But the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying: As you come to the land of Canaan Which I’m giving you as your estate And I put a plague of leprosy in a house On the land of your estate, Let him who owns the house come and tell the priest, saying: Something like a plague has appeared to me in my house. And the priest will command them to clear the house Before the priest comes to view the plague So that everything in the house won’t be contaminated. And then the priest will come to view the house.
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