Leviticus 14:3
New International Version
The priest is to go outside the camp and examine them. If they have been healed of their defiling skin disease,

New Living Translation
who will examine them at a place outside the camp. If the priest finds that someone has been healed of a serious skin disease,

English Standard Version
and the priest shall go out of the camp, and the priest shall look. Then, if the case of leprous disease is healed in the leprous person,

Berean Study Bible
The priest is to go outside the camp to examine him, and if the skin disease of the afflicted person has healed,

New American Standard Bible
and the priest shall go out to the outside of the camp. Thus the priest shall look, and if the infection of leprosy has been healed in the leper,

New King James Version
And the priest shall go out of the camp, and the priest shall examine him; and indeed, if the leprosy is healed in the leper,

King James Bible
And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper;

Christian Standard Bible
who will go outside the camp and examine him. If the skin disease has disappeared from the afflicted person,

Good News Translation
and the priest shall take you outside the camp and examine you. If the disease is healed,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
who will go outside the camp and examine him. If the skin disease has disappeared from the afflicted person,

International Standard Version
The priest is to go outside the camp and examine the infectious skin disease to confirm that the person has been healed.

NET Bible
The priest is to go outside the camp and examine the infection. If the infection of the diseased person has been healed,

New Heart English Bible
and the priest shall go forth out of the camp. The priest shall examine him, and look, if the plague of leprosy is healed in the leper,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The priest will go outside the camp and examine him. If the person is healed,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper;

New American Standard 1977
and the priest shall go out to the outside of the camp. Thus the priest shall look, and if the infection of leprosy has been healed in the leper,

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look and seeing that the plague of leprosy is healed in the leper,

King James 2000 Bible
And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the disease of leprosy be healed in the leper;

American King James Version
And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper;

American Standard Version
and the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look; and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the priest shall come forth out of the camp, and the priest shall look, and, behold, the plague of the leprosy is removed from the leper.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who going out of the camp when he shall And that the leprosy is cleansed,

Darby Bible Translation
and the priest shall go out of the camp; and when the priest looketh, and behold, the sore of leprosy is healed in the leper,

English Revised Version
and the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper;

Webster's Bible Translation
And the priest shall go forth out of the camp: and the priest shall look, and behold, if the plague of leprosy is healed in the leper;

World English Bible
and the priest shall go forth out of the camp. The priest shall examine him, and behold, if the plague of leprosy is healed in the leper,

Young's Literal Translation
and the priest hath gone out unto the outside of the camp, and the priest hath seen, and lo, the plague of leprosy hath ceased from the leper,
Study Bible
Cleansing from Skin Diseases
2“This is the law of the one afflicted with a skin disease on the day of his cleansing, when he is brought to the priest. 3The priest is to go outside the camp to examine him, and if the skin disease of the afflicted person has healed, 4the priest shall order that two live clean birds, cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop be brought for the one to be cleansed.…
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 13:46
As long as he has the infection, he remains unclean. He must live alone in a place outside the camp.

Treasury of Scripture

And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper;

out of

Leviticus 13:46
All the days wherein the plague shall be in him he shall be defiled; he is unclean: he shall dwell alone; without the camp shall his habitation be.

be healed

Exodus 15:26
And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

2 Kings 5:3,7,8,14
And she said unto her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy…

Job 5:18
For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole.







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

is to go
וְיָצָא֙ (wə·yā·ṣā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

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

the camp
לַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה (lam·ma·ḥă·neh)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 4264: An encampment, an army

to examine him,
וְרָאָה֙ (wə·rā·’āh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

and if
וְהִנֵּ֛ה (wə·hin·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

the skin disease
הַצָּרַ֖עַת (haṣ·ṣā·ra·‘aṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6883: Leprosy

of the afflicted person
הַצָּרֽוּעַ׃ (haṣ·ṣā·rū·a‘)
Article | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6879: To be struck with leprosy, to be leprous

has healed,
נִרְפָּ֥א (nir·pā)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7495: To mend, to cure
(3) And the priest shall go forth.--To this appointed place the priest had to go to meet and examine the restored leper, and to satisfy himself that he was thoroughly cured.

Verse 3. - The priest. The agent is stilt the priest, not the physician. The priest shall go forth out of the camp. "May we not (as Hesychius suggests) see a figure here of the compassion of our Great High Priest, who has gone forth out of heaven itself, the camp of angel hosts, and has come down to earth, not only to examine but to heal the moral leprosy of sin, 'to seek and to save the lost' (Luke 19:10), and who carefully examines and scrutinizes all the secrets of all hearts (Hebrews 4:12)? And he was exempt from all contagion of sin while he lived and moved among sinners (Matthew 9:11; Luke 15:1), and was 'holy, harmless, and undefiled' (Hebrews 7:26)" (Wordsworth). And the priest shall look. In later times it was ordered that the examination was not to take place on the sabbath, nor in the early morning, nor in the late afternoon, nor inside a house, nor on a cloudy day, nor in the glare of midday, and that the priest must have good eyesight, and only determine one case at a time; nor was he allowed to pronounce judgment on his own kindred. And, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper. The plague of leprosy is healed before the ceremony of purification begins, but the leper is not pronounced clean until he has been sprinkled with the blood and water (verse 7). 14:1-9 The priests could not cleanse the lepers; but when the Lord removed the plague, various rules were to be observed in admitting them again to the ordinances of God, and the society of his people. They represent many duties and exercises of truly repenting sinners, and the duties of ministers respecting them. If we apply this to the spiritual leprosy of sin, it intimates that when we withdraw from those who walk disorderly, we must not count them as enemies, but admonish them as brethren. And also that when God by his grace has brought to repentance, they ought with tenderness and joy, and sincere affection, to be received again. Care should always be taken that sinners may not be encouraged, nor penitents discouraged. If it were found that the leprosy was healed, the priest must declare it with the particular solemnities here described. The two birds, one killed, and the other dipped in the blood of the bird that was killed, and then let loose, may signify Christ shedding his blood for sinners, and rising and ascending into heaven. The priest having pronounced the leper clean from the disease, he must make himself clean from all remains of it. Thus those who have comfort of the remission of their sins, must with care and caution cleanse themselves from sins; for every one that has this hope in him, will be concerned to purify himself.
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