The Plague of Leprosy – Leviticus 13

And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron,  saying

When a man shall have in the skin of his  flesh a rising, a scab, or a bright spot, and it be in the skin of  his flesh like the plague of leprosy; then he shall be  brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the  priests. Leviticus 13: 1 – 2

Leviticus 13:3 And the priest shall look on the plague in the  skin of the flesh: and when the hair in the plague is turned  white, and the plague in sight be deeper than the skin of  his flesh, it is a plague of leprosy: and the priest shall look  on him, and pronounce him unclean. 

Leviticus 13:4 If the bright  spot be white in the skin of his flesh, and in sight be not  deeper than the skin, and the hair thereof be not turned  white; then the priest shall shut up him that hath the  plague seven days: 

Leviticus 13:5 And the priest shall look on him  the seventh day: and, behold, if the plague in his sight be  at a stay, and the plague spread not in the skin; then the  priest shall shut him up seven days more: 

Leviticus 13:6 And the  priest shall look on him again the seventh day: and, behold,  if the plague be somewhat dark, and the plague spread  not in the skin, the priest shall pronounce him clean: it is  but a scab: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean.  

Leviticus 13:7 But if the scab spread much abroad in the skin, after  that he hath been seen of the priest for his cleansing, he  shall be seen of the priest again: 

Leviticus 13:8 And if the priest  see that, behold, the scab spreadeth in the skin, then the  priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a leprosy.  

Leviticus 13:9 When the plague of leprosy is in a man, then he  shall be brought unto the priest; 

Leviticus 13:10 And the priest  shall see him: and, behold, if the rising be white in the  skin, and it have turned the hair white, and there be quick  raw flesh in the rising; 

Leviticus 13:11 It is an old leprosy in the  skin of his flesh, and the priest shall pronounce him  unclean, and shall not shut him up: for he is unclean.  

Leviticus 13:12 And if a leprosy break out abroad in the skin, and  the leprosy cover all the skin of him that hath the plague  from his head even to his foot, wheresoever the priest  looketh; 

Leviticus 13:13 Then the priest shall consider: and,  behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall  pronounce him clean that hath the plague: it is all turned  white: he is clean. 

Leviticus 13:14 But when raw flesh appeareth  in him, he shall be unclean. 

Leviticus 13:15 And the priest shall see  the raw flesh, and pronounce him to be unclean: for the  raw flesh is unclean: it is a leprosy. 

Leviticus 13:16 Or if the  raw flesh turn again, and be changed unto white, he shall  come unto the priest;

Leviticus 13:17 And the priest shall see him:  and, behold, if the plague be turned into white; then the  priest shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague: he  is clean.  

Leviticus 13:18 The flesh also, in which, even in the skin  thereof, was a boil, and is healed, 

Leviticus 13:19 And in the place  of the boil there be a white rising, or a bright spot, white,  and somewhat reddish, and it be shewed to the priest;  

Leviticus 13:20 And if, when the priest seeth it, behold, it be in  sight lower than the skin, and the hair thereof be turned  white; the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a  plague of leprosy broken out of the boil. 

Leviticus 13:21 But if the  priest look on it, and, behold, there be no white hairs therein, and if it be not lower than the skin, but be  somewhat dark; then the priest shall shut him up seven  days: 

Leviticus 13:22 And if it spread much abroad in the skin, then  the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a plague.   

Leviticus 13:23 But if the bright spot stay in his place, and spread  not, it is a burning boil; and the priest shall pronounce him  clean.  

Leviticus 13:24 Or if there be any flesh, in the skin whereof  there is a hot burning, and the quick flesh that burneth  have a white bright spot, somewhat reddish, or white;  

Leviticus 13:25 Then the priest shall look upon it: and, behold, if  the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and it be in  sight deeper than the skin; it is a leprosy broken out of the  burning: 
wherefore the priest shall pronounce him unclean:  it is the plague of leprosy. 

Leviticus 13:26 But if the priest look  on it, and, behold, there be no white hair in the bright spot,  and it be no lower than the other skin, but be somewhat  dark; then the priest shall shut him up seven days: 

Leviticus 13:27  And the priest shall look upon him the seventh day: and if  it be spread much abroad in the skin, then the priest shall  pronounce him unclean: it is the plague of leprosy.  

Leviticus 13:28 And if the bright spot stay in his place, and  spread not in the skin, but it be somewhat dark; it is a  rising of the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him  clean: for it is an inflammation of the burning.  

Leviticus 13:29 If a man or woman have a plague upon the head  or the beard; 

Leviticus 13:30 Then the priest shall see the plague:  and, behold, if it be in sight deeper than the skin; and  there be in it a yellow thin hair; then the priest shall  pronounce him unclean: it is a dry scall, even a leprosy  upon the head or beard. 

Leviticus 13:31 And if the priest look on  the plague of the scall, and, behold, it be not in sight  deeper than the skin, and that there is no black hair in it;  then the priest shall shut up him that 
hath the plague of the  scall seven days: 

Leviticus 13:32 And in the seventh day the priest  shall look on the plague: and, behold, if the scall spread  not, and there be in it no yellow hair, and the scall be not  in sight deeper than the skin; 

Leviticus 13:33 He shall be shaven,  but the scall shall he not shave; and the priest shall shut up  him that hath the scall seven days more: 

Leviticus 13:34 And in  the seventh day the priest shall look on the scall: and,  behold, if the scall be not spread in the skin, nor be in  sight deeper than the skin; then the priest shall pronounce  him clean: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean.  

Leviticus 13:35 But if the scall spread much in the skin after his  cleansing; 

Leviticus 13:36 Then the priest shall look on him: and,  behold, if the scall be spread in the skin, the priest shall not  seek for yellow hair; he is unclean. 

Leviticus 13:37 But if the  scall be in his sight at a stay, and that there is black hair  grown up therein; the scall is healed, he is clean: and the  priest shall pronounce him clean.  

Leviticus 13:38 If a man also or a woman have in the skin of their  flesh bright spots, even white bright spots; 

Leviticus 13:39 Then  the priest shall look: and, behold, if the bright spots in the  skin of their flesh be darkish white; it is a freckled spot  that groweth in the skin; he is clean. 

Leviticus 13:40 And the  man whose hair is fallen off his head, he is bald; yet is  he clean. 

Leviticus 13:41 And he that hath his hair fallen off from  the part of his head toward his face, he is forehead bald:  yet is he clean. 

Leviticus 13:42 And if there be in the bald head,  or bald forehead, a white reddish sore; it is a leprosy  sprung up in his bald head, or his bald forehead. 

Leviticus 13:43  Then the priest shall look upon it: and, behold, if the rising  of the sore be white reddish in his bald head, or in his bald  forehead, as the leprosy appeareth in the skin of the flesh;  

Leviticus 13:44 He is a leprous man, he is unclean: the priest shall  pronounce him utterly unclean; his plague is in his head.   

Leviticus 13:45 And the leper in whom the plague is, his clothes  shall be rent, and his head bare, and he shall put a covering  upon his upper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean. 

Leviticus 13:46  All the days wherein the plague shall be in him he shall be  defiled; he is unclean: he shall dwell alone; without the  camp shall his habitation be.  

Leviticus 13:47 The garment also that the plague of leprosy is in,  whether it be a woollen garment, or a linen garment;   

Leviticus 13:48 Whether it be in the warp, or woof; of linen, or of  woollen; whether in a skin, or in any thing made of skin;  

Leviticus 13:49 And if the plague be greenish or reddish in the  garment, or in the skin, either in the warp, or in the woof, or  in any thing of skin; it is a plague of leprosy, and shall be  shewed unto the priest: 

Leviticus 13:50 And the priest shall look  upon the plague, and shut up it that hath the plague seven  days: 

Leviticus 13:51 And he shall look on the plague on the  seventh day: if the plague be spread in the garment, either in  the warp, or in the woof, or in a skin, or in any work that  is made of skin; the plague is a fretting leprosy; it is  unclean. 

Leviticus 13:52 He shall therefore burn that garment,  whether warp or woof, in woollen or in linen, or any thing  of skin, wherein the plague is: for it is a fretting leprosy; it  shall be burnt in the fire. 

Leviticus 13:53 And if the priest shall  look, and, behold, the plague be not spread in the garment,  either in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin;  

Leviticus 13:54 Then the priest shall command that they wash the  thing wherein the plague is, and he shall shut it up seven  days more: 

Leviticus 13:55 And the priest shall look on the plague,  after that it is washed: and, behold, if the plague have not  changed his colour, and the plague be not spread; it is  unclean; thou shalt burn it in the fire; it is fret inward,  whether it be bare within or without. 

Leviticus 13:56 And if the  priest look, and, behold, the plague be somewhat dark  after the washing of it; then he shall rend it out of the  garment, or out of the skin, or out of the warp, or out of the  woof: 

Leviticus 13:57 And if it appear still in the garment, either in  the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin; it is a  spreading plague: thou shalt burn that wherein the plague  is with fire. 

Leviticus 13:58 And the garment, either warp, or  woof, or whatsoever thing of skin it be, which thou shalt  wash, if the plague be departed from them, then it shall be  washed the second time, and shall be clean. 

Leviticus 13:59 This  is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woollen  or linen, either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins,  to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean.  


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