Leviticus 14:1–7

The Ritual for Cleansing Healed Lepers

14 Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “This shall be the law of the 1leper for the day of his cleansing: He ashall be brought to the priest. And the priest shall go out of the camp, and the priest shall examine him; and indeed, if the 2leprosy is healed in the leper, then the priest shall command to take for him who is to be cleansed two living and clean birds, bcedar wood, cscarlet, and dhyssop. And the priest shall command that one of the birds be killed in an earthen vessel over running water. As for the living bird, he shall take it, the cedar wood and the scarlet and the hyssop, and dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the running water. And he shall esprinkle it fseven times on him who is to be cleansed from the leprosy, and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird loose in the open field.

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