Parallel Verses

Amplified

Neither shall he go in where any dead body lies nor defile himself [by doing so, even] for his father or for his mother;

New American Standard Bible

nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother;

King James Version

Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Holman Bible

He must not go near any dead person or make himself unclean even for his father or mother.

International Standard Version

He is not to come near any dead body whether the deceased is his father or his mother so as not to defile himself.

A Conservative Version

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother,

American Standard Version

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Bible in Basic English

He may not go near any dead body or make himself unclean for his father or his mother;

Darby Translation

Neither shall he come near any person dead, nor make himself unclean for his father and for his mother;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father or for his mother;

Julia Smith Translation

And to an dead soul he shall not come, for his father, and for his mother, he shall not be defiled.

King James 2000

Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he shall not go near any dead person, nor shall he make himself unclean for his father or for his mother.

Modern King James verseion

Neither shall he come near to any dead person, nor defile himself for his father nor for his mother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

neither shall go to any dead body nor make himself unclean: no not on his father or mother,

NET Bible

He must not go where there is any dead person; he must not defile himself even for his father and his mother.

New Heart English Bible

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

The Emphasized Bible

And, unto no persons b of the dead, shall he go in, - For his father or for his mother, shall he not make himself unclean;

Webster

Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

World English Bible

neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

Youngs Literal Translation

nor beside any dead person doth he come; for his father and for his mother he doth not defile himself;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Neither shall he go in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to any dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

References

Context Readings

Regulations Concerning Priests

10 But he who is the high priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil was poured and who is consecrated to put on the [sacred] garments, shall not let the hair of his head hang loose or rend his clothes [in mourning], 11 Neither shall he go in where any dead body lies nor defile himself [by doing so, even] for his father or for his mother; 12 Neither shall he go out of the sanctuary nor desecrate or make ceremonially unclean the sanctuary of his God, for the crown or consecration of the anointing oil of his God is upon him. I am the Lord.



Cross References

Numbers 19:14

This is the law when a man dies in a tent: all who come into the tent and all who are in the tent shall be unclean for seven days.

Leviticus 19:28

You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead nor print or tattoo any marks upon you; I am the Lord.

Leviticus 21:1-2

The Lord said to Moses, Speak to the priests [exclusive of the high priest], the sons of Aaron, and say to them that none of them shall defile himself for the dead among his people [by touching a corpse or assisting in preparing it for burial],

Numbers 6:7

He shall not make himself unclean for his father, mother, brother, or sister, when they die, because his separation and abstinence to his God is upon his head.

Deuteronomy 33:9

[Aaron] who said of his father and mother, I do not regard them; nor did he acknowledge his brothers or openly recognize his own children. For the priests observed Your word and kept Your covenant [as to their limitations].

Matthew 8:21-22

Another of the disciples said to Him, Lord, let me first go and bury [ care for till death] my father.

Matthew 12:46-50

Jesus was still speaking to the people when behold, His mother and brothers stood outside, seeking to speak to Him.

Luke 9:59-60

And He said to another, Become My disciple, side with My party, and accompany Me! But he replied, Lord, permit me first to go and bury ( await the death of) my father.

Luke 14:26

If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his [own] father and mother [ in the sense of indifference to or relative disregard for them in comparison with his attitude toward God] and [likewise] his wife and children and brothers and sisters -- "[yes] and even his own life also -- "he cannot be My disciple.

2 Corinthians 5:16

Consequently, from now on we estimate and regard no one from a [purely] human point of view [in terms of natural standards of value]. [No] even though we once did estimate Christ from a human viewpoint and as a man, yet now [we have such knowledge of Him that] we know Him no longer [in terms of the flesh].

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