Numbers 5:1-6 NIV

The Purity of the Camp

1 The LORD said to Moses,

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      2 "Command the Israelites to send away from the camp anyone who has an infectious skin diseasea1 or a discharge2 of any kind, or who is ceremonially unclean3 because of a dead body.4

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        • a 5:2 - Traditionally "leprosy "; the Hebrew word was used for various diseases affecting the skin--not necessarily leprosy.
          3 Send away male and female alike; send them outside the camp so they will not defile their camp, where I dwell among them.5"

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

          Restitution for Wrongs

          5 The LORD said to Moses,

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              6 "Say to the Israelites: 'When a man or woman wrongs another in any wayb and so is unfaithful6 to the LORD, that person is guilty7

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                • b 5:6 - Or "woman commits any wrong common to mankind"