except for a close relative, such as his mother or father,(A) his son or daughter, his brother, or an unmarried sister who is dependent on him since she has no husband—for her he may make himself unclean.(B) He must not make himself unclean for people related to him by marriage,[a] and so defile himself.

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Footnotes

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