Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

He shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

New American Standard Bible

He shall not defile himself as a relative by marriage among his people, and so profane himself.

King James Version

But he shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

Holman Bible

He is not to make himself unclean for those related to him by marriage and so defile himself.

International Standard Version

Because he is a husband among his people, he is not to defile himself, thereby polluting himself.

A Conservative Version

He shall not defile himself, [who is] a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

Amplified

He shall not become unclean as a relative by marriage among his people, and so profane himself.

Bible in Basic English

But let him, being a chief among his people, not make himself unclean in such a way as to put shame on himself.

Darby Translation

He shall not make himself unclean who is a chief among his peoples, to profane himself.

Julia Smith Translation

A chief among his people shall not be defiled, to profane himself.

King James 2000

But he shall not otherwise defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He must not make himself unclean [as] {a kinsman by marriage}, defiling himself.

Modern King James verseion

A leader shall not defile himself among his people, to pollute himself.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he shall not make himself unclean upon a ruler of his people to pollute himself withal.

NET Bible

He must not defile himself as a husband among his people so as to profane himself.

New Heart English Bible

He shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

The Emphasized Bible

He shall not make himself unclean being a chief among his people, - by profaning himself:

Webster

But he shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

World English Bible

He shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

Youngs Literal Translation

A master priest doth not defile himself among his people -- to pollute himself;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But he shall not defile
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

Regulations Concerning Priests

3 and for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, that hath had no husband; for her may he defile himself. 4 He shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself. 5 They shall not make baldness upon their head, neither shall they shave off the corner of their beard, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.


Cross References

Ezekiel 24:16-17

Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke: yet thou shalt neither mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down.

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