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Leprosy


1. A common disease among the Jews. Lu 4:27.

2. Infected

a. Men. Lu 17:12.

b. Women. Nu 12:10.

c. Houses. Le 14:34.

d. Garments. Le 13:47.

3. An incurable disease. 2Ki 5:7.

4. Often sent as a punishment for sin. Nu 12:9,10; 2Ch 26:19.

5. Often hereditary. 2Sa 3:29; 2Ki 5:27.

6. Parts affected by

a. The hand. Ex 4:6.

b. The head. Le 13:44.

c. The forehead. 2Ch 26:19.

d. The beard. Le 13:30.

e. The whole body. Lu 5:12.

7. Often began with a bright red spot. Le 13:2,24.

8. Turned the skin white. Ex 4:6; 2Ki 5:27.

9. Turned the hair white or yellow. Le 13:3,10,30.

10. The priests

a. Judges and directors in cases of. De 24:8.

b. Examined persons suspected of. Le 13:2,9.

c. Shut up persons suspected of, seven days. Le 13:4.

d. Had rules for distinguishing. Le 13:5-44.

e. Examined all persons healed of. Le 14:2; Mt 8:4; Lu 17:14.

11. Ceremonies at cleansing of. Le 17:14.

12. Those afflicted with

a. Ceremonially unclean. Le 13:8,11,22,44.

b. Separated from intercourse with others. Nu 5:2; 12:14,15.

c. Associated together. 2Ki 7:3; Lu 17:12.

d. Dwelt in a separate house. 2Ki 15:5.

e. Cut off from God’s house. 2Ch 26:21.

f. Excluded from priest’s office. Le 22:2-4.

g. To have their heads bare, clothes rent, and lip covered. Le 13:45.

h. To cry unclean when approached. Le 13:45.

13. Less inveterate when it covered the whole body. Le 13:13.

14. Power of God manifested in curing. Nu 12:13,14; 2Ki 5:8-14.

15. Power of Christ manifested in curing. Mt 8:3; Lu 5:13; 17:13,14.

16. Christ gave power to heal. Mt 10:8.

17. Garments

a. Suspected of, shown to priest. Le 13:49.

b. Suspected of, shut up seven days. Le 13:50.

c. Infected with, to have the piece first torn out. Le 13:56.

d. Incurable infected with, burned. Le 13:51,52.

e. Suspected of, but not having, washed and pronounced clean. Le 13:53,54,58,59.

18. Houses

a. Suspected of, reported to priest. Le 14:35.

b. Suspected of, emptied. Le 14:36.

c. Suspected of, inspected by priest. Le 14:37.

d. Suspected of, shut up seven days. Le 14:38.

e. To have the part infected with, first removed, and the rest scraped, &c. Le 14:39,42.

f. Incurably infected with, pulled down and removed. Le 14:43-45.

g. Infected with, communicated uncleanness to everyone who entered them. Le 14:46,47.

h. Suspected of, but not infected, pronounced clean. Le 14:48.

i. Ceremonies at cleansing of. Le 14:49-53.