An itch in the head or beard (Lev 13:29-13:37)

“When a man or woman has a disease on the head or the beard, the priest shall examine the disease.  If it appears deeper than the skin and the hair in it is yellow and thin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. This is an itch, a leprous disease of the head or the beard.  If the priest examines the itching disease, and it appears no deeper than the skin and there is no black hair in it, then the priest shall confine the person with the itching disease for seven days.  On the seventh day the priest shall examine the itch.  If the itch has not spread, and there is in it no yellow hair in it, and the itch appears to be no deeper than the skin, then he shall shave.  But the itch he shall not shave.  The priest shall confine the person with the itch for seven days more.  On the seventh day the priest shall examine the itch.  If the itch has not spread in the skin and it appears to be no deeper than the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean.  He shall wash his clothes, and be clean.  But if the itch spreads in the skin after he was pronounced clean, then the priest shall examine him.  If the itch has spread in the skin, the priest need not seek for the yellow hair.  He is unclean.  But if in his eyes the itch is checked, and black hair has grown in it, the itch is healed.  He is clean.  The priest shall pronounce him clean.”

Once again the priest/doctor examines the head or beard to see if an itch is leprous or not.  If it is only skin deep, there is a 7 day confinement.  Then on the 7th day, if the itch has not spread or the hair has not become yellow, he shall shave, but not the itch. The priest shall confine the person with the itch for another 7 days. Then if everything is okay, he shall be declared clean as long as he washes his clothes.  However, if the itch has spread in the skin, he is unclean

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