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Leviticus 21 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:1 - And Jehovah said to Moses, Speak unto the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none make himself unclean for a dead person among his peoples,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:2 - except for his immediate relation, who is near unto him -- for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother;

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:3 - and for his sister, a virgin, that is near unto him, who hath had no husband, for her may he make himself unclean.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:4 - He shall not make himself unclean who is a chief among his peoples, to profane himself.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:5 - They shall not make any baldness upon their head, neither shall they shave off the corners of their beard, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:6 - They shall be holy unto their God, and not profane the name of their God; for they present Jehovah's offerings by fire, the bread of their God; therefore shall they be holy.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:7 - They shall not take as wife a whore, or a dishonoured woman; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband; for he is holy unto his God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:8 - And thou shalt hallow him; for the bread of thy God doth he present: he shall be holy unto thee; for I, Jehovah, who hallow you am holy.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:9 - And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burned with fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:10 - And the high priest among his brethren, on whose head the anointing oil was poured, and who is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not uncover his head, nor rend his garments.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:11 - Neither shall he come near any person dead, nor make himself unclean for his father and for his mother;

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:12 - neither shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God; for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is upon him: I am Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:13 - And he shall take a wife in her virginity.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:14 - A widow, or a divorced woman, or a dishonoured one, a harlot, these shall he not take; but he shall take as wife a virgin from among his peoples.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:15 - And he shall not profane his seed among his peoples; for I am Jehovah who do hallow him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:16 - And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:17 - Speak unto Aaron, saying, Any of thy seed throughout their generations that hath any defect, shall not approach to present the bread of his God;

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:18 - for whatever man hath a defect, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or one limb longer than the other,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:19 - or a man that is broken-footed, or broken-handed,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:20 - or hump-backed, or withered, or that hath a spot in his eye, or hath the itch, or scabs, or his testicles broken.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:21 - No man of the seed of Aaron the priest that hath defect shall come near to present Jehovah's offerings by fire: he hath a defect; he shall not come near to present the bread of his God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:22 - The bread of his God, of the most holy and of the holy, shall he eat;

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:23 - only he shall not come in unto the veil, nor shall he draw near unto the altar; for he hath a defect: that he profane not my sanctuaries; for I am Jehovah who do hallow them.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:24 - And Moses told it to Aaron, and to his sons, and to all the children of Israel.
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J. N. Darby translated the bible in 1890. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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