He provides no reason and expects us to accept them on faith. Rabbinic commentators believe that many of God's statutes are of that sort. These three commands have the same general thought behind them. Hence we find that mules were largely employed by the Jews (2Samuel 13:29; 2Samuel 18:9; 1Kings 1:33; 1Kings 1:38; 1Kings 10:25; 1Kings 18:5; Ezra 2:66, &c.). John W. Ritenbaugh It is the principle of clean and unclean, righteous and unrighteous, Christian or pagan, Egypt or God. Our Price: $31.49. The cattle is the meat of the word of God. Can we discern God's original point here, and does this mandate have any significance for Christians today? Leviticus 19:19. lev 19:19. ..” The Hebrew word underlying “statutes” is shamar, “to hedge about, guard, protect, attend to, preserve, observe, and to treasure up in your memory.” God covers a great deal of ground in the first 18 verses, so at the chapter's halfway mark, He inserts a reminder that these laws and life principles, this huge amount of wisdom, is to be guarded, protected, attended to, preserved, and observed. Leviticus 20 ... KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible. Be ye holyâ Separated from all the forementioned defilements, and entirely consecrated to God and obedient to all his laws. Verse 11 covers the eighth and ninth commandments, while verse 12 rephrases the third commandment. (k) Misn. This question often arises when people read Leviticus 19:19 and Deuteronomy 22:11. â And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the Lord, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, â¦ Then he goes on to say that Jesus did this to purify us, to set us apart, to make us a people “zealous for good works.” He redeemed us by grace so we could strive to live a sinless life, which we fail at repeatedly. The use, however, of animals produced from such mixtures was not forbidden. And not to wear clothing made of both linen and wool. One rabbi has said, “Why ask why?” Their point has validity, certainly, but is there really no reason for this edict? And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, âSpeak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them: âYou shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.. a. That this is the precise meaning of the original word, see Parkhurst on ×¢×× ×. Because these kinds of fibers differ markedly in strength, washability, absorption, and so forth, they should not be mixed. ââDo not wear clothing woven of two kinds of material. Deuteronomy 22:11 But its fuller meaning emerges elsewhere. Are they on a par with some of these others? The laws reflect His nature. in garments) but wool and flax; camels' wool, and sheep's wool, mixed together, if the greater part is camels', it is free, but if the greater part is sheep's wool, it is forbidden, if half and half, it is forbidden; and so flax and hemp mixed together; also that nothing is forbidden on such account but what is spun and wove (o): the design of this, as of the other, seems to be in general to caution against unnatural lusts and impure mixtures, and all communion of good and bad men, and particularly against joining the righteousness of Christ with the works of men, in the business of justification: Christ's righteousness is often compared to a garment, and sometimes to line linen, clean and white; and men's righteousness to filthy rags, Revelation 19:8; which are by no means to be put together in the said affair; such who believe in Christ are justified by the obedience of one and not of more, and by faith in that obedience and righteousness, without the works of the law, Romans 5:19 Romans 3:28; to join them together is needless, disagreeable, and dangerous. Come out of Egypt.” So, although we do not have to worry about our beards or hair as much in this regard, we still have to be aware of the “Egypt” around us and come out of her. However, the broader principle of the several statutes that forbid "mixing" in various ways is that God wanted His people to pursue purity and quality. They are not primarily statements of authority ("Do this because I tell you"), though some of this is included, but statements of the relationship between the Lawgiver and His law. In this Bible verse God says not to mix purebred cattle with mixed breed cattle. Most probably the reference is to different materials, interwoven in the yarn of which the dress was made; but a difficulty still remains in the fact that such admixture was ordered in the garments of the priests. Even so, few of us farm the land anymore, so what does mixing livestock or seed have to do with us? (1-2) The general call to holiness. 9. - Duration: 10:24. Leviticus 19:19 You shall keep my statutes. The Fifth Commandment (1997). A.F.V God is not capricious that way; there is great good in following His instructions, even if they are no longer binding under the New Covenant. These hybrids were either the issue of parents voluntarily coming together without the aid of the Israelites, or were imported from other countries. The second is animal protein fiber such as wool and silk. The stronger fibers would cut and tear away from the weaker ones or would not combine well in other ways. The Old Covenant emphasized physical things as a means of righteousness, but the emphasis under the New Covenant is on spiritual elements in our relationship with God and each other. thou shall not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind; or "cause them to gender" (e) for cattle do not usually of themselves gender with a diverse kind, unless directed and solicited to it, as a male of one kind with a female of another; for instance, an horse with a she ass, or an he ass with a mare, and even creatures that were like one another, yet of different kinds, were not to mix together; as a wolf and a dog, a hound and a fox, goats and roebucks, goats and sheep, a horse and a mule, a mule and an ass, an ass and a wild ass; for though they are like one another, they are of different kinds (f): a creature thus gendered was not forbidden to be used, as a mule; and if a clean creature and gendered of clean ones, though of a different kind, it might be eaten, as Maimonides (g) affirms; for not the creature gendered was unlawful for use, but the act of causing to gender is what is forbidden: the design was to preserve the order of beings, and the nature of creatures as they were at the first creation; that there might be no change among them, or anything taken from or added to what God had made; not to separate what God had joined, or join what God had separated, which to do must reflect upon his wisdom; as also, that men and women, as Philo (h) observes, might abstain from unlawful converse, from unnatural lusts and mixtures; and as Ainsworth thinks, this was to lead Israel to the simplicity and sincerity of religion, and of all the parts and doctrines of the law and Gospel in their distinct kinds, as faith and works, to mingle which together in our justification before God is forbidden; or rather to teach the saints not to mix with the men of the world, in evil conversation, or in superstitious worship; to which may be added, to show that spiritual regeneration is not partly of corruptible and partly of incorruptible seed, nor partly of the will of man, and partly of the will of God; nor partly of the power of man, and partly of the power of God, but wholly of the Spirit and grace of God: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: or seed of divers sorts, as wheat and barley, and which, according to the Jews (i), was not mingled unless there be two grains of wheat and one of barley, or one of wheat and two of barley; or wheat, and barley, and rye: they also include herbs and trees in this law, and make an graft of them a forbidden mixture; hence, they say (k), they do not ingraft one tree in another, nor one herb in another, nor a tree in an herb, nor an herb in a tree, of which they give instances: and there are various sorts of seeds, herbs, roots, and trees, which are and are not of divers kinds, and some that are alike and yet diverse; for they have a whole treatise of such like things, called "Celaim", or divers kinds: as to the mystical sense, the "field" may represent the church of God, which is not an open but an enclosed field, enclosed by the grace of God, and separated from others by it, well manured and cultivated by the Spirit of God, and through the word and ordinances, as means, in which manner of fruit and flowers grow, and is the property of Christ; see Sol 4:12; the seed may signify the word or doctrine of the Gospel, sown by the ministers of it, skilfully and plentifully, which should be pure and unmixed, not contradictory, nor inconsistent, but all of a piece; the doctrines of it, as those of election, justification, peace, pardon, and salvation, are to be represented, not as partly of works and partly of grace, but as entirely of the grace of God through Christ: or good and bad men may be signified by the mingled seed; good men, who are made so by the grace of God, and are the good seed, or the good ground which receives it, which hear the word, understand it, and bring forth fruit; bad men, such as are of bad principles and practices, these are not to be mixed together in a church state; bad men are neither to be received nor retained: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee; for, as Josephus (l) says, none but the priests were allowed to wear such a garment, and with which the Misnah (m) agrees; in which it is asserted, that the priests have no other clothing to minister in, in the sanctuary, but of woollen and linen; which seems to be a better reason of this prohibition than what Maimonides (n) gives, that it was on the account of idolatrous priests, who used to go clothed with such a garment, and a metal ring on their fingers: the Jewish tradition is, nothing is forbidden on account of divers kinds (i.e. Any good tailor or seamstress knows that the best quality clothing is made from 100 percent wool, cotton, and so forth. Cattle gender with a diverse kind.âSuch commixtures would not only contravene the Divine order of things, but would lessen the abhorrence of the crime prohibited in Leviticus 18:22-23. A garment mingled of linen and woollen.âNot only is it forbidden to weave woollen and flaxen threads together into one material to make wearing apparel of it, but according to the administrators of the law during the second Temple, an Israelite must not mend a woollen garment with a flaxen thread, and vice versÃ¢. (e) "non facies coire", V. L. Pagninus, Drusius. Verse 1 informs us that God spoke directly to Moses and that he was to share all of this with the children of Israel. (m) Celaim, c. 9. sect. Wearing such materials is not a sin in itself. (g) As a horse to leap an ass, or a mule a mare. Under the New Covenant, we become a living sacrifice (Romans 12:1), and that sacrifice begins in our mind. Save. It is the mixture of fibers with markedly differing qualities which this biblical principle concerns. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. "'Do not plant your field with two kinds of seed. He closes the chapter in verse 37 with the same reminder. In hot climates, it brings on malignant fevers and exhausts the strength; and when passing off from the body, it meets with the heated air, inflames and excoriates like a blister" [Whitlaw]. b Further, Paul writes in Titus 2:14, speaking of Christ, “Who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed, and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.” One interpretation of this law asserts that wool stands for works and linen represents grace, and the two can never be mixed. But the reason of the prohibition was probably deeper: for those who have studied the diseases of land and vegetables tell us, that the practice of mingling seeds is injurious both to flowers and to grains. Not suffer sin upon him - Rather, not hear sin on his account; that is, either by bearing secret ill-will Eph 4:26, or by encouraging him to sin in withholding due rebuke Rom 1:32. CHAPTER 23. AmplifiedÂ® The same expression appears in Chapter 19, verse 12, in connection with swearing falsely. Leviticus 19:19 in all English translations. (o) Misn. l. 4. c. 8. sect. Deuteronomy 14:2 says essentially the same thing to the children of Israel: “For you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen you to be a people for Himself, a special treasure above all the peoples who are on the face of the earth” (see Exodus 19:5). All the OT laws had a hidden spiritual meaning as well. It has to do with the Old Covenant and God's intention in His use of the children of Israel. The phrase “garment of different sorts” is from the Hebrew sha'atnez, literally “mixed stuff,” which Orthodox Jews define as specifically wool and linen together, not any other mixture. These verses discuss the concept of mixing materials and fibers that are of completely different characteristics. (g) Hilchot Gelaim, c. 9. sect. For many, it is Deuteronomy 22:11, “You shall not wear a garment of different sorts, such as wool and linen mixed together.” This directive is repeated in Leviticus 19:19. FAITH in the shed blood of Christ, for there is salvation in none other than Christ - the crucified lamb of God, Who shed His own blood for the sin of the whole world. The Bereans "received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so" (Acts 17:10-11). Nor observe times â This should certainly be read, nor augur or divine by clouds; which is well known to have been a general practice among the heathens. It is the LORDâs sabbath wherever you dwell. KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. This same principle applies to mixing wool and linen. 7 If you eat any of it on the third day, the sacrifice will be disgusting to me, and I will reject it. John W. Ritenbaugh You shall not let your cattle breed with a different kind. You shall not crossbreed two different kinds of livestock; you shall not sow your fields with two kinds of seed; and you shall not wear clothing made of two kinds of material. God is instructing us that the best thing to do is to keep the breeds pure and not let hybrids develop. 6. Leviticus 19:18 New King James Version (NKJV). For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. For this reason, Israelites were not to mix wool and linen, nor mix physically with those around them. Instructions for the post-cross Church are also written in the New Testament, by the word of the Lord - i.e. You shall not sow your field with mixed seed. The Covenants, Grace, and Law (Part Eighteen). It is possible that pagan priests wore this mix; that one fabric signifies the Old Covenant, and the other, the New; that it was simply a consumer protection law; or that all of the above are true, which is likely. This directive is repeated in Leviticus 19:19. The law, it is to be observed, did not prohibit the Israelites wearing many different kinds of cloths together, but only the two specified; and the observations and researches of modern science have proved that "wool, when combined with linen, increases its power of passing off the electricity from the body. Unnatural commixtures. 3. Learn the truths behind the infamously mocked scripture in Leviticus 19 (and Deuteronomy 22:11.) Christ gave Himself for us, to redeem us from sin, which is grace. 7, 8. Unlike the law, however, about the commixture of animals, which, as we have seen, is of universal application, the law about mixed seeds was only applicable to the Holy Land, since the command here is, âthou shalt not sow thy fieldâ which these authorities maintain means âthe fields of their inheritance in the promised land. This Iranian Jew begged Jesus to heal his son. A wise principle to follow in selecting either a pure or mixed garment is to purchase the best quality one can afford—it will last longer and fit better than inferior, less expensive clothes. Nevertheless, one need not throw away or destroy clothing which may be of lower quality or a wrong mixture. The one regarding cloth is easiest to illustrate this principle. It was not God's intention at the time to save them. For the same reason, mixtures of protein fibers (wool, mohair, silk, and so on) are acceptable. From this distance in time, we do not really know what they were doing with their beards and hair, but God tells them, “No, don't do that. K.J.V. Darby What about the mixture of synthetic, man-made fabrics, such as Dacron, nylon, polyester, and rayon, with either cellulose or protein fibers? After this, verse 19 begins: “You shall keep my statutes . It expands in its practical application when we understand that mixing animal and vegetable fibers makes poor quality material. It also says not to plant mixed seeds. The Law of Sha'atnez, they feel, is a chok, a decree that the King has passed for His subjects, for which we do not know the reason. He was producing a historical record so that the church of God, whom He did intend to save, could understand things much more clearly—His purpose—and make proper applications of those laws, examples, and principles to their lives. Where does this leave us in terms of Deuteronomy 22:11 and Leviticus 19:19? But we try. Certainly, all of one or the other produces a better quality garment. "If the various genera of the natural order Gramineæ, which includes the grains and the grasses, should be sown in the same field, and flower at the same time, so that the pollen of the two flowers mix, a spurious seed will be the consequence, called by the farmers chess. What is the importance of including these rules? Compare all. Leviticus 19 deals with social relationships within the community, and these commandments are seen as major regulators of community relationships. Even the smallest point in the Old Testament is not “done away” until “all is fulfilled,” until “heaven and earth pass away.” Has that happened yet? Verses 9-10 handle harvesting procedures and leaving something for the poor. (f) Misn. The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Leviticus 19:26. Many have not realized that a combination of synthetic and either plant or animal material does not necessarily break the biblical principle. 11. You shall keep my statutes. It is always inferior and unlike either of the two grains that produced it, in size, flavor, and nutritious principles. Young's More importantly, the apostle clearly indicates that the principle still applies! Though trees are not mentioned here, the law was applied to grafting. Verses 3 and 4 cover the first, second, fourth, and fifth commandments, and the following four verses deal with sacrificing. ââDo not plant your field with two kinds of seed. The fruit, however, which grew upon the trees of such graftings was allowed to be eaten. For you are the temple of the living God. The first is plant cellulose fiber, from which fabrics such as linen and cotton are produced. Please explain Leviticus 19:19 and Deuteronomy 22:11. You shall not breed together two kinds of your cattle; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor wear a â¦ They move from concrete to intention, that is, from letter to spirit. I have often puzzled on the meaning of two passages in the Mosaic Law which forbid the wearing of different types of fabric; that is, the wearing of blended fabricsâthose woven from two different materials (Leviticus 19: 19). Notice the three matters listed in verse 19: “You shall not let your livestock breed with another kind. The laws of God give us our borders, our limits. Today's garments are made of two basic kinds of natural fibers. Therefore, the intent—its spirit—is to teach us to purchase the best quality that we can afford. The Jamieson, Fausset and Brown Commentary offers the following explanation for Leviticus 19:19 Leviticus 19:19 You shall keep my statutes. Saved For Later; Read Later Language Afrikaans Deutsch English Español Français Italiano Kiswahili Nederlands Polski Srpski Tahiti. The chapter ends with God commanding us to observe “all My statutes and all My judgments.” We have to discern what this means. And what communion has light with darkness? Leg. These were things Egyptians did, and perhaps some of the Israelites had adopted those practices. (Leviticus 19:19) This is basically metaphors for religion. Lev. Leviticus 19:19, NLT: "'You must obey all my decrees. Do any of us doubt that these are still in force and to be kept? Verse 13 gives counsel on dealing with neighbors and employees, and verse 14, with the handicapped. Save: $13.50 (30%) Buy Now. I Peter 2:9, describing the church, the apostle Peter writes, “But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.”. God gives all of these laws with a common thought in mind: "You shall be holy, for I the L ORD your God am holy." For that matter, how many tailors do we have today? Laws regarding matters already covered. Synthetic materials are usually made to have essentially the same characteristics as the natural fibers. âYe shall notâ: Based on the Ten Commandments (Exodus chapter 20), this teaching against stealing and lying is reemphasized by Jesus (in Matthew 19:18-19), in speaking to the rich young ruler. You shall not let your cattle engender with a diverse kind: you shall not sow your field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woolen come on you. WORDS OF GOD IN RED. "I can't keep quiet anymore." On the other hand, a fabric made from low-grade, natural fibers is usually improved by the addition of compatible man-made fibers. 1. Celaim, c. 1. sect. 3. c. 37. 19: 26You shall not eat anything with its blood. . This law in Leviticus states: You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself - I am the LORD. This change from the Old to the New forces us to make spiritual use of the laws already written. Note that this prohibition does not stand alone because in the same verse, God also forbids mixing cattle and seed. The law about the diverse graftings is binding upon the Jews in every country and to all ages. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee. Today we would call this a "consumer protection law." Linen and woolen - The original word is found only here and in Deu 22:11, where it is rendered "of divers sorts." What is the strangest law in the Bible? Verse 27 admonishes us not to shave around the sides of our heads or “disfigure” the edges of our beards. A.S.V. ââDo not mate different kinds of animals. The law laid down in this verse is substantially repeated in Deuteronomy 22:9-11. thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed—This also was directed against an idolatrous practice, namely, that of the ancient Zabians, or fire-worshippers, who sowed different seeds, accompanying the act with magical rites and invocations; and commentators have generally thought the design of this and the preceding law was to put an end to the unnatural lusts and foolish superstitions which were prevalent among the heathen. Independently of contributing to disease the soil, they never fail to produce the same in animals and men that feed on them" [Whitlaw]. neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee—Although this precept, like the other two with which it is associated, was in all probability designed to root out some superstition, it seems to have had a further meaning. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? Hence it was forbidden to graft an apple-tree on a citron-tree, or herbs into trees. p. 784. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee. In other words, it is perfectly acceptable to manufacture fabrics from a combination of fibers which are naturally or artificially compatible with one another. Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. You Shall Keep My Statutes. The same holds true with the other laws that appear in this context. In these contexts, the phrase seems to require no explanation. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: Ye shall keep my statutes. These laws are given because the Lawgiver is God (see verses 4, 10, 12, etc.). This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. Otherwise, they would not mix well. What do we know of mixing fabrics? Rather, God does not want manufacturers producing shoddy materials in order to take advantage of their customers. Nor shall a garment of mixed linen and wool come upon you.” Sandwiched between His admonition to bear no grudges and love your neighbor (verse 18) and the penalty for adultery (verse 20), we have these three directives. (l) Antiqu. Just as God wanted the physical nation of Israel to be kept separate from the nations around it, we are to maintain spiritual separation from the sin that surrounds us. LEVITICUS 19:19. On the other hand, these verses allow a number of combinations that are within God's laws. Why was it done this way? "'Keep my decrees. Seeds which were not intended for human food, such as of bitter herbs, or of vegetables intended for drugs, were exempted from this law, and like the hybrids of mixed parents, the seeds of herbs sown with diverse kinds were allowed to be used. The part that Paul quotes at the end—“I will be their God, and they shall be My people”—is found in at least a half-dozen Old Testament verses (Jeremiah 24:7; 31:33; 32:38; Ezekiel 11:20; 37:23, 27; Zechariah 8:8). Leviticus 19:19 You are to keep My statutes. ââDo not - Bible Gateway. And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? WORDS OF GOD IN RED. R.S.V. * 1 The LORD said to Moses: 2 Speak to the Israelites and tell them: The following are the festivals a of the LORD, which you shall declare holy days.These are my festivals: 3 For six days work may be done; but the seventh day is a sabbath of complete rest, * a declared holy day; you shall do no work. But what does it mean for us today? (See Eze 44:17, 18). This law is binding upon the Jews to this day in every country where they happen to live, whether in Palestine or out of it. Except now it is God's church that is separated out. Leviticus 19:11 "Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another." 1. However, it is not wise to go into debt buying better quality than one can afford. The specific application involves linen and wool, and Israel was not to mix the fibers from a vegetable product and an animal product into the same piece of material. NASB E-Prime You are a special people. Many people of faith will often quote scripture, and it is usually Leviticus 19:28, which is in the Old Testament of the Bible, when stating that people should never â¦ Leviticus 19:19, NASB: "'You are to keep My statutes. Study Leviticus 19 using Matthew Henryâs Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. ut supra, (f)) sect. A spiritual principle is involved here: the principle of separation. Nor is idol worship (verse 4) comparable with gleaning the fields (verse 9). Retail: $44.99. Similarly, Christians are to pursue pure and godly character. Leviticus 18. 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