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The Anchor Yale Bible: Leviticus 23–27
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The Anchor Yale Bible: Leviticus 23–27


Yale University Press 2008

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Jacob Milgrom’s incisive commentary on Leviticus, which began with Leviticus 1–16 and Leviticus 17–22, continues in this last volume of three. It provides an authoritative and comprehensive explanation of ethical values concealed in Israel’s rituals. Leviticus 23–27 brings us to the climactic end of the book and its revolutionary innovations, among which are the evolution of the festival calendar with its emphasis on folk traditions, and the jubilee, the priestly answer to the socio-economic problems of their time.

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Key Features

  • Offers original translations, including alternative translations, annotations, and variants
  • Provides verse-by-verse commentary on the text
  • Presents the reader with historical background, including analysis of authorship and dating
  • Features an extensive bibliography of primary and secondary literature


  • Part IV: The Holiness Source (Chapters 17–27)
    • The Holiday Calendar
    • Tabernacle Oil and Bread; the Case of Blasphemy
    • Jubilee, the Priestly Solution for Economic Injustice
    • Blessings, Curses, and the Recall of the Covenant
    • Consecrations and Their Redemption

Product Details

  • Title: Leviticus 23–27
  • Author: Jacob Milgrom
  • Series: Anchor Yale Bible (AYB)
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 848

About Jacob Milgrom

Jacob Milgrom, an ordained rabbi active in his profession, is emeritus professor of Hebrew and Bible at the University of California, Berkeley, and a widely published author. Distinguished author of four books and over 10 scholarly articles on the Bible, Milgrom is a Guggenheim fellow, a Fulbright fellow, a fellow of the Institute of Advanced studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a fellow of the American Academy of Jewish Research.