He said, “What comes out of a person defiles him.
What defiles a person is not what goes into the mouth; it is what
I have seen a disgusting thing in the temple of Israel: there Ephraim practices temple prostitution and Judah defiles itself.
These are the things that defile a person; it is not eating with unwashed hands that defiles a person.”
“‘This is the law for cases of jealousy,
(though the father did not do any of them).
There is nothing outside of a person that can defile him by going into him. Rather, it is what comes out of a person that defiles him.”
“‘If anyone dies very suddenly
“You must not pollute the land where you live, for blood defiles the land, and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed there, except by the blood of the person who shed it.
So you must keep the Sabbath, for it is holy for you. Everyone who defiles it
Anyone who touches the corpse of any dead person and does not purify himself defiles the tabernacle of the Lord. And that person must be cut off from Israel,