Leviticus 12
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  • Verse 4

    And she shall then continue in the blood of her purifying three and thirty days; she shall touch no hallowed thing, nor come into the sanctuary, until the days of her purifying be fulfilled.

    15:25-28; Haggai 2:13; Luke 2:22,23

  • Verse 5

    But if she bear a maid child, then she shall be unclean two weeks, as in her separation: and she shall continue in the blood of her purifying threescore and six days.

    2,4; Genesis 3:13; 1 Timothy 2:14,15

  • Verse 6

    And when the days of her purifying are fulfilled, for a son, or for a daughter, she shall bring a lamb of the first year for a burnt offering, and a young pigeon, or a turtledove, for a sin offering, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest:

    a lamb
    1:10-13; 5:6-10; 14:22; 15:14,29; Numbers 6:10; Luke 2:22; John 1:29; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 7:26; 1 Peter 1:18,19
    of the first year
    Heb. a son of his year.

  • Verse 7

    Who shall offer it before the LORD, and make an atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the issue of her blood. This is the law for her that hath born a male or a female.

    1:4; 4:20,26,31,35; Job 1:5; 14:4; Romans 3:23,26; 1 Corinthians 7:14; Hebrews 9:12-14
    be cleansed
    a male
    Galatians 3:28

  • Verse 8

    And if she be not able to bring a lamb, then she shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons; the one for the burnt offering, and the other for a sin offering: and the priest shall make an atonement for her, and she shall be clean.

    she be not able to bring a lamb
    Heb. her hand find not sufficiency of a lamb.
    1:14; 5:7; 14:22; 15:14,29; Luke 2:22,24; 2 Corinthians 8:9
    make an atonement
    4:26; When burnt offerings and sin offerings were brought together, the sin offerings were first offered.