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He shall sprinkle it seven times upon the one who is to be cleansed of the leprous[a] disease; then he shall pronounce him clean, and he shall let the living bird go into the open field. The one who is to be cleansed shall wash his clothes, and shave off all his hair, and bathe himself in water, and he shall be clean. After that he shall come into the camp, but shall live outside his tent seven days. On the seventh day he shall shave all his hair: of head, beard, eyebrows; he shall shave all his hair. Then he shall wash his clothes, and bathe his body in water, and he shall be clean.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 14:7 A term for several skin diseases; precise meaning uncertain

Seven times(A) he shall sprinkle(B) the one to be cleansed of the defiling disease, and then pronounce them clean. After that, he is to release the live bird in the open fields.(C)

“The person to be cleansed must wash their clothes,(D) shave off all their hair and bathe with water;(E) then they will be ceremonially clean.(F) After this they may come into the camp,(G) but they must stay outside their tent for seven days. On the seventh day(H) they must shave off all their hair;(I) they must shave their head, their beard, their eyebrows and the rest of their hair. They must wash their clothes and bathe themselves with water, and they will be clean.(J)

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