- Did the mere face of being born a Jew give a child a place in the covenant?
See 12:3, Note 1 below, and Deut. 10:15, 16; 30; 6. How do the principles illustrated here apply today?
- From chapter 13 trace some of the parallels that exist between the plague of leprosy and the plague of sin.
- 12:3. Circumcision had a twofold significance, namely, identification with God’s covenant people, and purification from unfitness for such a role.
- 12:8. Cf. Luke 2:22-24.