Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- Ezekiel ~~- chapter 44 of 48 (31 verses.)

Ezekiel 44:26Wrench

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But [any priest who touches even a dead immediate relative] must thoroughly wash then count 7 days [without infection before he can perform food or health services].

Illness

Note: Most Biblical regulations have public health motivations.


Other English Bible translations of Ezekiel 44:26:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNAfter a cohen has been purified, he is to wait seven days.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRAfter he is cleansed, he must wait seven days.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNAfter he is pure and clean again, he must wait seven days.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNBut such a priest can only return to his Temple duties after being ritually cleansed and then waiting for seven days.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNAfter he has become clean, they shall count seven days for him.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNBut after he has been purified, he must wait another seven days.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNAfter he has become clean again, he must wait seven days
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'After he is cleansed, seven days shall elapse for him.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd after he is cleansed, they shall reckon unto him seven days.