Leviticus 11:36
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Neverthelessאַ֣ךְ
(ach)
389: surely, howbeitof uncertain derivation, see aken
a springמַעְיָ֥ן
(ma'·yan)
4599: a springfrom ayin
or a cisternוּבֹ֛ור
(u·vo·vr)
953a: a pit, cistern, wellfrom baar
collectingמִקְוֵה־
(mik·veh-)
4723b: a collection, collected massfrom qavah
waterמַ֖יִם
(ma·yim)
4325: waters, watera prim. root
shall be clean,טָהֹ֑ור
(ta·ho·vr;)
2889: clean, purefrom taher
though the one who touchesוְנֹגֵ֥עַ
(ve·no·ge·a')
5060: to touch, reach, strikea prim. root
their carcassבְּנִבְלָתָ֖ם
(be·niv·la·tam)
5038: a carcass, corpsefrom nabel
shall be unclean.יִטְמָֽא׃
(yit·ma.)
2930: to be or become uncleana prim. root







KJV Lexicon
Nevertheless a fountain
ma`yan  (mah-yawn')
a fountain (also collectively), figuratively, a source (of satisfaction) -- fountain, spring, well.
or pit
bowr  (bore)
a pit hole (especially one used as a cistern or a prison) -- cistern, dungeon, fountain, pit, well.
wherein there is plenty
miqveh  (mik-veh')
something waited for, i.e. confidence (objective or subjective); also a collection, i.e. (of water) a pond, or (of men and horses) a caravan or drove
of water
mayim  (mah'-yim)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
shall be clean
tahowr  (taw-hore')
pure (in a physical, chemical, ceremonial or moral sense) -- clean, fair, pure(-ness).
but that which toucheth
naga`  (naw-gah')
beat, (be able to) bring (down), cast, come (nigh), draw near (nigh), get up, happen, join, near, plague, reach (up), smite, strike, touch.
their carcase
nbelah  (neb-ay-law')
a flabby thing, i.e. a carcase or carrion (human or bestial, often collectively); figuratively, an idol -- (dead) body, (dead) carcase, dead of itself, which died, (beast) that (which) dieth of itself.
shall be unclean
tame'  (taw-may')
to be foul, especially in a ceremial or moral sense (contaminated) -- defile (self), pollute (self), be (make, make self, pronounce) unclean, utterly.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'Nevertheless a spring or a cistern collecting water shall be clean, though the one who touches their carcass shall be unclean.

King James Bible
Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A spring or cistern containing water will remain clean, but someone who touches a carcass in it will become unclean.

International Standard Version
"A spring or a cistern that holds water is clean, but whoever touches the carcass of an unclean animal will be unclean.

NET Bible
However, a spring or a cistern which collects water will be clean, but one who touches their carcass will be unclean.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, a spring or a cistern holding water will remain clean. But anyone who touches their dead bodies will be unclean.

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which touches their carcass shall be unclean.
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