(12) Uq.sin (" stems "), on the relation between fruit and the stems and stalks as regards defilement, &c.
Forrest in the Indian government records have shown that the sepoys' fears of defilement by biting the new cartridges had a considerable foundation in fact.
To touch a leper was forbidden, and the offence involved ceremonial defilement.
cleansed from all defilement.
The term " holiness " in this connexion consists positively in the fulfilment of ceremonial obligations and negatively in abstaining from the defilement caused by heathen customs and superstitions, but it also includes obedience to the moral requirements of the religion of Yahweh.