Leviticus 13:25
New International Version
the priest is to examine the spot, and if the hair in it has turned white, and it appears to be more than skin deep, it is a defiling disease that has broken out in the burn. The priest shall pronounce them unclean; it is a defiling skin disease.

New Living Translation
the priest must examine it. If he finds that the hair in the affected area has turned white and the problem appears to be more than skin-deep, a skin disease has broken out in the burn. The priest must then pronounce the person ceremonially unclean, for it is clearly a serious skin disease.

English Standard Version
the priest shall examine it, and if the hair in the spot has turned white and it appears deeper than the skin, then it is a leprous disease. It has broken out in the burn, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is a case of leprous disease.

Berean Study Bible
the priest must examine it. If the hair in the spot has turned white and the spot appears to be deeper than the skin, it is a disease that has broken out in the burn. The priest must pronounce him unclean; it is a diseased infection.

King James Bible
Then the priest shall look upon it: and, behold, if the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and it be in sight deeper than the skin; it is a leprosy broken out of the burning: wherefore the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the plague of leprosy.

New King James Version
then the priest shall examine it; and indeed if the hair of the bright spot has turned white, and it appears deeper than the skin, it is leprosy broken out in the burn. Therefore the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is a leprous sore.

New American Standard Bible
then the priest shall look at it. And if the hair in the bright spot has turned white and it appears to be deeper than the skin, it is leprosy; it has broken out in the burn. Therefore, the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is an infection of leprosy.

NASB 1995
then the priest shall look at it. And if the hair in the bright spot has turned white and it appears to be deeper than the skin, it is leprosy; it has broken out in the burn. Therefore, the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is an infection of leprosy.

NASB 1977
then the priest shall look at it. And if the hair in the bright spot has turned white, and it appears to be deeper than the skin, it is leprosy; it has broken out in the burn. Therefore, the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is an infection of leprosy.

Amplified Bible
then the priest shall examine it, and if the hair in the bright spot has turned white, and it appears deeper than the skin, then leprosy has broken out in the burn. So the priest shall pronounce him unclean; it is the disease of leprosy.

Christian Standard Bible
the priest is to examine it. If the hair in the spot has turned white and the spot appears to be deeper than the skin, it is a serious skin disease that has broken out in the burn. The priest must pronounce him unclean; it is a serious skin disease.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the priest is to examine it. If the hair in the spot has turned white and the spot appears to be deeper than the skin, it is a skin disease that has broken out in the burn. The priest must pronounce him unclean; it is a skin disease.

American Standard Version
then the priest shall look upon it; and, behold, if the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and the appearance thereof be deeper than the skin; it is leprosy, it hath broken out in the burning: and the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the plague of leprosy.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The Priest shall see if the hairs are turned to be white in the shiny spot and its appearance is deeper than the skin; that is leprosy spread in the burn; the Priest shall declare it unclean because the sore is of leprosy.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
then the priest shall look upon him, and, behold, if the hair being white is changed to a bright colour, and its appearance is lower than the skin, it is a leprosy; it has broken out in the inflammation, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a plague of leprosy.

Contemporary English Version
a priest must examine it. Then if he discovers that the hair in the infected area has turned white and that the infection seems more than skin deep, he will say, "The burn has turned into leprosy, and you are unclean."

Douay-Rheims Bible
The priest shall view it, and if he see it turned white, and the place thereof is lower than the other skin: he shall declare him unclean, because the evil of leprosy is broken out in the scar.

English Revised Version
then the priest shall look upon it: and, behold, if the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and the appearance thereof be deeper than the skin; it is leprosy, it hath broken out in the burning: and the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the plague of leprosy.

Good News Translation
the priest shall examine you. If the hairs in the spot have turned white and it appears deeper than the surrounding skin, it is a dreaded skin disease that has started in the burn, and the priest shall pronounce you unclean.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the priest will examine it. If the hair on the affected area has turned white and the affected area looks deeper than the rest of the skin, an infectious skin disease has developed in the burn. The priest must declare him unclean. It is an infectious skin disease.

International Standard Version
if the priest examines it and indeed the hair has turned white with a white spot appearing more extensive than skin deep, it's an infectious skin disease with a burn scar that has spread. The priest is to declare him unclean. It's an infectious skin disease.

JPS Tanakh 1917
then the priest shall look upon it; and, behold, if the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and the appearance thereof be deeper than the skin, it is leprosy, it hath broken out in the burning; and the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the plague of leprosy.

Literal Standard Version
and the priest has seen it, and behold, the hair has turned white in the bright spot, and its appearance [is] deeper than the skin, it [is] leprosy; it has broken out in the burning, and the priest has pronounced him unclean; it [is] a plague of leprosy.

NET Bible
the priest must examine it, and if the hair has turned white in the bright spot and it appears to be deeper than the skin, it is a disease that has broken out in the burn. The priest is to pronounce the person unclean. It is a diseased infection.

New Heart English Bible
then the priest shall examine it; and look, if the hair in the bright spot has turned white, and its appearance is deeper than the skin; it is leprosy. It has broken out in the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is the plague of leprosy.

World English Bible
then the priest shall examine it; and behold, if the hair in the bright spot has turned white, and its appearance is deeper than the skin; it is leprosy. It has broken out in the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is the plague of leprosy.

Young's Literal Translation
and the priest hath seen it, and lo, the hair hath turned white in the bright spot, and its appearance is deeper than the skin; leprosy it is, in the burning it hath broken out, and the priest hath pronounced him unclean; it is a plague of leprosy.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Laws about Skin Diseases
24When there is a burn on someone’s skin and the raw area of the burn becomes reddish-white or white, 25the priest must examine it. If the hair in the spot has turned white and the spot appears to be deeper than the skin, it is a disease that has broken out in the burn. The priest must pronounce him unclean; it is a diseased infection. 26But if the priest examines it and there is no white hair in the spot, and it is not beneath the skin but has faded, the priest shall isolate him for seven days.…

Cross References
Exodus 4:6
Furthermore, the LORD said to Moses, "Put your hand inside your cloak." So he put his hand inside his cloak, and when he took it out, his hand was leprous, white as snow.

Leviticus 13:24
When there is a burn on someone's skin and the raw area of the burn becomes reddish-white or white,

Leviticus 13:26
But if the priest examines it and there is no white hair in the spot, and it is not beneath the skin but has faded, the priest shall isolate him for seven days.

Numbers 12:10
As the cloud lifted from above the Tent, suddenly Miriam became leprous, white as snow. Aaron turned toward her, saw that she was leprous,

2 Kings 5:27
Therefore, the leprosy of Naaman will cling to you and your descendants forever!" And as Gehazi left his presence, he was leprous--as white as snow.


Treasury of Scripture

Then the priest shall look on it: and, behold, if the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and it be in sight deeper than the skin; it is a leprosy broken out of the burning: why the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is the plague of leprosy.

turned white

Leviticus 13:4,18-20
If the bright spot be white in the skin of his flesh, and in sight be not deeper than the skin, and the hair thereof be not turned white; then the priest shall shut up him that hath the plague seven days: …









(25) Then the priest shall look.--If upon examination the priest finds that the hair which was before black has now turned white.

And it be in sight deeper than the skin.--Better, and its appearance is deeper than the other skin. (See Leviticus 13:3; Leviticus 13:20.)



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
the priest
הַכֹּהֵ֡ן (hak·kō·hên)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3548: Priest

must examine it.
וְרָאָ֣ה (wə·rā·’āh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

If
וְהִנֵּ֣ה (wə·hin·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

the hair
שֵׂעָ֨ר (śê·‘ār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8181: Hair

in the spot
בַּבַּהֶ֗רֶת (bab·ba·he·reṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 934: A whitish spot on the skin

has turned
נֶהְפַּךְ֩ (neh·paḵ)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2015: To turn about, over, to change, overturn, return, pervert

white
לָבָ֜ן (lā·ḇān)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3836: White

and the spot appears
וּמַרְאֶ֙הָ֙ (ū·mar·’e·hā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 4758: Sight, appearance, vision

to be deeper
עָמֹ֣ק (‘ā·mōq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6013: Deep

than
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

the skin,
הָע֔וֹר (hā·‘ō·wr)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5785: Skin, hide, leather

it
הִ֔וא (hî)
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is a disease
צָרַ֣עַת (ṣā·ra·‘aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6883: Leprosy

that has broken out
פָּרָ֑חָה (pā·rā·ḥāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 6524: To break forth as a, bud, bloom, to spread, to fly, to flourish

in the burn.
בַּמִּכְוָ֖ה (bam·miḵ·wāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4348: A burnt spot, scar of a burn

The priest
הַכֹּהֵ֔ן (hak·kō·hên)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3548: Priest

must pronounce him unclean;
וְטִמֵּ֤א (wə·ṭim·mê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2930: To be or become unclean

it
הִֽוא׃ (hî)
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is a diseased infection.
צָרַ֖עַת (ṣā·ra·‘aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6883: Leprosy


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