Leviticus 14:49
New International Version
To purify the house he is to take two birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop.

New Living Translation
To purify the house the priest must take two birds, a stick of cedar, some scarlet yarn, and a hyssop branch.

English Standard Version
And for the cleansing of the house he shall take two small birds, with cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop,

Berean Study Bible
He is to take two birds, cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop to purify the house;

King James Bible
And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:

New King James Version
And he shall take, to cleanse the house, two birds, cedar wood, scarlet, and hyssop.

New American Standard Bible
To cleanse the house then, he shall take two birds, cedar wood, a scarlet string, and hyssop,

NASB 1995
"To cleanse the house then, he shall take two birds and cedar wood and a scarlet string and hyssop,

NASB 1977
“To cleanse the house then, he shall take two birds and cedar wood and a scarlet string and hyssop,

Amplified Bible
To cleanse the house then, he shall take two birds and cedar wood and scarlet string and hyssop;

Christian Standard Bible
He is to take two birds, cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop to purify the house,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is to take two birds, cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop to purify the house,

American Standard Version
And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he shall take for the cleansing of the house two living pure sparrows, and wood of cedar and hyssop and dye of scarlet:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he shall take to purify the house two clean living birds, and cedar wood, and spun scarlet, and hyssop.

Contemporary English Version
Then, to show that the house is now clean, he will get two birds, a stick of cedar wood, a piece of red yarn, and a branch from a hyssop plant and bring them to the house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And for the purification thereof he shall take two sparrows, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:

English Revised Version
And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:

Good News Translation
To purify the house, he shall take two birds, some cedar wood, a red cord, and a sprig of hyssop.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The priest must take two birds, cedar wood, red yarn, and a hyssop sprig and use them to make the house clean.

International Standard Version
In order to cleanse the house, he is to take two birds, some cedar wood, two crimson threads, and some hyssop.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar-wood, and scarlet, and hyssop.

Literal Standard Version
And he has taken two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop for the cleansing of the house;

NET Bible
Then he is to take two birds, a piece of cedar wood, a scrap of crimson fabric, and some twigs of hyssop to decontaminate the house,

New Heart English Bible
To cleanse the house he shall take two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop.

World English Bible
To cleanse the house he shall take two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop.

Young's Literal Translation
'And he hath taken for the cleansing of the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Cleansing a Home
48If, however, the priest comes and inspects it, and the mildew has not spread after the house has been replastered, he shall pronounce the house clean, because the mildew is gone. 49He is to take two birds, cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop to purify the house; 50and he shall slaughter one of the birds over fresh water in a clay pot.…

Cross References
Leviticus 14:4
the priest shall order that two live clean birds, cedar wood, scarlet yarn, and hyssop be brought for the one to be cleansed.

Leviticus 14:48
If, however, the priest comes and inspects it, and the mildew has not spread after the house has been replastered, he shall pronounce the house clean, because the mildew is gone.

Leviticus 14:50
and he shall slaughter one of the birds over fresh water in a clay pot.


Treasury of Scripture

And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:

Leviticus 14:4-7
Then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be cleansed two birds alive and clean, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop: …









(49-53) And he shall take to cleanse the house.--The same rites are prescribed for cleansing the house which were performed in cleansing the healed leper (see Leviticus 14:3-7), with the exception of the sacrifices which the man brought afterwards, and which were necessarily absent in the case of the restored leprous house.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
[The priest] is to take
וְלָקַ֛ח (wə·lā·qaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

two
שְׁתֵּ֣י (šə·tê)
Number - fdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

birds,
צִפֳּרִ֑ים (ṣip·po·rîm)
Noun - common plural
Strong's 6833: A little bird

cedar
אֶ֔רֶז (’e·rez)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 730: A cedar tree

wood,
וְעֵ֣ץ (wə·‘êṣ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6086: Tree, trees, wood

scarlet yarn,
וּשְׁנִ֥י (ū·šə·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8144: Crimson, the insect, its color, stuff dyed with it

and hyssop
וְאֵזֹֽב׃ (wə·’ê·zōḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 231: Hyssop

to purify
לְחַטֵּ֥א (lə·ḥaṭ·ṭê)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's 2398: To miss, to sin, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, lead astray, condemn

the house;
הַבַּ֖יִת (hab·ba·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house


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