The Purity of the Camp

The Lord said to Moses, “Command the Israelites to send away from the camp anyone who has a defiling skin disease[a](A) or a discharge(B) of any kind, or who is ceremonially unclean(C) because of a dead body.(D) Send away male and female alike; send them outside the camp so they will not defile their camp, where I dwell among them.(E) The Israelites did so; they sent them outside the camp. They did just as the Lord had instructed Moses.

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 5:2 The Hebrew word for defiling skin disease, traditionally translated “leprosy,” was used for various diseases affecting the skin.

14 The Lord replied to Moses, “If her father had spit in her face,(A) would she not have been in disgrace for seven days? Confine her outside the camp(B) for seven days; after that she can be brought back.”

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The Siege Lifted

Now there were four men with leprosy[a](A) at the entrance of the city gate. They said to each other, “Why stay here until we die?

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 7:3 The Hebrew for leprosy was used for various diseases affecting the skin; also in verse 8.

The Lord afflicted(A) the king with leprosy[a] until the day he died, and he lived in a separate house.[b](B) Jotham(C) the king’s son had charge of the palace(D) and governed the people of the land.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 15:5 The Hebrew for leprosy was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
  2. 2 Kings 15:5 Or in a house where he was relieved of responsibilities

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