Leviticus 21:15
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English Standard Version
that he may not profane his offspring among his people, for I am the LORD who sanctifies him.”

King James Bible
Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.

American Standard Version
And he shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall not mingle the stock of his kindred with the common people of his nation: for I am the Lord who sanctify him.

English Revised Version
And he shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am the LORD which sanctify him.

Webster's Bible Translation
Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The priests's family was also to lead a blameless life. If a priest's daughter began to play the whore, she profaned her father, and was to be burned, i.e., to be stoned and then burned (see Leviticus 20:14). כּהן אישׁ, a man who is a priest, a priest-man.

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Genesis 18:19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD...

Ezra 2:62 These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted...

Ezra 9:2 For they have taken of their daughters for themselves, and for their sons...

Nehemiah 13:23-29 In those days also saw I Jews that had married wives of Ashdod, of Ammon, and of Moab...

Malachi 2:11,15 Judah has dealt treacherously, and an abomination is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem...

Romans 11:16 For if the first fruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.

1 Corinthians 7:14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband...

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Leviticus 21:8 You shall sanctify him therefore; for he offers the bread of your God: he shall be holy to you: for I the LORD, which sanctify you...

Cross References
Matthew 23:17
You blind fools! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that has made the gold sacred?

Leviticus 21:14
A widow, or a divorced woman, or a woman who has been defiled, or a prostitute, these he shall not marry. But he shall take as his wife a virgin of his own people,

Leviticus 21:16
And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

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