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Signs of leprosy in a house :
Method of cleansing it.
the plague of leprosy, whose hand is not house was plastered: then the priest shall able to get that which pertaineth to his pronounce the house clean, because the cleansing. plague is healed.
33 And the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
49 And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar-wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:
34 When ye be come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a posses- 50 And he shall kill the one of the birds sion, and I put the plague of leprosy in a in an earthen vessel, over running water: house of the land of your possession; 51 And he shall take the cedar-wood,
35 And he that owneth the house shall and the hyssop, and the scarlet, and the come and tell the priest, saying, It seemeth living bird, and dip them in the blood of to me there is as it were a plague in the the slain bird, and in the running water, house: and sprinkle the house seven times:
36 Then the priest shall command that they empty the house, before the priest go into it to see the plague, that all that is in the house be not made unclean; and afterward the priest shall go in to see the house 37 ¶ And he shall look on the plague, and behold, if the plague be in the walls of the house, with hollow streaks, greenish, or reddish, which in sight are lower than the wall;
38 Then the priest shall go out of the house to the door of the house, and shut up the house seven days:
39 And the priest shall come again the seventh day, and shall look; and behold, if the plague be spread in the walls of the house;
40 Then the priest shall command that they take away the stones in the which the plague is, and they shall cast them into an unclean place without the city:
52 And he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird, and with the running water, and with the living bird, and with the cedar-wood, and with the hyssop, and with the scarlet:
53 But he shall let go the living bird out of the city into the open fields, and make an atonement for the house: and it shall be clean.
54 This is the law for all manner of plague of leprosy, and scall,
55 And for the leprosy of a garment, and of a house,
56 And for a rising, and for a scab, and for a bright spot:
57 Toteach when it is unclean, and when it is clean: this is the law of leprosy. CHAP. XV.
ND the LORD spake unto Moses and to Aaron, saying,
2 T Speak unto the children of Israel, 41 And he shall cause the house to be and say unto them, When any man hath a scraped within round about, and they shall running issue out of his flesh, because of his pour out the dust that they scrape off with-issue he is unclean. out the city into an unclean place:
3 And this shall be his uncleanness in
42 And they shall take other stones, and his issue: whether his flesh run with his put them in the place of those stones; and issue, or his flesh be stopped from his ishe shall take other mortar, and shall plas-sue, it is his uncleanness.
ter the house.
4 Every bed whereon he lieth that hath
43 And if the plague come again, and the issue, is unclean: and every thing break out in the house, after that he hath whereon he sitteth, shall be unclean. taken away the stones, and after he hath 5 And whosoever toucheth his bed, scraped the house, and after it is plas- shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself tered; in water, and be unclean until the even.
44 Then the priest shall come and look; and behold, if the plague be spread in the house, it is a fretting leprosy in the house: it is unclean.
45 And he shall break down the house, the stones of it, and the timber thereof, and all the mortar of the house: and he shall carry them forth out of the city into an unclean place.
46 Moreover, he that goeth into the house all the while that it is shut up, shall be unclean until the even.
6 And he that sitteth on any thing whereon he sat that hath the issue, shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
7 And he that toucheth the flesh of him that hath the issue, shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
8 And if he that hath the issue spit upon him that is clean; then he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
47 And he that lieth in the house shall 9 And what saddle soever he rideth upon wash his clothes: and he that eateth in the that hath the issue, shall be unclean. house shall wash his clothes. 10 And whosoever toucheth any thing 48 T And if the priest shall come in, that was under him, shall be unclean until and look upon it, and behold, the plague the even: and he that beareth any of those hath not spread in the house, after the things, shall wash his clothes, and bathe
The cleansing for issues.
LEVITICUS. The high priest's sin-offering.
himself in water, and be unclean until the bed of her separation: and whatsoever she sitteth upon shall be unclean, as the
11 And whomsoever he toucheth that uncleanness of her separation. hath the issue (and hath not rinsed his 27 And whosoever toucheth those things hands in water) he shall wash his clothes, shall be unclean, and shall wash his and bathe himself in water, and be unclean clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be until the even. unclean until the even.
12 And the vessel of earth that he toucheth which hath the issue, shall be broken and every vessel of wood shall be rinsed in water.
13 And when he that hath an issue is cleansed of his issue; then be shall number to himself seven days for his cleansing, and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in running water, and shall be clean.
28 But if she be cleansed of her issue, then she shall number to herself seven days, and after that she shall be clean.
29 And on the eighth day she shall take unto her two turtles, or two young pigeons, and bring them unto the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
30 And the priest shall offer the one for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt14 And on the eighth day he shall take offering; and the priest shall make an to him two turtle-doves, or two young atonement for her before the LORD for the pigeons, and come before the LORD, unto issue of her uncleanness.
the door of the tabernacle of the congrega- 31 Thus shall ye separate the children tion, and give them unto the priest: of Israel from their uncleanness: that they
15 And the priest shall offer them, the one die not in their uncleanness, when they for a sin-offering, and the other for a burnt-defile my tabernacle that is among them. offering; and the priest shall make an atone- 32 This is the law of him that hath an ment for him before the LORD for his issue. issue, and of him whose seed goeth from 16 And if any man's seed of copulation him, and is defiled therewith; go out from him, then he shall wash all his 33 And of her that is sick of her flowflesh in water, and be unclean until the even. ers, and of him that hath an issue, of the 17 And every garment, and every skin man and of the woman, and of him that whereon is the seed of copulation, shall be lieth with her that is unclean. washed with water, and be unclean until the even.
AND the LORD spake unto Moses after
the death of the two sons of Aaron, when they offered before the LORD, and
18 The woman also with whom man shall lie with seed of copulation, they shall both bathe themselves in water, and be un- died: clean until the even.
2 And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak 19 And if a woman have an issue, and unto Aaron thy brother, that he come not her issue in her flesh be blood, she shall at all times into the holy place within the be put apart seven days: and whosoever vail, before the mercy-seat, which is upon touchethher shall be unclean until the even. the ark; that he die not: for I will appear 20 And every thing that she lieth upon in in the cloud upon the mercy-seat. herseparation shall be unclean: every thing 3 Thus shall Aaron come into the holy also that she sitteth upon shall be unclean. place: with a young bullock for a sin-offer21 And whosoever toucheth her bed ing, and a ram for a burnt-offering. shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself 4 He shall put on the holy linen coat, in water, and be unclean until the even. and he shall have the linen breeches upon 22 And whosoever toucheth any thing his flesh, and shall be girded with the that she sat upon shall wash his clothes, linen girdle, and with the linen mitre shall and bathe himself in water, and be unclean he be attired: these are holy garments; until the even. therefore shall he wash his flesh in water, and so put them on.
5 And he shall take of the congregation of the children of Israel two kids of the goats for a sin-offering, and one ram for a
23 And if it be on her bed, or on any thing whereon she sitteth, when he toucheth it he shall be unclean until the even. 24 And if any man lie with her at all, and her flowers be upon him, he shall be unclean burnt-offering. seven days: and all the bed whereon he lieth shall be unclean.
6 And Aaron shall offer his bullock of the sin-offering, which is for himself, and 25 And if a woman have an issue of her make an atonement for himself, and for blood many days out of the time of her his house. separation, or if it run beyond the time of 7 And he shall take the two goats, and her separation; all the days of the issue of present them before the LORD at the door her uncleanness shall be as the days of her of the tabernacle of the congregation. separation; she shall be unclean. 8 And Aaron shall cast lots upon the 26 Every bed whereon she lieth all the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the days of her issue shall be unto her as the other lot for the scape-goat.
The feast of expiation. 9 And Aaron shall bring the goat upon the goat, and shall send him away by the which the LORD's lot fell, and offer him for hand of a fit man into the wilderness: a sin-offering. 22 And the goat shall bear upon him 10 But the goat on which the lot fell to all their iniquities unto a land not inhabitbe the scape-goat, shall be presented alive ed: and he shall let go the goat in the before the LORD, to make an atonement wilderness.
with him, and to let him go for a scape- 23 And Aaron shall come into the tagoat into the wilderness. bernacle of the congregation, and shall 11 T And Aaron shall bring the bullock put off the linen garments which he put on of the sin-offering, which is for himself, when he went into the holy place, and and shall make an atonement for himself, shall leave them there : and for his house, and shall kill the bul- 24 And he shall wash his flesh with walock of the sin-offering which is for himself: ter in the holy place, and put on his gar12 And he shall take a censer full of ments, and come forth, and offer his burntburning coals of fire from off the altar be- offering, and the burnt-offering of the peofore the LORD, and his hands full of sweet ple, and make an atonement for himself, incense beaten small, and bring it within and for the people.
the vail : 25 And the fat of the sin-offering shall 13 And he shall put the incense upon he burn upon the altar. the fire before the LORD, that the cloud of 26 And he that let go the goat for the the incense may cover the mercy-seat that scape-goat shall wash his clothes, and is upon the testimony, that he die not. bathe his flesh in water, and afterward come into the camp.
14 And he shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger upon the mercy-seat eastward: and before the mercy-seat shall he sprinkle of the blood with his finger seven times.
27 And the bullock for the sin-offering, and the goat for the sin-offering, whose blood was brought in to make atonement in the holy place, shall one carry forth 15 Then shall he kill the goat of the without the camp; and they shall burn in sin-offering that is for the people, and bring the fire their skins, and their flesh, and his blood within the vail, and do with that their dung.
blood as he did with the blood of the bul- 28 And he that burneth them shall wash lock, and sprinkle it upon the mercy-seat, his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, and before the mercy-seat: and afterward he shall come into the camp.
16 And he shall make an atonement for 29 T And this shall be a statute for the holy place, because of the uncleanness ever unto you: that in the seventh month, of the children of Israel, and because of on the tenth day of the month, ye shall their transgressions in all their sins and so afflict your souls, and do no work at all, shall he do for the tabernacle of the con- whether it be one of your own country, or gregation that remaineth among them in stranger that sojourneth among you: the midst of their uncleanness.
17 And there shall be no man in the tabernacle of the congregation when he goeth in to make an atonement in the holy place, until he come out, and have made an atonement for himself, and for his household, and for all the congregation of Israel. 18 And he shall go out unto the altar that is before the LORD, and make an atonement for it; and shall take of the blood of the bullock, and of the blood of the goat, and put it upon the horns of the altar round about.
ness of the children of Israel.
30 For on that day shall the priest make an atonement for you, to cleanse you, that ye may be clean from all your sins before, the LORD.
31 It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls by a statute for ever.
32 And the priest whom he shall anoint, and whom he shall consecrate to minister in the priest's office in his father's stead, shall make the atonement, and shall put on the linen clothes, even the holy garments:
33 And he shall make an atonement for 19 And he shall sprinkle of the blood the holy sanctuary, and he shall make an upon it with his finger seven times, and atonement for the tabernacle of the concleanse it, and hallow it from the unclean-gregation, and for the altar: and he shall make an atonement for the priests, and 20 T And when he hath made an end for all the people of the congregation. of reconciling the holy place, and the ta- 34 And this shall be an everlasting stabernacle of the congregation, and the altar, tute unto you, to make an atonement for be shall bring the live goat: the children of Israel for all their sins once 21 And Aaron shall lay both his hands a year. And he did as the LORD comupon the head of the live goat, and confess manded Moses.
over him all the iniquities of the children
of Israel, and all their transgressions in all
their sins, putting them upon the head of AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say
2 Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, the life of all flesh is the blood thereof: and unto all the children of Israel, and whosoever eateth it shall be cut off. say unto them, This is the thing which the 15 And every soul that eateth that LORD hath commanded, saying, which died of itself, or that which was
3 What man soever there be of the house torn with beasts, (whether it be one of your of Israel, that killeth an ox, or lamb, or own country, or a stranger,) he shall both goat in the camp, or that killeth it out of wash his clothes, and bathe himself in wathe camp, ter, and be unclean until the even: then
16 But if he wash them not, nor bathe
4 And bringeth it not unto the door of the shall he be clean. tabernacle of the congregation, to offer an offering unto the LORD before the tabernacle his flesh; then he shall bear his iniquity. of the LORD: blood shall be imputed unto that man, he hath shed blood; and that man
shall be cut off from among his people
5 To the end that the children of Israel may bring their sacrifices which they of fer in the open field, even that they may bring them unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest, and offer them for peace-offerings unto the LORD.
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say
2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, I am the LORD your God. 3 After the doings of the land of Egypt wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do: and after the doings of the land of Canaan whither I bring you, shall ye not do: neither shall ye walk in their ordinances.
6 And the priest shall sprinkle the blood 4 Ye shall do my judgments, and keep upon the altar of the LORD at the door of mine ordinances, to walk therein: I am the tabernacle of the congregation, and the LORD your God. burn the fat for a sweet savour unto the LORD.
5 Ye shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments: which if a man do, he 7 And they shall no more offer their sa- shall live in them: I am the LORD. crifices unto devils, after whom they have 6 None of you shall approach to any gone a whoring: This shall be a statute that is near of kin to him, to uncover their for ever unto them throughout their gene- nakedness: I am the LORD.
7 The nakedness of thy father, or the
8 And thou shalt say unto them, nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not Whatsoever man there be of the house of uncover: she is thy mother, thou shalt not Israel, or of the strangers which sojourn uncover her nakedness.
among you, that offereth a burnt-offering 8 The nakedness of thy father's wife or sacrifice, shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.
9 And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer it unto the LORD; even that man shall be cut off from among his people.
9 The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, whether she be born at home, or born abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover.
10 And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any man- 10 The nakedness of thy son's daughner of blood; I will even set my face ter, or of thy daughter's daughter, even against that soul that eateth blood, and their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: will cut him off from among his people. for theirs is thine own nakedness.
11 For the life of the flesh is in the 11 The nakedness of thy father's wife's blood and I have given it to you upon daughter, begotten of thy father, (she is the altar, to make an atonement for your thy sister) thou shalt not uncover her nasouls for it is the blood that maketh an kedness. atonement for the soul.
12 Thou shalt not uncover the naked12 Therefore I said unto the children ness of thy father's sister: she is thy faof Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, ther's near kinswoman. neither shall any stranger that sojourneth 13 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness among you eat blood.` of thy mother's sister: for she is thy mo
13 And whatsoever man there be of the ther's near kinswoman. children of Israel, or of the strangers that 14 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedsojourn among you, which hunteth and ness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not catcheth any beast or fowl that may be approach to his wife: she is thine aunt. eaten; he shall even pour out the blood 15 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedthereof, and cover it with dust. ness of thy daughter-in-law: she is thy son's
14 For it is the life of all flesh, the blood wife, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness. of it is for the life thereof: therefore I 16 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedsaid unto the children of Israel, Ye shall ness of thy brother's wife: it is thy broeat the blood of no manner of flesh for ther's nakedness.
A repetation of sundry laws. CHAP. XIX. 17 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness offerings unto the LORD, ye shall offer it at 6 'It shall be eaten the same day ye ofof a woman and her daughter, neither shalt your own will. thou take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her na-fer it, and on the morrow and if aught in the fire. kedness; for they are her near kinswo- remain until the third day, it shall be burnt men: it is wickedness.
18 Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness besides the other in her life-time.
7 And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable; it shall not be accepted.
8 Therefore every one that eateth it 19 Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long shall bear his iniquity, because he hath profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD; as she is put apart for her uncleanness. 20 Moreover, thou shalt not lie carnally and that soul shall be cut off from among with thy neighbour's wife, to defile thy- his people. self with her.
9 And when ye reap the harvest of
21 And thou shalt not let any of thy your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the seed pass through the fire to Molech, nei- corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather shalt thou profane the name of thy ther the gleanings of thy harvest. God: I am the LORD.
10 And thou shalt not glean thy vine
22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as yard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for with womankind: it is abomination. 23 Neither shalt thou lie with any beast the poor and stranger: I am the LORD to defile thyself therewith: neither shall your God. any woman stand before a beast to lie
down thereto: it is confusion.
24 Defile not ye yourselves in
11 Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.
12 And ye shall not swear by my name these things for in all these the nations falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.
are defiled which I cast out before you :
25 And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and
and my judgments, and shall not commit
13 Thou shalt not defraud thy neigh bour, neither rob him: the wages of him the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants. that is hired shall not abide with thee all 14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor 26 Ye shall therefore keep my statutes night until the morning. any of these abominations; neither any of put a stumbling-block before the blind, 15 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in your own nation, nor any stranger that but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD. sojourneth among you: 27 (For all these abominations have judgment; thou shalt not respect the perthe men of the land done, which were be-son of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou fore you, and the land is defiled ;) judge thy neighbour,
28 That the land spue not you out also, when ye defile it, as it spued out the nations that were before you.
29 For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.
16 Thou shalt not go up and down as a tale-bearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am the LORD.
17 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart; thou shalt in any wise rebuke 18 Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any 30 Therefore shall ye keep mine ordi- thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him. nance, that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs, which were commit- grudge against the children of thy people, ted before you, and that ye defile not your-but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyselves therein I am the LORD your God. self: I am the LORD.
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, say-shalt not let thy cattle gender with a di
19 Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou verse kind: Thou shalt not sow thy field ing, 2 Speak unto all the congregation of the with mingled seed: neither shall a garchildren of Israel, and say unto them, Ye ment mingled of linen and woollen come shall be holy for I the LORD your God upon thee. 20 And whosoever lieth carnally with am holy, 3 Ye shall fear every man his mother a woman that is a bond-maid betrothed to and his father, and keep my sabbaths: Ian husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged: am the LORD your God." 4 Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to they shall not be put to death, because she 21 And he shall bring his trespass-ofyourselves molten gods: I am the LORD was not free. your God. 5 T And if ye offer a sacrifice of peace-fering unto the LORD, unto the door of the