40 Anyone who eats some of its carcass(A) must wash their clothes, and they will be unclean till evening.(B) Anyone who picks up the carcass must wash their clothes, and they will be unclean till evening.

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“‘If a descendant of Aaron has a defiling skin disease[a] or a bodily discharge,(A) he may not eat the sacred offerings until he is cleansed. He will also be unclean if he touches something defiled by a corpse(B) or by anyone who has an emission of semen,

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  1. Leviticus 22:4 The Hebrew word for defiling skin disease, traditionally translated “leprosy,” was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
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11 “Whoever touches a human corpse(A) will be unclean for seven days.(B)

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