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Leviticus 11:36

    Leviticus 11:36 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which touches their carcass shall be unclean.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Nevertheless a fountain or a pit wherein is a gathering of water shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcass shall be unclean.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But at the same time a fountain or a place where water is stored for use will be clean; but anyone touching their dead bodies will be unclean.

    Webster's Revision

    Nevertheless a fountain or a pit wherein is a gathering of water shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcass shall be unclean.

    World English Bible

    Nevertheless a spring or a cistern in which water is a gathered shall be clean: but that which touches their carcass shall be unclean.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Nevertheless a fountain or a pit wherein is a gathering of water shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean.

    Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 11:36

    A fountain or pit, etc. - This must either refer to running water, the stream of which soon carries off all impurities, or to large reservoirs where the water soon purifies itself; the water in either which touched the unclean thing, being considered as impure, the rest of the water being clean.