Unclean may refer to:
- Unclean animals, those whose consumption or handling is labeled a taboo
- Unclean food, in Jewish dietary custom
- Unclean hands, a term in contract law
- Unclean (song), from 1984
- Unclean spirit, in Christianity
- Unclean vocals, in metal or punk music
Other articles related to "unclean":
... on certain professions considered "unclean" by the upper classes ... This list of unclean professions included butchers (Baekjeong), shamans, shoemakers, metalworkers, nobi (slaves), prostitutes, magicians, sorcerers, jailkeepers and performers like the kisaeng ... tasks that other Koreans considered unclean or undignified, they still had an essential function and role within dynastical Korean society ...
... Unclean persons were to rend their clothes, leave their head bare, cover over their upper lips, call out, "Unclean! Unclean!" and dwell outside the camp ... the priest, who was to examine to determine whether it was clean or unclean ... If unclean, it was to be burned ...
... to wash their garments, bathe in water, and be unclean until evening ... (Numbers 199.) One who touched the corpse of any human being was to be unclean for seven days ... (Numbers 1912.) One who failed to do so would remain unclean, would defile the Tabernacle, and would be cut off from Israel ...
... He calls people to listen to him and explains that "Nothing outside a man can make him 'unclean' by going into him ... Rather, it is what comes out of a man that makes him 'unclean.'" (15) Later his disciples (students) tell him they didn't understand him and he scolds them for ... He explains to them that food can't make you unclean but "What comes out of a man is what makes him 'unclean.' For from within, out of men's hearts, come evil ...
Famous quotes containing the word unclean:
“An unclean person is universally a slothful one.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Let that which stood in front go behind,
Let that which was behind advance to the front,
Let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions,
Let the old propositions be postponed.”
—Walt Whitman (18191892)
“My name is Legion; for we are many.”
—Bible: New Testament, Mark 5:9.
An unclean spirit.