New Living Translation
But a priest must not defile himself and make himself unclean for someone who is related to him only by marriage.
King James Bible
But he shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.
Darby Bible Translation
He shall not make himself unclean who is a chief among his peoples, to profane himself.
World English Bible
He shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.
Young's Literal Translation
A master priest doth not defile himself among his people -- to pollute himself;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:4 Being - Or, seeing he is a chief man, for such not only the high - priest, but others also of the inferior priests were. He shall not defile himself for any other person whatsoever. To profane himself - Because such defilement for the dead did profane him, or make him as a common person, and consequently unfit to manage his sacred employment.
LibraryThirtieth Lesson. An Holy Priesthood;'
An holy priesthood;' Or, The Ministry of Intercession. An holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.'--I Peter ii. 5. Ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord.'--Isaiah lxi. 6. THE Spirit of the Lord God is upon me: because the Lord hath anointed me.' These are the words of Jesus in Isaiah. As the fruit of His work all redeemed ones are priests, fellow-partakers with Him of His anointing with the Spirit as High Priest. Like the precious ointment upon …
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer
Eleventh Day. The Holy one of Israel.
or his virgin sister who depends on him because she has no husband.
"The priests must not shave their heads or trim their beards or cut their bodies.
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