Outline of Leviticus

          I.     Outline of Leviticus

a.     Manual for Sacrifice (1:1-7:38)

                                               i.     Manual for Sacrifice for All Israel (1:1-6:7)

1.     Burnt Offerings (1:1-17)

2.     Grain Offerings (2:1-16)

3.     Peace Offerings (3:1-17)

4.     Sin Offerings (4:1-5:13)

5.     Guilt Offerings (5:14-6:7)

                                             ii.     Manual for Sacrifice for the Priests (6:8-7:38)

1.     Burnt Offerings (6:8-13)

2.     Grain Offerings (6:14-23)

3.     Sin Offerings (6:24-30)

4.     Guilt Offerings (7:1-10)

5.     Peace Offerings (7:11-27)

6.     Food Offerings (7:28-37)

7.     Summary statement (7:37-38)

b.     Narrative One (8:1-10:20)

                                               i.     The Ordination of Aaron and his sons (8:1-9:24)

1.     Cleansing and Anointing to service (8:1-13)

2.     Sacrifice (8:14-32)

3.     Seven day Ordination (8:33-36)

4.     Offering of Aaron on the eighth day (9:1-14)

5.     Offering for the people by Aaron and Sons (9:15-21)

6.     Aaron’s blessing on the people (9:22-24)

                                             ii.     The execution of two of Aaron’s sons (10:1-20)

1.     Nadab and Abihu’s indescretion (10:1)

2.     Nadab and Abihu’s execution (10:2-5)

3.     Moses’ Command to Aaron (10:6-15)

4.     Moses’ anger with Aaron (10:16-20)

c.     Manual of the Cleanliness Code (11:1-15:33)

                                               i.     Clean and Unclean Animals (11:1-47)

                                             ii.     Purification after Childbirth (12:1-8)

                                            iii.     Laws about Leprosy (13:1-59)

                                            iv.     Laws for cleansing Lepers (14:1-56)

                                             v.     Laws about bodily discharges (15:1-33)

d.     Manual for the Day of Atonement (16:1-34)

e.     Manual of the Holiness Code, part I (17:1-23:44)

                                               i.     Sacrifices must be brought to the Lord (17:1-9)

                                             ii.     Do not eat food with blood still in it (17:10-16)

                                            iii.     Laws against immoral sexual behavior (18:1-30)

                                            iv.     Command to respect parents (19:1-8)

                                             v.     Laws against abusing the poor and travelers (19:9-16)

                                            vi.     Laws against vengeance (19:17-18)

                                          vii.     Justice laws (19:19-37)

                                         viii.     Judgment against Child Sacrifice (20:1-5)

                                            ix.     Judgment against using mediums (20:6-9)

                                             x.     Judgment against adulterers (20:10-21)

                                            xi.     The People’s call to be Holy before the Lord (20:22-27)

                                          xii.     The Priests’ call to be Holy before the Lord (21:1-22:16)

                                         xiii.     Sacrifices to be Holy before the Lord (22:17-33)

                                         xiv.     Feasts as Holy before the Lord (23:1-24:9)

1.     Sabbath (23:1-3)

2.     Passover (23:4-8)

3.     Firstfruits (23:9-14)

4.     Weeks or Pentecost (23:15-22)

5.     Trumpets (23:23-25)

6.     Atonement (23:26-32)

7.     Booths or Tabernacles (23:33-44)

                                          xv.     The Tabernacle as Holy before the Lord (24:1-9)

1.     The Lamp (24:1-4)

2.     The Shewbread (24:5-9)

f.      Narrative Two (24:10-23)

                                               i.     The blasphemy of Shelomith’s son

g.     Manual for the Practice of Redemption (25:1-26:46)

                                               i.     Sabbath Year (25:1-7)

                                             ii.     Year of Jubilee (25:8-22)

                                            iii.     Kinsman Redeemer (25:23-34)

                                            iv.     Redemption for poor brothers (25:35-46)

                                             v.     Redemption for poverty-stricken (25:47-55)

                                            vi.     Promises connected with the Redemption laws

1.     Blessing for Obedience (26:1-13)

2.     Cursing for Disobedience (26:14-33)

3.     Promise of God’s redemption for humble repentance (26:34-46)

h.     Manual for Devoting things to the Lord (27:1-34)

 

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