Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.

Bible References

Toucheth the dead

Leviticus 11:31
These shall be unclean unto you among all that crawl: whoever toucheth them when they are dead, shall be unclean until the even.
Leviticus 21:1
And Jehovah said to Moses, Speak unto the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none make himself unclean for a dead person among his peoples,
Lamentations 4:14
They wandered about blind in the streets; they were polluted with blood, so that men could not touch their garments.
Haggai 2:13
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.
Romans 5:12
For this cause, even as by one man sin entered into the world, and by sin death; and thus death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
2 Corinthians 6:17
Wherefore come out from the midst of them, and be separated, saith the Lord, and touch not what is unclean, and I will receive you;
Ephesians 2:1
and you, being dead in your offences and sins --
Hebrews 9:14
how much rather shall the blood of the Christ, who by the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works to worship the living God?

General references

Leviticus 7:19
And the flesh that toucheth anything unclean shall not be eaten; it shall be burned with fire. And as to the flesh, all that are clean may eat the flesh.
Leviticus 11:39
And if any beast which is to you for food die, he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even.
Ezekiel 44:26
And after he is cleansed, they shall count unto him seven days.