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Ceremonially Unclean Persons Isolated(A)

And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: “Command the children of Israel that they put out of the camp every (B)leper, everyone who has a (C)discharge, and whoever becomes (D)defiled [a]by a corpse. You shall put out both male and female; you shall put them outside the camp, that they may not defile their camps (E)in the midst of which I dwell.” And the children of Israel did so, and put them outside the camp; as the Lord spoke to Moses, so the children of Israel did.

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  1. Numbers 5:2 by contact with

The Purity of the Camp

The Lord said to Moses, “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) Send away male and female alike; send them outside the camp so they will not defile their camp, where I dwell among them.(E) The Israelites did so; they sent them outside the camp. They did just as the Lord had instructed Moses.

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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.

14 Then the Lord said to Moses, “If her father had but (A)spit in her face, would she not be shamed seven days? Let her be (B)shut[a] out of the camp seven days, and afterward she may be received again.

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  1. Numbers 12:14 exiled

14 The Lord replied to Moses, “If her father had spit in her face,(A) would she not have been in disgrace for seven days? Confine her outside the camp(B) for seven days; after that she can be brought back.”

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The Syrians Flee

Now there were four leprous men (A)at the entrance of the gate; and they said to one another, “Why are we sitting here until we die?

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The Siege Lifted

Now there were four men with leprosy[a](A) at the entrance of the city gate. They said to each other, “Why stay here until we die?

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  1. 2 Kings 7:3 The Hebrew for leprosy was used for various diseases affecting the skin; also in verse 8.

Then the Lord (A)struck the king, so that he was a leper until the day of his (B)death; so he (C)dwelt in an isolated house. And Jotham the king’s son was over the royal house, judging the people of the land.

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The Lord afflicted(A) the king with leprosy[a] until the day he died, and he lived in a separate house.[b](B) Jotham(C) the king’s son had charge of the palace(D) and governed the people of the land.

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  1. 2 Kings 15:5 The Hebrew for leprosy was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
  2. 2 Kings 15:5 Or in a house where he was relieved of responsibilities

21 (A)King Uzziah was a leper until the day of his death. He dwelt in an (B)isolated house, because he was a leper; for he was cut off from the house of the Lord. Then Jotham his son was over the king’s house, judging the people of the land.

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21 King Uzziah had leprosy until the day he died. He lived in a separate house[a](A)—leprous, and banned from the temple of the Lord. Jotham his son had charge of the palace and governed the people of the land.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 26:21 Or in a house where he was relieved of responsibilities

11 My loved ones and my friends (A)stand aloof from my plague,
And my relatives stand afar off.

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11 My friends and companions avoid me because of my wounds;(A)
    my neighbors stay far away.

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12 Then as He entered a certain village, there met Him ten men who were lepers, (A)who stood afar off.

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12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy[a](A) met him. They stood at a distance(B)

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  1. Luke 17:12 The Greek word traditionally translated leprosy was used for various diseases affecting the skin.

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