Parallel Verses

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.

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;

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;

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;

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 " 'As for the priest [who is] higher than his brothers, on whose head the oil of anointment is poured and {he was ordained} to wear the garments, he shall not dishevel his head, and he shall not tear his garments. 11 And he shall not go near any dead person, nor shall he make himself unclean for his father or for his mother. 12 And he shall not go out from the sanctuary, and he shall not profane his God's sanctuary, because the dedication of his God's oil of anointment [is] on him; I [am] Yahweh.



Cross References

Numbers 19:14

" 'This [is] the law of a person who dies in a tent: everyone who comes into the tent and all who [are] in the tent will be unclean seven days.

Leviticus 19:28

And you shall not make a slash in your body for a dead person, nor shall you make on yourselves a tattoo's mark; I [am] Yahweh.

Leviticus 21:1-2

Then Yahweh said to Moses, "Speak to the priests, Aaron's sons, and say to them, 'One must not make himself unclean for a dead person among his [own] people,

Numbers 6:7

for even his father, mother, brother, or sister he will not make himself unclean {by their death}, because the separation to his God [is] on his head.

Deuteronomy 33:9

The [one] saying of his father and of his mother, 'I have not regarded them,' and his brothers he [did] not acknowledge, and his children [he did] not know, but [rather] they observed your word, and your covenant they kept.

Matthew 8:21-22

And another of the disciples said to him, "Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father."

Matthew 12:46-50

And [while] he was still speaking to the crowds, behold, his mother and brothers were standing there outside, desiring to speak to him.

Luke 9:59-60

And he said to another, "Follow me!" But he said, "Lord, first allow me to go [and] bury my father."

Luke 14:26

"If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and furthermore, even his own life, {he cannot be} my disciple.

2 Corinthians 5:16

So then, from now on we know no one {from a human point of view}, if indeed we have known Christ {from a human point of view}, but now we know [him this way] no longer.

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