New International Version
If it is spreading in the skin, the priest shall pronounce them unclean; it is a defiling disease.
King James Bible
And if it spread much abroad in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a plague.
Darby Bible Translation
and if it spread much in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the sore.
World English Bible
If it spreads in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is a plague.
Young's Literal Translation
and if it spread greatly in the skin, then hath the priest pronounced him unclean, it is a plague;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In the skin thereof, was a boil - Scheuchzer supposes this and the following verse to speak of phlegmonic, erysipelatous, gangrenous, and phagedenic ulcers, all of which were subjected to the examination of the priest, to see whether they were infectious, or whether the leprosy might not take its origin from them. A person with any sore or disposition to contagion was more likely to catch the infection by contact with the diseased person, than he was whose skin was whole and sound, and his habit good.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
a plague. i,e. `The plague of leprosy.'
LibraryJourney to Jerusalem. Ten Lepers. Concerning the Kingdom.
(Borders of Samaria and Galilee.) ^C Luke XVII. 11-37. ^c 11 And it came to pass, as they were on their way to Jerusalem, that he was passing along the borders of Samaria and Galilee. [If our chronology is correct, Jesus passed northward from Ephraim about forty miles, crossing Samaria (here mentioned first), and coming to the border of Galilee. He then turned eastward along that border down the wady Bethshean which separates the two provinces, and crossed the Jordan into Peræa, where we soon …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
The Third Commandment
"When anyone has a swelling or a rash or a shiny spot on their skin that may be a defiling skin disease, they must be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons who is a priest.
But if, when the priest examines it, there is no white hair in it and it is not more than skin deep and has faded, then the priest is to isolate them for seven days.
But if the spot is unchanged and has not spread, it is only a scar from the boil, and the priest shall pronounce them clean.
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