Leviticus Chapter 20
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2 Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.
17 And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.
18 And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall uncover her nakedness; he hath discovered her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood: and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.
24 But I have said unto you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey: I am the LORD your God, which have separated you from other people.
25 Ye shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creepeth on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.
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Matthew Henry's Leviticus Chapter 20 Bible commentary...
Law against sacrificing children to Moloch, Of children that curse their parents. (1-9) Laws repeated, Holiness enjoined. (10-27)1-9 Are we shocked at the unnatural cruelty of the ancient idolaters in sacrificing their children? We may justly be so. But are there not very many parents, who, by bad teaching and wicked examples, and by the mysteries of iniquity which they show their children, devote them to the service of Satan, and forward their everlasting ruin, in a manner even more to be lamented? What an account must such parents render to God, and what a meeting will they have with their children at the day of judgment! On the other hand, let children remember that he who cursed father or mother was surely put to death. This law Christ confirmed. Laws which were made before are repeated, and penalties annexed to them. If men will not avoid evil practices, because the law has made these practices sin, and it is right that we go on that principle, surely they should avoid them when the law has made them death, from a principle of self-preservation. In the midst of these laws comes in a general charge, Sanctify yourselves, and be ye holy. It is the Lord that sanctifies, and his work will be done, though it be difficult. Yet his grace is so far from doing away our endeavours, that it strongly encourages them. Work out your salvation, for it is God that worketh in you.
10-27 These verses repeat what had been said before, but it was needful there should be line upon line. What praises we owe to God that he has taught the evil of sin, and the sure way of deliverance from it! May we have grace to adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things; may we have no fellowship with unfruitful works of darkness, but reprove them.
Keith maggard's Leviticus Chapter 20 comment about verse 13 on 2/28/2014, 11:39pm...
I do believe it is a sin but so are so many things we all do Jesus instructed us to love even our enemies I don t think they are my enemy as a matter of fact some have been my friends there is a fraise that has been going around lately that says don t hate me because I sin differently than you do I believe that God views all sin the same and it all needs to be forgiven Jesus said your sins are forgiven go sin no more no I don t hate or even dislike a gay person but if you ask me do I think it is a sin I won t lie to you to protect your feelings
Ernest White's Leviticus Chapter 20 comment about verse 13 on 2/26/2014, 2:52pm...
I BELIEVE THE SCRIPTURES ARE RIGHT THAT IS WHY GOD SENT US A SAVIOR NAME JESUS WE WERE ALL BORN SINNERS GAY STRAIGHT OTHER WITH A NATURE BENT TOWARD EVIL THAT S WHY WE ALL MUST BE BORN AGAIN THUS ALLOWING GOD TO GIVE US HIS NATURE THROUGH CHRIST THIS NEW NATURE DESIRES TO PLEASE GOD
Lloyd's Leviticus Chapter 20 comment about verse 13 on 1/15/2014, 3:38am...
Behold, old things shall pass away".......... This is a new era........ Preach the Gospel of the New Testament ' Christ '
BroadwayErik's Leviticus Chapter 20 comment about verse 13 on 1/11/2014, 11:00am...
You can interpret this any way you feel. The only fact of it is that the Old Testament was written by the ancient Israelites thousands of years ago, in a society extremely different from ours. It is easy to take this verse out of context and manipulate it to your liking. Would not you be better off studying the history of the Old Testement and try and analyze what they were ACTUALLY talking about? just a thought.
Sarah's Leviticus Chapter 20 comment about verse 13 on 12/27/2013, 5:20pm...
The Old Testament is a history of tradition, the point of Jesus, and therefore chrIstianity was to bring a new way of worship and dealing with our fellow mankind. Fear based religion with fire and brimstone postulations were replaced with love and positivity, traditons were not to be considered the law. See Mark 7.1-23. Leviticus is moot.
Tom's Leviticus Chapter 20 comment about verse 13 on 12/24/2013, 9:55am...
I believe the Bible, its not that Christians don't still love and care for people who do not follow Gods word, Its just most christians are tired of being told were intolorant, and bigot because we dont do the do the political correct thing and accept these people the way they are, All people are sinners and fall short of Gods glory but by believing and accepting christ we are redeemed. Part of that is accepting the Bible as God's word and trying are best to follow and ask for forgivness when we fall short and strength to do the right thing and not commit the sins again. I think part of the problem is also human nature, and people dont like being told they're doing anything wrong or want to bend Gods word to suit there needs and life styles.
Dojcin's Leviticus Chapter 20 comment about verse 13 on 12/03/2013, 3:11pm...
The word "mankind" in Lev 20:13 is actually ZAKHAV which means "male" in hebrew.
It should read better:
"...If a man lies with a male, as he lyeth with a woman, both of them have committed abomination."
Also the word "both" is Hebrew word "shanehem" which implies two people, not a group.
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