Leviticus 11:39
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New International Version
"'If an animal that you are allowed to eat dies, anyone who touches its carcass will be unclean till evening.

King James Bible
And if any beast, of which ye may eat, die; he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even.

Darby Bible Translation
And if any beast which is to you for food die, he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even.

World English Bible
"'If any animal, of which you may eat, dies; he who touches its carcass shall be unclean until the evening.

Young's Literal Translation
'And when any of the beasts which are to you for food dieth, he who is coming against its carcase is unclean till the evening;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Any sowing seed - If any part of an impure carcass fall accidentally on seed about to be sown, it shall not on that account be deemed unclean; but if the water put to the seed to prepare it for being sown, shall be touched by such impure carcass, the seed shall be considered as unclean, Leviticus 11:38. Probably this may be the meaning of these passages.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Leviticus 11:24,28,31,40 And for these you shall be unclean: whoever touches the carcass of them shall be unclean until the even...

Leviticus 15:5,7 And whoever touches his bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even...

Numbers 19:11,16 He that touches the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days...

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Eleventh Day. The Holy one of Israel.
I am the Lord that brought you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God; ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy. I the Lord which make you holy, am holy.'--Lev. xi. 45, xxi. 8. 'I am the Lord Thy God, the Holy One of Israel, Thy Saviour. Thus saith the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I am the Lord, your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.'--Isa. xliii. 3, 14, 15. In the book of Exodus we found God making provision for the Holiness of His people. In the holy
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Fifth Day. Holiness and Redemption.
Sanctify unto me all the first-born.'--Ex. xiii. 2. 'All the first-born are mine; for on the day I smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt I sanctified unto me all the first-born in Israel: mine they shall be: I am the Lord.'--Num. iii. 13, viii. 17. 'For I am the Lord your God that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.'--Lev. xi. 45. 'I have redeemed thee; thou art mine.'--Isa. xliii. 1. At Horeb we saw how the
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Cross References
Leviticus 11:38
But if water has been put on the seed and a carcass falls on it, it is unclean for you.

Leviticus 11:40
Anyone who eats some of its carcass must wash their clothes, and they will be unclean till evening. Anyone who picks up the carcass must wash their clothes, and they will be unclean till evening.

Leviticus 22:4
"'If a descendant of Aaron has a defiling skin disease or a bodily discharge, he may not eat the sacred offerings until he is cleansed. He will also be unclean if he touches something defiled by a corpse or by anyone who has an emission of semen,

Leviticus 22:8
He must not eat anything found dead or torn by wild animals, and so become unclean through it. I am the LORD.

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