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Leviticus 11:32

32 When one of them dies and falls on something, that article, whatever its use, will be unclean, whether it is made of wood, cloth, hide or sackcloth. Put it in water; it will be unclean till evening, and then it will be clean.

Read Leviticus 11:32 Using Other Translations

And upon whatsoever any of them, when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be unclean; whether it be any vessel of wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel it be, wherein any work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the even; so it shall be cleansed.
And anything on which any of them falls when they are dead shall be unclean, whether it is an article of wood or a garment or a skin or a sack, any article that is used for any purpose. It must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the evening; then it shall be clean.
If such an animal dies and falls on something, that object will be unclean. This is true whether the object is made of wood, cloth, leather, or burlap. Whatever its use, you must dip it in water, and it will remain defiled until evening. After that, it will be ceremonially clean and may be used again.

What does Leviticus 11:32 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 11:32

And upon whatsoever [any] of them, when they are dead,
doth fall, it shall be unclean
Any of the above eight creeping things, that is, of their flesh, for as for their bones, nails, nerves, and skin, as before observed, being separated from them and dry, they do not defile:

whether [it be] any vessel of wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack;
every wooden vessel, as the Targum of Jonathan; and all sorts of clothes, of woollen, linen, or silk, and all sorts of skins, excepting skins of sea beasts; for these, according to the Jews F20, received no pollution; and also sacks or sackcloth, made of goats' hair, and the like:

whatsoever vessel [it be], wherein any work is done;
any tool or instrument made use of by any artificer in his trade, or any vessel wrought by him:

it must be put into water;
dipped into it, even into forty seahs of water, according to the Targum of Jonathan; and which is to be understood, not of any working tool, or finished vessel only, but of any vessel of wood, raiment, skin, or sack, before mentioned:

it shall be unclean until the even;
even though put into water and washed:

so it shall be cleansed;
in the above manner, by being put or dipped into water; or "afterwards", as the Septuagint, when it has been dipped and the even is come, and not before.


FOOTNOTES:

F20 Bartenora in Misn. Celaim, c. 17. sect. 13.
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