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22 Bible Verses about Purifying Oneself

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Leviticus 12:4

For 33 days after this, she is to remain in purification due to her blood loss. She is not to touch any sacred thing or enter the sanctuary until the days of her purification have been completed.

Leviticus 12:5

"If she gives birth to a female, then she is to remain unclean for two weeks, just like her menstruation. She is to remain in purification for 66 days due to her blood loss.

Ezekiel 44:26

After he is cleansed from that contact, he is to not to minister for seven days.

Leviticus 15:5-30

Any person who touches his bed is to wash his garments and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening. Whoever sits on any object on which the one with the discharge has sat is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening. "Whoever touches the body of someone with a discharge is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening. read more.
Whoever has a discharge and spits on someone who is clean, then he is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening. "Any saddle that anyone with a discharge rides on will become unclean. Whoever touches anything that was under him will be unclean until evening. Whoever carries these things is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening. "Anyone whom the one with the discharge touches without rinsing his hands with water is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening. The earthen vessel that the person with the discharge touches is to be broken in pieces, and every wooden vessel is to be rinsed with water." "When the one with the discharge is cleansed from his discharge, then he is to set aside for himself seven days for his cleansing. He is to wash his clothes and bathe with flowing water. Then he will be clean. On the eighth day, he is to take for himself two turtledoves or two young doves, bring them to the LORD at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, and give them to the priest. Then the priest is to offer them one for a sin offering and the other for a whole burnt offering. That's how the priest will make atonement for him in the LORD's presence regarding his discharge." "If a man has a seminal emission, he is to bathe his entire body with water and remain unclean until evening. Every garment (including leather) on which the semen is found is to be washed with water, and it will remain unclean until evening. When a man has sexual relations with a woman and the man releases semen, both are to bathe with water, and they will remain unclean until evening." "When a woman has a discharge, and the blood is her monthly menstrual discharge from her body, then for seven days she is to remain in her menstrual uncleanness. Whoever touches her will remain unclean until evening. Everything that she sleeps on during her uncleanness will be unclean. Moreover, everything that she sits on will become unclean. Anyone who touches her bed is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening. Anyone who touches any of the objects on which she has sat is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening. Any bed or other object on which she sat that he touches will make him unclean until evening. When a man has sexual relations with her and her menstrual uncleanness touches him, he will be unclean for seven days. Every bed where he sleeps will remain unclean. "When a woman has a continuous discharge of blood many days beyond the time of her menstrual uncleanness, or if she has a discharge that lasts beyond the days of her menstrual uncleanness, her uncleanness is to be treated like the days of her menstruation she's unclean. Every bed on which she sleeps the whole time she has the discharge will be her own unclean bed, so that every object on which she sits becomes unclean like her menstrual uncleanness. Whoever touches them will become unclean. He is to wash his clothes and bathe with water and he will remain unclean until evening. "If she becomes clean with her discharge, then she is to count for herself seven days, after which she becomes clean. On the eighth day, she is to take for herself two turtledoves or two young pigeons and bring them to the priest at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. Then the priest is to offer one for a sin offering and the other for a whole burnt offering. This is how the priest will make atonement in the LORD's presence for her regarding her unclean discharge.

Hebrews 6:2

instruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.

Numbers 31:19-24

"Now you are to stay outside the camp for seven days, after which any of you who has killed a person or touched someone who was killed may purify yourselves on the third day. You and your captives will be pure on the seventh day. Furthermore, you are to purify every garment that is, everything made of leather, goat's hair, or containing wood." Eleazar the priest told the soldiers who had gone to battle, "This is the ordinance of the law that the LORD commanded Moses read more.
concerning anything containing gold, silver, brass, iron, tin, lead, or anything else that can survive a refiner's fire: You are to pass it through fire, after which it will be clean. Then it is to be purified with the water of impurity. Everything that cannot survive a refiner's fire is to be washed in water. Wash your clothes on the seventh day, after which you will be clean. Then you may enter the camp."

Mark 1:44

He told the man, "Be sure that you don't tell anyone. Instead, go and show yourself to the priest, and then offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded as proof to the authorities."

Luke 2:22

When the time came for their purification according to the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord,

2 Samuel 11:4

So David sent some messengers, took her from her home, and she went to him, and he had sex with her. (She had been consecrating herself following her menstrual separation.) Then she returned to her home.

Ezra 6:20

because the priests and descendants of Levi had purified themselves together all of them were pure and they killed the Passover lamb for every former exile, for their relatives the priests, and for themselves.

Nehemiah 12:30

The priests and the descendants of Levi purified themselves, and also purified the people, the gates, and the wall.

Nehemiah 13:22

Then I commanded the descendants of Levi to purify themselves and to come as gate keepers to sanctify the Sabbath day. Remember me, my God, and show mercy to me according to the greatness of your gracious love.

Mark 7:4

They don't eat anything from the marketplace unless they dip it in water. They also observe many other traditions, such as the proper washing of washing cups, jars, brass pots, and dinner tables.)

Hebrews 9:13

For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are unclean purifies them physically,

Hebrews 10:2

Otherwise, would they not have stopped offering them, because the worshipers, cleansed once for all, would no longer be aware of any sins?

John 11:55

Now the Jewish Passover was approaching, and before the Passover many people from the countryside went up to Jerusalem to purify themselves.

Acts 21:26

Then Paul took those men and the next day purified himself with them. Then he went into the Temple to announce the time when their days of purification would end and when the sacrifice would be offered for each of them.

John 2:6

Now standing there were six stone water jars used for the Jewish rites of purification, each one holding from two to three measures.

John 3:25

Then a controversy about ritual purification sprang up between a certain Jew and John's disciples,

Acts 21:24

Take these men, go through the purification ceremony with them, and pay their expenses to shave their heads. Then everyone will know that there is nothing in what they have been told about you, but that you are carefully observing and keeping the Law.

Joshua 22:17

Isn't the evil that happened at Peor enough for us, from which we have yet to be completely cleansed even to this point, and because of which a plague came upon the community of the LORD?

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