Vayikra (Leviticus): Metzora > Ch 15

What to do if any man has a discharge from his flesh

  • His discharge is unclean
  • If his flesh runs with his discharge, or his flesh is plugged up by his discharge, that is his uncleanness.
  • Any bedding upon which the man with the discharge will lie, shall become unclean, and any object upon which he will sit, shall become unclean.
  • And a man who touches his bedding, shall immerse his garments and immerse himself in water and he remain unclean until evening.
  • And anyone who sits on an object, upon which the man with the discharge will sit, shall immerse his garments and immerse himself in water, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • And anyone who touches the flesh of the man with a discharge, shall immerse his garments and immerse himself in water, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • And if the man with the discharge spits upon a clean person, [that person] shall immerse his garments and immerse himself in water, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • Any riding gear upon which the man with the discharge will ride, becomes unclean.
  • And whoever touches anything what will be under him, becomes unclean until evening. And whoever lifts them up shall immerse his garments and immerse himself in water, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • And whomever the man with the discharge touches, without [the latter] having rinsed his hands, shall immerse his garments and immerse himself in he waters, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • And an earthenware vessel which the man with the discharge will touch, shall be broken. And any wooden vessel shall be rinsed in water.
  • When the man with the discharge is cleansed of his discharge, he shall count seven days for himself for his purification, and then immerse his garments and immerse his flesh in spring water, and he shall be clean.
  • And on the eighth day, he shall take for himself two turtle doves or two young doves, and come before the Lord, to the entrance of the Tent of Meeting, and give them to the kohen.
  • And the kohen shall make them: one into a sin offering and one into a burnt offering, and the kohen shall effect atonement for him from his discharge, before the Lord.


What to do if a man has a discharge of semen

  • A man from whom there is a discharge of semen, shall immerse all his flesh in water, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • And any garment or any leather [object] which has semen on it, shall be immersed in water, and shall remain unclean until evening.
  • A woman with whom a man cohabits, whereby there was [a discharge of] semen, they shall immerse in water, and they shall remain unclean until evening.


What to do if a woman has a discharge of blood

  • If a woman has a discharge, her flesh discharging blood, she shall remain in her state of menstrual separation for seven days, and whoever touches her shall become unclean until evening.
  • And whatever she lies on during her menstrual separation, shall become unclean, and whatever she sits on, shall become unclean.
  • And anyone who touches her bedding, shall immerse his garments and immerse [himself] in water, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • And anyone who touches any object upon which she will sit, shall immerse his garments and immerse himself in water, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • And if he is on the bedding or on the object, upon which she is sitting, when he touches it, he becomes unclean until evening.
  • If a man cohabits with her, [the uncleanness of] her menstruation shall be upon him, and he shall be unclean for seven days, and any bedding he lies upon, shall become unclean.
  • And a woman whose flow of blood flows for many days, outside of the time of her menstrual separation, or she has a discharge after her menstrual separation, then all the days she has her unclean discharge, she shall be unclean just like the days of her menstrual separation.
  • Any bedding upon which she lies during all the time of her discharge, will have the same [uncleanness] for her, as the bedding of her menstruation. And any object upon which she will sit, shall become unclean. like her menstrual uncleanness.
  • And anyone who touches them shall become unclean; he shall immerse his garments and immerse [himself] in water, and he shall remain unclean until evening.
  • And if she becomes clean of her discharge, she shall count for herself seven days, and after this, she may be cleansed.
  • And on the eighth day, she shall take for herself two turtle doves or two young doves, and bring them to the kohen, to the entrance of the Tent of Meeting.
  • And the kohen shall make one into a sin offering and one into a burnt offering, and the kohen shall effect atonement for her, before the Lord, from the uncleanness of her discharge.
  • And you shall separate the children of Israel from their uncleanness, so that they will not die on account of their uncleanness, if they defile My Sanctuary which is in their midst.


 

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