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Leviticus 21

TNIV 1 The LORD said to Moses, "Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: 'A priest must not make himself ceremonially unclean for any of his people who die, NIV 1 The LORD said to Moses, "Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: 'A priest must not make himself ceremonially unclean for any of his people who die, TNIV 2 except for a close relative, such as his mother or father, his son or daughter, his brother, NIV 2 except for a close relative, such as his mother or father, his son or daughter, his brother, TNIV 3 or an unmarried sister who is dependent on him since she has no husband--for her he may make himself unclean. NIV 3 or an unmarried sister who is dependent on him since she has no husband--for her he may make himself unclean. TNIV 4 He must not make himself unclean for people related to him by marriage, and so defile himself. NIV 4 He must not make himself unclean for people related to him by marriage, and so defile himself. TNIV 5 " 'Priests must not shave their heads or shave off the edges of their beards or cut their bodies. NIV 5 " 'Priests must not shave their heads or shave off the edges of their beards or cut their bodies. TNIV 6 They must be holy to their God and must not profane the name of their God. Because they present the food offerings to the LORD, the food of their God, they are to be holy. NIV 6 They must be holy to their God and must not profane the name of their God. Because they present the offerings made to the LORD by fire, the food of their God, they are to be holy. TNIV 7 " 'They must not marry women defiled by prostitution or divorced from their husbands, because priests are holy to their God. NIV 7 " 'They must not marry women defiled by prostitution or divorced from their husbands, because priests are holy to their God. TNIV 8 Regard them as holy, because they offer up the food of your God. Consider them holy, because I the LORD am holy--I who make you holy. NIV 8 Regard them as holy, because they offer up the food of your God. Consider them holy, because I the LORD am holy--I who make you holy. TNIV 9 " 'If a priest's daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire. NIV 9 " 'If a priest's daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire. TNIV 10 " 'The high priest, the one among his brothers who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and who has been ordained to wear the priestly garments, must not let his hair become unkempt or tear his clothes. NIV 10 " 'The high priest, the one among his brothers who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and who has been ordained to wear the priestly garments, must not let his hair become unkempt or tear his clothes. TNIV 11 He must not enter a place where there is a dead body. He must not make himself unclean, even for his father or mother, NIV 11 He must not enter a place where there is a dead body. He must not make himself unclean, even for his father or mother, TNIV 12 nor leave the sanctuary of his God or desecrate it, because he has been dedicated by the anointing oil of his God. I am the LORD. NIV 12 nor leave the sanctuary of his God or desecrate it, because he has been dedicated by the anointing oil of his God. I am the LORD. TNIV 13 " 'The woman he marries must be a virgin. NIV 13 " 'The woman he marries must be a virgin. TNIV 14 He must not marry a widow, a divorced woman, or a woman defiled by prostitution, but only a virgin from his own people, NIV 14 He must not marry a widow, a divorced woman, or a woman defiled by prostitution, but only a virgin from his own people, TNIV 15 so that he will not defile his offspring among his people. I am the LORD, who makes him holy.' " NIV 15 so he will not defile his offspring among his people. I am the LORD, who makes him holy. ' " TNIV 16 The LORD said to Moses, NIV 16 The LORD said to Moses, TNIV 17 "Say to Aaron: 'For the generations to come none of your descendants who has a defect may come near to offer the food of his God. NIV 17 "Say to Aaron: 'For the generations to come none of your descendants who has a defect may come near to offer the food of his God. TNIV 18 No man who has any defect may come near: no man who is blind or lame, disfigured or deformed; NIV 18 No man who has any defect may come near: no man who is blind or lame, disfigured or deformed; TNIV 19 no man with a crippled foot or hand, NIV 19 no man with a crippled foot or hand, TNIV 20 or who is a hunchback or a dwarf, or who has any eye defect, or who has festering or running sores or damaged testicles. NIV 20 or who is hunchbacked or dwarfed, or who has any eye defect, or who has festering or running sores or damaged testicles. TNIV 21 No descendant of Aaron the priest who has any defect is to come near to present the food offerings to the LORD. He has a defect; he must not come near to offer the food of his God. NIV 21 No descendant of Aaron the priest who has any defect is to come near to present the offerings made to the LORD by fire. He has a defect; he must not come near to offer the food of his God. TNIV 22 He may eat the most holy food of his God, as well as the holy food; NIV 22 He may eat the most holy food of his God, as well as the holy food; TNIV 23 yet because of his defect, he must not go near the curtain or approach the altar, and so desecrate my sanctuary. I am the LORD, who makes them holy.' " NIV 23 yet because of his defect, he must not go near the curtain or approach the altar, and so desecrate my sanctuary. I am the LORD, who makes them holy.' " TNIV 24 So Moses told this to Aaron and his sons and to all the Israelites. NIV 24 So Moses told this to Aaron and his sons and to all the Israelites.