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Leviticus 13:39 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— then the priest shall look; and, behold, if the bright spots in the skin of their flesh be of a dull white, it is a tetter, it hath broken out in the skin; he is clean.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then the priest shall look: and, behold, [if] the bright spots in the skin of their flesh [be] darkish white; it [is] a freckled spot [that] groweth in the skin; he [is] clean.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— then the priest shall look, and if the bright spots on the skin of their bodies are a faint white, it is eczema that has broken out on the skin; he is clean.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then the priest shall look: and behold, [if] the bright spots in the skin of their flesh [are] darkish white; it [is] a freckled spot [that] groweth in the skin; he [is] clean.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and the priest look, and behold, there are in the skin of their flesh pale white spots, it is an eruption which is broken out in the skin: he is clean.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— then shall the priest take a view, and lo! if, in the skin of their flesh, are bright spots, that are dull white, dead white spot, it is, that hath broken through in the skin—clean, he is.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the priest hath seen, and lo, in the skin of their flesh white weak bright spots, it [is] a freckled spot broken out in the skin; he [is] clean.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The priest shall view them. If he find that a darkish whiteness shineth in the skin, let him know that it is not the leprosy, but a white blemish, and that the man is clean.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then the Priest shall looke: and behold, if the bright spots in the skinne of their flesh bee darkish white, it [is] a freckled spot that groweth in the skin: he [is] cleane.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— then the priest shall look; and, behold, there [being] bright spots of a bright whiteness in the skin of their flesh, it is a tetter; it burst forth in the skin of his flesh; he is clean.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Then the priest shall look: and, behold, [if] the bright spots in the skin of their flesh [be] darkish white; it [is] a freckled spot [that] groweth in the skin; he [is] clean.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then the priest 3548
{3548} Prime
כֹּהֵן
kohen
{ko-hane'}
Active participle of H3547; literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman).
shall look: 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and, behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
[if] the bright spots 934
{0934} Prime
בַּהֶרֶת
bohereth
{bo-heh'-reth}
Feminine active participle of the same as H0925; a whitish spot on the skin.
in the skin 5785
{5785} Prime
עוֹר
`owr
{ore}
From H5783; skin (as naked); by implication hide, leather.
of their flesh 1320
{1320} Prime
בָּשָׂר
basar
{baw-sawr'}
From H1319; flesh (from its freshness); by extension body, person; also (by euphemism) the pudenda of a man.
[be] darkish 3544
{3544} Prime
כֵּהֶה
keheh
{kay-heh'}
From H3543; feeble, obscure.
white; 3836
{3836} Prime
לָבָן
laban
{law-bawn'}
From H3835; white.
it x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[is] a freckled spot 933
{0933} Prime
בֹּהַק
bohaq
{bo'-hak}
From an unused root meaning to be pale; white scurf.
[that] groweth 6524
{6524} Prime
פָּרַח
parach
{paw-rakh'}
A primitive root; to break forth as a bud, that is, bloom; generally to spread; specifically to fly (as extending the wings); figuratively to flourish.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
in the skin; 5785
{5785} Prime
עוֹר
`owr
{ore}
From H5783; skin (as naked); by implication hide, leather.
he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[is] clean. 2889
{2889} Prime
טָהוֹר
tahowr
{taw-hore'}
From H2891; pure (in a physical, chemical, ceremonial or moral sense).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 13:38-39.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 13:38-46.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Leviticus 13:39

If the spots be darkish white — Or, contracted, or confined to the place where they are, and white.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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if the bright:

Ecclesiastes 7:20 For [there is] not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Romans 7:22-25 For I delight in the law of God after the inward man: ... I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.
James 3:2 For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same [is] a perfect man, [and] able also to bridle the whole body.

a freckled spot:
The word bohak, from the Syriac behak, to be white, or shining, here rendered "a freckled spot," is used by the Arabs to denote a kind of leprosy, of which Niebuhr says, "Bohak is neither contagious nor dangerous. A black boy at Mocha, who was affected with this eruption, had here and there upon his body white spots. We were told that the use of sulphur had relieved this boy for a time, but had not entirely removed the disease." He adds subsequently from Forskal's papers, "The Arabs call a sort of leprosy, in which some little spots shew themselves here and there on the body, behaq; and it is without doubt the same as is named bohak, (
Leviticus 13:1-59 And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, saying, ... This [is] the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woollen or linen, either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins, to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean.
). They believe it to be so far from contagious, that one may sleep with a person affected without danger.
"On the 15th day of May, 1765, I myself first saw the Bohak leprosy in a Jew at Mocha. The spots in this disease are of an unequal size. They do not shine; are not perceptibly higher than the skin; and do not change the colour of the hair. Their colour is an obscure white, inclining to red. The rest of the skin of the patient was darker than that of the people of the country in general; but the spots were not so white as the skin of an European, when not sun-burnt. The spots in this leprosy do not appear on the hands, or near the navel, but on the neck and face, yet not on that part where the hair grows thick. They gradually spread, and continue sometimes only about two months, but in some cases one or two years, and then disappear by degrees, of themselves. This disorder is neither contagious nor hereditary, nor does it occasion any inconvenience." Hence a person infected with the bohak is declared clean.
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