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5 Bible Verses about Sanitation, Disinfection

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Leviticus 12:2-5

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. And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised. And she shall then continue in the blood of her purifying thirty-three days; she shall touch no holy thing, nor come to the sanctuary until the days of her purifying are fulfilled.read more.
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.

Ezekiel 16:4

And as for thy nativity, in the day thou wast born thy navel was not cut, neither wast thou washed in water to supple thee; thou wast not salted at all, nor swaddled at all.

Leviticus 11:24-40

And for these ye shall be unclean: whoever touches their carcase shall be unclean until the evening. And whoever bears any part of their carcase shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening. The carcasses of every animal which divides the hoof and is not clovenfooted, nor chews the cud, are unclean unto you; everyone that touches them shall be unclean.read more.
And of all the animals that go on all four, any that walk upon their paws are unclean unto you; whoever touches their carcase shall be unclean until the evening. And he that bears their carcase shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening; they are unclean unto you. These also shall be unclean unto you among the animals that creep upon the earth: the weasel and the mouse and the frog according to his species and the ferret and the lizard and the snail and the slug and the mole. These are unclean to you among all the animals; whoever touches them, when they are dead, shall be unclean until the evening. And everything upon which any of them falls when they are dead shall be unclean, whether it be any vessel of wood or clothing or skin or sack, whatever instrument with which work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the evening; and thus it shall be cleansed. And every earthen vessel into which any of them falls, whatever is in it shall be unclean; and ye shall break the vessel. All food which may be eaten upon which shall come water from any such vessel shall be unclean; and any drink that may be drunk shall be unclean in every such vessel. And everything upon which any part of their carcase falls shall be unclean: the oven or the chimney shall be broken down, for they are unclean and shall be unclean unto you. Nevertheless a fountain or cistern where water is collected shall be clean; but that which touches their carcase shall be unclean. And if any part of their carcase falls upon any sown seed which is sown, it shall be clean. But if any water is put upon the seed and any part of their carcase falls thereon, it shall be unclean unto you. And if any animal of which ye may eat dies, he that touches the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the evening; and he that eats of the carcase of it shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening; likewise he that bears the carcase of it shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 7:19

And the flesh that touches any unclean thing shall not be eaten; it shall be burnt with fire; but every clean person shall eat of this flesh.

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.