Leviticus 13:42
New International Version
But if he has a reddish-white sore on his bald head or forehead, it is a defiling disease breaking out on his head or forehead.

New Living Translation
However, if a reddish white sore appears on the bald area on top of his head or on his forehead, this is a skin disease.

English Standard Version
But if there is on the bald head or the bald forehead a reddish-white diseased area, it is a leprous disease breaking out on his bald head or his bald forehead.

Berean Study Bible
But if there is a reddish-white sore on the bald head or forehead, it is an infectious disease breaking out on it.

King James Bible
And if there be in the bald head, or bald forehead, a white reddish sore; it is a leprosy sprung up in his bald head, or his bald forehead.

New King James Version
And if there is on the bald head or bald forehead a reddish-white sore, it is leprosy breaking out on his bald head or his bald forehead.

New American Standard Bible
But if on the bald head or the bald forehead there occurs a reddish-white infection, it is leprosy breaking out on his bald head or on his bald forehead.

NASB 1995
“But if on the bald head or the bald forehead, there occurs a reddish-white infection, it is leprosy breaking out on his bald head or on his bald forehead.

NASB 1977
“But if on the bald head or the bald forehead, there occurs a reddish-white infection, it is leprosy breaking out on his bald head or on his bald forehead.

Amplified Bible
But if there is a reddish-white infection on the bald head or forehead, it is leprosy breaking out on his bald head or forehead.

Christian Standard Bible
But if there is a reddish-white condition on the bald head or forehead, it is a serious skin disease breaking out on his head or forehead.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if there is a reddish-white infection on the bald head or forehead, it is a skin disease breaking out on his head or forehead.

American Standard Version
But if there be in the bald head, or the bald forehead, a reddish-white plague; it is leprosy breaking out in his bald head, or his bald forehead.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if there will be a sore of white or of blood red in his baldness or in his forehead baldness, it is leprosy growing in his baldness or in his forehead baldness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if there should be in his baldness of head, or his baldness of forehead, a white or fiery plague, it is leprosy in his baldness of head, or baldness of forehead.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if in the bald head or in the bald forehead there be risen a white or reddish colour,

English Revised Version
But if there be in the bald head, or the bald forehead, a reddish-white plague; it is leprosy breaking out in his bald head, or his bald forehead.

Good News Translation
But if a reddish-white sore appears on the bald spot, it is a dreaded skin disease.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if there is a pink patch on the bald places in back or in front, a skin disease is developing in those places.

International Standard Version
But when in the baldness of his head or his forehead there develops a skin rash that's white or reddish, it's an infectious skin disease that has spread to his bald head or forehead.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But if there be in the bald head, or the bald forehead, a reddish-white plague, it is leprosy breaking out in his bald head, or his bald forehead.

Literal Standard Version
And when there is in the bald back of the head, or in the bald forehead, a reddish-white plague, it [is] a leprosy breaking out in the bald back of the head, or in the bald forehead;

NET Bible
But if there is a reddish white infection in the back or front bald area, it is a disease breaking out in his back or front bald area.

New Heart English Bible
But if there is on the bald head, or the bald forehead, a reddish-white plague; it is leprosy breaking out in his bald head, or his bald forehead.

World English Bible
But if there is in the bald head, or the bald forehead, a reddish-white plague; it is leprosy breaking out in his bald head, or his bald forehead.

Young's Literal Translation
And when there is in the bald back of the head, or in the bald forehead, a very red white plague, it is a leprosy breaking out in the bald back of the head, or in the bald forehead;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Laws about Skin Diseases
41Or if his hairline recedes and he is bald on his forehead, he is still clean. 42But if there is a reddish-white sore on the bald head or forehead, it is an infectious disease breaking out on it. 43The priest is to examine him, and if the swelling of the infection on his bald head or forehead is reddish-white like a skin disease,…

Cross References
Leviticus 13:2
"When someone has a swelling or rash or bright spot on his skin that could become an infectious skin disease, he must be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons who is a priest.

Leviticus 13:19
and a white swelling or a reddish-white spot develops where the boil was, he must present himself to the priest.

Leviticus 13:41
Or if his hairline recedes and he is bald on his forehead, he is still clean.

Leviticus 13:43
The priest is to examine him, and if the swelling of the infection on his bald head or forehead is reddish-white like a skin disease,


Treasury of Scripture

And if there be in the bald head, or bald forehead, a white reddish sore; it is a leprosy sprung up in his bald head, or his bald forehead.









(42) And if there be in the bald head.--Better, But if there be in the bald backhead. But if a reddish-white eruption appears either in the hinder or fore part of the bald head, resembling that which arises in the place of healed boils (see Leviticus 13:19-24), then it indicates the existence of leprosy.

In his bald head.--Better, in his bald backhead.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But if
וְכִֽי־ (wə·ḵî-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

there is
יִהְיֶ֤ה (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

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

sore
נֶ֖גַע (ne·ḡa‘)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5061: Mark -- a blow, a spot

on the bald head
בַקָּרַ֙חַת֙ (ḇaq·qā·ra·ḥaṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7146: A bald spot, a threadbare spot

or
א֣וֹ (’ōw)
Conjunction
Strong's 176: Desire, if

forehead,
בַגַּבַּ֔חַת (ḇag·gab·ba·ḥaṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1372: Baldness, a bare spot

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

is an infectious disease
צָרַ֤עַת (ṣā·ra·‘aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6883: Leprosy

breaking out
פֹּרַ֙חַת֙ (pō·ra·ḥaṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's 6524: To break forth as a, bud, bloom, to spread, to fly, to flourish

[on it].
בְּקָרַחְתּ֖וֹ (bə·qā·raḥ·tōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7146: A bald spot, a threadbare spot


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