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And they shall come at no dead person to defile themselves: but for father, or for mother, or for son, or for daughter, for brother, or for sister that hath had no husband, they may defile themselves.

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Leviticus 21:1
And Yahweh said unto Moses, Say unto the priests, the sons of Aaron, - yea thou shalt say unto them, For a dead person, shall no one make himself unclean among his people:
Leviticus 22:4
No man soever of the seed of Aaron who is a leper, or hath a flux, shall eat of the holy things, until he be clean, - And as for him who toucheth anything that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him;
Matthew 8:21
And, another of the disciples, saith unto him, - Lord! suffer me, first, to depart, and bury my father.
Luke 9:59
And he said unto another - Be following me! But, he, said - Suffer me, first, to depart, and bury my father.
2 Corinthians 5:16
So that, we, henceforth, know, no one, after the flesh: if we have even been gaining, after the flesh, a knowledge of Christ,
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them who are falling asleep, - lest ye be sorrowing, even as the rest also, who are without hope;