Leviticus 14:47

47 Anyone who sleeps or eats in the house must wash their clothes.

Read Leviticus 14:47 Using Other Translations

And he that lieth in the house shall wash his clothes; and he that eateth in the house shall wash his clothes.
and whoever sleeps in the house shall wash his clothes, and whoever eats in the house shall wash his clothes.
and all who sleep or eat in the house must wash their clothing.

What does Leviticus 14:47 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 14:47

And he that lieth in the house shall wash his clothes
Which is more than bare entrance into it, and might be supposed the more to be infected by it, and therefore obliged to the washing of himself, and his garments: and he that eateth in the house shall wash his clothes;
if he stayed no longer than while he ate half a piece of wheaten bread he was clean, but not if he stayed so long as to eat a like quantity of barley bread, and sat down and ate it with food F18.


FOOTNOTES:

F18 Misn. Negaim, c. 13. sect. 8, 9.
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