Leviticus 7:21
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New International Version
Anyone who touches something unclean--whether human uncleanness or an unclean animal or any unclean creature that moves along the ground --and then eats any of the meat of the fellowship offering belonging to the LORD must be cut off from their people.'"

King James Bible
Moreover the soul that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uncleanness of man, or any unclean beast, or any abominable unclean thing, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which pertain unto the LORD, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.

Darby Bible Translation
And if any one touch anything unclean, the uncleanness of man, or unclean beast, or any unclean abomination, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace-offering, which is for Jehovah, that soul shall be cut off from his peoples.

World English Bible
When anyone touches any unclean thing, the uncleanness of man, or an unclean animal, or any unclean abomination, and eats some of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which belong to Yahweh, that soul shall be cut off from his people.'"

Young's Literal Translation
And when a person cometh against any thing unclean, of the uncleanness of man, or of the uncleanness of beasts, or of any unclean teeming creature, and hath eaten of the flesh of the sacrifice of the peace-offerings which are Jehovah's, even that person hath been cut off from his people.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The uncleanness of man - Any ulcer, sore, or leprosy; or any sort of cutaneous disorder, either loathsome or infectious.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the uncleanness

Leviticus 5:2,3 Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcass of an unclean beast, or a carcass of unclean cattle...

Leviticus 5:12,1-13:59 Then shall he bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take his handful of it, even a memorial thereof, and burn it on the altar...

Leviticus 15:1-33 And the LORD spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying...

Leviticus 22:4 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...

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

any unclean

Leviticus 11:24-42 And for these you shall be unclean: whoever touches the carcass of them shall be unclean until the even...

Deuteronomy 14:7,8,10,12-20 Nevertheless these you shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the cloven hoof; as the camel, and the hare...

abominable

Leviticus 11:10-13,20,41,42 And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters...

Deuteronomy 14:3 You shall not eat any abominable thing.

Ezekiel 4:14 Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! behold, my soul has not been polluted...

cut off

Leviticus 7:20,25,27 But the soul that eats of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, that pertain to the LORD, having his uncleanness on him...

Leviticus 17:10,14 And whatever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eats any manner of blood...

Leviticus 18:29 For whoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.

Genesis 17:14 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people...

Exodus 12:15,19 Seven days shall you eat unleavened bread; even the first day you shall put away leaven out of your houses...

Exodus 30:33-38 Whoever compounds any like it, or whoever puts any of it on a stranger, shall even be cut off from his people...

Library
Leviticus
The emphasis which modern criticism has very properly laid on the prophetic books and the prophetic element generally in the Old Testament, has had the effect of somewhat diverting popular attention from the priestly contributions to the literature and religion of Israel. From this neglect Leviticus has suffered most. Yet for many reasons it is worthy of close attention; it is the deliberate expression of the priestly mind of Israel at its best, and it thus forms a welcome foil to the unattractive
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Leviticus 5:2
"'If anyone becomes aware that they are guilty--if they unwittingly touch anything ceremonially unclean (whether the carcass of an unclean animal, wild or domestic, or of any unclean creature that moves along the ground) and they are unaware that they have become unclean, but then they come to realize their guilt;

Leviticus 5:3
or if they touch human uncleanness (anything that would make them unclean) even though they are unaware of it, but then they learn of it and realize their guilt;

Leviticus 7:22
The LORD said to Moses,

Leviticus 22:3
"Say to them: 'For the generations to come, if any of your descendants is ceremonially unclean and yet comes near the sacred offerings that the Israelites consecrate to the LORD, that person must be cut off from my presence. I am the LORD.

Numbers 19:13
If they fail to purify themselves after touching a human corpse, they defile the LORD's tabernacle. They must be cut off from Israel. Because the water of cleansing has not been sprinkled on them, they are unclean; their uncleanness remains on them.

Numbers 19:22
Anything that an unclean person touches becomes unclean, and anyone who touches it becomes unclean till evening."

1 Samuel 20:26
Saul said nothing that day, for he thought, "Something must have happened to David to make him ceremonially unclean--surely he is unclean."

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