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The laws and tokens LEVITICUS. in discerning leprosy.
8 And if she be not able to bring a 9 When the plague of leprosy is
lamb, then she shall bring two tur- in a man, then he shall be brought
tles, or two young pigeons; the one unto the priest;
for the burnt offering, and the other 10 And the priest shall see him :
for a sin offering: and the priest and, behold, if the rising be white in
shall make an atonement for her, the skin, and it have turned the hair
and she shall be clean.

white, and there be quick raw flesh

in the rising ;
CHAPTER XIII.
The laws and tokens whereby the priest is to be

11 It is an old leprosy in the skin guided in discerning the leprosy.

of his flesh, and the priest shall proAND the Lord spake unto Moses wounce

him unclean and shall not 2 When a man shall have in the 12 And if a leprosy break out skin of his flesh a rising, a scab, or abroad in the skin, and the leprosy bright spot, and it be in the skin of cover all the skin of him that hath his flesh like the plague of leprosy; the plague from his head even to his then he shall be brought unto Aaron foot, wheresoever the priest looketh; the priest, or unto one of his sons 13 Then the priest shall consider:

and, behold, if the leprosy have cov3 And the priest shall look on the ered all his flesh, he shall pronounce plague in the skin of the flesh: and him clean that hath the plague: it is when the hair in the plague is turned all turned white: he is clean. white, and the plague in sight be

14 But when raw flesh appeareth deeper than the skin of his flesh, it in him, he shall be unclean. is a plague of leprosy: and the priest 15 And the priest shall see the raw shall look on him, and pronounce flesh, and pronounce him to be unhim unclean.

clean: for the raw flesh is unclean: 4 If the bright spot be white in the it is a leprosy. skin of his flesh, and in sight be not 16 Or if the raw flesh turn again, deeper than the skin, and the hair and be changed unto white, he shall thereof be not turned white; then come unto the priest ; the priest shall shut up him that 17 And the priest shall see him . hath the plague seven days:

and, behold, if the plague be turned 5 And the priest shall look on him into white; then the priest shall the seventh day: and, behold, if the pronounce him clean that hath the plague in his sight be at a stay, and plague: he is clean. the plague spread not in the skin; 18 The flesh also, in which, even then the priest shall shut him up in the skin thereof, was a boil, and seven days more:

is healed, 6 And the priest shall look on him 19 And in the place of the boil again the seventh day: and, behold, there be a white rising, or a bright if the plague be somewhat dark, and spot, white, and somewhat reddish, the plague spread not in the skin, the and it be shewed to the priest ; priest shall pronounce him clean: it 20 And if, when the priest seeth it, is but a scab: and he shall wash bis behold, it be in sight lower than the clothes, and be clean.

skin, and the hair thereof be turned 7 But if the scab spread much white; the priest shall pronounce abroad in the skin, after that he him unclean: it is a plague of lephath been seen of the priest for his rosy broken out of the boil

. cleansing, he shall be seen of the 21 But if the priest look on it, and, priest again :

behold, there be no white hairs there8 And if the priest see that, behold, in, and if it be not lower than the the scab spreadeth in the skin, then skin, but be somewhat dark; then the the priest shall pronounce him un- priest shall shut him up seven days:

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The laris and tokens LEVITICUS.

whereby the priest in the skin, then the priest shall pro- be in it no yellow hair, and the scall nounce him unclean: it is a plague. be not in sight deeper than the skin;

23 But if the bright spot stay in 33 He shall be shaven, but the his place, and spread not, it is a burn- scall shall he not shave; and the ing boil; and the priest shall pro- priest shall shut up him that hath nounce him clean.

the scall seven days more: 24 Or if there be any flesh, in 34 And in the seventh day the the skin whereof there is a hot burn- priest shall look on the scall: and, ing, and the quick flesh that burn- behold, if the scall be not spread in eth have a white bright spot, some- the skin, nor be in sight deeper than what reddish, or white;

the skin; then the priest shall pro25 Then the priest shall look upon nounce him clean: and he shall it: and, behold, if the hair in the wash his clothes, and be clean. bright spot be turned white, and it 35 But if the scall spread much in be in sight deeper than the skin; it the skin after his cleansing ; is a leprosy broken out of the burn 36 Then the priest shall look on ing: wherefore the priest shall pro-him: and, behold, if the scall be nounce him unclean: it is the plague spread in the skin, the priest shall of leprosy.

not seek for yellow hair; he is un26 But if the priest look on it, and, clean. behold, there be no white hair in the 37 But if the scall be in his sight bright spot, and it be no lower than at a stay, and that there is black the other skin, but be somewhat dark; hair grown up therein; the scall is then the priest shall shut him up healed, he is clean: and the priest seven days:

shall pronounce him clean. 27 And the priest shall look upon 38 If a man also or a woman him the seventh day: and if it be have in the skin of their flesh bright spread much abroad in the skin, spots, even white bright spots ; then the priest shall pronounce him 39 Then the priest shall look: and, unclean: it is the plague of leprosy. behold, if the bright spots in the skin

28 And if the bright spot stay in of their flesh be darkish white, it is his place, and spread not in the skin, a freckled spot that groweth in the but it be somewhat dark; it is a ri- skin: he is clean. sing of the burning, and the priest 40 And the man whose hair is fallshall pronounce him clean: for it is en off his head, he is bald; yet is he an inflammation of the burning. clean.

29 ( If a man or woman have a 41 And he that hath his hair fallen plague upon the head or the beard; off from the part of his head toward

30 Then the priest shall see the his face, he is forehead-bald; yet is plague: and, behold, if it be in sight he clean. deeper than the skin, and there be 42 And if there be in the bald head, in it a yellow thin hair; then the or bald forehead, a white reddish priest shall pronounce him unclean: sore; it is a leprosy sprung up in it is a dry scall, even a leprosy upon his bald head, or his bald forehead. the head or beard.

43 Then the priest shall look upon 31 And if the priest look on the it: and, behold, if the rising of the plague of the scall, and, behold, it sore be white reddish in his bald be not in sight deeper than the skin, head, or in his bald forehead, as the and that there is no black hair in it; leprosy appeareth in the skin of the then the priest shall shut up him that flesh; hath the plague of the scall seven 44 He is a leprous man, he is undays:

clean: the priest shall pronounce 32 And in the seventh day the priest him utterly unclean; his plague is shall look on the plague: and, be- in his head. hold, if the scall spread not, and there 45 And the leper in whom the

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51 And he shall look on the plague AND the LORD spake unto Moses, is to be guided in LEVITICUS.

discerning leprosy. plague is, his clothes shall be rent, | hold, the plague be somewhat dark in; and his head bare, and he shall put after the washing of it; then he shall the

& covering upon his upper lip, and rend it out of the garment, or out of the

shall cry, Unclean, unclean. the skin, or out of the warp, or out nath

46 All the days wherein the plague of the woof:

shall be in him he shall be defiled; 57 And if it appear still in the garthe

he is unclean: he shall dwell alone; ment, either in the warp, or in the and, without the camp shall his habita- woof, or in any thing of skin; it is a din tion be.

spreading plague: thou shalt burn han

47. The garment also that the that wherein the plague is with fire. plague of leprosy is in, whether it be 58 And the garment, either warp, a woollen garment, or a linen gar- or woof, or whatsoever thing of skin ment;

it be, which thou shalt wash, if the in

48 Whether it be in the warp, or plague be departed from them, then
woof, of linen, or of woollen; wheth-it shall be washed the second time,

er in a skin, or in any thing made of and shall be clean.
be
skin;

59 This is the law of the plague of shall

49 And if the plague be greenish leprosy in a garment of woollen or
or reddish in the garment, or in the linen, either in the warp, or woof, or
skin, either in the warp, or in the any thing of skins, to pronounce it
woof, or in any thing of skin; it is clean, or to pronounce it unclean.
a plague of leprosy, and shall be
shewed unto the priest :

CHAPTER XIV.
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The rites and sacrifices in cleansing the leper. 33

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spread in the garment, either in the in the day of his cleansing: He shall
warp, or in the woof, or in a skin, or be brought unto the priest:
in any work that is made of skin; 3 And the priest shall go forth out
the plague is a fretting leprosy; it of the camp; and the priest shall
is unclean.

look, and, behold, if the plague of
52 He shall therefore burn that leprosy be healed in the leper;
garment, whether warp or woof, in 4 Then shall the priest command to
woollen or in linen, or any thing of take for him that is to be cleansed
skin, wherein the plague is: for it is two birds alive and clean, and cedar
a fretting leprosy; it shall be burnt wood, and scarlet, and hyssop :
in the fire.

5 And the priest shall command 53 And if the priest shall look, and, that one of the birds be killed in an behold, the plague be not spread in earthen vessel over running water. the garment, either in the warp, or

6 As for the living bird, he shall in the woof, or in any thing of skin; take it, and the cedar wood, and the 54 Then the priest shall command scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip that they wash the thing wherein them and the living bird in the blood the plague is, and he shall shut it of the bird that was killed over the up seven days more:

running water: 55 And the priest shall look on the 7 And he shall sprinkle upon him plague, after that it is washed: and, that is to be cleansed from the lepbehold

, if the plague have not chan- rosy seven times, and shall proged his colour, and the plague be not nounce him clean, and shall let the spread, it is unclean; thou shalt burn living bird loose into the open field. it in the fire; it is fret inward, wheth- 8 And he that is to be cleansed er it be bare within or without. shall wash his clothes, and shave 56 And if the priest look, and, be- off all his hair, and wash himself in

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What is to be done LEVITICUS.

in cleansing the leper. water, that he may be clean: and 18 And the remnant of the oil that after that he shall come into the is in the priest's hand he shall pour camp, and shall tarry abroad out upon the head of him that is to be of his tent seven days.

cleansed: and the priest shall make 9 But it shall be on the seventh an atonement for him before the day, that he shall shave all his hair LORD. off his head and his beard and his 19 And the priest shall offer the sin eyebrows, even all his hair he shall offering, and make an atonement for shave off: and he shall wash his him that is to be cleansed from his clothes, also he shall wash his flesh uncleanness; and afterward he shall in water, and he shall be clean. kill the burnt offering:

10 And on the eighth day he shall 20 And the priest shall offer the take two he lambs without blemish, burnt offering and the meat offering and one ewe lamb of the first year upon the altar: and the priest shall without blemish, and three tenth make an atonement for him, and he deals of fine flour for a meat offering, shall be clean. mingled with oil, and one log of oil: 21 And if he be poor, and cannot

11 And the priest that maketh him get so much; then he shall take one clean shall present the man that is to lamb for a trespass offering to be be made clean, and those things, be- waved, to make an atonement for fore the Lord, at the door of the tab-him, and one tenth deal of fine flour ernacle of the congregation. mingled with oil for a meat offer

12 And the priest shall take one ing, and a log of oil; he lamb, and offer him for a trespass 22 And two turtledoves, or two offering, and the log of oil, and wave young pigeons, such as he is able to them for a wave offering before the get; and the one shall be a sin offerLORD:

ing, and the other a burnt offering. 13 And he shall slay the lamb in 23 And he shall bring them on the the place where he shall kill the eighth day for his cleansing unto the sin offering and the burnt offering, priest, unto the door of the tabernain the holy place: for as the sin of cle of the congregation, before the fering is the priest's, so is the tres- Lord. pass offering: it is most holy: 24 And the priest shall take the

14 And the priest shall take some lamb of the trespass offering, and of the blood of the trespass offering, the log of oil, and the priest shall and the priest shall put it upon the wave them for a wave offering betip of the right ear of him that is to fore the LORD: be cleansed, and upon the thumb of 25 And he shall kill the lamb of the his right hand, and upon the great trespass offering, and the priest shall toe of his right foot.

take some of the blood of the tres15 And the priest shall take some pass offering, and put it upon the of the log of oil, and pour it into the tip of the right ear of him that is to palm of his own left hand :

be cleansed, and upon the thumb of 16 And the priest shall dip his his right hand, and upon the great right finger in the oil that is in his toe of his right foot. left hand, and shall sprinkle of the 26 And the priest shall pour of the oil with his finger seven times be- oil into the palm of his own left fore the Lord:

hand: 17 And of the rest of the oil that 27 And the priest shall sprinkle is in his hand shall the priest put with his right finger some of the oil upon the tip of the right ear of him that is in his left hand seven times that is to be cleansed, and upon the before the LORD: thumb of his right hand, and upon 28 And the priest shall put of the the great toe of his right foot, upon oil that is in his hand upon the tip the blood of the trespass offering: of the right ear of him that is to be

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LEVITICUS. Cleansing the house. cleansed, and upon the thumb of his cast them into an unclean place right hand, and upon the great toe without the city: of his right foot, upon the place 41 And he shall cause the house to of the blood of the trespass offer- be scraped within round about, and ing:

they shall pour out the dust that 29 And the rest of the oil that is they scrape off without the city in the priest's hand he shall put into an unclean place: upon the head of him that is to be 42 And they shall take other stones, cleansed, to make an atonement for and put them in the place of those bim before the LORD.

stones; and he shall take other mor30 And he shall offer the one of the tar, and shall plaster the house. turtledoves, or of the young pigeons, 43 And if the plague come again, such as he can get ;

and break out in the house, after 31 Eren such as he is able to get, that he hath taken away the stones, the one for a sin offering, and the and after he hath scraped the house, other for a burnt offering, with the and after it is plastered; meat offering: and the priest shall 44 Then the priest shall come and make an atonement for him that is look, and, behold, if the plague be to be cleansed before the LORD. spread in the house, it is a fretting 32 This is the law of him in whom leprosy in the house: it is unclean. is the plague of leprosy, whose hand 45 And he shall break down the is not able to get that which pertain- house, the stones of it, and the timeth to his cleansing.

ber thereof, and all the mortar of 33 And the LORD spake unto the house; and he shall carry them Moses and unto Aaron, saying, forth out of the city into an unclean 34 When ye be come into the land place. of Canaan, which I give to you for 46 Moreover, he that goeth into the a possession, and I put the plague house all the while that it is shut up of leprosy in a house of the land of shall be unclean until the even. your possession;

47 And he that lieth in the house
35 And he that owneth the house shall wash his clothes; and he that
shall come and tell the priest, say- eateth in the house shall wash his
ing, It seemeth to me there is as it clothes.
were a plague in the house : 48 And if the priest shall come in,
36 Then the priest shall command and look upon it, and, behold, the
that they empty the house, before plague hath not spread in the house,
the priest go into it to see the plague, after the house was plastered; then
that all that is in the house be not the priest shall pronounce the house
made unclean: and afterward the clean, because the plague is healed.
priest shall go in to see the house : 49 And he shall take to cleanse the

37 And he shall look on the plague, house two birds, and cedar wood, and
and, behold, if the plague be in the scarlet, and hyssop :
walls of the house with hollow 50 And he shall kill the one of the
streaks, greenish or reddish, which birds in an earthen vessel over run-
in sight are lower than the wall ; ning water:
38 Then the priest shall go out of

51 And he shall take the cedar
the house to the door of the house, wood, and the hyssop, and the scar-
and shut up the house seven days: let, and the living bird, and dip them
39 And the priest shall come again in the blood of the slain bird, and in
the seventh day, and shall look: and, the running water, and sprinkle the
behold, if the plague be spread in house seven times:
the walls of the house;

52 And he shall cleanse the house 40 Then the priest shall command with the blood of the bird, and with that they take away the stones in the running water, and with the live which the plague is, and they shall ) ing bird, and with the cedar wood,

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