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Leviticus 15

Leviticus 15:1  
Yahweh spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying,

Leviticus 15:2  
“Speak to the children of Israel, and tell them, ‘When any man has a discharge from his body, because of his discharge he is unclean.

Leviticus 15:3  
This shall be his uncleanness in his discharge: whether his body runs with his discharge, or his body has stopped from his discharge, it is his uncleanness.

Leviticus 15:4  
“ ‘Every bed on which he who has the discharge lies shall be unclean; and everything he sits on shall be unclean.

Leviticus 15:5  
Whoever touches his bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:6  
He who sits on anything on which the man who has the discharge sat shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:7  
“ ‘He who touches the body of him who has the discharge shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:8  
“ ‘If he who has the discharge spits on him who is clean, then he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:9  
“ ‘Whatever saddle he who has the discharge rides on shall be unclean.

Leviticus 15:10  
Whoever touches anything that was under him shall be unclean until the evening. He who carries those things shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:11  
“ ‘Whomever he who has the discharge touches, without having rinsed his hands in water, he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:12  
“ ‘The earthen vessel, which he who has the discharge touches, shall be broken; and every vessel of wood shall be rinsed in water.

Leviticus 15:13  
“ ‘When he who has a discharge is cleansed of his discharge, then he shall count to himself seven days for his cleansing, and wash his clothes; and he shall bathe his flesh in running water, and shall be clean.

Leviticus 15:14  
“ ‘On the eighth day he shall take two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, and come before Yahweh to the door of the Tent of Meeting, and give them to the priest.

Leviticus 15:15  
The priest shall offer them, the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering. The priest shall make atonement for him before Yahweh for his discharge.

Leviticus 15:16  
“ ‘If any man has an emission of semen, then he shall bathe all his flesh in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:17  
Every garment and every skin which the semen is on shall be washed with water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:18  
If a man lies with a woman and there is an emission of semen, they shall both bathe themselves in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:19  
“ ‘If a woman has a discharge, and her discharge in her flesh is blood, she shall be in her impurity seven days. Whoever touches her shall be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:20  
“ ‘Everything that she lies on in her impurity shall be unclean. Everything also that she sits on shall be unclean.

Leviticus 15:21  
Whoever touches her bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:22  
Whoever touches anything that she sits on shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:23  
If it is on the bed, or on anything she sits on, when he touches it, he shall be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:24  
“ ‘If any man lies with her, and her monthly flow is on him, he shall be unclean seven days; and every bed he lies on shall be unclean.

Leviticus 15:25  
“ ‘If a woman has a discharge of her blood many days not in the time of her period, or if she has a discharge beyond the time of her period, all the days of the discharge of her uncleanness shall be as in the days of her period. She is unclean.

Leviticus 15:26  
Every bed she lies on all the days of her discharge shall be to her as the bed of her period. Everything she sits on shall be unclean, as the uncleanness of her period.

Leviticus 15:27  
Whoever touches these things shall be unclean, and shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 15:28  
“ ‘But if she is cleansed of her discharge, then she shall count to herself seven days, and after that she shall be clean.

Leviticus 15:29  
On the eighth day she shall take two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, and bring them to the priest, to the door of the Tent of Meeting.

Leviticus 15:30  
The priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering; and the priest shall make atonement for her before Yahweh for the uncleanness of her discharge.

Leviticus 15:31  
“ ‘Thus you shall separate the children of Israel from their uncleanness, so they will not die in their uncleanness when they defile my tabernacle that is among them.’ ”

Leviticus 15:32  
This is the law of him who has a discharge, and of him who has an emission of semen, so that he is unclean by it;

Leviticus 15:33  
and of her who has her period, and of a man or woman who has a discharge, and of him who lies with her who is unclean.


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