Leviticus 14:44
New International Version
the priest is to go and examine it and, if the mold has spread in the house, it is a persistent defiling mold; the house is unclean.

New Living Translation
the priest must return and inspect the house again. If he finds that the mildew has spread, the walls are clearly contaminated with a serious mildew, and the house is defiled.

English Standard Version
then the priest shall go and look. And if the disease has spread in the house, it is a persistent leprous disease in the house; it is unclean.

Berean Study Bible
the priest must come and inspect it. If the mildew has spread in the house, it is a destructive mildew; the house is unclean.

King James Bible
Then the priest shall come and look, and, behold, if the plague be spread in the house, it is a fretting leprosy in the house: it is unclean.

New King James Version
then the priest shall come and look; and indeed if the plague has spread in the house, it is an active leprosy in the house. It is unclean.

New American Standard Bible
then the priest shall come in and make an inspection. If he sees that the spot has indeed spread in the house, it is a malignant spot in the house; it is unclean.

NASB 1995
then the priest shall come in and make an inspection. If he sees that the mark has indeed spread in the house, it is a malignant mark in the house; it is unclean.

NASB 1977
then the priest shall come in and make an inspection. If he sees that the mark has indeed spread in the house, it is a malignant mark in the house; it is unclean.

Amplified Bible
then the priest shall come and look again, and if the mark has spread in the house, it is a malignant leprosy in the house; it is [ceremonially] unclean.

Christian Standard Bible
the priest is to come and examine it. If the contamination has spread in the house, it is harmful mildew; the house is unclean.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the priest must come and examine it. If the contamination has spread in the house, it is harmful mildew; the house is unclean.

American Standard Version
then the priest shall come in and look; and, behold, if the plague be spread in the house, it is a fretting leprosy in the house: it is unclean.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The Priest shall enter and shall look; if the plague has changed in the house, the leprosy is severe in the house; it is defiled.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
then the priest shall go in and see if the plague is spread in the house: it is a confirmed leprosy in the house, it is unclean.

Contemporary English Version
the priest will come and say, "This house is unclean. It's covered with mildew that can't be removed."

Douay-Rheims Bible
The priest going in perceive that the leprosy is returned, and the walls full of spots, it is a lasting leprosy, and the house is unclean:

English Revised Version
then the priest shall come in and look, and, behold, if the plague be spread in the house, it is a fretting leprosy in the house: it is unclean.

Good News Translation
the priest shall go and look. If it has spread, the house is unclean.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the priest will examine it one more time. If it is a spreading type of mildew, the house is unclean.

International Standard Version
and the priest comes, undertakes an examination, and determines that the contagion has spread in the house, it's a chronic fungal infection in the house. It's unclean.

JPS Tanakh 1917
then the priest shall come in and look; and, behold, if the plague be spread in the house, it is a malignant leprosy in the house: it is unclean.

Literal Standard Version
then the priest has come in and seen, and behold, the plague has spread in the house; it [is] a fretting leprosy in the house; it [is] unclean.

NET Bible
the priest is to come and examine it, and if the infection has spread in the house, it is a malignant disease in the house. It is unclean.

New Heart English Bible
then the priest shall come in and look; and look, if the plague has spread in the house, it is a destructive mildew in the house. It is unclean.

World English Bible
then the priest shall come in and look; and behold, if the plague has spread in the house, it is a destructive mildew in the house. It is unclean.

Young's Literal Translation
then hath the priest come in and seen, and lo, the plague hath spread in the house; it is a fretting leprosy in the house; it is unclean.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Signs of Home Contamination
43If the mildew reappears in the house after the stones have been torn out and the house has been scraped and replastered, 44the priest must come and inspect it. If the mildew has spread in the house, it is a destructive mildew; the house is unclean. 45It must be torn down with its stones, its timbers, and all its plaster, and taken outside the city to an unclean place.…

Cross References
Leviticus 13:51
On the seventh day the priest shall reexamine it, and if the mildew has spread in the fabric, weave, knit, or leather, then regardless of how it is used, it is a harmful mildew; the article is unclean.

Leviticus 14:43
If the mildew reappears in the house after the stones have been torn out and the house has been scraped and replastered,


Treasury of Scripture

Then the priest shall come and look, and, behold, if the plague be spread in the house, it is a fretting leprosy in the house; it is unclean.

Leviticus 13:51,52
And he shall look on the plague on the seventh day: if the plague be spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in a skin, or in any work that is made of skin; the plague is a fretting leprosy; it is unclean…

Zechariah 5:4
I will bring it forth, saith the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him that sweareth falsely by my name: and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with the timber thereof and the stones thereof.











Parallel Commentaries ...


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

must come
וּבָא֙ (ū·ḇā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

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

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

the mildew
הַנֶּ֖גַע (han·ne·ḡa‘)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5061: Mark -- a blow, a spot

has spread
פָּשָׂ֥ה (pā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6581: To spread

in the house,
בַּבָּ֑יִת (bab·bā·yiṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

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

a destructive
מַמְאֶ֥רֶת (mam·’e·reṯ)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's 3992: To be bitter, to embitter, be painful

mildew;
צָרַ֨עַת (ṣā·ra·‘aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6883: Leprosy

the house
בַּבַּ֖יִת (bab·ba·yiṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

is unclean.
טָמֵ֥א (ṭā·mê)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2931: Unclean


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