He may make himself unclean for his young unmarried sister in his immediate family. He is not to make himself unclean for those related to him by marriage[a] and so defile himself.

“Priests may not make bald spots on their heads, shave the edge of their beards, or make gashes on their bodies.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 21:4 Lit unclean a husband among his people

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