New American Standard Bible
a person who touches any such shall be unclean until evening, and shall not eat of the holy gifts unless he has bathed his body in water.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
a person that toucheth any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the holy things; but he shall bathe his flesh with water,
World English Bible
the person that touches any such shall be unclean until the evening, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he bathe his body in water.
Young's Literal Translation
the person who cometh against it -- hath even been unclean till the evening, and doth not eat of the holy things, but hath bathed his flesh with water,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The soul - Rather, the person. Compare the use of the word "body" in the Prayer Book version of Psalm 53:1, and in the compounds "somebody, nobody".
The emphasis which modern criticism has very properly laid on the prophetic books and the prophetic element generally in the Old Testament, has had the effect of somewhat diverting popular attention from the priestly contributions to the literature and religion of Israel. From this neglect Leviticus has suffered most. Yet for many reasons it is worthy of close attention; it is the deliberate expression of the priestly mind of Israel at its best, and it thus forms a welcome foil to the unattractive …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
or if a man touches any teeming things by which he is made unclean, or any man by whom he is made unclean, whatever his uncleanness;
But when the sun sets, he will be clean, and afterward he shall eat of the holy gifts, for it is his food.
'The priest shall then wash his clothes and bathe his body in water, and afterward come into the camp, but the priest shall be unclean until evening.
Furthermore, anything that the unclean person touches shall be unclean; and the person who touches it shall be unclean until evening.'"
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