Torah Mosheh 3:

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Leviticus Chapter 14

Torah of the leper (Torah Tzara)

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Parashah 28: Metzora (Person afflicted with Tzra'at) 14:1-15:33

[In regular year read with Parashah 27, in leap years read separately]

14:1(i) And YHWH  spoke to Mosheh, saying:

14:2 This shall be the Torat ha metzora in the day of his Tohorah (cleansing):

The First stage of Metzora's purification (2-8)

He shall be brought to the Kohen:

14:3 And the Kohen shall go forth out of the camp; and the Kohen shall look, and, Hinnei, [if] the nega of tzara'at be healed in the tzara;

From Arrogance to humility

two birds alive, cedar wood, scarlet thread, and hyssop

14:4 Then shall the Kohen command to take for him that is to be Taher (cleansed) two birds alive [and] Tahor (clean), and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:

14:5 And the Kohen shall command that one of the birds be killed in an earthen vessel over mayim chayyim (running water):

14:6 As for the living bird, he shall take it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird [that was] killed (shachat) over the mayim chayyim (running water):

14:7 And he shall sprinkle upon him that is to be Taher (cleansed) from the tzara'at seven times, and shall pronounce him Tahor (clean), and shall let the living bird loose into the open field.

14:8 And he that is to be Tahor (cleansed) shall wash his clothes, and shave off all his hair, and wash himself in water, that he may be Tahor (clean): and after that he shall come into the camp, and shall tarry abroad out of his tent shivat yamim.

The Second stage-Shaving

14:9 But it shall be on the yom hashevi'i, that he shall shave all his hair off his head and his beard and his eyebrows, erev all his hair he shall shave off: and he shall wash his clothes, also he shall wash his flesh in water, and he shall be Tahor (clean).

The Final stage of Purification - offering

14:10 And on the eighth day he shall take two he lambs Tamiym, and one ewe lamb of the first year Tamiym, and three tenth deals of fine flour [for] a minchah, mingled with oil, and one log of oil.

14:11 And the Kohen that makes [him] Tahor (clean) shall present the man that is to be made Tahor (clean), and those things, before YHWH (יהוה), [at] the door of the tabernacle of the congregation:

14:12 And the Kohen shall take one he lamb, and offer him for a asham (trespass offering), and the log of oil, and wave them [for] a tenufah (wave offering) before YHWH (יהוה):

14:13 (LY:ii)

And he shall slay the lamb in the place where he shall kill the chattat (sin offering), and the Olah, in the kadosh place: for as the chattat (sin offering), [is] the Kohen's, [so is] the asham (trespass offering): it [is] most kadosh:

14:14 And the Kohen shall take [some] of the blood of the asham (trespass offering), and the Kohen shall put [it] upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be Tahor (cleansed), and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot:

14:15 And the Kohen shall take [some] of the log of oil, and pour [it] into the palm of his own left hand:

14:16 And the Kohen shall dip his right finger in the oil that [is] in his left hand, and shall sprinkle of the oil with his finger seven times before YHWH (יהוה):

14:17 And of the rest of the oil that [is] in his hand shall the Kohen put upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be Taher (cleansed), and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot, upon the blood of the asham (trespass offering):

14:18 And the remnant of the oil that [is] in the Kohen's hand he shall pour upon the head of him that is to be Taher (cleansed): and the Kohen shall make an atonement for him before YHWH (יהוה).

14:19 And the Kohen shall offer the chattat (sin offering),, and make an atonement for him that is to be Taher (cleansed) from his Tum'ah; and afterward he shall kill the Olah:

14:20 And the Kohen shall offer the Olah and the minchah upon the altar: and the Kohen shall make an atonement for him, and he shall be Tahor (clean).

14:21 (RY:v,LY:iii)

And if he [be] poor, and cannot get so much; then he shall take one lamb [for] a asham (trespass offering) to be waved, to make an atonement for him, and one tenth deal of fine flour mingled with oil for a minchah, and a log of oil;

14:22 And two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, such as he is able to get; and the one shall be a chattat (sin offering),, and the other a Olah.

14:23 And he shall bring them on the eighth day for his Tohorah (cleansing) to the Kohen, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, before YHWH (יהוה).

14:24 And the Kohen shall take the lamb of the asham (trespass offering), and the log of oil, and the Kohen shall wave them [for] a tenufah (wave offering) before YHWH (יהוה):

14:25 And he shall kill the lamb of the asham (trespass offering), and the Kohen shall take [some] of the blood of the asham (trespass offering), and put [it] upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be Taher (cleansed), and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot:

14:26 And the Kohen shall pour of the oil into the palm of his own left hand:

14:27 And the Kohen shall sprinkle with his right finger [some] of the oil that [is] in his left hand seven times before YHWH (יהוה):

14:28 And the Kohen shall put of the oil that [is] in his hand upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be Taher (cleansed), and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot, upon the place of the blood of the asham (trespass offering):

14:29 And the rest of the oil that [is] in the Kohen's hand he shall put upon the head of him that is to be Taher (cleansed), to make an atonement for him before YHWH (יהוה).

14:30 And he shall offer the one of the turtledoves, or of the young pigeons, such as he can get;

14:31 [erev] such as he is able to get, the one [for] a chattat (sin offering),, and the other [for] a Olah, with the minchah: and the Kohen shall make an atonement for him that is to be Taher (cleansed) before YHWH (יהוה).

14:32 This [is] the Torah [of him] in whom [is] the nega of tzara'at, whose hand is not able to get [that which pertaineth] to his Tohorah (cleansing).

14:33 (RY:vi, LY:iv)

And YHWH (יהוה) spoke to Mosheh and to Aharon, saying,

14:34 When ye be come into the eretz of Kenaan, which I give to you for a possession, and I put the nega of tzara'at in a beit of the eretz of your possession;

14:35 And he that owns ha beit shall come and tell the Kohen, saying, It seems to me [there is] as it were a nega in ha beit:

14:36 Then the Kohen shall command that they empty ha beit, before the Kohen go [into it] to see the nega, that all that [is] in ha beit be not made tamei: and afterward the Kohen shall go in to see ha beit:

14:37 And he shall look on the nega, and, Hinnei, [if] the nega [be] in the walls of ha beit with hollow strakes, greenish or reddish, which in sight [are] lower than the wall;

14:38 Then the Kohen shall go out of ha beit to the door of ha beit, and shut up ha beit shivat yamim:

14:39 And the Kohen shall come again the yom hashevi'i, and shall look: and, Hinnei, [if] the nega be spread in the walls of ha beit;

14:40 Then the Kohen shall command that they take away the stones in which the nega [is], and they shall cast them into an tamei place without the city:

14:41 And he shall cause ha beit to be scraped within round about, and they shall pour out the dust that they scrape off without the city into an tamei place:

14:42 And they shall take other stones, and put [them] in the place of those stones; and he shall take other morter, and shall plaister ha beit.

14:43 And if the nega come again, and break out in ha beit, after that he hath taken away the stones, and after he hath scraped ha beit, and after it is plaistered;

14:44 Then the Kohen shall come and look, and, Hinnei, [if] the nega be spread in ha beit, it [is] a fretting tzara'at in ha beit: it [is] tamei.

14:45 And he shall break down ha beit, the stones of it, and the timber thereof, and all the morter of ha beit; and he shall carry [them] forth out of the city into an tamei place.

14:46 Moreover he that goes into ha beit all the while that it is shut up shall be tamei until the erev.

14:47 And he that lies in ha beit shall wash his clothes; and he that eats in ha beit shall wash his clothes.

14:48 And if the Kohen shall come in, and look [upon it], and, Hinnei, the nega hath not spread in ha beit, after ha beit was plaistered: then the Kohen shall pronounce ha beit Tahor (clean), because the nega is healed.

14:49 And he shall take to purify' ha beit two birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:

14:50 And he shall kill the one of the birds in an earthen vessel over mayim chayyim (running water):

14:51 And he shall take the cedar wood, and the hyssop, and the scarlet, and the living bird, and dip them in the blood of the slain bird, and in the mayim chayyim (running water), and sprinkle ha beit seven times:

14:52 And he shall purify ha beit with the blood of the bird, and with the mayim chayyim (running water), and with the living bird, and with the cedar wood, and with the hyssop, and with the scarlet:

14:53 But he shall let go the living bird out of the city into the open fields, and make an atonement for ha beit: and it shall be Tahor (clean).

14:54 (LY:v)

This [is] the Torah for all manner of nega of tzara'at, and scall,

14:55 And for the tzara'at of a garment, and of a beit,

14:56 And for a rising, and for a scab, and for a bright spot:

14:57 To teach when [it is] tamei, and when [it is] Tahor (clean): this [is] the Torah of tzara'at.


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shivat yamim - seven days

The Eight day: Type of offering Sin offering and burnt offering. Eight is a symbol of the glory of YHWH (יהוה), it is the symbol of the New begining, It is a symbol of the perfect Kingdom (after the 7th millenium 8th millenium) Eight is a symbol of  Moshiach. Tumah is a person dying off the living dead