Leviticus 21:11
Modern Translations
New International Version
He must not enter a place where there is a dead body. He must not make himself unclean, even for his father or mother,

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.

English Standard Version
He shall not go in to any dead bodies nor make himself unclean, even for his father or for his mother.

Berean Study Bible
He must not go near any dead body; he must not defile himself, even for his father or mother.

New American Standard Bible
nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother;

NASB 1995
nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother;

NASB 1977
nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother;

Amplified Bible
nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself [by doing so, even] for his father or for his mother;

Christian Standard Bible
He must not go near any dead person or make himself unclean even for his father or mother.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He must not go near any dead person or make himself unclean even for his father or mother.

Contemporary English Version
Don't make yourself unclean by going near a dead body, not even that of your own father or mother.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He must never go near any dead bodies or become unclean, even for his father or mother.

International Standard Version
He is not to come near any dead body—whether the deceased is his father or his mother—so as not to defile himself.

NET Bible
He must not go where there is any dead person; he must not defile himself even for his father and his mother.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

New King James Version
nor shall he go near any dead body, nor defile himself for his father or his mother;

King James 2000 Bible
Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

New Heart English Bible
neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or 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;

American King James Version
Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

American Standard Version
neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

A Faithful Version
Neither shall he come near to any dead person, nor defile himself for his father nor 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;

English Revised Version
neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Webster's Bible Translation
Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Neither shall he goe to any dead bodie, nor make him selfe vncleane by his father or by his mother,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Neither go to any dead body, nor make hymselfe vncleane by his father or his mother.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
& shal come at no deed, & shal defyle him self nether vpon father ner mother.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
nether shall goo to any deed body nor make him selfe vncleane: no not on his father or mother
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
nor does he come beside any dead person; he does not defile himself for his father and 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;

Smith's Literal Translation
And to an dead soul he shall not come, for his father, and for his mother, he shall not be defiled.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Nor shall he go in at all to any dead person: not even for his father, or his mother, shall he be defiled:

Catholic Public Domain Version
And he shall not enter to any dead body whatsoever; likewise, not even by his father or mother shall he be contaminated.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he shall not enter upon any soul of the dead and he shall not be polluted with his father or with his mother;

Lamsa Bible
Neither shall he go near any dead body, nor defile himself by mourning for his father or for his mother;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
neither shall he go in to any dead body, neither shall he defile himself for his father or his mother.








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