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·But if the dead person was one of his close relatives, he may touch him [L …except for a close relative]. The priest may make himself unclean if the dead person is his mother or father, son or daughter, brother or ·unmarried [L virgin] sister who is close to him because she has no husband. The priest may make himself unclean for her if she dies. But a priest must not make himself unclean ·if the dead person was only related to him by marriage [L as a husband among his people].

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