Tattoo History This rite would These verses discuss the concept of mixing materials and fibers that are of completely different characteristics. 5:21). Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD. A traveller relates that, as a preparation for an Arabian wedding, the women tattoo the bride with figures of flowers, houses, cypresses, antelopes, and other animals. of the trespass offering before the LORD for his sin which he 2. 3. affirms; and here it is said to be made "for the soul", for the soul of the departed, to the honour of it, and for its good, though the word is often used for a dead body: now, according to the Jewish canonsF7Misn. Saved For Later; Read Later Language Afrikaans Deutsch English Español Français Italiano Kiswahili Nederlands Polski Srpski Tahiti. google_color_url = "FFCC00"; Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek trespass offering. the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, even a ram for a - There are some ceremonial precepts in this chapter, but most of these precepts are binding on us, for they are explanations of the ten commandments. Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep specifically prohibited. (a) Plutarch tells of some barbarians that did tear their hair, rend their flesh, slit their ears and nose for the dead. Against eating of blood, and using incantations, Leviticus 19:26 ; superstitious cutting of the hair, Leviticus 19:27 ; and cutting of the flesh in the times of mourning, Leviticus 19:28 ; prostitution, Leviticus 19:29 . And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.. a. Leviticus 19:28 'You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the LORD. (Plutarch) --- The Egyptians, Assyrians, &c., cut their hair on the like occasions, and the Hebrews did so too; whether they neglected this law, or it was rather designed only to hinder them from joining in a superstitious lamentation for some idol. I have seen several cases where persons have got the figure of the cross, the Virgin Mary, etc., made on their arms, breasts, etc., the skin being first punctured, and then a blue colouring matter rubbed in, which is never afterward effaced. And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. The Jews learned this custom in Egypt, and though weaned from it, relapsed in a later and degenerate age into this old superstition (Isaiah 15:2; Jeremiah 16:6; Jeremiah 41:5). 1801-1803. Ver. Leviticus 19:28 ... Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD. 1. 15. Cuttings in your flesh — Which the Gentiles commonly did, both in the worship of their idols and in their solemn mournings, Jeremiah 16:6. 1999. The branding of prisoners and malefactors, extensively practised to this day, is included in the interdiction of our verse. In essence, people were google_ad_format = "728x90_as"; https: D.). am the Lord." The Biblical Illustrator. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary The women in Greece also observe a solemn mourning, with loud lamentations, tearing their cheeks and hair, and reciting the memorable actions of the deceased. Therefore shall ye observe all my statutes, and all my thyself: I am the LORD. New York.