Leviticus 27

Notes (NET Translation) The sanctuary needed funds to operate. This chapter describes how such funds were raised through voluntary votive offerings (Deut 23:22-23). Rash vows are to be avoided (Eccl 5:4-5; Prov 20:25). It may well be part of the purpose of this chapter to discourage rash swearing by fixing a relatively high price for …

Leviticus 26

Notes (NET Translation) 1 "'You must not make for yourselves idols, so you must not set up for yourselves a carved image or a pillar, and you must not place a sculpted stone in your land to bow down before it, for I am the LORD your God. 2 You must keep my Sabbaths and …

Leviticus 25

Notes (NET Translation) 1 The LORD spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai: 2 "Speak to the Israelites and tell them, 'When you enter the land that I am giving you, the land must observe a Sabbath to the LORD. 3 Six years you may sow your field, and six years you may prune your vineyard …