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Levites
descendants of Levi, one of the 12 sons of Jacob
Septuagint (LXX)
translation of the Old Testament into Greek that dates back to about 300-200 BC and comes from the Egyptian city of Alexandria
Holiness Code
chp 17-27, code devoted to right living outside the tabernacle
casuistic law
how the principles of the covenant apply to life
expiation
the purging of impurity caused by sin
atonement
the animals sacrifice ransomed the sinner from the death that the sinner deserved
Why is the Leviticus one of the most neglected books of the Bible? (CHAPTER 7)
#1: It seems strange because it's about sacrifices
#2:It seems at first glace to interup the flow of events in the story of God's people.
What are the major differences between the Israelites sacrificial sys. and those of the ancient near east? (CHAPTER 7)
#1:Mesopotamianns used sacrificial animals for clairvoyance
#2:The Israelites sacrificial sys. was linked ot the conventional relationship w/ God
#3:The Israelites use of sacrifices IS their concept of holiness
Who were the Levites?Why is the book named for them? (CHAPTER 7)
The Levites were descendants of Levi, one of the 12 son of Jacob. Aaron & his family were chosen from this tribe to serve as priests & to offer sacrifices.God app. the rest of Levites to service the tabernacle. LXX named the book b/c deals w/ instructions for oferrings to God and how to worship God
What are the 4 main divisions of the book? (CHAPTER 7)
The Offerings, The Priesthood, Cleanliness & uncleanliness, The Holiness code
Distinguish the 2 mian categories of sacrifices. (CHAPTER 7)
#1:The result of the offering form God's perspective (burnt, cereal & peace offerings)
#2:Types of sins commited & status of the sinner (sin & guilt offering)
What was the function & ritual of the Day of Atonement? (CHAPTER 7)
This was an annual time for purging all sins and unclenness that were unatoned for during the year.The preist carried the blood of the slain offerings into the Holy of Holies to atone for the sins of him & his nation.Then was the use of the scapegoat.
What are the 3 major themes of Leviticus? (CHAPTER 7)
Law, Sacrifce, and holiness
What is the basis of God's call for Israel to live a holy life? (CHAPTER 7)
Iti is based on his holy character.
What is the English translation of the Hebrew title of the book?How does this title describe the struggle which the book depicts? (CHAPTER 8)
Numbers; it describes events that occured during the nearly 40 years Israel wandered in the dessert.
What are the geographical-chronological units of the book?What literary types of material are dispersed throughout these units? (CHAPTER 8)
#1:Israelites were encamped @ Mount Sinai
#2:wnadered in the dessert for 40 years
#3:plains of Moab/he promised land
It disperses legal sections, historical narratives, and records of census'
What problem is presented in the book's census report? (CHAPTER 8)
The 2 main lists record over 60,000 men, which would mean Israel's total pop. would be 2 mill. or more. If this large, then they would not have feared the Egyptian army or the Canaanite pop., also logistical problems.
Describe the major subunits of Numbers 1:1-10:10.What is the literary climax of this unit?What part is not in chronological order? (CHAPTER 8)
Breaking up camp and moving through the desert under God's direction. Chapter 9 is the literary climax-passover & cloud over temple. The instructions from chapters 7-10 are out of chronological sequence.
What time period is described in the next unit (10:11-20:21)?What inner attitude is borne out out in the Israelites' complaints?How does this attitude result in the 40 yrs of wandering?What does the placement of legal materials indicate about God;s plan for the next generation? (CHAPTER 8)
On the 20th day of the 2nd month of the 2nd year;rebellion;B/c of their rebellion, they did not want to go into the promised land when God offered it to them;it indicates that there will be a day when the covenant will be fulfilled
What is the geographical location of the final unit (20:22-36:13)?What image in this unit prefigures salvation through Jesus Christ?What are the miraculous elements of Num. 22-24?How was the covenant relationship threatened in Num. 25?How does God's response show commitment to the covenant plan for the future? (CHAPTER 8)
In the plains of Moab; the bronze serpant;talking donkey;Israelites began worshiping Baal;God is patient and loving and continues to insist that they will enter the land, despite themselves.
How does Paul draw on Numbers in speaking to the church at Corinth?
To warn the Church of Corinth.
What events in Numbers are mentioned in Hebrews?What point does the author of Hebrews illustrate through these events?
The account of the spies and their refusal to enter the promised land. He warns them to take care lest they have an evil and unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God so that we too will not get to experience the rest of God.