Leviticus 21:15
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New American Standard Bible
so that he will not profane his offspring among his people; for I am the LORD who sanctifies him.'"

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

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

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

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

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Profane his seed - i. e. by a marriage which was not in keeping with the holiness of his office.

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Brief Directions How to Read the Holy Scriptures once Every Year Over, with Ease, Profit, and Reverence.
But forasmuch, that as faith is the soul, so reading and meditating on the word of God, are the parent's of prayer, therefore, before thou prayest in the morning, first read a chapter in the word of God; then meditate awhile with thyself, how many excellent things thou canst remember out of it. As--First, what good counsels or exhortations to good works and to holy life. Secondly, what threatenings of judgments against such and such a sin; and what fearful examples of God's punishment or vengeance
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Sanctification
'For this is the will of God, even your sanctification.' I Thess 4:4. The word sanctification signifies to consecrate and set apart to a holy use: thus they are sanctified persons who are separated from the world, and set apart for God's service. Sanctification has a privative and a positive part. I. A privative part, which lies in the purging out of sin. Sin is compared to leaven, which sours; and to leprosy, which defiles. Sanctification purges out the old leaven.' I Cor 5:5. Though it takes not
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Matthew 23:17
"You fools and blind men! Which is more important, the gold or the temple that sanctified the gold?

Leviticus 21:14
'A widow, or a divorced woman, or one who is profaned by harlotry, these he may not take; but rather he is to marry a virgin of his own people,

Leviticus 21:16
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

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