Bible: Lev 15:19-33

Female Bodily Discharges

15:19‘When a woman has a discharge 1  and her discharge is blood from her body, 2  she is to be in her menstruation 3  seven days, and anyone who touches her will be unclean until evening. 15:20 Anything she lies on during her menstruation will be unclean, and anything she sits on will be unclean. 15:21 Anyone who touches her bed must wash his clothes, bathe in water, and be unclean until evening. 15:22 Anyone who touches any furniture she sits on must wash his clothes, bathe in water, and be unclean until evening. 15:23 If there is something on the bed or on the furniture she sits on, 4  when he touches it 5  he will be unclean until evening, 15:24 and if a man actually has sexual intercourse with her so that her menstrual impurity touches him, 6  then he will be unclean seven days and any bed he lies on will be unclean.

15:25‘When a woman’s discharge of blood flows 7  many days not at the time of her menstruation, or if it flows beyond the time of her menstruation, 8  all the days of her discharge of impurity will be like the days of her menstruation – she is unclean. 15:26 Any bed she lies on all the days of her discharge will be to her like the bed of her menstruation, any furniture she sits on will be unclean like the impurity of her menstruation, 15:27 and anyone who touches them will be unclean, and he must wash his clothes, bathe in water, and be unclean until evening. 9 

Purity Regulations from Female Bodily Discharges

15:28‘If 10  she becomes clean from her discharge, then she is to count off for herself seven days, and afterward she will be clean. 15:29 Then on the eighth day she must take for herself two turtledoves or two young pigeons 11  and she must bring them to the priest at the entrance of the Meeting Tent, 15:30 and the priest is to make one a sin offering and the other a burnt offering. 12  So the priest 13  is to make atonement for her before the Lord from her discharge of impurity.

Summary of Purification Regulations for Bodily Discharges

15:31‘Thus you 14  are to set the Israelites apart from their impurity so that they 15  do not die in their impurity by defiling my tabernacle which is in their midst. 15:32 This is the law of the one with a discharge: the one who has a seminal emission 16  and becomes unclean by it, 17  15:33 the one who is sick in her menstruation, the one with a discharge, whether male or female, 18  and a man 19  who has sexual intercourse with an unclean woman.’

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