Leviticus 22:5
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English Standard Version
and whoever touches a swarming thing by which he may be made unclean or a person from whom he may take uncleanness, whatever his uncleanness may be—

King James Bible
Or whosoever toucheth any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath;

American Standard Version
or whosoever toucheth any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he that toucheth a creeping thing, or any unclean thing, the touching of which is defiling,

English Revised Version
or whosoever toucheth any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath;

Webster's Bible Translation
Or whoever toucheth any creeping animal, by which he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatever uncleanness he hath:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Persons afflicted in the manner described might eat the bread of their God, however, the sacrificial gifts, the most holy and the holy, i.e., the wave-offerings, the first-fruits, the firstlings, tithes and things laid under a ban (Numbers 18:11-19 and Numbers 18:26-29), - that is to say, they might eat them like the rest of the priests; but they were not allowed to perform any priestly duty, that they might not desecrate the sanctuary of the Lord (Leviticus 21:23, cf. Leviticus 21:12).

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whosoever

Leviticus 11:24,43,44 And for these you shall be unclean: whoever touches the carcass of them shall be unclean until the even...

or a man

Leviticus 15:7,19 And he that touches the flesh of him that has the issue shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water...

Cross References
Leviticus 11:23
But all other winged insects that have four feet are detestable to you.

Leviticus 22:6
the person who touches such a thing shall be unclean until the evening and shall not eat of the holy things unless he has bathed his body in water.

Numbers 19:22
And whatever the unclean person touches shall be unclean, and anyone who touches it shall be unclean until evening."

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