New Living Translation
He must not defile himself by going near a dead body. He may not make himself ceremonially unclean even for his father or mother.
King James Bible
Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;
Darby Bible Translation
Neither shall he come near any person dead, nor make himself unclean for his father and for his mother;
World English Bible
neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;
Young's Literal Translation
nor beside any dead person doth he come; for his father and for his mother he doth not defile himself;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:11 Go in - Into the chamber or house where they lie. This and divers other rites here prescribed were from hence translated by the Heathens into their use, whose priests were put under the same obligations.
LibraryThirtieth Lesson. An Holy Priesthood;'
An holy priesthood;' Or, The Ministry of Intercession. An holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.'--I Peter ii. 5. Ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord.'--Isaiah lxi. 6. THE Spirit of the Lord God is upon me: because the Lord hath anointed me.' These are the words of Jesus in Isaiah. As the fruit of His work all redeemed ones are priests, fellow-partakers with Him of His anointing with the Spirit as High Priest. Like the precious ointment upon …
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer
Eleventh Day. The Holy one of Israel.
"Do not cut your bodies for the dead, and do not mark your skin with tattoos. I am the LORD.
The only exceptions are his closest relatives--his mother or father, son or daughter, brother,
"All those who touch a dead human body will be ceremonially unclean for seven days.
"This is the ritual law that applies when someone dies inside a tent: All those who enter that tent and those who were inside when the death occurred will be ceremonially unclean for seven days.
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