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They should not cut all the hair from any part on their heads, or cut part of the hair off their face, or make cuts in their flesh. They should be holy to their God and not put the name of their God to shame. For they give the gifts by fire to the Lord, the bread of their God. So they must be holy. They should not take a woman who is unclean because of selling the use of her body. They should not take a woman who is divorced from her husband. For the religious leader is holy to his God.

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“‘Priests must not shave(A) their heads or shave off the edges of their beards(B) or cut their bodies.(C) They must be holy to their God(D) and must not profane the name of their God.(E) Because they present the food offerings to the Lord,(F) the food of their God,(G) they are to be holy.(H)

“‘They must not marry women defiled by prostitution or divorced from their husbands,(I) because priests are holy to their God.(J)

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