39 “ ‘If an animal that you are allowed to eat dies, anyone who touches its carcass will be unclean till evening.

Read Leviticus 11:39 Using Other Translations

And if any beast, of which ye may eat, die; he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even.
"And if any animal which you may eat dies, whoever touches its carcass shall be unclean until the evening,
“If an animal you are permitted to eat dies and you touch its carcass, you will be defiled until evening.