Leviticus 21:9
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New International Version
"'If a priest's daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire.

King James Bible
And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.

Darby Bible Translation
And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burned with fire.

World English Bible
"'The daughter of any priest, if she profanes herself by playing the prostitute, she profanes her father: she shall be burned with fire.

Young's Literal Translation
'And a daughter of any priest when she polluteth herself by going a-whoring -- her father she is polluting; with fire she is burnt.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

She shall be burnt with fire - Probably not burnt alive, but strangled first, and then burnt afterward. Though it is barely possible that some kind of branding may be intended.

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the daughter

1 Samuel 2:17,34 Why the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD: for men abhorred the offering of the LORD...

1 Samuel 3:13,14 For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knows; because his sons made themselves vile...

Ezekiel 9:6 Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man on whom is the mark...

Malachi 2:3 Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung on your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts...

Matthew 11:20-24 Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not...

1 Timothy 3:4,5 One that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity...

Titus 1:6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.

she shall be burnt

Leviticus 20:14 And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they...

Genesis 38:24 And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar your daughter in law has played the harlot...

Joshua 7:15,25 And it shall be, that he that is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, he and all that he has...

Isaiah 33:14 The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire?...

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What Manner of Man Ought not to Come to Rule.
Wherefore let every one measure himself wisely, lest he venture to assume a place of rule, while in himself vice still reigns unto condemnation; lest one whom his own guilt depraves desire to become an intercessor for the faults of others. For on this account it is said to Moses by the supernal voice, Speak unto Aaron; Whosoever he be of thy seed throughout their generations that hath a blemish, he shall not offer loaves of bread to the Lord his God (Lev. xxi. 17). And it is also immediately subjoined;
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The question which here above all engages our attention, and requires to be answered, is this: Whether that which is reported in these chapters did, or did not, actually and outwardly take place. The history of the inquiries connected with this question is found most fully in Marckius's "Diatribe de uxore fornicationum," Leyden, 1696, reprinted in the Commentary on the Minor Prophets by the same author. The various views may be divided into three classes. 1. It is maintained by very many interpreters,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 38:24
About three months later Judah was told, "Your daughter-in-law Tamar is guilty of prostitution, and as a result she is now pregnant." Judah said, "Bring her out and have her burned to death!"

Exodus 31:14
"'Observe the Sabbath, because it is holy to you. Anyone who desecrates it is to be put to death; those who do any work on that day must be cut off from their people.

Leviticus 19:29
"'Do not degrade your daughter by making her a prostitute, or the land will turn to prostitution and be filled with wickedness.

Deuteronomy 22:21
she shall be brought to the door of her father's house and there the men of her town shall stone her to death. She has done an outrageous thing in Israel by being promiscuous while still in her father's house. You must purge the evil from among you.

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