Leviticus 15:32
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New International Version
These are the regulations for a man with a discharge, for anyone made unclean by an emission of semen,

King James Bible
This is the law of him that hath an issue, and of him whose seed goeth from him, and is defiled therewith;

Darby Bible Translation
This is the law for him that hath a flux, and for the one whose seed of copulation goeth from him, and who is defiled therewith:

World English Bible
This is the law of him who has a discharge, and of him who has an emission of semen, so that he is unclean thereby;

Young's Literal Translation
This is the law of him who hath an issue, and of him whose seed of copulation goeth out from him, for uncleanness thereby,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thus shall ye separate the children of Israel from their uncleanness - By this separation the cause became less frequent, and the contagion, if it did exist, was prevented from spreading. So pest-houses and fever-wards are constructed for the purpose of separating the infected from the sound; and thus contagion is lessened, and its diffusion prevented.

That they die not - That life may be prolonged by these prudential cares; and that he who is morally and legally unclean, may not presume to enter into the tabernacle of God till purified, lest he provoke Divine justice to consume him, while attempting to worship with a polluted mind and impure hands.

1. How unpromising and how forbidding, at the first view, is this chapter! and yet how full of wise, humane, and moral regulations, manifesting at once the wisdom and kindness of the great Legislator! Every word of God is pure in itself, and of great importance to us. He who cannot derive instruction from the chapter before him, and be led by a proper consideration of its contents to adore the wisdom and goodness of God, must have either a very stupid or a very vitiated mind.

2. In all these ordinances we may plainly see that God has purity of heart continually in view - that the soul may be holy, he cuts off the occasions of sin; and that men may be obliged to keep within due bounds, and possess their vessels in sanctification and honor, he hedges up their way with briars and thorns, and renders transgression painful, shameful, and expensive.

3. Preventing grace is not less necessary than that which saves and which preserves. These three chapters, avoided and neglected by most, contain lessons of instruction for all; and though many things contained in them belong exclusively to the Jewish people as to the letter, yet in their spirit and gracious design they form a part of those revealed things which are for us and for our children; and although they cannot be made the subject of public oral instruction, yet they are highly necessary to be known, and hence the advantage of reading the Scriptures in regular order in private.

May we read so as to understand, and practice what we know, that, being wise unto salvation, we may walk as children of the light and of the day, in whom there shall be no occasion of stumbling!

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Leviticus 15:1-18 And the LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying...

Leviticus 11:46 This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every living creature that moves in the waters...

Leviticus 13:59 This is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woolen or linen, either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins...

Leviticus 14:2,32,54-57 This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought to the priest...

Numbers 5:29 This is the law of jealousies, when a wife goes aside to another instead of her husband, and is defiled;

Numbers 6:13 And this is the law of the Nazarite, when the days of his separation are fulfilled...

Numbers 19:14 This is the law, when a man dies in a tent: all that come into the tent, and all that is in the tent, shall be unclean seven days.

Ezekiel 43:12 This is the law of the house; On the top of the mountain the whole limit thereof round about shall be most holy. Behold...

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Cross References
Leviticus 15:16
"'When a man has an emission of semen, he must bathe his whole body with water, and he will be unclean till evening.

Leviticus 15:31
"'You must keep the Israelites separate from things that make them unclean, so they will not die in their uncleanness for defiling my dwelling place, which is among them.'"

Leviticus 15:33
for a woman in her monthly period, for a man or a woman with a discharge, and for a man who has sexual relations with a woman who is ceremonially unclean.

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