1 Yahweh spoke to Moses and Aaron and said:
2 'This is a decree of the Law which Yahweh has prescribed. Tell the Israelites, they are to bring you a red heifer without fault or blemish that has never borne the yoke.
Deut 21:3 1Sam 6:7 Lev 22:20-25 1Pet 1:19 1Pet 2:22 Exod 12:5 Heb 7:26
3 You will give it to the priest Eleazar. It will then be taken outside the camp and slaughtered in his presence.
Lev 4:12 Lev 4:21 Heb 13:11-13 Lev 13:45-46 Lev 16:27 Lev 24:14 Num 3:4
4 The priest Eleazar will then take some of the victim's blood on his finger, and sprinkle this blood seven times towards the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.
Lev 4:17 Lev 4:6 Lev 16:14 Lev 16:19 1Pet 1:2 Heb 9:13-14 Heb 12:24
5 The heifer will then be burnt while he looks on; its hide, flesh, blood and offal will be burnt.
Exod 29:14 Lev 4:11-12 Isa 53:10 Lev 4:21 Ps 22:14
6 The priest will then take some cedar wood, hyssop and scarlet material and throw them on the fire where the heifer is burning.
Lev 14:4 Lev 14:6 Lev 14:49 Ps 51:7 Heb 9:19-23 Isa 1:18
7 He will then wash his clothes and bathe himself; after which he will go back to the camp, though he will remain unclean until evening.
Lev 11:25 Lev 11:40 Lev 14:8-9 Lev 15:5 Lev 16:26-28 Lev 22:6 Num 19:8
8 The man who has burnt the heifer will wash his clothes and bathe himself and will remain unclean until evening.
9 The man who gathers up the ashes of the heifer must be ritually clean; he will deposit them outside the camp, in a clean place. They will be kept for the ritual use of the Israelite community for making water for purification; it is a sacrifice for sin.
Heb 9:13 Num 19:13 Num 19:20-21 2Cor 5:21 2Cor 7:1 Heb 7:26 Lev 15:20
10 The man who has gathered up the ashes of the heifer will wash his clothes and remain unclean until evening. For the Israelites as for the resident alien, this will be a perpetual decree.
Col 3:11 Exod 12:49 Num 15:15-16 Num 19:7-8 Num 19:19 Rom 3:29-30
11 'Anyone who touches the corpse of anyone whatever will be unclean for seven days.
Num 5:2 Num 31:19 Lev 21:1 Lev 21:11 Num 9:6 Num 9:10 Num 19:16
12 Such a person must be purified with these waters on the third and seventh day and will then be clean; otherwise he will not be clean.
Num 31:19 1Cor 15:3-4 Acts 15:9 Exod 19:11 Exod 19:15 Ezek 36:25 Hos 6:2
13 Anyone who touches the corpse of anyone who has died and is not purified, defiles Yahweh's Dwelling; such a person will be outlawed from Israel, since the water for purification has not been sprinkled over him; he is unclean, and his uncleanness remains in him.
Lev 15:31 Lev 22:3 Lev 7:20 Heb 2:2-3 Heb 10:29 John 8:24 Lev 5:3
14 'This is the law when someone dies in a tent. Anyone who goes into the tent, or anyone who is already in it, will be unclean for seven days,
15 and every open vessel with no cover tied over it will also be unclean.
Lev 11:32 Num 31:20 Lev 14:36
16 'Anyone in the open country who touches a murder victim, a corpse, human bones or a grave will be unclean for seven days.
Matt 23:27 Num 31:19 Luke 11:44 Num 19:11 Ezek 39:11-16
17 'For someone thus unclean, some of the ashes of the victim burnt as a sacrifice for sin will be taken and spring water must be poured over them, in a vessel.
Gen 26:19 John 4:10-11 John 7:38 Num 19:9 Rev 7:17 Song 4:15
18 Someone who is ritually clean will then take some hyssop and dip it in the water. This person will then sprinkle the tent, all the vessels and people who were there, and similarly anyone who has touched human bones, a murder victim, a corpse or a grave.
Ezek 36:25-27 Heb 9:14 Num 19:9 1Cor 1:30 John 15:2-3 John 17:17 John 17:19
19 On the third and the seventh day the clean one will sprinkle the unclean, who on the seventh day will be clean. The latter will then wash his clothes and bathe in water, and in the evening he will be clean.
1John 1:7 Heb 10:22 Ezek 36:25 Lev 14:9 Num 19:12 1John 2:1-2 Eph 5:25-27
20 Anyone who fails to be purified in this way will be outlawed from the community, and would defile Yahweh's sanctuary. Such a person is unclean, not having been sprinkled with the water for purification.
Gen 17:14 Num 19:13 2Pet 3:14 Acts 13:39-41 Mark 16:16 Num 15:30 Rev 22:11
21 'This will be a perpetual decree for them. The person who sprinkles the water for purification will wash his clothes, and anyone who touches the water for purification will be unclean until evening.
Heb 9:13-14 Heb 10:4 Heb 7:19 Heb 9:10 Lev 11:25 Lev 11:40 Lev 16:26-28
22 Anything that an unclean person touches will be unclean, and anyone who touches it will be unclean until evening.'
Hag 2:13 Lev 5:2 Lev 7:19 Lev 15:5 Mark 7:21-23 Matt 15:19-20