Journey through the complete Book of Leviticus with insightful commentary and a special focus on the Land of Israel. Includes the full, original Hebrew text with clear English translation.
In Leviticus, you’ll come to discover that through the intricate details of the priestly sacrifices and offerings, an important theme is uncovered: that the overriding purpose of the offerings is to bring the people closer to God through His earthly dwelling place, as it says, “build for Me a Tabernacle so I can dwell in your midst” (Exodus 25:8). The intricate details of Leviticus are necessary for us to bring God’s presence into our lives in a very physical way, by serving Him in a very specific manner.
This edition gives wonderful insight into the role of the Tabernacle as a temporary edifice that paved the way for the Temple in Jerusalem. Even though today we don’t have the Tabernacle to uplift us or the Temple to pray in, Jerusalem remains mankind’s special gateway between heaven and earth. Nowadays, our connection to the Land of Israel still has the ability to uplift our service to God.
By delving deeper into the meaning behind the ancient rituals and discovering their many fundamental truths, and by highlighting the role of Zion throughout the Book of Vayikra, it is our hope that “The Israel Bible: Leviticus” helps us fulfill the purpose of the Tabernacle in bringing God’s presence into our lives.