Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the leper in whom the plague is, his clothes shall be rent, and his head bare, and he shall put a covering upon his upper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean.

Bible References

His clothes

Genesis 37:29
And Reuben returned to the pit, and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit. And he rent his clothes,
2 Samuel 13:19
And Tamar put ashes on her head, and tore her garment of various colors that was on her. And she laid her hand on her head, and went her way, crying aloud as she went.
Job 1:20
Then Job arose, and tore his robe, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped.
Jeremiah 36:24
And they were not afraid, nor tore their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants who heard all these words.
Joel 2:13
And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn to LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and relents of the evil.

And his head

Leviticus 10:6
And Moses said to Aaron, and to Eleazar and to Ithamar, his sons, Let not the hair of your heads go loose, neither tear your clothes, that ye not die, and that he not be angry with all the congregation, but let your brothers, the w
Leviticus 21:10
And he who is the high priest among his brothers, upon whose head the anointing oil is poured, and who is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not let the hair of his head go loose, nor tear his clothes,


Ezekiel 24:17
Sigh, but not aloud. Make no mourning for the dead. Bind thy headdress upon thee, and put thy shoes upon thy feet. And do not cover thy lips, and do not eat the bread of men.
Micah 3:7
And the seers shall be put to shame, and the diviners confounded. Yea, they shall all cover their lips, for there is no answer from God.


Job 42:6
Therefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
Psalm 51:3
For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.
Isaiah 6:5
Then I said, Woe is me! For I am undone, because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips. For my eyes have seen the King, LORD of hosts.
Isaiah 52:11
Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from there. Touch no unclean thing. Go ye out of the midst of her. Cleanse yourselves, ye who bear the vessels of LORD.
Isaiah 64:6
For we have all become as unclean, and all our righteous acts are as a polluted garment. And we all fade as a leaf. And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Lamentations 4:15
Depart ye, they cried to them. Unclean! Depart, depart, do not touch! When they fled away and wandered, men said among the nations, They shall no more sojourn [here].
Luke 5:8
But Simon Peter having seen, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me, because I am a sinful man, Lord.
Luke 7:6
And Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far distant from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying to him, Lord, be not troubled, for I am not worthy that thou should come under my roof.
Luke 17:12
And as he entered into a certain village, ten leprous men who stood from afar met him.