“If the contamination reappears in the house after the stones have been pulled out, and after the house has been scraped and replastered,
He will examine it, and if the contamination in the walls of the house consists of green or red indentations that appear to be beneath the surface of the wall,
He is to burn the fabric, the warp or woof in wool or linen, or any leather article, which is contaminated. Since it is harmful mildew it must be burned up.
But if it reappears in the fabric, the warp or woof, or any leather article, it has broken out again. You must burn up whatever is contaminated.
“But when the priest comes and examines it, if the contamination has not spread in the house after it was replastered, he is to pronounce the house clean because the contamination has disappeared.
He will purify the house with the blood of the bird, the fresh water, the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the scarlet yarn.
the owner of the house is to come and tell the priest: Something like mildew contamination has appeared in my house.
Yet Lord, You are our Father;
we are the clay, and You are our potter;
we all are the work of Your hands.
Remove impurities from silver,
and a vessel will be produced for a silversmith.
“If a fabric is contaminated with mildew—in wool or linen fabric,
“This is the law for any skin disease or mildew, for a scaly outbreak,
the priest must come and examine it. If the contamination has spread in the house, it is harmful mildew; the house is unclean.
The Lord will afflict you with wasting disease, fever, inflammation, burning heat, drought, blight, and mildew; these will pursue you until you perish.
This bread of ours was warm when we took it from our houses as food on the day we left to come to you. But take a look, it is now dry and crumbly.
The priest is to reexamine the contamination on the seventh day. If it has spread in the fabric, the warp, the woof, or the leather, regardless of how it is used, the contamination is harmful mildew; it is unclean.
The priest is to return on the seventh day and examine it. If the contamination has spread on the walls of the house,
I struck you—all the work of your hands—with blight, mildew, and hail, but you didn’t turn to Me”—this is the Lord’s declaration.
“When you enter the land of Canaan that I am giving you as a possession, and I place a mildew contamination in a house in the land you possess,
Or has the potter no right over the clay, to make from the same lump one piece of pottery for honor and another for dishonor?
to determine when something is unclean or clean. This is the law regarding skin disease and mildew.”
I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”
“If the priest examines it, and the contamination has faded after it has been washed, he must cut the contaminated section out of the fabric, the leather, or the warp or woof.
“This is the law concerning a mildew contamination in wool or linen fabric, warp or woof, or any leather article, in order to pronounce it clean or unclean.”
“Don’t collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.