The Purity of the Camp

1 The LORD said to Moses,

References for Numbers 5:1

      2 “Command the Israelites to send away from the camp anyone who has a defiling skin diseasea or a discharge of any kind, or who is ceremonially unclean because of a dead body.

      References for Numbers 5:2

        • g 5:2 - The Hebrew word for "defiling skin disease" , traditionally translated “leprosy,” was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
          3 Send away male and female alike; send them outside the camp so they will not defile their camp, where I dwell among them.”

          References for Numbers 5:3

          4 The Israelites did so; they sent them outside the camp. They did just as the LORD had instructed Moses.