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49 Bible Verses about Purity, Nature Of

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Genesis 18:4

Let a little water, I pray you, be brought and wash your feet and rest yourselves under a tree;

Job 9:30

If I wash myself with snow water and make my hands never so clean;

Leviticus 10:10-11

and this is that ye may discern between the holy and the profane and between the unclean and the clean and that ye may teach the sons of Israel all the statutes which the LORD has spoken unto them by the hand of Moses.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for from now on the uncircumcised and the unclean shall no longer come into thee.

Mark 7:2

who upon seeing some of his disciples eat bread with common, that is to say, with unwashed, hands, they condemned them.

Leviticus 12:2

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, If a woman has conceived seed and gives birth to a man child, then she shall be unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation for her menses shall she be unclean.

Leviticus 12:5

But if she gives birth to a maid child, then she shall be unclean two weeks, according to her separation, and she shall be purifying herself for sixty-six days from her blood.

Luke 2:22

And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord

Leviticus 15:18

The woman also with whom the man shall have sexual contact with seed, they shall both bathe themselves in water and be unclean until the evening.

1 Samuel 21:4

And the priest answered David and said, There is no common bread under my hand; there is only sacred bread, which I will give thee if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

Leviticus 15:16-17

And the man, when his seed shall go forth from him, then shall wash all his flesh in water and be unclean until the evening. And every garment and every skin upon which the seed of a man has come shall be washed with water and be unclean until the evening.

Deuteronomy 23:10-11

When there is among you any man that is not clean by reason of uncleanness that chances by night, then he shall go abroad out of the camp; he shall not come within the camp. And it shall be when evening comes, he shall wash himself with water, and when the sun is down, he shall come into the camp again.

1 Samuel 20:26

Nevertheless, Saul said nothing that day, for he thought, Something has befallen him, he is not clean; surely he is not clean.

Leviticus 15:19-20

And when the woman has an issue of blood and her issue is in her flesh, she shall be put apart seven days, and whoever touches her shall be unclean until the evening. And everything that she lies upon in her separation shall be unclean; everything also that she sits upon shall be unclean.

2 Samuel 11:2-4

And it came to pass one evening, that David arose from off his bed and walked upon the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself, and the woman was very beautiful to look upon. And David sent and enquired after the woman. And one said, Is not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah, the Hittite? And David sent messengers and took her, and she came in unto him, and he lay with her. Then she purified herself from her uncleanness, and she returned unto her house.

Ezekiel 18:6

that he does not eat upon the mountains, neither lift up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, neither defile his neighbour's wife, neither come near to the menstruous woman,

Leviticus 15:1-2

And the LORD spoke unto Moses and to Aaron, saying, Speak unto the sons of Israel and say unto them, Any man when his seed issues forth out of his flesh, he shall be unclean.

Matthew 9:20

And, behold, a woman who was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years came behind him and touched the hem of his garment;

Luke 8:43

And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians but could not be healed by any,

Numbers 19:11-16

He that touches the dead body of any human person shall be unclean seven days. They shall remove the sin from themselves with that water on the third day, and on the seventh day they shall be clean; but if they do not remove the sin from themselves the third day, then the seventh day they shall not be clean. Whoever touches the dead body of anyone that is dead and does not remove the sin has defiled the tabernacle of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from Israel; because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean, and his uncleanness shall be upon him.read more.
This is the law when anyone dies in a tent; all that come into the tent and all that are in the tent shall be unclean seven days. And every open vessel which has no lid fastened upon it shall be unclean. And whoever touches one that is slain with a sword in the open fields or a dead body or a human bone or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

Genesis 7:2

Of every clean animal thou shalt take to thee seven pairs, the male and his female; but of animals that are not clean, two, the male and his female.

Leviticus 11:24

And for these ye shall be unclean: whoever touches their carcase shall be unclean until the evening.

Deuteronomy 14:3

Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing.

Hosea 9:3

They shall not remain in the land of the LORD; but Ephraim shall return to Egypt and to Assyria where they shall eat unclean food.

Leviticus 13:45

And the leper in whom the plague is, his clothes shall be rent and his head uncovered, and he shall put a covering upon his upper lip and shall cry, Unclean, unclean.

Matthew 8:2-4

And, behold, a leper came and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou art willing, thou art able to cleanse me. And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. Then Jesus said unto him, See thou tell no one; but go, show thyself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Mark 1:40-44

And a leper came to him, beseeching him and kneeling down to him and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And Jesus, having mercy on him, put forth his hand and touched him and said unto him, I will; be thou clean. And as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed from him, and he was clean.read more.
And he straitly charged him and forthwith sent him away and said unto him, See thou say nothing to any man, but go, show thyself to the priest, and offer for thy cleansing those things which Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Luke 5:12-14

And it came to pass when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy who, seeing Jesus, fell on his face and besought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And he put forth his hand and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him. And he charged him to tell no one. But go and show thyself to the priest and offer for thy cleansing, according as Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Leviticus 14:36

Then the priest shall command that they empty the house before the priest goes into it to see the plague so that all that is in the house is not contaminated; and afterward the priest shall go in to recognize the house.

Leviticus 16:26

And he that took the he goat to Azazel shall wash his clothes and bathe his flesh with water and afterward come into the camp.

Leviticus 14:8

And he that is to be purified shall wash his clothes and shave off all his hair and wash himself with water, and he shall be clean; and after that he shall come into the camp and shall dwell outside of his tent seven days.

Numbers 19:17-21

And for the unclean person they shall take of the dust of the heifer that was burnt as sin and put living water over it in a vessel; and a clean person shall take hyssop and dip it in the water and sprinkle it upon the tent and upon all the stuff and upon the persons that were there and upon the one that touched the bone or the one slain or the one dead or the grave. And the clean person shall sprinkle upon the unclean on the third day and on the seventh day; and when he has removed the sin from them the seventh day, he shall then wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and shall be clean in the evening.read more.
But the man that shall be unclean and shall not cause the sin to be removed from himself, that person shall be cut off from among the congregation because he has defiled the tabernacle of the LORD; the water of separation has not been sprinkled upon him; he is unclean. And it shall be a perpetual statute unto them, also he that sprinkles the water of separation shall wash his clothes; and he that touches the water of separation shall be unclean until evening.

Numbers 31:22-23

certainly the gold and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead, every thing that may endure the fire, ye shall cause to pass through the fire, and it shall be clean; nevertheless, ye shall remove the sin with the water of separation; and all that does not endure the fire ye shall cause to go through the water.

Exodus 19:10

And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people and sanctify them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes

Exodus 19:14-15

And Moses went down from the mount unto the people and sanctified the people, and they washed their clothes. And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day; come not at your women.

Exodus 30:18-21

Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, and its base also of brass, to wash with; and thou shalt place it between the tabernacle of the testimony and the altar, and thou shalt put water in it. And from it Aaron and his sons shall wash their hands and their feet. When they go into the tabernacle of the testimony, they shall wash with water that they not die, or when they come near to the altar to minister, to burn the offering unto the LORD that must be consumed by fire,read more.
they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they not die. And he and his seed shall have it as a perpetual statute throughout their generations.

Matthew 15:11

not that which goes into the mouth defiles the man; but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles the man.

Mark 7:15

there is nothing from outside the man that entering into him can defile him, but the things which come out of him, those are what defile the man.

Acts 10:12-15

in which were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth and wild beasts and reptiles and fowls of the air. And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter, kill and eat. But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.read more.
And the voice spoke unto him again the second time, That which God has cleansed, do not call common.

Acts 21:26

Then Paul took the men and the next day, purifying himself with them, entered into the temple to signify the accomplishment of the days of purification until an offering should be offered for each one of them.

Romans 14:14

I know and trust in the Lord Jesus that for his sake there is nothing unclean, but to him that esteems any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

Galatians 2:11-12

But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face because he was to be blamed. For before certain ones came from James, he ate with the Gentiles, but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing those who were of the circumcision.

Galatians 2:14-15

But when I saw that they did not walk uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, dost live after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why dost thou compel the Gentiles to live as do the Jews? We who are Jews by nature, and not sinners of the Gentiles,

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