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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Leviticus


List of Literary Structures


1-1 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

5-1  5-2  5-3  5-4  5-5 

List of Pericopes


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1 Offerings(1:1-3:17)
2 Sin Offerings(4:1-5:13)
3 Offerings With Restitution(5:14-26)
4 Instructions Concering Sacrifices(6:1-7:10)
5 Further Instructions(7:11-38)
6 The Rites Of Ordination(8:1-36)
7 Aaron'S Priesthood Inaugumented(9:1-24)
8 Nadab And Abihu(10:1-20)
9 Clean And Unclean Foods, Animals(11:1-47)
10 Purification Of Women After Childbirth(12:1-8)
11 Leprosy(13:1-14:57)
12 Concerning Bodily Discharges(15:1-33)
13 The Day Of Atonment(16:1-34)
14 The Slaughtering Of Animals(17:1-16)
15 Ritual And Moral Holiness(18:1-20:27)
16 The Holiness Of Priests(21:1-15)
17 Handicapped Priests(21:16-24)
18 The Use Of Holy Offerings(22:1-16)
19 Acceptable Offerings(22:17-33)
20 Appointed Festivals(23:1-44)
21 The Lamp And Bread(24:1-9)
22 Blasphemy And Its Punishment(24:10-23)
23 The Sabbatical Year And Jubilee(25:1-55)
24 Obedience And Disobedience(26:1-46)
25 Votive Offerings(27:1-34)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version