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Numbers 6:7

Even if their own father or mother or brother or sister dies, they must not make themselves ceremonially uncleanv on account of them, because the symbol of their dedication to God is on their head.

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Numbers 6:7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Not even for his father or for his mother, for brother or sister, if they die, shall he make himself unclean, because his separation to God is on his head.

Numbers 6:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

Numbers 6:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Even if the dead person is their own father, mother, brother, or sister, they must not defile themselves, for the hair on their head is the symbol of their separation to God.

Numbers 6:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

He shall not make himself unclean even for his father or his mother, for his brother or his sister, when they die, because his separation to God is on his head.

Numbers 6:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

Even if their own father, mother, brother, or sister dies, they must not touch them, or they will become unclean. They must still keep their promise to belong to God in a special way.

Numbers 6:7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die; because his separation unto God is upon his head.

Numbers 6:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister when they die; for the consecration of his God is upon his head.

Numbers 6:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Even if their own father, mother, brother, or sister dies, they must not make themselves uncleanby going near them. Nazarites show their vow to God with their long hair.

Numbers 6:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He is not to defile himself for his father or mother, or his brother or sister, when they die, because the hair consecrated to his God is on his head.

Numbers 6:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Even if their father or mother, brother or sister, should die, they may not defile themselves; because their consecration to God is upon the head.

Numbers 6:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

for even his father, mother, brother, or sister he will not make himself unclean by their death, because the separation to his God is on his head.

Numbers 6:7 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

“ ‘But what if their father or mother dies? Or what if their brother or sister dies? Then they must not make themselves “unclean” because of them. The hair on their heads shows they are set apart for God.

Numbers 6:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

‘He shall not make himself unclean for his father or for his mother, for his brother or for his sister, when they die, because his separation to God is on his head.