'Clean' in the Bible
You are to take with you seven pairs of every clean animal, a male and its mate, and two of the unclean animals, a male and its mate;
From both clean and unclean animals, from birds, and from everything that crawls on the ground,
Then Noah built an altar to the LORD and offered burnt offerings on it from every clean animal and every clean bird.
Didn't he say to me, "She's my sister'? And she also said, "He's my brother.' I did this with pure intentions and clean hands."
along with the rest of the bull, he is to bring it outside the camp to a clean place, where fat ashes are to be poured over it and then it is to be thoroughly burned over wood with fire. It is to be burned where the fat ashes are poured out."
Then he is to change his clothes, dressing himself with a different set of clothes, and take the ashes to a clean place outside the camp.
"Meat that comes in contact with a ceremonially unclean thing is not to be eaten. Incinerate it instead. As for ceremonially clean meat, anyone who is clean may eat it.
You are to differentiate between what's sacred and common and between what's unclean and clean.
As to the breast and thigh raised offerings, you and your sons and daughters with you may eat them at a clean place, because they belong to you and are your sons' prescribed portions and were taken from the sacrifices of peace offering presented by the Israelis.
"A spring or a cistern that holds water is clean, but whoever touches the carcass of an unclean animal will be unclean.
If their carcass falls on a seed, which is for sowing, what is to be sown is clean.
You are to differentiate between the clean and unclean, between the living creature that can be eaten and the living creature that is not to be eaten."
He is to offer it in the LORD's presence and make atonement for her so that she becomes clean from her blood loss. This is the law concerning the bearing of a male or female child.
If she cannot afford a goat, then two turtledoves or two young doves one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering will serve for him to make atonement for her, so that she becomes clean."
"On the next seventh day, the priest is to examine him again. If the skin rash didn't become dull and it didn't spread in the skin, then the priest is to pronounce him clean: it's a scab. He is to wash his clothes and be clean.
when the priest's examination reveals that the infectious skin disease has covered his entire body, then he is to declare him clean, even though he still has the skin infection. He has turned entirely white, so he's clean.
When the priest examines him and finds that the skin rash has indeed turned white, then the priest is to declare the one with the skin rash clean, and he will be clean."
If the scab remains in place and doesn't spread, then it's the scab from the boil. The priest is to declare him clean."
But if the bright spot remains in place, doesn't spread in the skin, and it's dull, it's the swelling of the burned area. The priest is to declare him clean, since it's the scar from a burn."
The priest is to examine the scab on the seventh day. If, indeed, the scab hasn't spread on the skin and it doesn't appear more extensive than skin deep, then the priest is to declare him clean. He is to wash his garments and be clean.
and the priest examines it and finds the scale to have spread on the skin, the priest need not look for yellowish hair, since he is clean.
If, in his opinion, the scab remained the same and a black hair grew in it, then the scab has healed. He's clean. The priest is to declare him clean.
when the priest examines it and finds that there is a light or dull white patch of skin on the body, it's a harmless skin eruption that has spread on the skin. The person is clean."
When his head becomes bare on the side corner of his face, he has a bald forehead, but he's clean.
Then the clothing (whether it is woven or knitted material) or any article made of leather that you've washed, if the contagion has been removed from it and it's washed a second time, then it's clean.
"This is the law concerning fungal contagions on clothing of wool or linen (whether woven or knitted material) or in any of the articles made of leather, for determining whether it is clean or unclean."
If he has been healed, then the priest is to command that two live and clean birds, some cedar wood, some crimson thread, and hyssop be brought for the one cleansed.
He is to sprinkle the blood seven times on the person with the infectious skin disease and then pronounce him clean. Then he is to release the live bird into the open fields.
The person who is clean is to wash his clothes, shave all his hair, and bathe in water, after which he is to be declared clean. Then he can be brought back to the camp, but he is to remain outside his tent for seven days.
On the seventh day, he is to shave the hair on his head, chin, back, and eyebrows. After he has shaved all his hair, washed his clothes, and bathed himself with water, then he will be clean."
The priest who will pronounce him clean is to present the person to be cleansed and these offerings in the LORD's presence at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.
The priest is to offer both the whole burnt and the grain offerings on the altar. After the priest makes atonement for him, he will be clean."
"But if the priest comes in to conduct an examination and determines that the contagion has not spread throughout the house after the house has been repaired, then the priest may declare the house clean, because the contagion has been cleansed.
He is to clean the house with the blood of the bird over flowing water, including cleansing the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the crimson thread.
Then he is to send the bird away, outside the city, facing the fields, to make atonement for the house. Then it is to be considered clean.
to distinguish when it's unclean and clean. This is the law for infectious skin diseases."
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.
"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.
"If she becomes clean with her discharge, then she is to count for herself seven days, after which she becomes clean.
because on that day, atonement will be made for you to cleanse you from all your sins. You are to be clean in the LORD's presence.
"Any person who eats a carcass or an animal that was torn by beasts (whether that person is native born or is a resident alien), is to wash his clothes and bathe himself with water, and he will remain unclean until evening, and then he'll become clean.
"I am your God. I've separated you from the people. You are to differentiate between the clean animal and the unclean and between the unclean bird and the clean. You are not to make yourselves detestable on account of any animal, bird, or any creeping creature of the ground that I've separated for you as unclean.
Now as to the person who is clean and isn't traveling, but fails to observe the Passover, that person is to be eliminated from his people, because he didn't bring an offering to the LORD at its appointed time. That person is to bear his sin.
The raised offering and wave offerings presented by the Israelis are yours, too. I've given them to you, to your sons, and to your daughters as a prescribed apportionment forever. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.
All the best oil, wine, grain, and first fruits that they give to the LORD are to belong to you. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.
"The first ripe fruits of everything that the land produces and that they bring to the LORD are yours, too. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.
Then someone who is unclean is to gather the ashes of the heifer and lay them outside the camp in a clean place. This is to be done for the community of Israel to use for water of purification from sin.
He is to purify himself on the third day and he will be clean on the seventh day. But if he can't purify himself on the third day then he can't be clean on the seventh day.
A clean person is to take some hyssop, dip it in water, and then sprinkle it on the tent, on every vessel, and on whoever was there (that is, on whoever touched the bones, the killed person, or the dead body, including whoever dug the grave).
The clean person is to sprinkle the unclean person on the third day and seventh day and then he is to purify himself on the seventh day, wash his clothes, and bathe with water. He is to be considered clean at evening.
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."
In your cities both the unclean and the clean together are to eat together, as the gazelle and the deer.
Saul didn't say anything that day because he told himself, "Something has happened; he's unclean; surely he's not clean."
The Lord has repaid me according to my righteousness, that is, according to my clean standing as he looks at me.
Elisha sent a messenger out to him, who told him, "Go bathe in the Jordan River seven times. Your flesh will be restored for you. Now stay clean!"
Aren't the Abana and Pharpar rivers in Damascus better than all of the water in Israel? Couldn't I just bathe in them and become clean?" So he turned away and left, filled with anger.
But then his servants approached him and spoke with him. They said, "My father, had the prophet only asked of you something great, you would have done it, wouldn't you? Yet he told you, "Bathe, and be clean"!'"
So he went down and plunged himself into the Jordan River seven times, just as the man of God had said, and his flesh rejuvenated like the flesh of a newborn child. And he was clean.
if you are clean and upright, surely then, he'll act on your behalf and restore your rightful place.
You've said, "My teaching is flawless; I'm clean in God's sight.'
Who can produce a clean thing from an unclean thing? No one!
But the righteous person will hold to his way, and those with clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."
"So then, the sun is too bright to gaze at, is it not? The sky is swept clean by the wind that blows, is it not?
The LORD will reward me because I am righteous; because my hands are clean he will restore me;
So the LORD restored me according to my righteousness, because my hands were clean in his sight.
The fear of the LORD is clean, standing forever. The judgments of the LORD are true; they are altogether righteous.
Purge me with hyssop, and I will be clean. Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.
I kept my heart pure for nothing and kept my hands clean from guilt.
Where there are no oxen, the feeding trough is clean, but profits come through the strength of the ox.
Who can say, "My intentions are pure; I am clean from any sin?"
Blows that wound clean away evil; such beatings cleanse the innermost being.
Everyone shares the same experience: a single event affects the righteous, the wicked, the good, the clean, the unclean, whoever sacrifices, and whoever does not sacrifice. As it is with the good person, so also it is with the sinner; as it is with someone who takes an oath, so also it is with someone who fears taking an oath.
"Wash yourselves, and make yourselves clean; remove your evil behavior from my presence; stop practicing what is evil.
For all the tables are covered in vomit and filth, with no clean space left.
They will bring all yes, all! of your kindred from all the nations to my holy mountain Jerusalem as an offering to the LORD on horses, in chariots, in wagons, and on mules yes, even on mules! and on camels," says the LORD, "just as the Israelis bring a grain offering in a clean vessel to the LORD's house.
Now as to your birth, on the day you were born your umbilical cord wasn't cut. You weren't washed with water to clean you, and nobody rubbed you with salt. And it's certain that you weren't wrapped in strips of cloth.
Her priests have violated my Law and profaned my sacred things. They didn't differentiate between what's sacred and what's common. They didn't instruct others to discern clean from unclean things. They refused to keep my Sabbaths.
"They are to teach my people how to discern what is holy in contrast to what is common, showing them how to discern between what is unclean and clean.
His winnowing fork is in his hand. He will clean up his threshing floor and gather his grain into the barn, but he will burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."
Suddenly, a leper came up to him, fell down before him, and said, "Sir, if you want to, you can make me clean."
So Jesus reached out his hand, touched him, and said, "I do want to. Be clean!" And instantly his leprosy was made clean.
Then it says, "I will go back to my home that I left.' When it arrives, it finds it empty, swept clean, and put in order.
"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but on the inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup, so that its outside may also be clean.
So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth.
Then a leper came to Jesus and began pleading with him. He fell on his knees and told him, "If you want to, you can make me clean."
Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand, touched him, and told him, "I do want to. Be made clean!"
Instantly the leprosy left him, and he was clean.
His winnowing fork is in his hand to clean up his threshing floor. He'll gather the grain into his barn, but he'll burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."
One day, while Jesus was in one of the cities, a man covered with leprosy saw Jesus and fell on his face, begging him, "Lord, if you want to, you can make me clean."
So Jesus reached out his hand and touched him, saying, "I do want to. Be clean!" Instantly the leprosy left him.
When it gets back home, it finds it swept clean and put in order.
But the Lord told him, "Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but on the inside you are full of greed and evil.
So give what is inside to the poor, and then everything will be clean for you.
When Jesus saw them, he told them, "Go and show yourselves to the priests." While they were going, they were made clean.
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