3 and any sister who is still a virgin when she dies. Since she has no husband, the priest is her closest relative, so he is allowed to make himself impure for her. 4 A priest must not render himself impure and defile himself by touching the corpse of a person related to him only by marriage. 5 Priests are not allowed to mourn like other people by shaving their heads, trimming their beards, or cutting gashes into their bodies.
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3 or an unmarried sister who is dependent on him since she has no husband—for her he may make himself unclean.(A) 4 He must not make himself unclean for people related to him by marriage,[a] and so defile himself.Read full chapter
- Leviticus 21:4 Or unclean as a leader among his people