Numbers 19:11
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New International Version
"Whoever touches a human corpse will be unclean for seven days.

New Living Translation
"All those who touch a dead human body will be ceremonially unclean for seven days.

English Standard Version
“Whoever touches the dead body of any person shall be unclean seven days.

New American Standard Bible
'The one who touches the corpse of any person shall be unclean for seven days.

King James Bible
He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The person who touches any human corpse will be unclean for seven days.

International Standard Version
"Whoever comes in contact with the body of a dead person is to remain unclean for seven days.

NET Bible
"'Whoever touches the corpse of any person will be ceremonially unclean seven days.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Whoever touches the dead body of any human being will be unclean for seven days.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He that toucheth the dead, even any man's dead body, shall be unclean seven days;

New American Standard 1977
‘The one who touches the corpse of any person shall be unclean for seven days.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He that touches the dead body of any human person shall be unclean seven days.

King James 2000 Bible
He that touches the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.

American King James Version
He that touches the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.

American Standard Version
He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days:

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that toucheth the corpse of a man, and is therefore unclean seven days,

Darby Bible Translation
He that toucheth a dead person, any dead body of a man, shall be unclean seven days.

English Revised Version
He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days:

Webster's Bible Translation
He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.

World English Bible
"He who touches the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days:

Young's Literal Translation
'He who is coming against the dead body of any man -- is unclean seven days;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:11-22 Why did the law make a corpse a defiling thing? Because death is the wages of sin, which entered into the world by it, and reigns by the power of it. The law could not conquer death, nor abolish it, as the gospel does, by bringing life and immortality to light, and so introducing a better hope. As the ashes of the heifer signified the merit of Christ, so the running water signified the power and grace of the blessed Spirit, who is compared to rivers of living water; and it is by his work that the righteousness of Christ is applied to us for our cleansing. Those who promise themselves benefit by the righteousness of Christ, while they submit not to the grace and influence of the Holy Spirit, do but deceive themselves; we cannot be purified by the ashes, otherwise than in the running water. What use could there be in these appointments, if they do not refer to the doctrines concerning the sacrifice of Christ? But comparing them with the New Testament, the knowledge to be got from them is evident. The true state of fallen man is shown in these institutions. Here we learn the defiling nature of sin, and are warned to avoid evil communications.
Study Bible
Purification of the Unclean
10'The one who gathers the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening; and it shall be a perpetual statute to the sons of Israel and to the alien who sojourns among them. 11The one who touches the corpse of any person shall be unclean for seven days. 12That one shall purify himself from uncleanness with the water on the third day and on the seventh day, and then he will be clean; but if he does not purify himself on the third day and on the seventh day, he will not be clean.…
Cross References
Acts 21:26
So the next day Paul took the men and purified himself along with them. Then he entered the temple to give notice of the date their purification would be complete and the offering would be made for each of them.

Acts 21:27
When the seven days were almost over, some Jews from the province of Asia saw Paul at the temple. They stirred up the whole crowd and seized him,

Leviticus 5:2
'Or if a person touches any unclean thing, whether a carcass of an unclean beast or the carcass of unclean cattle or a carcass of unclean swarming things, though it is hidden from him and he is unclean, then he will be guilty.

Leviticus 21:1
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: 'No one shall defile himself for a dead person among his people,

Leviticus 21:11
nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother;

Numbers 5:2
"Command the sons of Israel that they send away from the camp every leper and everyone having a discharge and everyone who is unclean because of a dead person.

Numbers 6:6
'All the days of his separation to the LORD he shall not go near to a dead person.

Numbers 9:6
But there were some men who were unclean because of the dead person, so that they could not observe Passover on that day; so they came before Moses and Aaron on that day.

Numbers 31:19
"And you, camp outside the camp seven days; whoever has killed any person and whoever has touched any slain, purify yourselves, you and your captives, on the third day and on the seventh day.

Isaiah 52:11
Depart, depart, go out from there, Touch nothing unclean; Go out of the midst of her, purify yourselves, You who carry the vessels of the LORD.
Treasury of Scripture

He that touches the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.

toucheth the dead. He who touches a dead beast was only unclean for one day

Leviticus 11:12,27,39 Whatever has no fins nor scales in the waters, that shall be an abomination …

but he who touches a dead man is unclean for seven days. This was certainly designed to show the peculiar impurity and sinfulness of man, an the hatefulness of sin, seven times worse than the vilest animal!

Numbers 19:16 And whoever touches one that is slain with a sword in the open fields, …

Numbers 5:2 Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every …

Numbers 9:6,10 And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead body of …

Numbers 31:19 And do you abide without the camp seven days: whoever has killed …

Leviticus 11:31 These are unclean to you among all that creep: whoever does touch …

Leviticus 21:1,11 And the LORD said to Moses, Speak to the priests the sons of Aaron, …

Lamentations 4:14 They have wandered as blind men in the streets, they have polluted …

Haggai 2:13 Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean by a dead body touch any …

Romans 5:12 Why, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; …

2 Corinthians 6:17 Why come out from among them, and be you separate, said the Lord, …

Ephesians 2:1 And you has he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;

Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal …

man. heb. soul of man

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