19 Before they go to the outer courtyard where the people are, they must first take off the clothes they wore on duty in the Temple and leave them in the holy rooms. They are to put on other clothing in order to keep their sacred clothing from harming the people. 1

References for Ezekiel 44:19

    • a 44:19 - harming the people: [It was believed that ordinary people would be harmed by touching something holy.]