"But if the priest comes to examine it and the mildew has not spread after the house has been plastered, he shall pronounce the house clean,1 because the mildew is gone.
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To purify the house he is to take two birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop.2
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He shall kill one of the birds over fresh water in a clay pot.3
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Then he is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop,4 the scarlet yarn and the live bird, dip them into the blood of the dead bird and the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times.5
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He shall purify the house with the bird's blood, the fresh water, the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop and the scarlet yarn.
Then he is to release the live bird in the open fields6 outside the town. In this way he will make atonement for the house, and it will be clean.7"
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These are the regulations for any infectious skin disease,8 for an itch,
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for mildew9 in clothing or in a house,
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and for a swelling, a rash or a bright spot,10
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to determine when something is clean or unclean. These are the regulations for infectious skin diseases and mildew.11
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