Parallel Verses

Amplified

Yet a spring or a cistern or reservoir of water shall be clean; but whoever touches their carcass shall be unclean.

New American Standard Bible

'Nevertheless a spring or a cistern collecting water shall be clean, though the one who touches their carcass shall be unclean.

King James Version

Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean.

Holman Bible

A spring or cistern containing water will remain clean, but someone who touches a carcass in it will become unclean.

International Standard Version

"A spring or a cistern that holds water is clean, but whoever touches the carcass of an unclean animal will be unclean.

A Conservative Version

Nevertheless a fountain or a pit in which is a gathering of water shall be clean, but that which touches their carcass shall be unclean.

American Standard Version

Nevertheless a fountain or a pit wherein is a gathering of water shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcass shall be unclean.

Bible in Basic English

But at the same time a fountain or a place where water is stored for use will be clean; but anyone touching their dead bodies will be unclean.

Darby Translation

Nevertheless, a spring or a well, a quantity of water, shall be clean. But he that toucheth their carcase shall be unclean.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Nevertheless a fountain or cistern where water is collected shall be clean; but that which touches their carcase shall be unclean.

Julia Smith Translation

But a fountain and pit, a gathering of waters, shall be clean: and he touching upon their carcass shall be unclean.

King James 2000

Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which touches their carcass shall be unclean.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely a spring or a cistern collecting water shall be clean, but that which touches their dead body shall become unclean.

Modern King James verseion

But a fountain or pit, with a collection of water, shall be clean. But that which touches their dead body shall be unclean.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neverthelater, yet the fountains and wells and ponds of water, shall be clean still. But whosoever toucheth their carcasses, shall be unclean.

NET Bible

However, a spring or a cistern which collects water will be clean, but one who touches their carcass will be unclean.

New Heart English Bible

Nevertheless a spring or a cistern in which water is a gathered shall be clean: but that which touches their carcass shall be unclean.

The Emphasized Bible

Notwithstanding, a fountain or cistern wherein is a gathering of waters shall be clean, - but, he that toucheth the carcase of them shall be unclean.

Webster

Nevertheless, a fountain or pit, in which there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcass shall be unclean.

World English Bible

Nevertheless a spring or a cistern in which water is a gathered shall be clean: but that which touches their carcass shall be unclean.

Youngs Literal Translation

Only -- a fountain or pit, a collection of water, is clean, but that which is coming against their carcase is unclean;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעינה מעינו מעין 
Ma`yan 
Usage: 23

or pit
בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

מּקוא מקוה מקוהo 
Miqveh 
Usage: 12

טהר טהור 
Tahowr 
Usage: 95

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

נבלה 
N@belah 
Usage: 48

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Clean And Unclean Animals

35 And everything upon which any part of their carcass falls shall be unclean; whether an oven, or pan with a lid, or hearth for pots, it shall be broken in pieces; they are unclean, and shall be unclean to you. 36 Yet a spring or a cistern or reservoir of water shall be clean; but whoever touches their carcass shall be unclean. 37 If a part of their carcass falls on seed which is to be sown, it shall be clean;



Cross References

Zechariah 13:1

In that day there shall be a fountain opened for the house of David and for the inhabitants of Jerusalem [to cleanse them from] sin and uncleanness.

John 4:14

But whoever takes a drink of the water that I will give him shall never, no never, be thirsty any more. But the water that I will give him shall become a spring of water welling up (flowing, bubbling) [continually] within him unto (into, for) eternal life.

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