Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO LEVITICUS 19\\

This chapter contains various laws, ceremonial and moral, tending to
the sanctification of men, in imitation of the holy God, \\#Le 19:1,2\\;
as concerning the reverence of parents, and observing the sabbaths,
\\#Le 19:3\\; against idolatry, \\#Le 19:4\\; about offering and eating of
peace offerings, \\#Le 19:5-8\\; concerning harvest and gleaning of
fields and vineyards, \\#Le 19:9,10\\; respecting the breach of several
of the commandments of the law, as the eighth, ninth, and third,
particularly, \\#Le 19:11-13\\; and others relating to the ill usage of
the deaf and blind, and having respect to persons rich or poor in
judgment, and acting the part of a tale bearer among people,
\\#Le 19:14-16\\; and bearing hatred and ill will to any of their
neighbours, \\#Le 19:17,18\\; and others forbidding mixtures in the
generation of cattle, sowing fields, and wearing apparel, \\#Le 19:19\\;
and concerning the punishment of a man that lay with a bondmaid, and
the offering he should bring for his atonement, \\#Le 19:20-22\\; then
follow certain laws concerning fruit trees, when the fruit of them
should be eaten, \\#Le 19:23-25\\; and concerning eating with blood,
using enchantments, and observing times, and managing the hair of the
head and beard, and avoiding to make any marks, prints, and cuttings in
the flesh for the dead, \\#Le 19:26-28\\; a caution not to prostitute a
daughter to whoredom, and to observe the sabbath, and reverence the
sanctuary of God, and pay no regard to wizards and familiar spirits,
\\#Le 19:29-31\\; to show reverence to ancient persons, and not to vex
and distress strangers, \\#Le 19:32-34\\; and to do no injustice in weight
and measure, \\#Le 19:35,36\\; all which instructions are to be carefully
observed, and put in execution, \\#Le 19:37\\.