Leviticus 21:15
Good News Translation
Otherwise, his children, who ought to be holy, will be ritually unclean. I am the LORD and I have set him apart as the High Priest."

Contemporary English Version
In this way, your descendants will be qualified to serve me. Remember--I am the LORD, and I have chosen you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall not mingle the stock of his kindred with the common people of this nation: for I am the Lord who sanctify him.

New American Bible
so that he not profane his offspring among his kindred. I, the LORD, make him holy.

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He shall not mingle the stock of his kindred with the common people of this nation: for I am the Lord who sanctify him.

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Genesis 18:19 For I know that he will command his children, and his household after him, to keep the way of the Lord, and do judgment and justice: that for Abraham's sake, the Lord may bring to effect all the things he hath spoken unto him.

Ezra 2:62 These sought the writing of their genealogy, and found it not, and they were cast out of the priesthood.

Ezra 9:2 For they have taken of their daughters for themselves and for their sons, and they have mingled the holy seed with the people of the lands. And the hand of the princes and magistrates hath been first in this transgression.

Nehemiah 13:23-29 In those days also I saw Jews that married wives, women of Azotus, and of Ammon, and of Moab. . . .

Malachi 2:11,15 Juda hath transgressed, and abomination hath been committed in Israel, and in Jerusalem: for Juda hath profaned the holiness of the Lord, which he loved, and hath married the daughter of a strange god. . . .

Romans 11:16 For if the firstfruit be holy, so is the lump also: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.

1 Corinthians 7:14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the believing wife: and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the believing husband. Otherwise your children should be unclean: but now they are holy.

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Leviticus 21:8 And offer the loaves of proposition. Let them therefore be holy because I also am holy: the Lord, who sanctify them.

Context
Holiness Required of Priests
14But a widow or one that is divorced, or defied, or a harlot, he shall not take: but a maid of his own people. 15He shall not mingle the stock of his kindred with the common people of this nation: for I am the Lord who sanctify him.
Cross References
Matthew 23:17
Ye foolish and blind: for whether is greater, the gold or the temple that sanctifieth the gold?

Leviticus 21:14
But a widow or one that is divorced, or defied, or a harlot, he shall not take: but a maid of his own people.

Leviticus 21:16
And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying:

Additional Translations
so that he does not defile his offspring among his people, for I am the LORD who sanctifies him.’”Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.

And he shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth him.

And he shall not profane his seed among his people: I am the Lord that sanctifies him.

And he shall not profane his seed among his peoples; for I am Jehovah who do hallow him.

And he shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am the LORD which sanctify him.

Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.

He shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am Yahweh who sanctifies him.'"

and he doth not pollute his seed among his people; for I am Jehovah, sanctifying him.'
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