Touching Holy Things

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Leviticus 22:6

a person who touches such a thing shall be unclean until the evening, and he shall not eat from the votive offerings, except [when] he washes his body with water

Leviticus 12:4

And [for] thirty-three days she shall stay in the blood of [her] cleansing; she must not touch any holy [object], and she may not come to the sanctuary until the fulfilling of the days of her cleansing.

Exodus 30:29

And you will consecrate them, and they will be most holy things; {anyone who} touches them will be holy.

Exodus 29:37

Seven days you will make atonement for the altar, and you will consecrate it, and the altar will be {a most holy thing}. {Anyone who} touches the altar will be holy.

Leviticus 6:18

Every male among Aaron's sons may eat it [as] a lasting rule among your generations from the offerings made by fire {belonging to} Yahweh. Anything that touches them will become holy.'"

Leviticus 6:27

Anything that touches its flesh will become holy, and [when] {some of} its blood spatters on a garment, what was spattered on it you shall wash in a holy place.

2 Samuel 6:6

When they came to the threshing floor of Nakon, Uzza reached out to the ark of God and took hold of [it], because the oxen had stumbled.

1 Chronicles 13:9-10

And when they came to the threshing floor of Kidon, Uzza reached out his hand to hold the ark because the cattle had stumbled. And Yahweh {was angry} with Uzza, and he struck him down because he reached his hand upon the ark. And he died there before God.

Esther 5:2

When the king saw Queen Esther standing in the courtyard she found favor in his eyes, and the king held out the gold scepter that [was] in his hand to Esther, and Esther approached and touched the top of the scepter.

Ezekiel 1:11

So [were] their faces; their wings [were] spread out {upward}; each [had] two touching one another and two covering their bodies.

Ezekiel 1:9

{their wings were touching one another}; {each of them went straight forward}, {without turning right or left}.

Ezekiel 3:13

And [it was] the sound of the wings of the living creatures touching lightly {one against the other}, and the sound of the wheels beside them and [the] sound of a great earthquake.

Exodus 19:12-13

And you must set limits [for] the people all around, saying, 'Guard yourselves {against} going up to the mountain and touching its edge. Anyone touching the mountain will certainly be put to death. Not a hand will touch it, because he will certainly be stoned or certainly be shot; whether an animal or a man, he will not live.' At the blowing of the ram's horn they may go up to the mountain."

Hebrews 12:20

For they could not endure what was commanded: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned."

Haggai 2:12

If a man carries consecrated meat in the hem of his garment, and his hem touches bread, or stew, or wine, or olive oil, or any kind of food, will it become holy?'" The priests answered, "No."

Hebrews 12:18

For you have not come to something that can be touched, and to a burning fire, and to darkness, and to gloom, and to a whirlwind,

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