except for his relatives who are nearest to him: his mother, his father, his son, his daughter, and his brother; also his virgin sister who is near to him, who has had no husband, for her he may defile himself. Otherwise he shall not defile himself, being a [a]chief man among his people, to profane himself.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 21:4 Lit. master or husband