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Signs and treatment of leprosy.

13:1 AND YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
spoke to Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
and Aaron, saying,
13:2 When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising, a scab, or bright spot, and it be in the skin of his flesh [like] the plague of leprosy ; then he shall be brought to Aaron the priest, or to one of his sons the priests
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 [is] deeper than the skin of his flesh, it [is] a plague of leprosy and the priest shall look on him, and pronounce him unclean.
13:4 If the bright spot [is] white in the skin of his flesh, and in sight [is] not deeper than the skin, and the hair thereof be not turned white ; then the priest shall shut up [him that has] the plague seven days
13:5 And the priest shall look on him the seventh day and, see, [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
13:6 And the priest shall look on him again the seventh day and, behold, [if] the plague [is] 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.
13:7 But if the scab spread much abroad in the skin, after that he has been seen of the priest for his cleansing, he shall be seen of the priest again
13:8 And [if] the priest see that, behold, the scab spreads in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean it [is] a leprosy.
13:9 When the plague of leprosy is in a man, then he shall be brought to the priest ;
13:10 And the priest shall see [him] and, see, [if] the rising [is] white in the skin, and it have turned the hair white, and [there be] quick raw flesh in the rising ;
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.
13:12 And if a leprosy break out abroad in the skin, and the leprosy cover all the skin of [him that has] the plague from his head even to his foot, wheresoever the priest looketh;
13:13 Then the priest shall consider and, behold, [if] the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce [him] clean [that has] the plague it is all turned white he [is] clean.
13:14 But when raw flesh appeareth in him, he shall be unclean.
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.
13:16 Or if the raw flesh turn again, and be changed to white, he shall come to the priest ;
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 has] the plague he [is] clean.
13:18 The flesh also, in which, [even] in the skin thereof, was a boil, and is healed,
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 shown to the priest ;
13:20 And if, when the priest sees it, look, it [is] in sight lower than the skin, and the hair of it is turned white ; the priest shall pronounce him unclean it [is] a plague of leprosy broken out of the boil.
13:21 But if the priest look on it, and, see, [there is] no white hairs therein, and [if ] it [is] not lower than the skin, but [is] somewhat dark ; then the priest shall shut him up seven days
13:22 And if it spread much abroad in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean it [is] a plague.
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.
13:24 Or if there be [any] flesh, in the skin of it [there is] a hot burning, and the quick [flesh] that burns have a white bright spot, somewhat reddish, or white ;
13:25 Then the priest shall look upon it and, see, [if] the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and it [is 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.
13:26 But if the priest look on it, and, see, [there is] no white hair in the bright spot, and it [is] no lower than the [other] skin, but [is] somewhat dark ; then the priest shall shut him up seven days
13:27 And the priest shall look upon him the seventh day [and] if it is spread much abroad in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean it [is] the plague of leprosy.
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.
13:29 If a man or woman have a plague upon the head or the beard ;
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.
13:31 And if the priest look on the plague of the scall, and, see, 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 has] the plague of the scall seven days
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 ;
13:33 He shall be shaven, but the scall shall he not shave ; and the priest shall shut up [him that has] the scall seven days more
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, or [be] in sight deeper than the skin ; then the priest shall pronounce him clean and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean.
13:35 But if the scall spread much in the skin after his cleansing ;
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.
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.
13:38 If a man also or a woman have in the skin of their flesh bright spots, [even] white bright spots ;
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] grows in the skin ; he [is] clean.
13:40 And the man whose hair is fallen off his head, he [is] bald ; [yet is] he clean.
13:41 And he that has his hair fallen off from the part of his head toward his face, he [is] forehead bald [yet is] he clean.
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.
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 appears in the skin of the flesh ;
13:44 He is a leprous man, he [is] unclean the priest shall pronounce him utterly unclean ; his plague [is] in his head.
13:45 And the leper in whom the plague [is], his clothes shall be torn, and his head bare, and he shall put a covering upon his upper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean.
13:46 All the days wherein the plague [shall be] in him he shall be defiled ; he [is] unclean he shall stay alone ; without the camp [shall] his habitation [be].
13:47 The garment also that the plague of leprosy is in, [whether it be] a woolen garment, or a linen garment ;
13:48 Whether [it be] in the warp, or woof ; of linen, or of woolen ; whether in a skin, or in any thing made of skin ;
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 shown to the priest
13:50 And the priest shall look upon the plague, and shut up [it that has] the plague seven days
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.
13:52 He shall therefore burn that garment, whether warp or woof, in woolen 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.
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 ;
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
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 ; you will burn it in the fire ; it [is] fret inward, [whether] it [be] bare within or without.
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
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] you will burn that wherein the plague [is] with fire.
13:58 And the garment, either warp, or woof, or what ever thing of skin [it be], which you will wash, if the plague be departed from them, then it shall be washed the second time, and shall be clean.
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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