'Unclean' 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,
"When a person has touched a ceremonially unclean thing inadvertently, such as the carcass of an unclean animal, or some unclean creeping thing, he will be unclean and guilty nevertheless.
When he inadvertently touches the uncleanness of a human being, whatever his uncleanness that made him unclean may be, when he himself comes to know about it, he will be guilty.
"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.
Any person who touches a ceremonially unclean thing whether the uncleanness pertains to human beings, animals, or to creeping things and then eats from the meat of peace offerings that belongs to the LORD is to be eliminated from contact with his people."
You are to differentiate between what's sacred and common and between what's unclean and clean.
except you are not to eat the following animals that have divided hooves or ruminate their cud: the camel (because it chews the cud but doesn't have divided hooves, it is to be unclean for you),
the rock badger (because it chews its cud but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you),
the hare (because it chews its cud, but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you),
and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you).
You are not to eat their flesh or even touch their carcasses. They are to be unclean for you."
and is unclean. Anyone who touches their carcasses becomes unclean until evening.
And anyone who carries their carcasses is to wash his clothes, since he will remain unclean until evening."
"Any animal that has divided hooves and is cloven-footed but doesn't chew the cud is unclean for you. Anyone who touches them is unclean.
Among the animals, anything that walks on their paws and on four legs is unclean for you. Anyone who touches their carcasses becomes unclean until evening.
Whoever carries their carcass is to wash their clothes, because they've become unclean until evening. They're unclean for you.
"These are unclean for you among the swarming creatures that crawl over the land: the rat, mouse, lizards of every kind,
These are unclean for you among the swarming creatures, so anyone who touches them when they're dead becomes unclean until evening.
Furthermore, anything on which they fall when they're dead becomes unclean, whether on an article of wood, clothing, skin, or a sack. And any vessel used for any work is to be washed in water, because it has become unclean until evening.
Any earthen vessel into which any of these things fall becomes unclean, along with everything in it. You are to destroy it, along with all its contents."
"Any food that may be eaten, but into which water has soaked, becomes unclean. Any drink that may be drunk in any of these vessels becomes unclean,
and anything into which their carcass falls becomes unclean. An oven or stove is to be broken in pieces. They're unclean and therefore unclean for you.
"A spring or a cistern that holds water is clean, but whoever touches the carcass of an unclean animal will be unclean.
But if water is put on the seed and part of their carcass falls on it, then it has become unclean for you.
"If any of the animals that you may eat dies, the one who touches its carcass becomes unclean until evening.
The one who eats from its carcass is to wash his clothes, because he has become unclean until evening. Even the one who carries the carcass is to wash his clothes, because he has become unclean until evening."
You are not to make yourselves detestable on account of any swarming creature that swarms the land, and you are not to defile yourselves and become unclean due to them,
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."
"Tell the Israelis that a woman who conceives and bears a son is unclean for seven days. Just like the days of her menstruation, she is unclean.
"If she gives birth to a female, then she is to remain unclean for two weeks, just like her menstruation. She is to remain in purification for 66 days due to her blood loss.
The priest is to examine the skin rash on the body. If the hair on the skin rash has turned white and its appearance is deeper than the skin of his body, it's an infectious skin disease. When the priest has examined it, then he is to declare him unclean.
When the priest examines him and determines that the scab did, in fact, spread in his skin, then the priest is to pronounce him unclean, since it's an infectious skin disease."
it's a festering skin disease in his body. The priest is to declare him unclean. The man need not be confined, since he's already unclean.
But if, one day, infected flesh appears again in him, he is unclean.
The priest is to examine the infected flesh and declare him unclean. The raw flesh is unclean; it's an infectious skin disease.
When the priest undertakes his examination and finds that it appears more extensive than skin deep and that its hair has turned white, then the priest is to declare him unclean, since an infectious skin disease has flourished in the boil.
But if the infection has spread in the skin, then the priest is to declare him unclean. It's a skin rash.
if the priest examines it and indeed the hair has turned white with a white spot appearing more extensive than skin deep, it's an infectious skin disease with a burn scar that has spread. The priest is to declare him unclean. It's an infectious skin disease.
When the priest examines it on the seventh day and finds that it has indeed spread on the skin, then the priest is to declare him unclean. It's an infectious skin disease.
if when the priest examines the skin rash and indeed it appears more extensive than skin deep, and it's accompanied by fine, yellowish hair, then the priest is to declare him unclean. The scales on the head or the beard are an infectious skin disease.
he's a man with an infectious skin disease. He's unclean. The priest is to declare him unclean on account of the skin rash in his head.
The person with the infectious skin disease is to tear his garments and loosen his hair. He is to cover his mustache and shout out, "Unclean! Unclean!'
The whole time that the skin rash infects him, he will be unclean. He is to live by himself in a home outside the encampment."
The priest is to examine the contagion on the seventh day. If the infection has spread on the clothing, in the woven material, the knitted material, or in the leather, no matter the purpose for which the leather material had been manufactured, the contagion is a chronic fungal infection. It's unclean.
Then the priest is to examine it after the contagion has been washed. If the contagion hasn't changed in appearance, even though the contagion hasn't spread, it's unclean. Incinerate it. It's a fungal infection, especially if the infection is on its exposed side.
"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."
"The priest is to command that the house be cleared before he comes to examine the contagion so that not everything in the house becomes unclean. After this, the priest is to enter the house and examine it.
then the priest is to command that they take out the contaminated stones and discard them in an unclean place outside the city.
"Now as for the house, they are to scrape off inside and outside the house and then discard the torn out plaster in an unclean place outside the city.
and the priest comes, undertakes an examination, and determines that the contagion has spread in the house, it's a chronic fungal infection in the house. It's unclean.
He is to pull down the house, its stones, its lumber, and all the plaster on the house, and discard them in an unclean place outside the city.
Moreover, whoever enters the house during the time it was isolated is to be considered unclean until the evening.
to distinguish when it's unclean and clean. This is the law for infectious skin diseases."
"Tell the Israelis that when a man has a discharge from his body, his discharge is unclean,
and this is the cause of his uncleanness his discharge. Whether his body is releasing the discharge or his body has stopped the discharge, he's unclean.
Every bed on which he lies down with the discharge is to be considered unclean, and every object on which he sits becomes unclean.
Any person who touches his bed is to wash his garments and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
Whoever sits on any object on which the one with the discharge has sat is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
"Whoever touches the body of someone with a discharge is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
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.
"Any saddle that anyone with a discharge rides on will become unclean.
Whoever touches anything that was under him will be unclean until evening. Whoever carries these things is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
"Anyone whom the one with the discharge touches without rinsing his hands with water is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
"If a man has a seminal emission, he is to bathe his entire body with water and remain unclean until evening.
Every garment (including leather) on which the semen is found is to be washed with water, and it will remain unclean until evening.
When a man has sexual relations with a woman and the man releases semen, both are to bathe with water, and they will remain unclean until evening."
"When a woman has a discharge, and the blood is her monthly menstrual discharge from her body, then for seven days she is to remain in her menstrual uncleanness. Whoever touches her will remain unclean until evening.
Everything that she sleeps on during her uncleanness will be unclean. Moreover, everything that she sits on will become unclean.
Anyone who touches her bed is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
Anyone who touches any of the objects on which she has sat is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening.
Any bed or other object on which she sat that he touches will make him unclean until evening.
When a man has sexual relations with her and her menstrual uncleanness touches him, he will be unclean for seven days. Every bed where he sleeps will remain unclean.
"When a woman has a continuous discharge of blood many days beyond the time of her menstrual uncleanness, or if she has a discharge that lasts beyond the days of her menstrual uncleanness, her uncleanness is to be treated like the days of her menstruation she's unclean.
Every bed on which she sleeps the whole time she has the discharge will be her own unclean bed, so that every object on which she sits becomes unclean like her menstrual uncleanness.
Whoever touches them will become unclean. He is to wash his clothes and bathe with water and he will remain unclean until evening.
Then the priest is to offer one for a sin offering and the other for a whole burnt offering. This is how the priest will make atonement in the LORD's presence for her regarding her unclean discharge.
These are the regulations for one whose discharge of semen causes him to become unclean because of it,
for her whose menstruation causes her to become ill, for anyone who has a discharge (whether male or female), and for the man who has sexual relations with one who is unclean."
"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.
"You are not to have sexual relations with your neighbor's wife and thereby become ceremonially unclean with her."
If it is eaten on the third day, it's unclean. It won't be accepted.
"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.
Tell them that whoever among your descendants throughout your generations approaches the sacred things that the Israelis had consecrated to the LORD while still remaining unclean is to be eliminated from my presence. I am the LORD.
If one of Aaron's descendants has an infectious skin disease or a discharge, he is not to eat anything sacred until he has been cleansed. Anyone who touches an unclean thing on account of the dead, or who has a seminal discharge,
or who becomes unclean by touching a creeping creature or another human being, whatever the uncleanness may be
such a person who comes in contact with anything like this will become unclean until evening. As a result, he is not to eat the sacred things unless he has bathed himself with water.
If any animal is unclean, which cannot be brought to the LORD as an offering, make the animal stand in the presence of the priest,
If it's an unclean animal, then he is to ransom it according to your valuation, adding a fifth to it. If it's not redeemed, then it is to be sold according to your valuation.
and asked, "Why can't we bring an offering to the LORD at the appointed time among the Israelis, even though we are unclean because we came in contact with a corpse?"
"Instruct the Israelis that when any of you or your descendants becomes unclean due to contact with a corpse, or if he is on a long journey, he nevertheless is to observe the LORD's Passover.
Everything that opens the womb, any living thing that they bring to the LORD whether from human beings or animals are for you. Just be sure that you redeem the firstborn of people and the firstborn of unclean animals.
The priest is to wash his clothes and bathe himself with water, after which he may enter the camp, but he is to remain unclean until evening.
Whoever takes part in the burning is to wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and is to remain unclean until the evening.
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.
Whoever gathers the ashes of the heifer is to wash his clothes and is to remain unclean until the evening. This ordinance is to remain for the benefit of both the Israelis and the resident aliens who live among them."
"Whoever comes in contact with the body of a dead person is to remain unclean for seven days.
Anyone who comes in contact with a dead person (that is, with the corpse of a human being who has died), but who does not purify himself, defiles the LORD's tent. That person is to be eliminated from Israel, because the water of impurity wasn't sprinkled on him. He remains unclean and his uncleanness will remain with him.
"This is the procedure to follow when a man dies in his tent: Everyone who enters the tent and everyone in it is to remain unclean for seven days.
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