Then the Lord said, “Put your hand inside your cloak.” So Moses put his hand into his cloak, and when he took it out, the skin was leprous[a]—it had become as white as snow.(A)

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  1. Exodus 4:6 The Hebrew word for leprous was used for various diseases affecting the skin.

46 As long as they have the disease they remain unclean. They must live alone; they must live outside the camp.(A)

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“The person to be cleansed must wash their clothes,(A) shave off all their hair and bathe with water;(B) then they will be ceremonially clean.(C) After this they may come into the camp,(D) but they must stay outside their tent for seven days.

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“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)

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

12 They must purify themselves with the water on the third day and on the seventh day;(A) then they will be clean. But if they do not purify themselves on the third and seventh days, they will not be clean.(B)

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