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  • We are here moving in a realm of ideas prevailing in ancient Israel respecting holiness, uncleanness and sin, which are ceremonial and not ethical; see especially Robertson Smith's Religion of the Semites, 2nd ed., p. 446 foll.
  • (additional note B.) on holiness, uncleanness and taboo.
  • 14 seq.), sorcery, uncleanness, falsehood and oppression rampant (iii.
  • As to uncleanness must have been less precise.
  • On the one hand, since that which is tabooed is held to punish the taboo-breaker by a sort of mystic infection, taboo comes to stand for uncleanness and sin.
 

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