Numbers 19:21
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
So it shall be a perpetualעֹולָ֑ם
(o·v·lam;)
5769: long duration, antiquity, futurityfrom an unused word
statuteלְחֻקַּ֣ת
(le·chuk·kat)
2708: something prescribed, an enactment, statutefem. of choq
for them. And he who sprinklesוּמַזֵּ֤ה
(u·maz·zeh)
5137a: to spurt, spatter, sprinklea prim. root
the waterמֵֽי־
(mei-)
4325: waters, watera prim. root
for impurityהַנִּדָּה֙
(han·nid·dah)
5079: impurityfrom nadad
shall washיְכַבֵּ֣ס
(ye·chab·bes)
3526: to washa prim. root
his clothes,בְּגָדָ֔יו
(be·ga·dav,)
899b: a garment, coveringfrom bagad
and he who touchesוְהַנֹּגֵ֙עַ֙
(ve·han·no·ge·a')
5060: to touch, reach, strikea prim. root
the waterבְּמֵ֣י
(be·mei)
4325: waters, watera prim. root
for impurityהַנִּדָּ֔ה
(han·nid·dah,)
5079: impurityfrom nadad
shall be uncleanיִטְמָ֖א
(yit·ma)
2930: to be or become uncleana prim. root
untilעַד־
(ad-)
5704: as far as, even to, up to, until, whilefrom adah
evening.הָעָֽרֶב׃
(ha·'a·rev.)
6153: eveningfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
And it shall be a perpetual
`owlam  (o-lawm')
concealed, i.e. the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e. (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always
statute
chuqqah  (khook-kaw')
appointed, custom, manner, ordinance, site, statute.
unto them that he that sprinkleth
nazah  (naw-zaw')
to spirt, i.e. besprinkle (especially in expiation) -- sprinkle.
the water
mayim  (mah'-yim)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
of separation
niddah  (nid-daw')
rejection; by implication, impurity, especially personal (menstruation) or moral (idolatry, incest)
shall wash
kabac  (kaw-bas')
to trample; hence, to wash (properly, by stamping with the feet), whether literal (including the fulling process) or figurative -- fuller, wash(-ing).
his clothes
beged  (behg'-ed)
a covering, i.e. clothing; also treachery or pillage -- apparel, cloth(-es, ing), garment, lap, rag, raiment, robe, very (treacherously), vesture, wardrobe.
and he that 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.
the water
mayim  (mah'-yim)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
of separation
niddah  (nid-daw')
rejection; by implication, impurity, especially personal (menstruation) or moral (idolatry, incest)
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.
until even
`ereb  (eh'-reb)
dusk -- + day, even(-ing, tide), night.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'So it shall be a perpetual statute for them. And he who sprinkles the water for impurity shall wash his clothes, and he who touches the water for impurity shall be unclean until evening.

King James Bible
And it shall be a perpetual statute unto them, that he that sprinkleth the water of separation shall wash his clothes; and he that toucheth the water of separation shall be unclean until even.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is a permanent statute for them. The person who sprinkles the water for impurity is to wash his clothes, and whoever touches the water for impurity will be unclean until evening.

International Standard Version
as a continuing reminder to them. Whoever sprinkles the water of impurity is to wash his clothes, and whoever comes in contact with the water of impurity is to remain unclean until evening.

NET Bible
"'So this will be a perpetual ordinance for them: The one who sprinkles the water of purification must wash his clothes, and the one who touches the water of purification will be unclean until evening.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This will be a permanent law for them. "Whoever sprinkles the water to take away uncleanness must wash his clothes. And whoever touches this water will be unclean until evening.

King James 2000 Bible
And it shall be a perpetual statute unto them, that he that sprinkles the water of purification shall wash his clothes; and he that touches the water of purification shall be unclean until evening.
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