Leviticus 12:1-13:46

  1. 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?
  2. From chapter 13 trace some of the parallels that exist between the plague of leprosy and the plague of sin.


  1. 12:3. Circumcision had a twofold significance, namely, identification with God’s covenant people, and purification from unfitness for such a role.
  2. 12:8. Cf. Luke 2:22-24.