Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And whosoever toucheth one that is slain with a sword in the open fields, or a dead body, or a bone of a man, or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

A bone

General references

Bible References

Toucheth

Numbers 19:11
The one who touches the corpse of any person shall be unclean for seven days.
Numbers 31:19
And you, camp outside the camp seven days; whoever has killed any person and whoever has touched any slain, purify yourselves, you and your captives, on the third day and on the seventh day.

A bone

Ezekiel 39:11
“On that day I will give Gog a burial ground there in Israel, the valley of those who pass by east of the sea, and it will block off those who would pass by. So they will bury Gog there with all his horde, and they will call it the valley of Hamon-gog.

A grave

Matthew 23:27
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear beautiful, but inside they are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness.
Luke 11:44
Woe to you! For you are like concealed tombs, and the people who walk over them are unaware of it.”

General references

Leviticus 7:19
‘Also the flesh that touches anything unclean shall not be eaten; it shall be burned with fire. As for other flesh, anyone who is clean may eat such flesh.
Leviticus 11:39
‘Also if one of the animals dies which you have for food, the one who touches its carcass becomes unclean until evening.