Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

General references

Leviticus 21:1
And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none defile himself for the dead among his people:
Leviticus 22:4
Whatsoever man of the descendants of Aaron who is a leper, or has a discharge; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And whoever touches any thing that is defiled by a dead body, or a man who has had an emission of semen;
Matthew 8:21
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.
Luke 9:59
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.
2 Corinthians 5:16
Therefore from now on know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet from now on know we him no more.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them who are asleep, that you sorrow not, even as others who have no hope.