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Leviticus 14:33-57 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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33 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, 33 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron,
34 "When you come into the land of Canaan, which I give you for a possession, and I put a leprous disease in a house in the land of your possession, 34 "When you enter the land of Canaan, which I am giving you as your possession, and I put a spreading mildew in a house in that land,
35 then he who owns the house shall come and tell the priest, 'There seems to me to be some sort of disease in my house.' 35 the owner of the house must go and tell the priest, 'I have seen something that looks like mildew in my house.'
36 Then the priest shall command that they empty the house before the priest goes to examine the disease, lest all that is in the house be declared unclean; and afterward the priest shall go in to see the house. 36 The priest is to order the house to be emptied before he goes in to examine the mildew, so that nothing in the house will be pronounced unclean. After this the priest is to go in and inspect the house.
37 And he shall examine the disease; and 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, 37 He is to examine the mildew on the walls, and if it has greenish or reddish depressions that appear to be deeper than the surface of 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. 38 the priest shall go out the doorway of the house and close it up for seven days.
39 And the priest shall come again on the seventh day, and look; and if the disease has spread in the walls of the house, 39 On the seventh day the priest shall return to inspect the house. If the mildew has spread on the walls,
40 then the priest shall command that they take out the stones in which is the disease and throw them into an unclean place outside the city; 40 he is to order that the contaminated stones be torn out and thrown into an unclean place outside the town.
41 and he shall cause the inside of the house to be scraped round about, and the plaster that they scrape off they shall pour into an unclean place outside the city; 41 He must have all the inside walls of the house scraped and the material that is scraped off dumped into an unclean place outside the town.
42 then they shall take other stones and put them in the place of those stones, and he shall take other plaster and plaster the house. 42 Then they are to take other stones to replace these and take new clay and plaster the house.
43 "If the disease breaks out again in the house, after he has taken out the stones and scraped the house and plastered it, 43 "If the mildew reappears in the house after the stones have been torn out and the house scraped and plastered,
44 then the priest shall go and look; and if the disease has spread in the house, it is a malignant leprosy in the house; it is unclean. 44 the priest is to go and examine it and, if the mildew has spread in the house, it is a destructive mildew; the house is unclean.
45 And he shall break down the house, its stones and timber and all the plaster of the house; and he shall carry them forth out of the city to an unclean place. 45 It must be torn down--its stones, timbers and all the plaster--and taken out of the town to an unclean place.
46 Moreover he who enters the house while it is shut up shall be unclean until the evening; 46 "Anyone who goes into the house while it is closed up will be unclean till evening.
47 and he who lies down in the house shall wash his clothes; and he who eats in the house shall wash his clothes. 47 Anyone who sleeps or eats in the house must wash his clothes.
48 "But if the priest comes and makes an examination, and the disease has not spread in the house after the house was plastered, then the priest shall pronounce the house clean, for the disease is healed. 48 "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, because the mildew is gone.
49 And for the cleansing of the house he shall take two small birds, with cedarwood and scarlet stuff and hyssop, 49 To purify the house he is to take two birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop.
50 and shall kill one of the birds in an earthen vessel over running water, 50 He shall kill one of the birds over fresh water in a clay pot.
51 and shall take the cedarwood and the hyssop and the scarlet stuff, along with the living bird, and dip them in the blood of the bird that was killed and in the running water, and sprinkle the house seven times. 51 Then he is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop, 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.
52 Thus he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird, and with the running water, and with the living bird, and with the cedarwood and hyssop and scarlet stuff; 52 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.
53 and he shall let the living bird go out of the city into the open field; so he shall make atonement for the house, and it shall be clean." 53 Then he is to release the live bird in the open fields outside the town. In this way he will make atonement for the house, and it will be clean."
54 This is the law for any leprous disease: for an itch, 54 These are the regulations for any infectious skin disease, for an itch,
55 for leprosy in a garment or in a house, 55 for mildew in clothing or in a house,
56 and for a swelling or an eruption or a spot, 56 and for a swelling, a rash or a bright spot,
57 to show when it is unclean and when it is clean. This is the law for leprosy. 57 to determine when something is clean or unclean. These are the regulations for infectious skin diseases and mildew.