Leviticus 22:5
New International Version
or if he touches any crawling thing that makes him unclean, or any person who makes him unclean, whatever the uncleanness may be.

New Living Translation
or by touching a small animal that is unclean, or by touching someone who is ceremonially unclean for any reason.

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—

Berean Study Bible
or whoever touches a crawling creature or a person that makes him unclean, whatever the 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;

New King James Version
or whoever touches any creeping thing by which he would be made unclean, or any person by whom he would become unclean, whatever his uncleanness may be—

New American Standard Bible
or a man who touches any swarming things by which he is made unclean, or touches any person by whom he is made unclean, whatever his uncleanness;

NASB 1995
or if a man touches any teeming things by which he is made unclean, or any man by whom he is made unclean, whatever his uncleanness;

NASB 1977
or if a man touches any teeming things, by which he is made unclean, or any man by whom he is made unclean, whatever his uncleanness;

Amplified Bible
or whoever touches any crawling thing by which he is made unclean, or any person by whom he is made unclean, whatever it may be,

Christian Standard Bible
or whoever touches any swarming creature that makes him unclean or any person who makes him unclean—whatever his uncleanness—

Holman Christian Standard Bible
or whoever touches any swarming creature that makes him unclean or any person who makes him unclean—whatever his uncleanness—

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;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Or a man who will touch any creeping thing that is defiled to him or with a man who is defiled to him in all his defilement;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
or whosoever shall touch any unclean reptile, which will defile him, or who shall touch a man, whereby he shall defile him according to all his uncleanness:

Contemporary English Version
or if you have touched an unclean creature of any sort, including an unclean person.

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

Good News Translation
or if he has touched an unclean animal or person.

International Standard Version
or who becomes unclean by touching a creeping creature or another human being, whatever the uncleanness may be—

JPS Tanakh 1917
or whosoever toucheth any swarming thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath;

Literal Standard Version
or a man who comes against any teeming thing which is unclean to him, or against a man who is unclean to him, even any of his uncleanness—

New American Bible
or if anyone touches any swarming creature whose uncleanness is contagious or any person whose uncleanness, of whatever kind it may be, is contagious—

NET Bible
or a man who touches a swarming thing by which he becomes unclean, or touches a person by which he becomes unclean, whatever that person's impurity--

New Revised Standard Version
and whoever touches any swarming thing by which he may be made unclean or any human being by whom he may be made unclean—whatever his uncleanness may be—

New Heart English Bible
or whoever touches any crawling creature, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatever uncleanness he has;

World English Bible
or whoever touches any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatever uncleanness he has;

Young's Literal Translation
or a man who cometh against any teeming thing which is unclean to him, or against a man who is unclean to him, even any of his uncleanness --

Additional Translations ...
Context
Restrictions Against the Unclean
4If a descendant of Aaron has a skin disease or a discharge, he may not eat 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— 6the man who touches any of these will remain unclean until evening. He must not eat from the sacred offerings unless he has bathed himself with water.…

Cross References
Leviticus 11:23
All other flying insects that have four legs are detestable to you.

Leviticus 22:6
the man who touches any of these will remain unclean until evening. He must not eat from the sacred offerings unless he has bathed himself with water.

Numbers 19:22
Anything the unclean person touches will become unclean, and anyone who touches it will be unclean until evening."


Treasury of Scripture

Or whoever touches any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatever uncleanness he has;

whosoever

Leviticus 11:24,43,44
And for these ye shall be unclean: whosoever toucheth the carcase of them shall be unclean until the even…

or a man

Leviticus 15:7,19
And he that toucheth the flesh of him that hath the issue shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even…











(5) Or whosoever toucheth any creeping thing.--See Leviticus 11:24-44.

Or a man of whom he may take uncleanness.--Better, or a man who is unclean to him, that is, who is a leper (see Leviticus 13:45), or has an issue (see Leviticus 15:5, &c.), and who imparts defilement by contact.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
or
אוֹ־ (’ōw-)
Conjunction
Strong's 176: Desire, if

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

touches
יִגַּ֔ע (yig·ga‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5060: To touch, lay the hand upon, to reach, violently, to strike

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

crawling creature
שֶׁ֖רֶץ (še·reṣ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8318: A swarm, active mass of minute animals

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

a person
בְאָדָם֙ (ḇə·’ā·ḏām)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

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

makes him unclean,
יִטְמָא־ (yiṭ·mā-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2930: To be or become unclean

whatever
לְכֹ֖ל (lə·ḵōl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the uncleanness may be,
טֻמְאָתֽוֹ׃ (ṭum·’ā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2932: Religious impurity


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