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 Leviticus 21:1 - 15
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   Book of Leviticus
   Chapter 21
21:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The LORD said to Moses, "Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: 'A priest must not make himself ceremonially unclean for any of his people who die,
 
21:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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except for a close relative, such as his mother or father, his son or daughter, his brother,
 
21:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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or an unmarried sister who is dependent on him since she has no husband - for her he may make himself unclean.
 
21:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He must not make himself unclean for people related to him by marriage, F48 and so defile himself.
 
21:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"'Priests must not shave their heads or shave off the edges of their beards or cut their bodies.
 
21:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They must be holy to their God and must not profane the name of their God. Because they present the offerings made to the LORD by fire, the food of their God, they are to be holy.
 
21:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"'They must not marry women defiled by prostitution or divorced from their husbands, because priests are holy to their God.
 
21:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Regard them as holy, because they offer up the food of your God. Consider them holy, because I the LORD am holy - I who make you holy. F49
 
21:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"'If a priest's daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire.
 
21:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"'The high priest, the one among his brothers who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and who has been ordained to wear the priestly garments, must not let his hair become unkempt F50 or tear his clothes.
 
21:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He must not enter a place where there is a dead body. He must not make himself unclean, even for his father or mother,
 
21:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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nor leave the sanctuary of his God or desecrate it, because he has been dedicated by the anointing oil of his God. I am the LORD.
 
21:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"'The woman he marries must be a virgin.
 
21:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He must not marry a widow, a divorced woman, or a woman defiled by prostitution, but only a virgin from his own people,
 
21:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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so he will not defile his offspring among his people. I am the LORD, who makes him holy. F51 '"
 

FOOTNOTES:
F48 Or unclean as a leader among his people
F49 Or who sanctify you; or who set you apart as holy
F50 Or not uncover his head
F51 Or who sanctifies him; or who sets him apart as holy

 
 

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