11 He must not enter a place where there is a dead body.(A) He must not make himself unclean,(B) even for his father or mother,(C)

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“Command the Israelites to send away from the camp anyone who has a defiling skin disease[a](A) or a discharge(B) of any kind, or who is ceremonially unclean(C) because of a dead body.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 5:2 The Hebrew word for defiling skin disease, traditionally translated “leprosy,” was used for various diseases affecting the skin.

“‘Throughout the period of their dedication to the Lord, the Nazirite must not go near a dead body.(A)

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11 “Whoever touches a human corpse(A) will be unclean for seven days.(B)

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19 “Anyone who has killed someone or touched someone who was killed(A) must stay outside the camp seven days.(B) On the third and seventh days you must purify yourselves(C) and your captives.

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