Chiastic Structure in Leviticus

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Chiastic Structure in Leviticus

#1 Post by Bobcat » 7 months ago

To start the chiasm thread on Leviticus, the literary structure below demonstrates the symmetrical parallel arrangement that the book of Leviticus can be charted in:

A. Legal chs. 1—7

. . . B. Narrative chs. 8—10

. . . . . . C. Legal chs. 11—15

. . . . . . . . . D. Legal written as narrative ch. 16

. . . . . . C^ Legal chs. 17:1—24:9

. . . B^ Narrative chs. 24:10-23

A^ Legal chs. 25—27

I haven't yet had a chance to look closely at the arrangement. I am curious if the various parallel parts have any relationship with their opposite component.


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