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The unclean creeping things. CHAP. XII.

Purifcation of women, 25 And whosoever beareth aught of the eth upon the earth shall be an abomination; carcass of them shall wash his clothes, it shall not be eaten. and be unclean until the even.

42 Whatsoevergoeth upon the belly, and 26 The carcasses of every beast which whatsoever goeth upon all four, or whatsodivideth the hoof and is not cloven-foot-ever hath more feet among all creeping ed, nor cheweth the cud, are unclean unto things that creep upon the earth, them ye you: every one that toucheth them shall shall not eat; for they are an abomination. be unclean.

43 Ye shall not make yourselves abomi. 27 And whatsoever goeth upon his nable with any creeping thing that creeppaws, among all manner of beasts that goeth, neither shall ye make yourselves unon all four, those are unclean unto you: clean with them, that ye should be defiled whoso toucheth their carcass shall be un- thereby. clean until the even.

44 For I am the LORD your God: ye 28 And he that beareth the carcass of shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye them shall wash his clothes, and be unclean shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall until the even: they are unclean unto you. ye defile yourselves with any manner of

29 T These also shall be unclean unto creeping thing that creepeth upon the you among the creeping things that creep earth. upon the earth; the weasel, and the 45 For I am the LORD that bringeth you mouse, and the tortoise after his kind, up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God:

30 And the ferret, and the chameleon, ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy. and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole. 46 This is the law of the beasts, and of

31 These are unclean to you among all the fowl, and of every living creature that that creep: whosoever doth touch them, moveth in the waters, and of every creawhen they be dead, shall be unclean until ture that creepeth upon the earth; the even.

47 To make a difference between the 32 And upon whatsoever any of them, unclean and the clean, and between the when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be beast that may be eaten and the beast that unclean; whether it be any vessel of wood, may not be eaten. or raiment, or skin, or sack, whatsoever

CHAP. XII. vessel it be, wherein any work is done, it must be put into water, and it shanbe AND the Lord spake unto Moses, say

ing, unclean until the even; so it shall be 2 | Speak unto the children of Israel, cleansed.

saying, If a woman have conceived seed, 33 And every earthen vessel, whereinto and borne a man-child: then she shall be any of them falleth, whatsoever is in it unclean seven days ; according to the days shall be unclean; and ye sball break it. of the separation for her infirmity shall she

34 Of all meat which may be eaten, be unclean. that on which such water cometh shall be 3 And in the eighth day the flesh of his uncltan: and all drink that may be drunk foreskin shall be circumcised. in every such vessel, shall be unclean. 4 And she shall then continue in the

35 And every thing whereupon any part blood of her purifying three and thirty of their carcass falleth, shall be unclean ; days: she shall touch ono hallowed thing, whether it be oven, or ranges for pots, they nor come into the sanctuary, until the shall be broken down: for they are un- days of her purifying be fulfilled. clean, and shall be unclean unto you. 5 But if she bear a maid-child, then she

36 Nevertheless, a fountainorpit, where-shall be unclean two weeks, as in her sepain there is plenty of water, shall be clean: ration: and she shall continue in the blood but that which toucheth their carcass shall of her purifying threescore and six days. be unclean.

6 | And when the days of her purify37 And if any part of their carcass falling are fulfilled, for a son, or for a daughupon any sowing-seed which is to be sown, ter, she shall bring a lamb of the first year it shall be clean.

for a burnt-offering, and a young pigeon, 38 But if any water be put upon the or a turtle-dove, for a sin-offering, unto seed, and any part of their carcass fall the door of the tabernacle of the congrethereon, it shall be unclean unto you. gation, unto the priest :

39 And if any beast, of which ye may 7 Who shall offer it before the LORD, and eat, die; he that toucheth the carcass make an atonement for her; and she shall thereof shall be unclean until the even. be cleansed from the issue of her blood. 40 And he that eateth of the carcass of This is the law

for her that hath borne a it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean male or a female. until the even; he also that beareth the 8 And if she be not able to bring a carcass of it shall wash his clothes, and lamb, then she shall bring 'wo turtles, or be unclean until the even.

two young pigeons; the one for the burnt. 41 And every creeping thing that creep-loffering, and the other for a sin-offering :

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Tokens to discern the leprosy. LEVITICUS.

Laws and ordinances, and the priest shall make an atonement). 16 Or if the raw flesh turn again, and for her, and she shall be clean.

be changed into white, he shall come unto CHAP. XIII.

the priest; ND the LORD spake unto Moses and 17 And the priest shall see him: and Aaron, saying,

behold, if the plague be turned into white; 2 When a man shall have in the skin of then the priest shall pronounce him clean his flesh a rising, a scab, or bright spot, and that hath the plague: he is clean. it be in the skin of his fiesb like the plague 18 The flesh also, in which, even in the of leprosy; then he shall be brought unto skin thereof, was a bile, and is bealed, Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons 19 And in the place of the bile there be the priests:

a white rising, or a bright spot, white, and 3 And the priest shall look on the plague somewhat reddish, and it be shewed to in the skin of the flesh: and when the hairin the priest; the plague is turned white, and the plague 20 And if, when the priest seeth it, bein sight be deeper than the skin of his flesh, hold, it be in sight lower than the skin, and it is a plague of leprosy: and the priest shall the hair thereof be turned white; the priest Xook on him, and pronounce him unclean. shall pronouncebim unclean: it is a plague

4.If the bright spot be white in the skin of leprosy broken out of the bile. of his flesh, and in sight be not deeper 21 But if the priest look on it, and bethan the skin, and the hair thereof be not hold, there be no white bairs therein, and turned white; then the priest shall shut if it be not lower than the skin, but be up him that hath the plague seven days: somewhat dark; then the priest shall shut

6 And the priest shall look on him the him up seven days: seventh day: and behold, if the plague 22 And if it spread much abroad in the in his sight be at a stay, and the plague skin, then the priest shall pronounce him spread not in the skin; then the priest unclean : it is a plague. shall shut him up seven days more: 23 But if the bright spot stay in his

6 And the priest shall look on him again place, and spread not, it is a burning bile; the seventh day : and behold, if the plague and the priest shall pronounce him clean. De somewhat dark, and the plague spread 24 Or if there be any flesh, in the skin pot in the skin, the priest shall pronounce whereof there is a bot burning, and the him clean: it is but a scab: and he shall quick Aesh that burneth have a white bright wash his clothes, and be clean.

spot, somewhat reddish, or white; 7 But if the scab spread much abroad in 25 Then the priest shall look upon it: the skin, after that be hath been seen of and behold, if the hair in the bright spot the priest for his cleansing, he shall be be turned white, and it be in sight deeper seen of the priest again:

than the skin: it is a leprosy broken out 8 And if the priest see, that behold, the of the burning: wherefore the priest shall scab spreadeth in the skin, then the priest pronounce him unclean: it is the plague shall pronounce temunclean: itisa leprosy. Jof leprosy.

9 When the plague of leprosy is in a man, 26 But if the priest look on it, and bethen he shall be brought unto the priest: hold, there be no white hair in the bright

10. And the priest shall see him: and spot, and it be no lower than the other skin, behold, if the rising be white in the skin, but be somewhat dark; then the priest and it have turned the hair white, and shall shut him up seven days: there be quick raw flesh in the rising : 27 And the priest shall look upon

him 11 It is an old leprosy in the skin of his the seventh day: and if it be spread much Alesh, and the priest shall pronounce him abroad in the skin, then the priest shall unclean, and shall not shut him up: for he pronounce him unclean: it is the plague is unclean.

of leprosy. 12 And if a leprosy break out abroad in 28 And if the bright spot stay in his the skin, and the leprosy cover all the skin place, and spread not in the skin, but it be of him that hath the plague from his head somewhat dark; it is a rising of the burning, even to his foot, wheresoever the priest and the priest shall pronounce him clear looketh;

for it is an inflammation of the burning. 13 Then the priest shall consider: and 29 If a man or woman have a plague behold, if the leprosy have covered all his upon the head or the beard ; Hesh, he shall pronounce him clean that 30 Then the priest shall see the plague: hath the plague: it is all turned white: he and behold, if it be in sight deeper than

the skin, and there be in it a yellow thin 14 But when raw flesh appeareth in hair; then the priest shall pronounce him him, he shall be unclean.

unclean: it is a dry scall, even a leprosy 16 And the priest shall see the raw flesh, upon the head or beard. and pronounce him to be unclean: for the 31 And if the priest book on the plague raw Hesh is unclean: it is a leprosy. of the scall, and behold, it be not in sight

28 clean.

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