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Bible in Basic English

Then Haggai said, Will any of these be made unclean by the touch of one who is unclean through touching a dead body? And the priests answering said, It will be made unclean.

New American Standard Bible

Then Haggai said, "If one who is unclean from a corpse touches any of these, will the latter become unclean?" And the priests answered, "It will become unclean."

King James Version

Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean by a dead body touch any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.

Holman Bible

Then Haggai asked, “If someone defiled by contact with a corpse touches any of these, does it become defiled?”The priests answered, “It becomes defiled.”

International Standard Version

So Haggai responded, "If someone who is unclean because of contact with a dead body were to touch any of these things, would they become unclean?" The priests responded, "They would be unclean."

A Conservative Version

Then Haggai said, If a man who is unclean because of a dead body touches any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.

American Standard Version

Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean by reason of a dead body touch any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.

Amplified

Then said Haggai, If one who is [ceremonially] unclean because he has come in contact with a dead body should touch any of these articles of food, shall it be [ceremonially] unclean? And the priests answered, It shall be unclean. [Unholiness is infectious.]

Darby Translation

And Haggai said, If one that is unclean by a dead body touch any of these, is it become unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Haggai said, If one that is unclean by a dead body touches any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.

Julia Smith Translation

And Haggai will say, If the unclean of soul shall touch upon any of these, shall it be unclean? and the priests shall answer and say, It shall be unclean.

King James 2000

Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean because of a dead body touches any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Haggai said, "If one who is unclean from contact with a corpse touches any of these, will it become unclean?" The priests answered, "Yes, it will be become unclean."

Modern King James verseion

Then Haggai said, If one unclean of body touches these, is it unclean? And the priests answered and said, It is unclean.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Haggai, "Now if one being defiled with a dead carcass, touch any of these: shall it also be unclean?"

NET Bible

Then Haggai asked, "If a person who is ritually unclean because of touching a dead body comes in contact with one of these items, will it become unclean?" The priests answered, "It will be unclean."

New Heart English Bible

Then Haggai said, "If one who is unclean by reason of a dead body touch any of these, will it be unclean?" The priests answered, "It will be unclean."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Haggai, If one who is defiled for a dead person touch any of these, shall it be defiled? And the priests answered and said, It shall be defiled.

Webster

Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean by a dead body shall touch any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.

World English Bible

Then Haggai said, "If one who is unclean by reason of a dead body touch any of these, will it be unclean?" The priests answered, "It will be unclean."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Haggai saith, 'If the unclean of body doth come against any of these, is it unclean?' And the priests answer and say, 'It is unclean.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חגּי 
Chaggay 
Usage: 11

If one that is unclean
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 88

by a dead body
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

any of these, shall it be unclean
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

And the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

and said

Usage: 0

Context Readings

A Promise To Rebuild

12 If anyone has some holy flesh folded in the skirt of his robe, will bread or soup or wine or oil or any other food be made holy if touched by his skirt? And the priests answering said, No. 13 Then Haggai said, Will any of these be made unclean by the touch of one who is unclean through touching a dead body? And the priests answering said, It will be made unclean. 14 Then Haggai said, So is this people and so is this nation before me, says the Lord; and so is every work of their hands; and the offering they give there is unclean.



Cross References

Leviticus 22:4-6

No man of the seed of Aaron who is a leper, or who has a flow from his body, may take of the holy food till he is clean. And any man touching anything which is unclean because of the dead, or any man whose seed goes from him;

Numbers 5:2-3

Give orders to the children of Israel to put outside the tent-circle every leper, and anyone who has any sort of flow from his body, and anyone who is unclean from the touch of the dead;

Numbers 9:6-10

And there were certain men who were unclean because of a dead body, so that they were not able to keep the Passover on that day; and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day:

Numbers 19:11-22

Anyone touching a dead body will be unclean for seven days:

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