Leviticus 21-22

Leviticus 21-22

Chapter 21: High Priest = Holy

Chapter 21 lists the requirements for the High Priests of Israel.

  • No baldness (Leviticus 21:5)
  • No cuts or mutilations to the skin (Leviticus 21:5)
  • They shall be as holy as God. They will not profane the name of God (Leviticus 21:6)
  • They shall take a wife who is a virgin (Leviticus 21:13-15)

Chapter 22: Sacrificial Animals are Perfect

Sacrificial animals are to be perfect without blemish.

Exodus 39-40

Exodus 39-40

Chapter 39: Holy Garments

Holy Garments are made for Aaron and his priests, under the instructions given to Moses by God. The Tabernacle is finished and Moses blesses the people.

Chapter 40: Temple Washing

After completing the temple, Aaron and his priests go into the temple and are washed and anointed and given an everlasting priesthood.

The children of Israel are guided by a cloud in the sky. When the cloud was taken up into the skies, the children of Israel knew to move forward on their journey. But when the cloud descended upon them they knew to stop and not journey until it was taken up again. (Exodus40:36-37)

The cloud in the sky was to light up the tabernacle by day and fire by night.