What does leviticus mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Leviticus, Book of Leviticus(noun)

    the third book of the Old Testament; contains Levitical law and ritual precedents


  1. Leviticus(ProperNoun)

    The third of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the third book in the Torah.

  2. Origin: Derived from the Latin Liber Leviticus which is from the Greek (το) Λευιτικόν (i.e., βιβλίον). In Jewish writings it is customary to cite the book by its first word, Vayikra ויקרא, "and he called".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leviticus(noun)

    the third canonical book of the Old Testament, containing the laws and regulations relating to the priests and Levites among the Hebrews, or the body of the ceremonial law

  2. Origin: [See Levitical.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Leviticus

    the third book of the Pentateuch, so called as containing the laws and ordinances appointed to regulate the services of the sanctuary as conducted by a priesthood of the tribe of Levi, the narrative portion of it recording the consecration of Aaron and his sons, the death of Nadab and Abihu, and the stoning of the blasphemer, embracing a period of only one year, and the legislation of it no longer issuing from Mount Sinai, but from the door of the Tabernacle.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leviticus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leviticus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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