Leviticus 21:7

“They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: for he is holy unto his God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Leviticus 21:7

They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane, neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: for he is holy vnto his God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'They shall not take a woman who is profaned by harlotry, nor shall they take a woman divorced from her husband; for he is holy to his God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They shall not take a woman that is a harlot, or profane; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: for he is holy unto his God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They may not take as wife a loose or common woman, or one who has been put away by her husband: for the priest is holy to his God.
- Basic English Bible

They shall not take as wife a whore, or a dishonoured woman; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband; for he is holy unto his God.
- Darby Bible

They shall not take a wife that is a lewd woman, or profane; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: for he is holy to his God.
- Webster's Bible

'They shall not marry a woman who is a prostitute, or profane; neither shall they marry a woman divorced from her husband: for he is holy to his God.
- World English Bible

`A woman, a harlot, or polluted, they do not take, and a woman cast out from her husband they do not take, for he [is] holy to his God;
- Youngs Literal Bible

They shall not take a woman that is a harlot, or profaned; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband; for he is holy unto his God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Leviticus 21:7

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 21:7


21:7 Profane - Or defiled, or deflowered, though it were done secretly, or by force: because the priest must take care that all the members of his family be free not only from gross wickedness, but from all suspicions of evil.


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