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 15:15
 15:16
15:15 The priest shall prepare one [bird] as a sin offering, and one as a burnt offering. The priest shall thus make atonement before God for the person, [thus purifying him] of his discharge.
Ve'asah otam hakohen echad chatat veha'echad olah vechiper alav hakohen lifney Adonay mizovo.
15:16 Sixth Reading Seventh Reading
When a man discharges semen, he must immerse his entire body in a mikvah, and [then] remain unclean until evening.
Ve'ish ki-tetse mimenu shichvat-zara verachats bamayim et-kol-besaro vetame ad-ha'arev.



Commentary:

his entire body
  This is a general rule, see Leviticus 15:11. This also teaches that the mikvah must be large enough for him to immerse his entire body, namely 40 sa'ah or 80 gallons of water (Eruvin 4b). See Exodus 29:4.





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