the sacred day--a bullock, a ram, and seven lambs as holocausts, and a kid of the goats as a sin-offering, of course together with their cereal oblations; so that seventeen animals, including all the species of sacrificial quadrupeds, were required on the Day of Atonement, sixteen for sacrifice, and one for Azazel (comp. Num. XXIX. 8--11). Atwhattimesof the day these victims were to be presented, was a matter of dispute at so early a date as that of the Mishnah; bat the doctors decided in favour of Rabbi Aki va, who held, that the...show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236639006
  • 9781236639004