Leviticus 21:1-24, NLT
Instructions for the Priests
1The Lord said to Moses, “Give the following instructions to the priests, the descendants of Aaron.
“A priest must not make himself ceremonially unclean by touching the dead body of a relative.
5“The priests must not shave their heads or trim their beards or cut their bodies.
7“Priests may not marry a woman defiled by prostitution, and they may not marry a woman who is divorced from her husband, for the priests are set apart as holy to their God.
9“If a priest’s daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she also defiles her father’s holiness, and she must be burned to death.
10“The high priest has the highest rank of all the priests. The anointing oil has been poured on his head, and he has been ordained to wear the priestly garments. He must never leave his hair uncombed*21:10 Or never uncover his head. or tear his clothing.
13“The high priest may marry only a virgin.
16Then the Lord said to Moses,
24So Moses gave these instructions to Aaron and his sons and to all the Israelites.