Leviticus 21:3
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New American Standard Bible
also for his virgin sister, who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

King James Bible
And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh unto him, which hath had no husband; for her may he be defiled.

Darby Bible Translation
and for his sister, a virgin, that is near unto him, who hath had no husband, for her may he make himself unclean.

World English Bible
and for his virgin sister who is near to him, who has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

Young's Literal Translation
and for his sister, the virgin, who is near unto him, who hath not been to a man; for her he is defiled.

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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
Leviticus 21:2
except for his relatives who are nearest to him, his mother and his father and his son and his daughter and his brother,

Leviticus 21:4
'He shall not defile himself as a relative by marriage among his people, and so profane himself.

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