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also for your unmarried sister, who is close to you because she isn’t married—you may be polluted for her sake. You must not make yourself unclean for in-laws, defiling yourself by doing so.

Priests must not shave bald patches on their heads or cut off the ends of their beards or make gashes in their bodies.

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or an unmarried sister who is dependent on him since she has no husband—for her he may make himself unclean.(A) He must not make himself unclean for people related to him by marriage,[a] and so defile himself.

“‘Priests must not shave(B) their heads or shave off the edges of their beards(C) or cut their bodies.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 21:4 Or unclean as a leader among his people

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