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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge: Leviticus 12

Chapter 12

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have conceived seed, and born a man child: then she shall be unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation for her infirmity shall she be unclean.

If a woman

Genesis 1:28 3:16 Job 14:4 15:14 25:4 Psalms 51:5 Luke 2:22 Romans 5:12-19



And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.

Genesis 17:11,12 Deuteronomy 30:6 Luke 1:59 2:21 John 7:22,23 Romans 3:19 4:11,12 Galatians 3:17 5:3 Philippians 3:5 Colossians 2:11

And she shall then continue in the blood of her purifying three and thirty days; she shall touch no hallowed thing, nor come into the sanctuary, until the days of her purifying be fulfilled.

15:25-28 Haggai 2:13 Luke 2:22,23

But if she bear a maid child, then she shall be unclean two weeks, as in her separation: and she shall continue in the blood of her purifying threescore and six days.

2,4 Genesis 3:13 1 Timothy 2:14,15

And when the days of her purifying are fulfilled, for a son, or for a daughter, she shall bring a lamb of the first year for a burnt offering, and a young pigeon, or a turtledove, for a sin offering, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest:

a lamb

1:10-13 5:6-10 14:22 15:14,29 Numbers 6:10 Luke 2:22 John 1:29 2 Corinthians 5:21 Hebrews 7:26 1 Peter 1:18,19

of the first year

Heb. a son of his year.

Who shall offer it before the LORD, and make an atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the issue of her blood. This is the law for her that hath born a male or a female.


1:4 4:20,26,31,35 Job 1:5 14:4 Romans 3:23,26 1 Corinthians 7:14 Hebrews 9:12-14

be cleansed


a male

Galatians 3:28

And if she be not able to bring a lamb, then she shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons; the one for the burnt offering, and the other for a sin offering: and the priest shall make an atonement for her, and she shall be clean.

she be not able to bring a lamb

Heb. her hand find not sufficiency of a lamb.

1:14 5:7 14:22 15:14,29 Luke 2:22,24 2 Corinthians 8:9

make an atonement

4:26 When burnt offerings and sin offerings were brought together, the sin offerings were first offered.