Complete Definition of "Leviticus"

English
book of the Bible|Leviticus

Etymology
Derived from the Latin Liber Leviticus which is from the Greek (Ïο) ÎεÏιÏικÏν (i.e., βιβλίον). In Jewish writings it is customary to cite the book by its first word, Vayikra ××קר×, "and he called".

Proper noun
Leviticus

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

Translations
trans-top|the book of the Bible and Torah
Bulgarian: ÐевиÑÑ
Dutch: #Dutch|Leviticus, Levieten
Greek: t|el|ÎεÏιÏικÏν||trLevitikón|scGrek
Hebrew: ××קר×|×Ö·×Ö´Ö¼×§Ö°×¨Ö¸× (vaikra)
Japanese: ã¬ãè¨ (rebi ki)
trans-mid
Maltese: Ktieb il-Levitku
Romanian: Leviticul
Slovene: Levitik
Spanish: Levítico
trans-bottom

Related terms
Lev.
Levi
Levite

See also
priest
Aaron
law

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