Leviticus 13:23
Strong's Lexicon
But if
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 518: 1) if 1a) conditional clauses 1a1) of possible situations 1a2) of impossible situations 1b) oath contexts 1b1) no, not 1c) if...if, whether...or, whether...or...or 1d) when, whenever 1e) since 1f) interrogative particle 1g) but rather

the spot
הַבַּהֶ֙רֶת֙ (hab·ba·he·reṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 934: 1) white patch of skin, brightness, bright spot (on skin) 2) (CLBL) bright spot, scar, blister, boil 2a) resulting from fire 2b) resulting from inflammation of the skin 2c) possible sign of leprosy

remains
תַּעֲמֹ֤ד (ta·‘ă·mōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5975: 1) to stand, remain, endure, take one's stand 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to stand, take one's stand, be in a standing attitude, stand forth, take a stand, present oneself, attend upon, be or become servant of 1a2) to stand still, stop (moving or doing), cease 1a3) to tarry, delay, remain, continue, abide, endure, persist, be steadfast 1a4) to make a stand, hold one's ground 1a5) to stand upright, remain standing, stand up, rise, be erect, be upright 1a6) to arise, appear, come on the scene, stand forth, appear, rise up or against 1a7) to stand with, take one's stand, be appointed, grow flat, grow insipid 1b) (Hiphil) 1b1) to station, set 1b2) to cause to stand firm, maintain 1b3) to cause to stand up, cause to set up, erect 1b4) to present (one) before (king) 1b5) to appoint, ordain, establish 1c) (Hophal) to be presented, be caused to stand, be stood before

unchanged
תַּחְתֶּ֜יהָ (taḥ·te·hā)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8478: 1) the under part, beneath, instead of, as, for, for the sake of, flat, unto, where, whereas n m 1a) the under part adv accus 1b) beneath prep 1c) under, beneath 1c1) at the foot of (idiom) 1c2) sweetness, subjection, woman, being burdened or oppressed (fig) 1c3) of subjection or conquest 1d) what is under one, the place in which one stands 1d1) in one's place, the place in which one stands (idiom with reflexive pronoun) 1d2) in place of, instead of (in transferred sense) 1d3) in place of, in exchange or return for (of things mutually interchanged) conj 1e) instead of, instead of that 1f) in return for that, because that in compounds 1g) in, under, into the place of (after verbs of motion) 1h) from under, from beneath, from under the hand of, from his place, under, beneath

and does not
לֹ֣א ()
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: 1) not, no 1a) not (with verb-absolute prohibition) 1b) not (with modifier-negation) 1c) nothing (subst) 1d) without (with particle) 1e) before (of time)

spread,
פָשָׂ֔תָה (p̄ā·śā·ṯāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6581: 1) (Qal) to spread

it
הִ֑וא ()
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: pron 3p s 1) he, she, it 1a) himself (with emphasis) 1b) resuming subj with emphasis 1c) (with minimum emphasis following predicate) 1d) (anticipating subj) 1e) (emphasising predicate) 1f) that, it (neuter) demons pron 2) that (with article)

is only the scar
צָרֶ֥בֶת (ṣā·re·ḇeṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6867: n f 1) scab, scar of a sore adj 2) burning, scorching

from the boil,
הַשְּׁחִ֖ין (haš·šə·ḥîn)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7822: 1) boil, inflamed spot, inflammation, eruption 1a) of man, leprosy, of man and beast

and the priest
הַכֹּהֵֽן׃ (hak·kō·hên)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3548: 1) priest, principal officer or chief ruler 1a) priest-king (Melchizedek, Messiah) 1b) pagan priests 1c) priests of Jehovah 1d) Levitical priests 1e) Zadokite priests 1f) Aaronic priests 1g) the high priest

shall pronounce him clean.
וְטִהֲר֖וֹ (wə·ṭi·hă·rōw)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2891: 1) to be clean, be pure 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to be clean (physically-of disease) 1a2) to be clean ceremonially 1a3) to purify, be clean morally, made clean 1b) (Piel) 1b1) to cleanse, purify 1b1a) physically 1b1b) ceremonially 1b1c) morally 1b2) to pronounce clean 1b3) to perform the ceremony of cleansing 1c) (Pual) to be cleansed, be pronounced clean 1d) (Hithpael) 1d1) to purify oneself 1d1a) ceremonially 1d1b) morally 1d2) to present oneself for purification

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if the spot remains where it is and does not spread, it is only the scar from the boil. The priest is to pronounce him clean.

New American Standard Bible
"But if the bright spot remains in its place and does not spread, it is [only] the scar of the boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

King James Bible
But if the bright spot stay in his place, [and] spread not, it [is] a burning boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But if the spot is unchanged and has not spread, it is only a scar from the boil, and the priest shall pronounce them clean.

New Living Translation
But if the area grows no larger and does not spread, it is merely the scar from the boil, and the priest will pronounce the person ceremonially clean.

English Standard Version
But if the spot remains in one place and does not spread, it is the scar of the boil, and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

New American Standard Bible
"But if the bright spot remains in its place and does not spread, it is only the scar of the boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

King James Bible
But if the bright spot stay in his place, and spread not, it is a burning boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if the spot remains where it is and does not spread, it is only the scar from the boil. The priest is to pronounce him clean."

International Standard Version
If the scab remains in place and doesn't spread, then it's the scab from the boil. The priest is to declare him clean."

NET Bible
But if the bright spot stays in its place and has not spread, it is the scar of the boil, so the priest is to pronounce him clean.

American Standard Version
But if the bright spot stay in its place, and be not spread, it is the scar of the boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

English Revised Version
But if the bright spot stay in its place, and be not spread, it is the scar of the boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

Young's Literal Translation
and if in its place the bright spot stay -- it hath not spread -- it is an inflammation of the ulcer; and the priest hath pronounced him clean.






Cross References
Leviticus 13:22
And if it spread much abroad in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a plague.

Leviticus 13:24
Or if there be any flesh, in the skin whereof there is a hot burning, and the quick flesh that burneth have a white bright spot, somewhat reddish, or white;

Leviticus 1:1
And the LORD called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying,

Leviticus 13:21
But if the priest look on it, and, behold, there be no white hairs therein, and if it be not lower than the skin, but be somewhat dark; then the priest shall shut him up seven days:

Leviticus 13:20
And if, when the priest seeth it, behold, it be in sight lower than the skin, and the hair thereof be turned white; the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a plague of leprosy broken out of the boil.

Leviticus 13:25
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.

Leviticus 13:26
But if the priest look on it, and, behold, there be no white hair in the bright spot, and it be no lower than the other skin, but be somewhat dark; then the priest shall shut him up seven days:
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