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21 Bible Verses about Leprosy

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Numbers 5:2

Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by a dead person:

Deuteronomy 24:8-9

Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that thou take great heed, and do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach you: as I commanded them shall ye take heed to do. Remember what Jehovah thy God did unto Miriam on the way, after that ye came forth out of Egypt.

2 Kings 7:3

And there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate, and they said one to another, Why do we abide here until we die?

Leviticus 22:4

Whatsoever man of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a flux, he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And he that toucheth any one that is unclean by a dead person, or a man whose seed of copulation hath passed from him;

Matthew 8:4

And Jesus says to him, See thou tell no man, but go, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses ordained, for a testimony to them.

Luke 17:14

And seeing them he said to them, Go, shew yourselves to the priests. And it came to pass as they were going they were cleansed.

Leviticus 14:1-9

And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying, This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: he shall be brought unto the priest, and the priest shall go out of the camp; and when the priest looketh, and behold, the sore of leprosy is healed in the leper,read more.
then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be cleansed two clean living birds, and cedar-wood, and scarlet, and hyssop. And the priest shall command that one bird be killed in an earthen vessel over running water: as to the living bird he shall take it, and the cedar-wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the running water; and he shall sprinkle upon him that is to be cleansed from the leprosy seven times, and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird loose into the open field. And he that is to be cleansed shall wash his garments, and shave all his hair, and bathe in water, and he shall be clean; and afterwards shall he come into the camp, and shall abide outside his tent seven days. And it shall come to pass on the seventh day, that he shall shave all his hair, his head, and his beard, and his eyebrows, even all his hair shall he shave, and he shall wash his garments, and shall bathe his flesh in water, and he is clean.

2 Kings 5:1

And Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man before his master, and honourable, for by him Jehovah had given deliverance to Syria; and he was a mighty man of valour, but a leper.

Matthew 8:2-3

And behold, a leper came up to him and did him homage, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou art able to cleanse me. And he stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, I will; be cleansed. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

Mark 1:40-41

And there comes to him a leper, beseeching him, and falling on his knees to him, and saying to him, If thou wilt thou canst cleanse me. But Jesus, moved with compassion, having stretched out his hand, touched him, and says to him, I will, be thou cleansed.

Luke 17:12-15

And as he entered into a certain village ten leprous men met him, who stood afar off. And they lifted up their voice saying, Jesus, Master, have compassion on us. And seeing them he said to them, Go, shew yourselves to the priests. And it came to pass as they were going they were cleansed.read more.
And one of them, seeing that he was cured, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice,

Exodus 4:6-7

And Jehovah said moreover to him, Put now thy hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom, and took it out, and behold, his hand was leprous, as snow. And he said, Put thy hand into thy bosom again. And he put his hand into his bosom again, and took it out of his bosom, and behold, it was turned again as his flesh.

Numbers 12:10-15

and the cloud departed from off the tent. And behold, Miriam was leprous as snow; and Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous. Then Aaron said to Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not this sin upon us, wherein we have been foolish, and have sinned! Let her not be as one stillborn, half of whose flesh is consumed when he comes out of his mother's womb.read more.
And Moses cried to Jehovah, saying, O God, heal her, I beseech thee! And Jehovah said to Moses, But had her father anyways spat in her face, should she not be shamed seven days? She shall be shut outside the camp seven days, and afterwards she shall be received in again. And Miriam was shut outside the camp seven days; and the people did not journey till Miriam was received in again.

2 Kings 5:27

But the leprosy of Naaman shall fasten upon thee, and upon thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence leprous, as snow.

2 Chronicles 26:19-23

And Uzziah was wroth; and he had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and while he was wroth with the priests, the leprosy rose up in his forehead before the priests in the house of Jehovah, beside the incense altar. And Azariah the chief priest and all the priests looked upon him, and behold, he was leprous in his forehead, and they thrust him out from thence; even he himself hasted to go out, because Jehovah had smitten him. And Uzziah the king was a leper to the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house, being a leper; for he was cut off from the house of Jehovah. And Jotham his son was over the king's house, judging the people of the land.read more.
And the rest of the acts of Uzziah, first and last, did the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz write. And Uzziah slept with his fathers; and they buried him with his fathers in the burial-ground of the kings, for they said, He is a leper. And Jotham his son reigned in his stead.

Leviticus 13:1-4

And Jehovah spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying, When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising or a scab, or bright spot, and it become in the skin of his flesh a sore as of leprosy, then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests. And when the priest looketh on the sore in the skin of the flesh, and the hair in the sore is turned white, and the sore looketh deeper than the skin of his flesh, it is the sore of leprosy; and the priest shall look on him and pronounce him unclean.read more.
But if the bright spot be white in the skin of his flesh, and look not deeper than the skin, and the hair thereof be not turned white, the priest shall shut up him that hath the sore seven days.

Luke 4:27

And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet, and none of them was cleansed but Naaman the Syrian.

Leviticus 13:44

he is a leprous man, he is unclean; the priest shall pronounce him utterly unclean; his sore is in his head.

2 Samuel 3:29

let it fall on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab one that has an issue, or that is a leper, or that leans on a staff, or that falls by the sword, or that lacks bread!

Leviticus 22:2-4

Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that they profane not my holy name in the things that they hallow unto me: I am Jehovah. Say unto them, Every one of all your seed, throughout your generations, that approacheth the holy things, which the children of Israel hallow unto Jehovah, having his uncleanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from before me: I am Jehovah. Whatsoever man of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a flux, he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And he that toucheth any one that is unclean by a dead person, or a man whose seed of copulation hath passed from him;

Luke 17:12

And as he entered into a certain village ten leprous men met him, who stood afar off.

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Defilement » Caused by » Leprosy

Leviticus 13:3

And when the priest looketh on the sore in the skin of the flesh, and the hair in the sore is turned white, and the sore looketh deeper than the skin of his flesh, it is the sore of leprosy; and the priest shall look on him and pronounce him unclean.

Leviticus 13:44-46

he is a leprous man, he is unclean; the priest shall pronounce him utterly unclean; his sore is in his head. And as to the leper in whom the sore is, his garments shall be rent, and his head shall be uncovered, and he shall put a covering on his beard, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean! All the days that the sore shall be in him he shall be unclean: he is unclean; he shall dwell apart; outside the camp shall his dwelling be.

Leviticus 22:4-7

Whatsoever man of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a flux, he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And he that toucheth any one that is unclean by a dead person, or a man whose seed of copulation hath passed from him; or a man that toucheth any crawling thing whereby he becometh unclean, or a man by whom he may become unclean, whatever may be his uncleanness, a person that toucheth any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the holy things; but he shall bathe his flesh with water, read more.
and when the sun goeth down, he shall be clean, and may afterwards eat of the holy things; for it is his food.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Leprosy

2 Chronicles 26:19

And Uzziah was wroth; and he had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and while he was wroth with the priests, the leprosy rose up in his forehead before the priests in the house of Jehovah, beside the incense altar.

Leviticus 14:34

When ye come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a possession, and I put a leprous plague in a house of the land of your possession,

Leviticus 13:2

When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising or a scab, or bright spot, and it become in the skin of his flesh a sore as of leprosy, then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests.

Leviticus 14:2

This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: he shall be brought unto the priest,

Deuteronomy 24:8

Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that thou take great heed, and do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach you: as I commanded them shall ye take heed to do.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Leprosy

2 Kings 5:1

And Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man before his master, and honourable, for by him Jehovah had given deliverance to Syria; and he was a mighty man of valour, but a leper.

Leviticus 13:2

When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising or a scab, or bright spot, and it become in the skin of his flesh a sore as of leprosy, then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests.

Head » Liable to » Leprosy

Leviticus 13:42-44

And if there be in the bald head, or bald forehead, a white-reddish sore, it is a leprosy which hath broken out in his bald head, or his bald forehead. And the priest shall look on it, and behold, the rising of the sore is white-reddish in his bald head, or in his bald forehead, like the appearance of the leprosy in the skin of the flesh; he is a leprous man, he is unclean; the priest shall pronounce him utterly unclean; his sore is in his head.

Leprosy » Those afflicted with » Ceremonially unclean

Leviticus 13:11

it is an old leprosy in the skin of his flesh; and the priest shall pronounce him unclean, and he shall not shut him up, for he is unclean.

Leviticus 13:8

and the priest shall look on him, and behold, the scab hath spread in the skin; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is leprosy.

Leviticus 13:22

and if it spread much in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the sore.

Leviticus 13:44

he is a leprous man, he is unclean; the priest shall pronounce him utterly unclean; his sore is in his head.

Leprosy » Law concerning

Leviticus 22:4

Whatsoever man of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a flux, he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And he that toucheth any one that is unclean by a dead person, or a man whose seed of copulation hath passed from him;

Deuteronomy 24:8

Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that thou take great heed, and do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach you: as I commanded them shall ye take heed to do.

Luke 17:14

And seeing them he said to them, Go, shew yourselves to the priests. And it came to pass as they were going they were cleansed.

Numbers 5:1-3

And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying, Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by a dead person: both male and female shall ye put out; outside the camp shall ye put them, that they defile not their camps, in the midst whereof I dwell.

Numbers 12:14

And Jehovah said to Moses, But had her father anyways spat in her face, should she not be shamed seven days? She shall be shut outside the camp seven days, and afterwards she shall be received in again.

More verses: Matthew 8:4 Luke 5:14

Leprosy » Turned the hair white or yellow

Leviticus 13:3

And when the priest looketh on the sore in the skin of the flesh, and the hair in the sore is turned white, and the sore looketh deeper than the skin of his flesh, it is the sore of leprosy; and the priest shall look on him and pronounce him unclean.

Leviticus 13:10

and the priest shall look on him, and behold, there is a white rising in the skin, and it hath turned the hair white, and a trace of raw flesh is in the rising:

Leviticus 13:30

and the priest look on the sore, and behold, it looketh deeper than the skin, and there is in it yellow thin hair, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is a scall, the leprosy of the head or the beard.

Leprosy » Isolation of lepers

Leviticus 13:46

All the days that the sore shall be in him he shall be unclean: he is unclean; he shall dwell apart; outside the camp shall his dwelling be.

Numbers 5:2

Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by a dead person:

2 Kings 15:5

And Jehovah smote the king, so that he was a leper to the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house. And Jotham the king's son was over the house, judging the people of the land.

Numbers 12:14

And Jehovah said to Moses, But had her father anyways spat in her face, should she not be shamed seven days? She shall be shut outside the camp seven days, and afterwards she shall be received in again.

2 Chronicles 26:21

And Uzziah the king was a leper to the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house, being a leper; for he was cut off from the house of Jehovah. And Jotham his son was over the king's house, judging the people of the land.

Leprosy » The priests » Examined all persons healed of

Leviticus 14:2

This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: he shall be brought unto the priest,

Luke 17:14

And seeing them he said to them, Go, shew yourselves to the priests. And it came to pass as they were going they were cleansed.

Matthew 8:4

And Jesus says to him, See thou tell no man, but go, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses ordained, for a testimony to them.

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, but not having, washed and pronounced clean

Leviticus 13:53-54

But if the priest look, and behold, the sore hath not spread in the garment, or in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything of skin, then the priest shall command that they wash the thing wherein the sore is, and he shall shut it up seven days a second time.

Leviticus 13:58-59

But the garment, or the warp, or the woof, or whatever thing of skin which thou hast washed, and the sore departeth from them, it shall be washed a second time, and it is clean. This is the law of the sore of leprosy in a garment of wool or linen, or in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything of skin, to cleanse it, or to pronounce it unclean.

Leprosy » Healed » By jesus

Luke 5:13

And stretching forth his hand he touched him, saying, I will; be thou cleansed: and immediately the leprosy departed from him.

Mark 1:40-42

And there comes to him a leper, beseeching him, and falling on his knees to him, and saying to him, If thou wilt thou canst cleanse me. But Jesus, moved with compassion, having stretched out his hand, touched him, and says to him, I will, be thou cleansed. And as he spoke straightway the leprosy left him, and he was cleansed.

Luke 17:12-14

And as he entered into a certain village ten leprous men met him, who stood afar off. And they lifted up their voice saying, Jesus, Master, have compassion on us. And seeing them he said to them, Go, shew yourselves to the priests. And it came to pass as they were going they were cleansed.

Leprosy » Power of Christ manifested in curing

Luke 5:13

And stretching forth his hand he touched him, saying, I will; be thou cleansed: and immediately the leprosy departed from him.

Luke 17:13-14

And they lifted up their voice saying, Jesus, Master, have compassion on us. And seeing them he said to them, Go, shew yourselves to the priests. And it came to pass as they were going they were cleansed.

Leprosy » Often sent as a punishment for sin

2 Chronicles 26:19

And Uzziah was wroth; and he had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and while he was wroth with the priests, the leprosy rose up in his forehead before the priests in the house of Jehovah, beside the incense altar.

Numbers 12:9-10

And the anger of Jehovah was kindled against them, and he went away; and the cloud departed from off the tent. And behold, Miriam was leprous as snow; and Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous.

Leprosy » Houses » To have the part infected with, first removed, and the rest scraped, &c

Leviticus 14:39

And the priest shall come again the seventh day, and when he looketh, and behold, the plague hath spread in the walls of the house,

Leviticus 14:42

And they shall take other stones, and put them in the place of those stones; and they shall take other mortar, and shall plaster the house.

Leprosy » Power of God manifested in curing

Numbers 12:13-14

And Moses cried to Jehovah, saying, O God, heal her, I beseech thee! And Jehovah said to Moses, But had her father anyways spat in her face, should she not be shamed seven days? She shall be shut outside the camp seven days, and afterwards she shall be received in again.

2 Kings 5:8-14

And it was so, when Elisha the man of God had heard that the king of Israel had rent his garments, that he sent to the king, saying, Why hast thou rent thy garments? let him come now to me, and he shall know that there is a prophet in Israel. And Naaman came with his horses and with his chariot, and stood at the doorway of the house of Elisha. And Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean. read more.
And Naaman was wroth, and went away and said, Behold, I thought, He will certainly come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of Jehovah his God, and wave his hand over the place, and cure the leper. Are not the Abanah and the Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? may I not wash in them and be clean? And he turned and went away in a rage. And his servants drew near, and spoke to him and said, My father, if the prophet had bidden thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he says to thee, Wash and be clean? Then he went down, and plunged himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God. And his flesh became again like the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.

Leprosy » Often began with a bright red spot

Leviticus 13:2

When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising or a scab, or bright spot, and it become in the skin of his flesh a sore as of leprosy, then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests.

Leviticus 13:24

Or if in the flesh, in the skin thereof, there is a burning inflammation, and the place of the inflammation become a bright spot white-reddish or white,

Leprosy » The priests » Examined persons suspected of

Leviticus 13:2

When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising or a scab, or bright spot, and it become in the skin of his flesh a sore as of leprosy, then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests.

Leviticus 13:9

When a sore as of leprosy is in a man, he shall be brought unto the priest;

Leprosy » Those afflicted with » Separated from intercourse with others

Numbers 5:2

Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by a dead person:

Numbers 12:14-15

And Jehovah said to Moses, But had her father anyways spat in her face, should she not be shamed seven days? She shall be shut outside the camp seven days, and afterwards she shall be received in again. And Miriam was shut outside the camp seven days; and the people did not journey till Miriam was received in again.

Leprosy » Often hereditary

2 Kings 5:27

But the leprosy of Naaman shall fasten upon thee, and upon thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence leprous, as snow.

2 Samuel 3:29

let it fall on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab one that has an issue, or that is a leper, or that leans on a staff, or that falls by the sword, or that lacks bread!

Leprosy » Turned the skin white

2 Kings 5:27

But the leprosy of Naaman shall fasten upon thee, and upon thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence leprous, as snow.

Exodus 4:6

And Jehovah said moreover to him, Put now thy hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom, and took it out, and behold, his hand was leprous, as snow.

Leprosy » Those afflicted with » Associated together

Luke 17:12

And as he entered into a certain village ten leprous men met him, who stood afar off.

2 Kings 7:3

And there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate, and they said one to another, Why do we abide here until we die?

Leprosy » Those afflicted with » Cut off from God's house

2 Chronicles 26:21

And Uzziah the king was a leper to the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house, being a leper; for he was cut off from the house of Jehovah. And Jotham his son was over the king's house, judging the people of the land.

Leprosy » Parts affected by » The forehead

2 Chronicles 26:19

And Uzziah was wroth; and he had a censer in his hand to burn incense; and while he was wroth with the priests, the leprosy rose up in his forehead before the priests in the house of Jehovah, beside the incense altar.

Leprosy » Garments » Incurably infected with, burned

Leviticus 13:51-52

And he shall see the sore on the seventh day: if the sore have spread in the garment, either in the warp or in the woof, or in a skin, in any work that may be made of skin, the sore is a corroding leprosy: it is unclean. And they shall burn the garment, or the warp or the woof, of wool or of linen, or anything of skin, wherein the sore is; for it is a corroding leprosy: it shall be burned with fire.

Leprosy » Houses » Infected with, communicated uncleanness to everyone who entered them

Leviticus 14:46-47

And he that goeth into the house as long as it is shut up shall be unclean until the even. And he that sleepeth in the house shall wash his garments, and he that eateth in the house shall wash his garments.

Leprosy » Houses » Incurably infected with, pulled down and removed

Leviticus 14:43-45

And if the plague come again, and break out in the house, after he hath taken away the stones, and after he hath scraped the house, and after it is plastered, then the priest shall come, and when he looketh, and behold, the plague hath spread in the house, it is a corroding leprosy in the house: it is unclean. And they shall break down the house, the stones of it, and the timber thereof, and all the mortar of the house, and shall carry them forth out of the city to an unclean place.

Leprosy » Houses » Ceremonies at cleansing of

Leviticus 14:49-53

And he shall take, to purge the house from the defilement, two birds, and cedar-wood, and scarlet, and hyssop; and he shall kill one bird in an earthen vessel over running water; and he shall take the cedar-wood and the hyssop and the scarlet, and 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; read more.
and he shall purge the house from the defilement with the blood of the bird, and with the running water, and with the living bird, and with the cedar-wood, and with the hyssop, and with the scarlet; and he shall let the living bird loose out of the city into the open field; and he shall make atonement for the house, and it is clean.

Leprosy » The priests » Had rules for distinguishing

Leviticus 13:5-44

And the priest shall look on him the seventh day; and behold, in his sight, the sore remaineth as it was, the sore hath not spread in the skin, then the priest shall shut him up seven days a second time. And the priest shall look on him again the seventh day, and behold, the sore is become pale and the sore hath not spread in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean; it is a scab; and he shall wash his garments and be clean. But if the scab have spread much in the skin, after that he hath been seen by the priest for his cleansing, he shall be seen by the priest again; read more.
and the priest shall look on him, and behold, the scab hath spread in the skin; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is leprosy. When a sore as of leprosy is in a man, he shall be brought unto the priest; and the priest shall look on him, and behold, there is a white rising in the skin, and it hath turned the hair white, and a trace of raw flesh is in the rising: it is an old leprosy in the skin of his flesh; and the priest shall pronounce him unclean, and he shall not shut him up, for he is unclean. But if the leprosy break out much in the skin, and the leprosy cover all the skin of him that hath the sore, from his head even to his foot, wherever the eyes of the priest look, and the priest looketh, and behold, the leprosy covereth all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the sore; it is all turned white; he is clean. And on the day when raw flesh appeareth in him, he shall be unclean. And the priest shall look on the raw flesh, and shall pronounce him unclean: the raw flesh is unclean, it is leprosy. But if the raw flesh change again, and be turned white, he shall come unto the priest; and the priest shall look on him, and behold, the sore is turned white; then the priest shall pronounce him clean that hath the sore: he is clean. And the flesh when in the skin thereof cometh a boil, and it is healed, and there is in the place of the boil a white rising, or a white-reddish bright spot, it shall be shewn to the priest; and the priest shall look on it, and behold, it looketh deeper than the skin, and the hair thereof is turned white; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the sore of leprosy broken out in the boil. But if the priest look on it, and behold, there are no white hairs therein, and it is not deeper than the skin, and is pale, the priest shall shut him up seven days; and if it spread much in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the sore. But if the bright spot have remained in its place, and have not spread, it is the scar of the boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean. Or if in the flesh, in the skin thereof, there is a burning inflammation, and the place of the inflammation become a bright spot white-reddish or white, and the priest look on it, and behold, the hair is turned white in the bright spot, and it looketh deeper than the skin, it is a leprosy which is broken out in the inflammation; and the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the sore of leprosy. But if the priest look on it, and behold, there is no white hair in the bright spot, and it is no deeper than the skin, and is pale, the priest shall shut him up seven days. And the priest shall look on him the seventh day, and if it have spread much in the skin, the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the sore of leprosy. But if the bright spot have remained in its place, and not spread in the skin, and is pale, it is the rising of the inflammation; and the priest shall pronounce him clean; for it is the scar of the inflammation. And if a man or a woman have a sore on the head or on the beard, and the priest look on the sore, and behold, it looketh deeper than the skin, and there is in it yellow thin hair, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is a scall, the leprosy of the head or the beard. And if the priest look on the sore of the scall, and behold, it is not in sight deeper than the skin, and there is no black hair in it, the priest shall shut up him that hath the sore of the scall seven days. And when the priest looketh on the sore on the seventh day, and behold, the scall hath not spread, and there is in it no yellow hair, and the scall doth not look deeper than the skin, he that hath the sore shall shave himself; but the scall shall he not shave; and the priest shall shut up him that hath the scall seven days a second time. And the priest shall look on the scall on the seventh day, and behold, the scall hath not spread in the skin, nor is in sight deeper than the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean; and he shall wash his garments, and be clean. But if the scall have spread much in the skin after his cleansing, and the priest shall look on him, and behold, the scall hath spread in the skin, the priest shall not seek for yellow hair: he is unclean. But if the scall have in his sight remained as it was, and there is black hair grown up therein, the scall is healed: he is clean; and the priest shall pronounce him clean. And if a man or a woman have in the skin of their flesh bright spots, white bright spots, and the priest look, and behold, there are in the skin of their flesh pale white spots, it is an eruption which is broken out in the skin: he is clean. And if a man's hair have fallen off his head, he is bald: he is clean; and if he have the hair fallen off from the part of the head towards his face, he is forehead-bald: he is clean. And if there be in the bald head, or bald forehead, a white-reddish sore, it is a leprosy which hath broken out in his bald head, or his bald forehead. And the priest shall look on it, and behold, the rising of the sore is white-reddish in his bald head, or in his bald forehead, like the appearance of the leprosy in the skin of the flesh; he is a leprous man, he is unclean; the priest shall pronounce him utterly unclean; his sore is in his head.

Leprosy » Those afflicted with » Excluded from priest's office

Leviticus 22:2-4

Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that they profane not my holy name in the things that they hallow unto me: I am Jehovah. Say unto them, Every one of all your seed, throughout your generations, that approacheth the holy things, which the children of Israel hallow unto Jehovah, having his uncleanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from before me: I am Jehovah. Whatsoever man of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a flux, he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And he that toucheth any one that is unclean by a dead person, or a man whose seed of copulation hath passed from him;

Leprosy » The priests » Judges and directors in cases of

Deuteronomy 24:8

Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that thou take great heed, and do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach you: as I commanded them shall ye take heed to do.

Leprosy » Those afflicted with » To have their heads bare, clothes rent, and lip covered

Leviticus 13:45

And as to the leper in whom the sore is, his garments shall be rent, and his head shall be uncovered, and he shall put a covering on his beard, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean!

Leprosy » Those afflicted with » To cry unclean when approached

Leviticus 13:45

And as to the leper in whom the sore is, his garments shall be rent, and his head shall be uncovered, and he shall put a covering on his beard, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean!

Leprosy » Parts affected by » Beards

Leviticus 13:30

and the priest look on the sore, and behold, it looketh deeper than the skin, and there is in it yellow thin hair, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is a scall, the leprosy of the head or the beard.

Leprosy » Parts affected by » The head

Leviticus 13:44

he is a leprous man, he is unclean; the priest shall pronounce him utterly unclean; his sore is in his head.

Leprosy » Garments » Infected with, to have the piece first torn out

Leviticus 13:56

But if the priest look, and behold, the sore hath become pale after the washing of it, then he shall rend it from the garment, or from the skin, or from the warp, or from the woof.

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, shown to priest

Leviticus 13:49

and the sore is greenish or reddish in the garment, or in the skin, or in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything of skin, it is the sore of leprosy, and shall be shewn unto the priest.

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, shut up seven days

Leviticus 13:50

And the priest shall look on the sore, and shall shut up that which hath the sore seven days.

Leprosy » Infected » Garments

Leviticus 13:47

And if a sore of leprosy is in a garment, in a woollen garment, or a linen garment,

Leprosy » Infected » Houses

Leviticus 14:34

When ye come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a possession, and I put a leprous plague in a house of the land of your possession,

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, but not infected, pronounced clean

Leviticus 14:48

But if the priest shall come in and look, and behold, the plague hath not spread in the house, after the house hath been plastered, the priest shall pronounce the house clean; for the plague is healed.

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, inspected by priest

Leviticus 14:37

And when he looketh on the plague, and behold, the plague is in the walls of the house, greenish or reddish hollows, and their look is deeper than the surface of the wall,

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, reported to priest

Leviticus 14:35

then he whose house it is shall come and tell the priest, saying, It seemeth to me like a plague in the house;

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, emptied

Leviticus 14:36

and the priest shall command that they empty the house before the priest go into it to see the plague, that all that is in the house be not made unclean; and afterwards the priest shall go in to see the house.

Leprosy » Houses » Suspected of, shut up seven days

Leviticus 14:38

then the priest shall go out of the house to the entrance of the house, and shut up the house seven days.

Leprosy » Less inveterate when it covered the whole body

Leviticus 13:13

and the priest looketh, and behold, the leprosy covereth all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the sore; it is all turned white; he is clean.

Leprosy » Ceremonies at cleansing of

Leviticus 17:14

for as to the life of all flesh, its blood is the life in it; and I have said unto the children of Israel, Of the blood of no manner of flesh shall ye eat, for the life of all flesh is its blood: whoever eateth it shall be cut off.

Leprosy » The priests » Shut up persons suspected of, seven days

Leviticus 13:4

But if the bright spot be white in the skin of his flesh, and look not deeper than the skin, and the hair thereof be not turned white, the priest shall shut up him that hath the sore seven days.

Leprosy » Infected » Women

Numbers 12:10

and the cloud departed from off the tent. And behold, Miriam was leprous as snow; and Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous.

Leprosy » Sent as a judgment on » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:20-21

And Azariah the chief priest and all the priests looked upon him, and behold, he was leprous in his forehead, and they thrust him out from thence; even he himself hasted to go out, because Jehovah had smitten him. And Uzziah the king was a leper to the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house, being a leper; for he was cut off from the house of Jehovah. And Jotham his son was over the king's house, judging the people of the land.

Leprosy » Those afflicted with » Dwelt in a separate house

2 Kings 15:5

And Jehovah smote the king, so that he was a leper to the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house. And Jotham the king's son was over the house, judging the people of the land.

Leprosy » Christ gave power to heal

Leprosy » Healed » miriam

Numbers 12:13-14

And Moses cried to Jehovah, saying, O God, heal her, I beseech thee! And Jehovah said to Moses, But had her father anyways spat in her face, should she not be shamed seven days? She shall be shut outside the camp seven days, and afterwards she shall be received in again.

Leprosy » An incurable disease

2 Kings 5:7

And it came to pass when the king of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his garments, and said, Am I God, to kill and to make alive, that this man sends to me to cure a man of his leprosy? Wherefore consider, I pray you, and see how he seeks an occasion against me.

Leprosy » Sent as a judgment on » miriam

Numbers 12:1-10

And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had taken; for he had taken a Cushite as wife. And they said, Has Jehovah indeed spoken only to Moses? has he not spoken also to us? And Jehovah heard it. But the man Moses was very meek, above all men that were upon the face of the earth. read more.
Then Jehovah spoke suddenly to Moses, and to Aaron, and to Miriam, Come out ye three unto the tent of meeting. And they went out, they three. And Jehovah came down in the pillar of the cloud, and stood at the entrance of the tent, and called Aaron and Miriam; and they both came forth. And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make myself known to him in a vision, I will speak to him in a dream. Not so my servant Moses: he is faithful in all my house. Mouth to mouth do I speak to him openly, and not in riddles; and the form of Jehovah doth he behold. Why then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses? And the anger of Jehovah was kindled against them, and he went away; and the cloud departed from off the tent. And behold, Miriam was leprous as snow; and Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous.

Leprosy » Parts affected by » The hand

Exodus 4:6

And Jehovah said moreover to him, Put now thy hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom, and took it out, and behold, his hand was leprous, as snow.

Leprosy » Infected » Men

Luke 17:12

And as he entered into a certain village ten leprous men met him, who stood afar off.

Leprosy » Healed » Naaman

2 Kings 5:8-14

And it was so, when Elisha the man of God had heard that the king of Israel had rent his garments, that he sent to the king, saying, Why hast thou rent thy garments? let him come now to me, and he shall know that there is a prophet in Israel. And Naaman came with his horses and with his chariot, and stood at the doorway of the house of Elisha. And Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean. read more.
And Naaman was wroth, and went away and said, Behold, I thought, He will certainly come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of Jehovah his God, and wave his hand over the place, and cure the leper. Are not the Abanah and the Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? may I not wash in them and be clean? And he turned and went away in a rage. And his servants drew near, and spoke to him and said, My father, if the prophet had bidden thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he says to thee, Wash and be clean? Then he went down, and plunged himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God. And his flesh became again like the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.

Leprosy » Parts affected by » The whole body

Luke 5:12

And it came to pass as he was in one of the cities, that behold, there was a man full of leprosy, and seeing Jesus, falling upon his face, he besought him saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou art able to cleanse me.

Leprosy » Separate burial of

2 Chronicles 26:23

And Uzziah slept with his fathers; and they buried him with his fathers in the burial-ground of the kings, for they said, He is a leper. And Jotham his son reigned in his stead.

Leprosy » A common disease among the jews

Luke 4:27

And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet, and none of them was cleansed but Naaman the Syrian.

Leprosy » As a judgment » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:27

But the leprosy of Naaman shall fasten upon thee, and upon thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence leprous, as snow.

Leprosy » Instances of leprosy not mentioned above » Azariah

2 Kings 15:5

And Jehovah smote the king, so that he was a leper to the day of his death, and dwelt in a separate house. And Jotham the king's son was over the house, judging the people of the land.

Leprosy » Entailed

2 Kings 5:27

But the leprosy of Naaman shall fasten upon thee, and upon thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence leprous, as snow.

Leprosy » Instances of leprosy not mentioned above » Four lepers outside samaria

2 Kings 7:3

And there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate, and they said one to another, Why do we abide here until we die?

Leprosy » Instances of leprosy not mentioned above » Simon

Mark 14:3

And when he was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he lay at table, there came a woman having an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard, very costly; and having broken the alabaster flask, she poured it out upon his head.

Leprosy » Healed » Disciples empowered to heal

Scall » Leprosy

Leviticus 13:30

and the priest look on the sore, and behold, it looketh deeper than the skin, and there is in it yellow thin hair, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is a scall, the leprosy of the head or the beard.