Touching Holy Things

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Leviticus 22:6

the person that touches any such shall be unclean until the evening, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he bathe his body in water.

Leviticus 12:4

She shall continue in the blood of purification thirty-three days. She shall not touch any holy thing, nor come into the sanctuary, until the days of her purifying are completed.

Exodus 30:29

You shall sanctify them, that they may be most holy. Whatever touches them shall be holy.

Exodus 29:37

Seven days you shall make atonement for the altar, and sanctify it: and the altar shall be most holy; whatever touches the altar shall be holy.

Leviticus 6:18

Every male among the children of Aaron shall eat of it, as their portion forever throughout your generations, from the offerings of Yahweh made by fire. Whoever touches them shall be holy.'"

Leviticus 6:27

Whatever shall touch its flesh shall be holy. When there is any of its blood sprinkled on a garment, you shall wash that on which it was sprinkled in a holy place.

2 Samuel 6:6

When they came to the threshing floor of Nacon, Uzzah put forth [his hand] to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the cattle stumbled.

1 Chronicles 13:9-10

When they came to the threshing floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled. The anger of Yahweh was kindled against Uzza, and he struck him, because he put forth his hand to the ark; and there he died before God.

Esther 5:2

When the king saw Esther the queen standing in the court, she obtained favor in his sight; and the king held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. So Esther came near, and touched the top of the scepter.

Ezekiel 1:11

Such were their faces. Their wings were spread out above. Two wings of each one touched another, and two covered their bodies.

Ezekiel 1:9

their wings were joined one to another; they didn't turn when they went; each one went straight forward.

Ezekiel 3:13

[I heard] the noise of the wings of the living creatures as they touched one another, and the noise of the wheels beside them, even the noise of a great rushing.

Exodus 19:12-13

You shall set bounds to the people all around, saying, 'Be careful that you don't go up onto the mountain, or touch its border. Whoever touches the mountain shall be surely put to death. No hand shall touch him, but he shall surely be stoned or shot through; whether it is animal or man, he shall not live.' When the trumpet sounds long, they shall come up to the mountain."

Hebrews 12:20

for they could not stand that which was commanded, "If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned;"

Haggai 2:12

If someone carries holy meat in the fold of his garment, and with his fold touches bread, stew, wine, oil, or any food, will it become holy?'" The priests answered, "No."

Hebrews 12:18

For you have not come to a mountain that might be touched, and that burned with fire, and to blackness, darkness, storm,

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