|Overview - Leviticus 20|
|1||Of him that gives of his seed to Moloch.|
|4||Of him that favours such an one.|
|6||Of going to wizards.|
|9||Of him that curses his parents.|
|22||Obedience is required with holiness.|
|27||Wizards must be put to death.|
Leviticus 20:16 (King James Version)
And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- And if a woman
- We are assured by Herodotus (in Euterp.) that the abominations here referred to existed among the Egyptians, and even formed part of their superstitious religious system, and we have reason to believe that they were not uncommon among the Canaanites
- (See ch. 18:24 25). Need we wonder then, that God should have made laws of this nature, and appointed the punishment of death for these crimes? This one observation will account for many of those strange prohibitions which we find in the Mosaic law.
- and the beast
- Exodus 19:13 ; Exodus 21:28 Exodus 21:32 Hebrews 12:20