2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have…
Numbers 3: The Levites
Yahweh commands Moses to arrange the clans of the Levites around the tent of meeting and assigns them responsibilities.
Numbers 2: The Arrangement of the Tribal Camps
Yahweh gives instructions for the Israelite encampments around the Tent of Meeting according to tribes and families.
Numbers 1: The Census
Yahweh commands Moses and Aaron to divide the Israelites according to tribe and count the fighting aged men. The total is 603,550. The Levites are counted separately as keepers of the tabernacle.
Mark 1: John the Baptist Prepares the Way
Mark’s gospel describes Jesus’s birth and early ministry.
Leviticus 16: The Day of Atonement
Yahweh commands Aaron to make a sacrificial offering for his family to atone for their sins and instructions how Aaron can approach the Holy of Holies.
Leviticus 15: Discharges Causing Uncleanness
Discharges Causing Uncleanness 15 The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, 2 “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When any man has an unusual bodily discharge, such a discharge is unclean. 3 Whether it continues flowing from his body or is blocked, it will make him…
Leviticus 14: Cleansing From Defiling Skin Diseases
Cleansing From Defiling Skin Diseases 14 The Lord said to Moses, 2 “These are the regulations for any diseased person at the time of their ceremonial cleansing, when they are brought to the priest: 3 The priest is to go outside the camp and examine them. If they…
Leviticus 13: Regulations About Defiling Skin Diseases
Regulations About Defiling Skin Diseases 13 The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, 2 “When anyone has a swelling or a rash or a shiny spot on their skin that may be a defiling skin disease,[a] they must be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his…
Leviticus 12: Purification After Childbirth
Purification After Childbirth 12 The Lord said to Moses, 2 “Say to the Israelites: ‘A woman who becomes pregnant and gives birth to a son will be ceremonially unclean for seven days, just as she is unclean during her monthly period. 3 On the eighth day the boy…