Leviticus Chapters 15-21 Questions and Answers

Bible Questions and Answers on Leviticus chapters 15-21

Leviticus chapters 15-21 Questions and answersLeviticus chapters 15-21 continue with the dietary laws, and general other laws that God gave to Moses for His chosen people.

In Leviticus 15:2 what is a running issue? The term “out of his flesh” is a reference to the penis. The running issue then seems to refer to discharge of pus from the penis as a result of a sexually transmitted disease or perhaps even a urinary problem where the person is incontinent of urine.

The running issue is  very bad. Yes, it is.

In Leviticus 16:3 what did Aaron do that he had to bring a young bullock for a sin offering and a ram for a burnt offering? Aaron needed the blood of the bullock and the ram in order to come before the LORD in the most holy place of the Tabernacle because he was meeting the LORD there. He could not meet with God without blood. He could only don this one time a year.

Is Leviticus 16 about atonement? Yes, this was all about the Day of Atonement.

In Leviticus 16 you are not to eat blood no way, no how, or you will be banished from your people. Yes, if you consumed blood you would be banished.

In Leviticus 18:6 what nakedness are they talking about? The term “nakedness” here is a reference to sexual intercourse.

In Leviticus 19:6 I didn’t know that if you have a sacrifice you must eat it before the third day. This was specific for sacrifices of peace offerings which were offered as gratitude to God.

In Leviticus 19:10 what does “glean” mean? “Glean” means to gather left over grain or produce after the main harvest was finished.

In Leviticus 19:16 what does “talebearer” mean? Talking evil about people in a way and for the intent to cause problems.

In Leviticus 19: 27 what does “round the corners of your heads” mean? This is referring to a heathen practice of a particular haircut that was popular with the heathens and was associated with the worship and/or honor of their false gods.

In Leviticus 19:28 are they talking about tattoos? Not necessarily. It was part of the heathen culture to cut the flesh in violent mourning for the dead sometimes this was related to worship of a false god. These were common occurrences in the heathen culture and God did not want His people to follow the practices of the heathen. This is especially true in relation to mourning following a death because we are not to grieve like those who have no hope (1 Thessalonians 4:13).

In Leviticus 19:33 what does “vex” mean? “Vex” – to irritate, annoy, provoke, torment, trouble, etc.

In Leviticus 19:37 tells you to keep His commandments. Yes, God expected His people to do what He told them.

In Leviticus 20:2 who or what is Molech? Molech was a god of the Ammorites. He was a fire god. The statues of Molech had his face was that of a calf and he had a man’s body with stretched out hands. He was heated with a fire inside of him and after he was molten hot, babies were put in his hands and burned alive. God said that if you worship Molech by burning your babies alive to him, that the others should stone you to death. You re sinning against God by worshiping a false god and you are also killing your children.

In Leviticus 20 tells you who you can and cannot lie with? Yes, this is referring to sexual intercourse.

In Leviticus 21 tells you what priest can and cannot do. The priests, similar to the New Testament pastor, had a stricter set of rules to follow.

Finished with Leviticus chapters 15-21? Please leave any questions and comments below and continue learning at Leviticus chapters 22-27.

Mary Jane

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