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Leviticus 21 - Interlinear Bible


Regulations concerning Priests

1 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: ' No one shall defile himself for a dead person among his people,
~yin]h{K;h -l,a r{m/a h,v{m -l,a h'wh.y r,ma{Y;w ? a'M;JIy -a{l v,p,n.l ~,hel]a 'T.r;m'a.w !{r]h;a yen.B ? wy'M;[.B
2 except * for his relatives who are nearest to him, his mother and his father and his son and his daughter and his brother,
wyib'a.l.W w{Mia.l wy'lea b{r'Q;h w{rea.vil -mia yiK ? wyix'a.l.W w{Tib.l.W w{n.bil.w
3 also for his virgin sister, who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.
h't.y'h -a{l r,v]a wy'lea h'bw{r.Q;h h'l.Wt.B;h w{t{x]a;l.w ? a'M;JIy H'l vyia.l
4 'He shall not defile himself as a relative by marriage among his people, and so profane himself.
w{L;xeh.l wy'M;[.B l;[;B a'M;JIy a{l
5 ' They shall not make any baldness * on their heads, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their flesh.
~'n'q.z t;a.p.W ~'va{r.B h'x.r'q h'x.r.qIy -a{l ? t,j'r'f .Wj.r.fIy a{l ~'r'f.bib.W .WxeL;g.y a{l
6 'They shall be holy to their God and not profane the name of their God, for they present the offerings by fire to the LORD, the food of their God; so they shall be holy.
~ev .Wl.L;x.y a{l.w ~,hyeh{lael .Wy.hIy ~yiv{d.q ? ~,hyeh{l/a ~,x,l h'wh.y yeVia -t,a yiK ~,hyeh{l/a ? v,d{q .Wy'h.w ~ibyir.q;m ~eh
7 ' They shall not take a woman who is profaned by harlotry, nor shall they take a woman divorced from her husband; for he is holy to his God.
h'v.Wr.G h'Via.w .Wx'QIy a{l h'l'l]x;w h'n{z h'Via ? wy'h{lael a.Wh v{d'q -yiK .Wx'QIy a{l H'vyiaem
8 'You shall consecrate him, therefore, for he offers the food of your God; he shall be holy to you; for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.
byir.q;m a.Wh '$y,h{l/a ~,x,l -t,a -yiK w{T.v;Diq.w ? ~,k.viD;q.m h'wh.y yin]a vw{d'q yiK .$'L -h,y.hIy v{d'q
9 ' Also the daughter of any priest, if she profanes herself by harlotry, she profanes her father; she shall be burned with fire.
'hyib'a -t,a tw{n.zil lexet yiK !eh{K vyia t;b.W ? @er'FiT vea'B t,l,L;x.m ayih
10 'The priest who is the highest among his brothers, on whose head the anointing oil has been poured and who has been consecrated * to wear the garments, shall not uncover his head nor tear his clothes;
w{va{r -l;[ q;c.Wy -r,v]a wy'x,aem lw{d'G;h !eh{K;h.w ? ~yid'g.B;h -t,a v{B.lil w{d'y -t,a aeLim.W h'x.viM;h !,m,v ? ~{r.pIy a{l wy'd'g.b.W ['r.pIy a{l w{va{r -t,a
11 nor shall he approach any dead person, nor defile himself even for his father or his mother;
w{Mia.l.W wyib'a.l a{b'y a{l tem t{v.p;n -l'K l;[.w ? a'M;JIy a{l
12 nor shall he go out of the sanctuary nor profane the sanctuary of his God, for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is on him; I am the LORD.
v;D.qim tea leL;x.y a{l.w aecey a{l v'D.qiM;h -nim.W ? wy'l'[ wy'h{l/a t;x.vim !,m,v r,zen yiK wy'h{l/a ? h'wh.y yin]a
13 'He shall take a wife in her virginity.
14 ' A widow, or a divorced woman, or one who is profaned by harlotry, these he may not take; but rather * he is to marry a virgin of his own people,
h,Lea -t,a h'n{z h'l'l]x;w h'v.Wr.g.W h'n'm.l;a ? h'Via x;QIy wy'M;[em h'l.Wt.B -mia yiK x'QIy a{l
15 so that he will not profane his offspring among his people; for I am the LORD who sanctifies him.' "
h'wh.y yin]a yiK wy'M;[.B w{[.r;z leL;x.y -a{l.w ? w{v.D;q.m
16 Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
r{maeL h,v{m -l,a h'wh.y reB;d.y;w
17 "Speak to Aaron, saying, 'No man of your offspring throughout their generations who has a defect shall approach to offer the food of his God.
~'t{r{d.l '$][.r;Zim vyia r{mael !{r]h;a -l,a reB;D ? byir.q;h.l b;r.qIy a{l ~.Wm w{b h,y.hIy r,v]a ? wy'h{l/a ~,x,l
18 ' For no * one who has a defect shall approach: a blind man, or a lame man, or he who has a disfigured face, or any deformed limb,
b'r.qIy a{l ~.Wm w{B -r,v]a vyia -l'k yiK ? ;[.Wr'f w{a ~Ur'x w{a ;xeSip w{a re.Wi[ vyia
w{a l,g'r r,b,v w{b h,y.hIy -r,v]a vyia w{a ? d'y r,b,v
20 or a hunchback or a dwarf, or one who has a defect in his eye or eczema or scabs or crushed testicles.
w{a w{nye[.B lUL;b.T w{a q;d -w{a !eBig -w{a ? .$,v'a ;xw{r.m w{a t,p,L;y w{a b'r'g
21 'No * man among the descendants of Aaron the priest who has a defect is to come near to offer the LORD'S offerings by fire; since he has a defect, he shall not come near to offer the food of his God.
!eh{K;h !{r]h;a [;r,Zim ~.Wm w{B -r,v]a vyia -l'K ? ~.Wm h'wh.y yeVia -t,a byir.q;h.l v;GIy a{l ? byir.q;h.l v;GIy a{l wy'h{l/a ~,x,l tea w{B
22 'He may eat the food of his God, both of the most holy and of the holy,
~yiv'd\Q;h -nim.W ~yiv'd\Q;h yev.d'Qim wy'h{l/a ~,x,l ? leka{y
23 only he shall not go in to the veil or come near the altar because he has a defect, so that he will not profane My sanctuaries. For I am the LORD who sanctifies them.' "
;xeB.ziM;h -l,a.w a{b'y a{l t,k{r'P;h -l,a .$;a ? y;v'D.qim -t,a leL;x.y a{l.w w{B ~.Wm -yiK v;GIy a{l ? ~'v.D;q.m h'wh.y yin]a yiK
24 So Moses spoke to Aaron and to his sons and to all the sons of Israel.
-l'K -l,a.w wy'n'B -l,a.w !{r]h;a -l,a h,v{m reB;d.y;w ? lea'r.fIy yen.B