and shall sprinkle with his right finger some of the oil that is in his left hand seven times before the Lord.
The priest shall put some of the oil that is in his hand on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb of the right hand, and the big toe of the right foot, where the blood of the guilt offering was placed.
The rest of the oil that is in the priest's hand he shall put on the head of the one to be cleansed, to make atonement on his behalf before the Lord.
And he shall offer, of the turtledoves or pigeons such as he can afford,
one a for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering, along with a grain offering; and the priest shall make atonement before the Lord on behalf of the one being cleansed.
This is the ritual for the one who has a leprous b disease, who cannot afford the offerings for his cleansing.
The Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying:
When you come into the land of Canaan, which I give you for a possession, and I put a leprous c disease in a house in the land of your possession,
the owner of the house shall come and tell the priest, saying, "There seems to me to be some sort of disease in my house."
The priest shall command that they empty the house before the priest goes to examine the disease, or all that is in the house will become unclean; and afterward the priest shall go in to inspect the house.
He shall examine the disease; if the disease is in the walls of the house with greenish or reddish spots, and if it appears to be deeper than the surface,
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