Leviticus 21:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
NotAdv-NegPrt
2930 [e]יִטַּמָּ֖א
yiṭ-ṭam-mā
[Otherwise] he shall defile himselfV-Hitpael-Imperf-3ms
1167 [e]בַּ֣עַל
ba-‘al
[being] a chief manN-ms
5971 [e]בְּעַמָּ֑יו
bə-‘am-māw;
among his peoplePrep-b | N-mpc | 3ms
2490 [e]לְהֵ֖חַלּֽוֹ׃
lə-hê-ḥal-lōw.
to profane himselfPrep-l | V-Nifal-Inf | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
ויקרא 21:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לֹ֥א יִטַּמָּ֖א בַּ֣עַל בְּעַמָּ֑יו לְהֵ֖חַלֹּֽו׃

ויקרא 21:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לא יטמא בעל בעמיו להחלו׃

ויקרא 21:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לא יטמא בעל בעמיו להחלו׃

ויקרא 21:4 Hebrew Bible
לא יטמא בעל בעמיו להחלו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'He shall not defile himself as a relative by marriage among his people, and so profane himself.

King James Bible
But he shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is not to make himself unclean for those related to him by marriage and so defile himself."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

or, the verse may be read, being an husband among his people, he shall not defile himself for his wife, etc.

Ezekiel 24:16,17 Son of man, behold, I take away from you the desire of your eyes …

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