Leviticus 22:4
New International Version
"'If a descendant of Aaron has a defiling skin disease or a bodily discharge, he may not eat the sacred offerings until he is cleansed. He will also be unclean if he touches something defiled by a corpse or by anyone who has an emission of semen,

New Living Translation
"If any of Aaron's descendants has a skin disease or any kind of discharge that makes him ceremonially unclean, he may not eat from the sacred offerings until he has been pronounced clean. He also becomes unclean by touching a corpse, or by having an emission of semen,

English Standard Version
None of the offspring of Aaron who has a leprous disease or a discharge may eat of the holy things until he is clean. Whoever touches anything that is unclean through contact with the dead or a man who has had an emission of semen,

Berean Study Bible
None of Aaron’s descendants who has a skin disease or a discharge shall eat from the sacred offerings until he is clean. Whoever touches anything defiled by a corpse or by a man who has an emission of semen,

New American Standard Bible
No man of the descendants of Aaron, who is a leper or who has a discharge, may eat of the holy gifts until he is clean. And if one touches anything made unclean by a corpse or if a man has a seminal emission,

King James Bible
What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him;

Christian Standard Bible
No man of Aaron's descendants who has a skin disease or a discharge is to eat from the holy offerings until he is clean. Whoever touches anything made unclean by a dead person or by a man who has an emission of semen,

Contemporary English Version
None of you may take part in the sacred meals while you have a skin disease or an infected penis, or after you have been near a dead body or have had a flow of semen,

Good News Translation
"None of the descendants of Aaron who has a dreaded skin disease or a discharge may eat any of the sacred offerings until he is ritually clean. Any priest is unclean if he touches anything which is unclean through contact with a corpse or if he has an emission of semen

Holman Christian Standard Bible
No man of Aaron's descendants who has a skin disease or a discharge is to eat from the holy offerings until he is clean. Whoever touches anything made unclean by a dead person or by a man who has an emission of semen,

International Standard Version
If one of Aaron's descendants has an infectious skin disease or a discharge, he is not to eat anything sacred until he has been cleansed. Anyone who touches an unclean thing on account of the dead, or who has a seminal discharge,

NET Bible
No man from the descendants of Aaron who is diseased or has a discharge may eat the holy offerings until he becomes clean. The one who touches anything made unclean by contact with a dead person, or a man who has a seminal emission,

New Heart English Bible
"'No man of the descendants of Aaron is a leper or has an issue, may eat of the holy things, until he is clean. Whoever touches anything that is unclean by the dead, a man who has had a seminal emission;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"No descendant of Aaron who has a skin disease or a discharge may eat any of the holy offerings until he is clean. Any person who has an emission of semen or touches a dead body,

JPS Tanakh 1917
What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath an issue, he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso toucheth any one that is unclean by the dead; or from whomsoever the flow of seed goeth out;

New American Standard 1977
‘No man, of the descendants of Aaron, who is a leper or who has a discharge, may eat of the holy gifts until he is clean. And if one touches anything made unclean by a corpse or if a man has a seminal emission,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Whatever man of the seed of Aaron who is a leper or has a running issue shall not eat of the holy things until he is clean. And whosoever touches any thing that is unclean by the dead or a man whose seed has gone out from him

King James 2000 Bible
Whatsoever man of the descendants of Aaron who is a leper, or has a discharge; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And whoever touches any thing that is defiled by a dead body, or a man who has had an emission of semen;

American King James Version
What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or has a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoever touches any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goes from him;

American Standard Version
What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath an issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso toucheth anything that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the man of the seed of Aaron the priest, if he should have leprosy or issue of the reins, shall not eat of the holy things, until he be cleansed; and he that touches any uncleanness of a dead body, or the man whose seed of copulation shall have gone out from him,

Douay-Rheims Bible
The man of the seed of Aaron, that is a leper, or that suffereth a running of the seed, shall not eat of those things that are sanctified to me, until he be healed. He that toucheth any thing unclean by occasion of the dead, and he whose seed goeth from him as in generation,

Darby Bible Translation
Whatsoever man of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a flux, he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And he that toucheth any one that is unclean by a dead person, or a man whose seed of copulation hath passed from him;

English Revised Version
What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath an issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him;

Webster's Bible Translation
Whatever man of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And whoever toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him;

World English Bible
"'Whoever of the seed of Aaron is a leper or has an issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. Whoever touches anything that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goes from him;

Young's Literal Translation
'Any man of the seed of Aaron, and is leprous or hath an issue -- of the holy things he doth not eat till that he is clean; and he who is coming against any uncleanness of a person, or a man whose seed of copulation goeth out from him,
Study Bible
Restrictions Against the Unclean
3Say to them: ‘For the generations to come, if any of your descendants in a state of uncleanness approaches the sacred offerings that the Israelites consecrate to the LORD, that person must be cut off from My presence. I am the LORD. 4None of Aaron’s descendants who has a skin disease or a discharge shall eat from the sacred offerings until he is clean. Whoever touches anything defiled by a corpse or by a man who has an emission of semen, 5or whoever touches a crawling creature or a person that makes him unclean, whatever the uncleanness may be,…
Cross References
Leviticus 11:24
These creatures will make you unclean. Whoever touches their carcasses will be unclean until evening,

Leviticus 11:39
If an animal that you may eat dies, anyone who touches the carcass will be unclean until evening.

Leviticus 14:1
Then the LORD said to Moses,

Leviticus 15:2
"Say to the Israelites, 'When any man has a bodily discharge, the discharge is unclean.

Leviticus 15:16
When a man has an emission of semen, he must bathe his whole body with water, and he will be unclean until evening.

Leviticus 15:17
Any clothing or leather on which there is an emission of semen must be washed with water, and it will remain unclean until evening.

Haggai 2:13
So Haggai asked, "If one who is defiled by contact with a corpse touches any of these, does it become defiled?" "Yes, it becomes defiled," the priests answered.

Treasury of Scripture

What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or has a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoever touches any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goes from him;

a leper

Leviticus 13:2,3,44-46
When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising, a scab, or bright spot, and it be in the skin of his flesh like the plague of leprosy; then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests: …

Leviticus 15:2,3
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When any man hath a running issue out of his flesh, because of his issue he is unclean…

holy things

Leviticus 2:3,10
And the remnant of the meat offering shall be Aaron's and his sons': it is a thing most holy of the offerings of the LORD made by fire…

Leviticus 6:25-29
Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, saying, This is the law of the sin offering: In the place where the burnt offering is killed shall the sin offering be killed before the LORD: it is most holy…

Leviticus 21:22
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

until

Leviticus 14:2
This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought unto the priest:

Leviticus 15:13-15
And when he that hath an issue is cleansed of his issue; then he shall number to himself seven days for his cleansing, and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in running water, and shall be clean…

unclean

Leviticus 21:1
And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none be defiled for the dead among his people:

Numbers 19:11-16
He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days…

whose

Leviticus 15:16
And if any man's seed of copulation go out from him, then he shall wash all his flesh in water, and be unclean until the even.







Lexicon
None
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

of
מִמֶּ֖נּוּ (mim·men·nū)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

Aaron’s
אַהֲרֹ֗ן (’a·hă·rōn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

descendants
מִזֶּ֣רַע (miz·ze·ra‘)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2233: Seed, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity

who has a skin disease
צָר֙וּעַ֙ (ṣā·rū·a‘)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6879: To be struck with leprosy, to be leprous

or
א֣וֹ (’ōw)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 176: Desire, if

a discharge
זָ֔ב (zāḇ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2100: To flow freely, to have a, flux, to waste away, to overflow

shall eat
יֹאכַ֔ל (yō·ḵal)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

from the sacred offerings
בַּקֳּדָשִׁים֙ (baq·qo·ḏā·šîm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

until
עַ֖ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

he is clean.
יִטְהָ֑ר (yiṭ·hār)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2891: To be clean or pure

Whoever touches
וְהַנֹּגֵ֙עַ֙ (wə·han·nō·ḡê·a‘)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5060: To touch, lay the hand upon, to reach, violently, to strike

anything
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

defiled
טְמֵא־ (ṭə·mê-)
Adjective - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2931: Unclean

by a corpse
נֶ֔פֶשׁ (ne·p̄eš)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

or
א֣וֹ (’ōw)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 176: Desire, if

by a man
אִ֔ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

who
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

has
תֵּצֵ֥א (tê·ṣê)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

an emission
שִׁכְבַת־ (šiḵ·ḇaṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7902: (act of) lying, a layer

of semen,
זָֽרַע׃ (zā·ra‘)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2233: Seed, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity
(4) Is a leper.--The different forms of uncleanness are now specified. (For the leper, see Leviticus 13:3.)

Or hath a running issue.--See Leviticus 15:2.

Whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead.--That is, if he touches any person or anything that had been defiled through contact with a corpse. (See Numbers 19:11-14.)

Whose seed goeth from him.--This is the same case mentioned in Leviticus 15:16. The two passages ought therefore to be uniform in the translation.

22:1-33 Laws concerning the priests and sacrifices. - In this chapter we have divers laws concerning the priests and sacrifices, all for preserving the honour of the sanctuary. Let us recollect with gratitude that our great High Priest cannot be hindered by any thing from the discharge of his office. Let us also remember, that the Lord requires us to reverence his name, his truths, his ordinances, and commandments. Let us beware of hypocrisy, and examine ourselves concerning our sinful defilements, seeking to be purified from them in the blood of Christ, and by his sanctifying Spirit. Whoever attempts to expiate his own sin, or draws near in the pride of self-righteousness, puts as great an affront on Christ, as he who comes to the Lord's table from the gratification of sinful lusts. Nor can the minister who loves the souls of the people, suffer them to continue in this dangerous delusion. He must call upon them, not only to repent of their sins, and forsake them; but to put their whole trust in the atonement of Christ, by faith in his name, for pardon and acceptance with God; thus only will the Lord make them holy, as his own people.
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