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Leviticus 21:2

    Leviticus 21:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But for his kin, that is near unto him, that is, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But for his kin, that is near to him, that is, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    except for his kin, that is near unto him, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But only for his near relations, for his mother or his father, his son or his daughter, and his brother;

    Webster's Revision

    except for his kin, that is near unto him, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother,

    World English Bible

    except for his relatives that are near to him: for his mother, for his father, for his son, for his daughter, for his brother,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    except for his kin, that is near unto him, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother;

    Definitions for Leviticus 21:2

    Kin - Family.

    Wesley's Notes on Leviticus 21:2

    21:2 Near to him - Under which general expression his wife seems to be comprehended, though she be not expressed. And hence it is noted as a peculiar case, that Ezekiel, who was a priest, was forbidden to mourn for his wife, Eze 24:16, and c. These exceptions God makes in condescension to human infirmity, because in such cases it was very hard to restrain the affections. But this allowance concerns only the inferior priest, not the high - priest.