Leviticus

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Leviticus 14:32

“This is the law of him in whom is the plague of leprosie, whose hand is not able to get that which pertaineth to his cleansing.”

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This [is] the law [of him] in whom [is] the plague of leprosy, whose hand is not able to get [that which pertaineth] to his cleansing.
- King James Version

"This is the law {for him} in whom there is an infection of leprosy, whose means are limited for his cleansing."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

This is the law of him in whom is the plague of leprosy, who is not able to get `that which pertaineth' to his cleansing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is the law for the man who has the disease of the leper on him, and who is not able to get that which is necessary for making himself clean.
- Basic English Bible

This is the law for him in whom is the sore of leprosy, whose hand cannot get what is [regularly prescribed] in his cleansing.
- Darby Bible

This is the law of him in whom is the plague of leprosy, whose hand is not able to get that which pertaineth to his cleansing.
- Webster's Bible

This is the law for him in whom is the plague of leprosy, who is not able to afford the sacrifice for his cleansing.
- World English Bible

This [is] a law of him in whom [is] a plague of leprosy, whose hand reacheth not to his cleansing.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

This is the law of him in whom is the plague of leprosy, whose means suffice not for that which pertaineth to his cleansing.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Leviticus 14

  • A disciple
    Insight; It seems like you have a lot of ideas that go contrary to fundamental Doctrine: how do you think that ANY of the Scriptures are man's writings? Job 32:8 "But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty gives them understanding." 2 Timothy 3:16 says that "ALL SCRIPTURE IS GOD-INSPIRED..." If one is not in agreement with the Spirit, how can he know the mind of the Spirit?
  • Insight777
    Do not lower the Son of God into a position of High Priest. A High Priest is a Sadducee of the Jewish religion. Jesus is not a Sadducee. There are no priests appointed by Jesus. Jesus appointed Apostles that never called him a high priest. Only Paul, the Pharisee, called Jesus a high priest. Paul considers himself blessed because of his bloodline, being a Jew, twisting the gospel of Jesus to fit.
  • Biblefan
    the priests in those days seemed to really serve the combined role of doctor, lawyer, politician and psychologist in addition to their religious duties. Throughout all the statutes, it 's clear they made sure they got hold of the layman 's substance the more esoteric the ceremony, such as being specific as to which toe you dump stuff on, seemed a smokescreen to make it appear they had it goin ' on, but they needed to appear in the know of something that the rest of us were too unwashed to ever understand
  • MAry
    Thanks and Glory be to GOD that we are all cleansed though the Blood of JESUS.
  • Susan Dalton
    "...And if the priest shall come in, and look upon it, and, behold, the plague hath not spread in the house, after the house was plastered: then the priest shall pronounce the house clean, because the plague is healed..." )Leviticus 14:33-57) If a house had leprosy, if a house was unclean, a priest was to come an look upon the plague. If the plague was spread in the walls of the house, the priest would command that they take away the stones in which the plague was, and they were to cast them into an unclean place without the city. Then the priest would command the house to be scraped within round about, and they were to pour out the dust that they scraped off without the city into an unclean place. They were to then take other stones, and put them in the place of those stones; and he would take other mortar, and plaster the house. After all this, if the plague broke out again in the house and spread, it would be declared a fretting leprosy; it would be unclean. He then was to break down the house, the stone of it, and the timber thereof, and all the mortar of the house; and he would carry them forth out of the city into an unclean place... The priest was to cleanse the house with blood and water. (Leviticus 14:29-53).

    A house with leprosy was cleansed with blood and water... Jesus Christ, being the Great High Priest, has declared all houses unclean; yet, we all will not be carried forth out of the city into an unclean place.

    Thank God, we can be pronounced clean: by Jesus Christ; His blood, and His water, we can be made clean.

    Jesus Christ came not to destroy mens' lives, but to save them. People and houses can be cleansed.

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