“Any of you who has killed anyone or touched any of the dead, remain outside the camp for seven days; purify yourselves and your captives on the third day, and on the seventh day.
“Bring the one who cursed outside the camp, and all who heard him are to lay their hands on his head, and the whole congregation is to stone him to death. 1
Then Moses spoke to the Israelites and they brought the one who cursed outside the camp and stoned him with stones. So the Israelites did just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
You must expel both men and women; you must put them outside the camp, so that 1 they will not defile their camps, among which I live.”
So the Israelites did so, and expelled them outside the camp. As the Lord had spoken 1 to Moses, so the Israelites did.
If there is someone among you who is impure because of some nocturnal emission, 1 he must leave the camp; he may not reenter it immediately.
The poles were so long their ends were visible from the holy place in front of the inner sanctuary, but they could not be seen from beyond that point. 1 They have remained there to this very day.
On the doors of the outer sanctuary were carved cherubim and palm trees, like those carved on the walls, and there was a canopy 1 of wood on the front of the outside porch.
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.” 1
He said to them, “Are you so foolish? Don’t you understand that whatever goes into a person from outside cannot defile him?
Flee sexual immorality! “Every sin a person commits is outside of the body” 1 – but the immoral person sins against his own body.
To those free from the law I became like one free from the law (though I am not free from God’s law but under the law of Christ) to gain those free from the law.
When she saw that he had left his outer garment in her hand and had run outside,
but when I raised my voice and screamed, he left his outer garment and ran outside.”
So they came near and carried them away in their tunics to a place outside the camp just as Moses had spoken.
In the tent of meeting 1 outside the curtain that is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons are to arrange it from evening 2 to morning before the Lord. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for generations to come. 3
“‘Then a man who is ceremonially clean must gather up the ashes of the red heifer and put them in a ceremonially clean place outside the camp. They must be kept 1 for the community of the Israelites for use in the water of purification 2 – it is a purification for sin. 3