Leviticus 22
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  • Verse 4

    What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him;

    the seed
    These words include the daughters as well as the sons of Aaron.
    a leper
    running issue
    Heb. running of the reins.
    holy things
    2:3,10; 6:25-29; 21:22; Numbers 18:9,19
    14:2-32; 15:13-15
    21:1; Numbers 19:11-16

  • Verse 5

    Or whosoever toucheth any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath;

    or a man

  • Verse 6

    The soul which hath touched any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he wash his flesh with water.

    11:24,25; 15:5; 16:24-28; Numbers 19:7-10; Haggai 2:13; 1 Corinthians 6:11; Hebrews 10:22

  • Verse 7

    And when the sun is down, he shall be clean, and shall afterward eat of the holy things; because it is his food.

    21:22; Numbers 18:11-19; Deuteronomy 18:3,4; 1 Corinthians 9:4,13,14

  • Verse 8

    That which dieth of itself, or is torn with beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith: I am the LORD.

    17:15; Exodus 22:31; Deuteronomy 14:21; Ezekiel 44:31

  • Verse 9

    They shall therefore keep mine ordinance, lest they bear sin for it, and die therefore, if they profane it: I the LORD do sanctify them.

    bear sin for it
    That is, be punished if he break it.
    10:1,2; 16:2; Exodus 28:43; Numbers 18:22,32

  • Verse 10

    There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

    1 Samuel 21:6; Matthew 12:4