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 13:9  13:10
13:10 If the priest sees that there is a white blotch on the skin, and it has turned the hair white or that there is an area of healthy skin inside the blotch,
Vera'ah hakohen vehineh set-levanah ba'or vehi hafchah se'ar lavan umicheyat basar chay bas'et.



Commentary:

or
  (Ramban).

healthy skin
  (Ibn Janach). Some say it must be the original color of the skin (Rash, Bertenoro on Negaim 4:2), while other sources indicate that it can be any color but white (Tosefta, Negaim 1:2; Bertenoro, on Negaim 6:6; Yad, Tumath Tzaraath 3:2), even a dull white (Tosefoth Yom Tov on Negaim 6:6). The area of healthy skin must be as large as a lentil, approximately inch in diameter (Negaim 6:5; Yad, Tumath Tzaraath 3:1).

inside
  (Yad, Tumath Tzaraath 3:3).





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