22 Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Speak to Aaron and his sons, that they aseparate 1themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that they bdo not profane My holy name by what they cdedicate to Me: I am the Lord. 3 Say to them: ‘Whoever of all your descendants throughout your generations, who goes near the holy things which the children of Israel dedicate to the Lord, dwhile he has 2uncleanness upon him, that person shall be cut off from My presence: I am the Lord.
4 ‘Whatever man of the descendants of Aaron, who is a eleper or has fa discharge, shall not eat the holy offerings guntil he is clean. And hwhoever touches anything made unclean by a corpse, or ia man who has had an emission of semen, 5 or jwhoever touches any creeping thing by which he would be made unclean, or kany person by whom he would become unclean, whatever his uncleanness may be—6 the person who has touched any such thing shall be unclean until evening, and shall not eat the holy offerings unless he lwashes his body with water. 7 And when the sun goes down he shall be clean; and afterward he may eat the holy offerings, because mit is his food. 8 nWhatever dies naturally or is torn by beasts he shall not eat, to defile himself with it: I am the Lord.
10 q‘No outsider shall eat the holy offering; one who 4dwells with the priest, or a hired servant, shall not eat the holy thing. 11 But if the priest rbuys a person with his money, he may eat it; and one who is born in his house may eat his food. 12 If the priest’s daughter is married to an outsider, she may not eat of the holy offerings. 13 But if the priest’s daughter is a widow or divorced, and has no child, and has returned to her father’s house as in her youth, she may eat her father’s food; but no outsider shall eat it.
14 ‘And if a man eats the holy offering unintentionally, then he shall restore a holy offering to the priest, and add one-fifth to it. 15 They shall not profane the sholy offerings of the children of Israel, which they offer to the Lord, 16 or allow them to bear the guilt of trespass when they eat their holy offerings; for I the Lord sanctify them.’ ”
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