Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Leviticus
Chapter 21

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Leviticus 20 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Leviticus 22
Leviticus 21:1
JPS 21:1 And the LORD said unto Moses: Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them: There shall none defile himself for the dead among his people;
ONK 21:1 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying: Speak unto the priests, the sons of Aharon, and say to them: Let no one be defiled among his people on account of the dead:
PAL 21:1 And the Lord spake to Mosheh, saying: Speak unto the priests, the men of the children of Aharon, that they keep themselves apart from defilement, and thus shalt thou say to them: For a man who is dead, (the priest) shall not defile himself among his people;
     
 
Leviticus 21:2
JPS 21:2 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;
ONK 21:2 yet for his kin, who is nigh to him, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother,
PAL 21:2 but for a woman who is of kin to his flesh, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother,
 
 
Leviticus 21:3
JPS 21:3 and for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, that hath had no husband, for her may he defile himself.
ONK 21:3 and for his sister, a virgin who is near to him, who hath no husband, for her he may be defiled.
PAL 21:3 and for his sister, a virgin who is nigh to him, and who hath neither been betrothed, nor married to a husband, for her he may defile himself.
 
 
Leviticus 21:4
JPS 21:4 He shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.
ONK 21:4 But a chief among his people (the high priest) shall not defile himself, to make himself profane.
PAL 21:4 The husband shall not defile himself on account of his wife, except so far as it is right for him; but for a relative of those who do the work of his people he may defile himself.
 
 
Leviticus 21:5
JPS 21:5 They shall not make baldness upon their head, neither shall they shave off the corners of their beard, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.
ONK 21:5 They shall not make baldness on their heads, nor cut away the hair of their beards, nor scarify their flesh with marks.
PAL 21:5 They shall not mark themselves between their eyes, nor set a mark upon their heads, nor cut away the corners of their beards, nor make any incision in their flesh:
 
 
Leviticus 21:6
JPS 21:6 They shall be holy unto their God, and not profane the name of their God; for the offerings of the LORD made by fire, the bread of their God, they do offer; therefore they shall be holy.
ONK 21:6 They shall be holy before their God, and shall not profane the Name of their God; for they offer the oblations of the Lord their God, and they shall be holy.
PAL 21:6 but they shall be holy before their God, and shall not profane the name of their God; for the oblations of their God they do offer, and they must be holy in their bodies.
JER 21:6 They shall not profane
 
Leviticus 21:7
JPS 21:7 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.
ONK 21:7 They shall not take to wife a woman who is a harlot, or one who is corrupted, nor may they take a woman who hath been put away from her husband; for (the priest is to be) holy before his God.
PAL 21:7 They shall not take to wife a woman who hath gone astray by fornication, or who was born illegitimate, nor a woman who hath been put away, whether from her husband or the husband's brother, may they take; for he is to be holy before his God.
JER 21:7 A woman a fornicatress, or profane,
 
Leviticus 21:8
JPS 21:8 Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God; he shall be holy unto thee; for I the LORD, who sanctify you, am holy.
ONK 21:8 Thou shalt consecrate him, for he is to offer the oblation of thy God: he shall be sacred to thee; for I the Lord, who sanctify you, am Holy.
PAL 21:8 Thou shalt sanctify him unto the priesthood; for the oblation itself of thy God he is to offer: he shall be holy to thee, and thou shalt not make him profane: I, the Lord who sanctify you, am holy.
 
 
Leviticus 21:9
JPS 21:9 And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the harlot, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.
ONK 21:9 And if the daughter of a man who is a priest profane herself by becoming an harlot, she hath profaned the sanctity of her father; she shall be burned with fire.
PAL 21:9 And if the betrothed daughter of a man of the priesthood profane herself, by going astray in fornication; if, while she is yet in her father's house, she is guilty of fornication, she shall be burned with fire.
 
 
Leviticus 21:10
JPS 21:10 And the priest that is highest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil is poured, and that is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not let the hair of his head go loose, nor rend his clothes;
ONK 21:10 And the (high) priest who hath been consecrated from his brethren, upon whose head hath been poured the oil of consecration, and who, at the offering of his oblation, is arrayed with the (holy) robes, shall not make bare his head, nor rend his garments.
PAL 21:10 And the high priest who hath been anointed over his brethren, and upon whose head the anointing oil was poured, and who offered his oblation to be arrayed in the (holy) robes, shall not make his head bare, nor either rend or tear his garment in the hour of grief.
 
 
Leviticus 21:11
JPS 21:11 neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;
ONK 21:11 Nor shall he enter unto any dead body, nor defile himself for his father or his mother.
PAL 21:11 Nor unto any person who is dead shall he go in, nor for his father or his mother make himself unclean.
 
 
Leviticus 21:12
JPS 21:12 neither shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God; for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is upon him: I am the LORD.
ONK 21:12 And he shall not go out from the sanctuary nor defile the sanctuary of his God; for the crown of the(34) anointing oil of his God is upon him. I am the Lord.
PAL 21:12 And he shall not go forth from the sanctuary, or profane the sanctuary of his God; for the anointing oil of his God is upon him: I am the Lord.
 
 
Leviticus 21:13
JPS 21:13 And he shall take a wife in her virginity.
ONK 21:13 And he shall take a wife in her virginity;
PAL 21:13 And he shall take a wife who is in her virginity;
 
 
Leviticus 21:14
JPS 21:14 A widow, or one divorced, or a profaned woman, or a harlot, these shall he not take; but a virgin of his own people shall he take to wife.
ONK 21:14 a widow, or a divorced person, or a corrupt harlot, these he shall not take; but a virgin from his people shall he take for a wife.
PAL 21:14 but a widow, or a divorced person, or one who was born of depraved parents, or who hath gone astray by fornication, such as these he shall not take; but a virgin proper shall he take to wife from the daughters of his people.
 
 
Leviticus 21:15
JPS 21:15 And he shall not profane his seed among his people; for I am the LORD who sanctify him.
ONK 21:15 And his offspring he shall not profane among his people; for I the Lord do sanctify him.
PAL 21:15 Neither shall he profane his offspring among his people; for I the Lord do sanctify him.
 
 
Leviticus 21:16
JPS 21:16 And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying:
ONK 21:16 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
PAL 21:16 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying:
 
 
Leviticus 21:17
JPS 21:17 Speak unto Aaron, saying: Whosoever he be of thy seed throughout their generations that hath a blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his God.
ONK 21:17 Speak with Aharon, saying: A man of the generations of thy sons who hath any blemish on him shall not approach to offer the oblation of his God.
PAL 21:17 Speak with Aharon, saying: No man of thy sons in the families of their generations who hath a blemish in him shall be qualified to offer the oblation of his God:
 
 
Leviticus 21:18
JPS 21:18 For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath any thing maimed, or anything too long,
ONK 21:18 For no man in whom is a blemish may come nigh; a blind man, or lame, or flat-nosed, or disproportioned;(35)
PAL 21:18 for no man who hath a blemish in him shall offer. A man who is blind or lame, or stricken in his nostrils, or mutilated in his thigh,
 
 
Leviticus 21:19
JPS 21:19 or a man that is broken-footed, or broken-handed,
ONK 21:19 or a man who hath a broken foot, or a broken hand,
PAL 21:19 or a man who hath a broken foot, or a broken hand,
 
 
Leviticus 21:20
JPS 21:20 or crook-backed, or a dwarf, or that hath his eye overspread, or is scabbed, or scurvy, or hath his stones crushed;
ONK 21:20 or who is crookbacked, or dwarfish,(36) or who hath a white spot in his eye,(37) or the scurvy, or ringworm, or who hath ruptured testicles.
PAL 21:20 or whose eyelids droop so as to cover his eyes, or who hath no hair on his eyelids; or who hath a suffusion of whiteness with darkness in his eyes; or who hath the dry scurvy, or who is full of the blotches of Egypt, or whose testicles are swollen or shrunk
JER 21:20 Or one whose eyelids cover his eyes, or hath no hair on his eyelids, or who is overgrown, or a dwarf, or blear-eyed, or filled with scurvy or with blotches, or who is wanting in the testicles
 
Leviticus 21:21
JPS 21:21 no man of the seed of Aaron the priest, that hath a blemish, shall come nigh to offer the offerings of the LORD made by fire; he hath a blemish; he shall not come nigh to offer the bread of his God.
ONK 21:21 No man of the offspring of Aharon the priest who hath a blemish may approach to offer the oblations of the Lord; having a blemish in him he shall not draw near to present the oblation of his God:
PAL 21:21 no man, a priest of the race of Aharon the priest who hath in him any such blemish, shall be qualified to offer the oblations of the Lord. He hath a blemish, and it is not meet for him to offer the oblation of his God.
 
 
Leviticus 21:22
JPS 21:22 He may eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.
ONK 21:22 yet of the sanctified oblations of his God, even of the most holy, he may eat:
PAL 21:22 Nevertheless he may support himself with the residue of the oblations of his God which remaineth of the most holy and of the holy (offerings);
 
 
Leviticus 21:23
JPS 21:23 Only he shall not go in unto the veil, nor come nigh unto the altar, because he hath a blemish; that he profane not My holy places; for I am the LORD who sanctify them.
ONK 21:23 only he shall not enter within the veil, nor approach the altar, because he hath a blemish; that he profane not My sanctuary; for I am the Lord who sanctify them.
PAL 21:23 only he must not enter within the veil, nor approach the altar; for a blemish is in him, and he shall not profane My sanctuary; for I the Lord do sanctify them.
 
 
Leviticus 21:24
JPS 21:24 So Moses spoke unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel.
ONK 21:24 And Mosheh spake with Aharon, and with his sons, and with all the sons of Israel.
PAL 21:24 And Mosheh spake with Aharon and with his sons, and with all the sons of Israel.
 
 
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