but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
And Jehovah God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
And God said unto him in the dream, Yea, I know that in the integrity of thy heart thou has done this, and I also withheld thee from sinning against me. Therefore suffered I thee not to touch her.
And thou shalt set bounds unto the people round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, that ye go not up into the mount, or touch the border of it: whosoever toucheth the mount shall be surely put to death:
But put forth thy hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will renounce thee to thy face.
But put forth thy hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will renounce thee to thy face.
Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends; For the hand of God hath touched me.
Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.
Wherefore Come ye out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, And touch no unclean thing; And I will receive you,