The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, so that when I see 1 the blood I will pass over you, 2 and this plague 3 will not fall on you to destroy you 4 when I attack 5 the land of Egypt. 6
“When you take a census 1 of the Israelites according to their number, 2 then each man is to pay a ransom 3 for his life to the Lord when you number them, 4 so that there will be no plague among them when you number them.
Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?” David replied, “To buy from you the threshing floor so I can build an altar for the Lord, so that the plague may be removed from the people.”
These two have the power 1 to close up the sky so that it does not rain during the time 2 they are prophesying. They 3 have power 4 to turn the waters to blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague whenever they want.
The priest is to examine and then quarantine the article with the infection for seven days. 1
So the Lord sent a plague through Israel, and 70,000 Israelite men died.
Will I deliver them from the power of Sheol? No, I will not! 1 Will I redeem them from death? No, I will not! O Death, bring on your plagues! 2 O Sheol, bring on your destruction! 3 My eyes will not show any compassion! 4
Then 1 I heard another voice from heaven saying, “Come out of her, my people, so you will not take part in her sins and so you will not receive her plagues,
They inquired, “What is the guilt offering that we should send to him?” They replied, “The Philistine leaders number five. So send five gold sores and five gold mice, for it is the same plague that has afflicted both you and your leaders.
I have given the Levites as a gift to Aaron and his sons from among the Israelites, to do the work for the Israelites in the tent of meeting, and to make atonement for the Israelites, so there will be no plague among the Israelites when the Israelites come near the sanctuary.” 1
The rest of humanity, who had not been killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so that they did not stop worshiping demons and idols made 1 of gold, silver, 2 bronze, stone, and wood – idols that cannot see or hear or walk about.
if the infection 1 in the garment or leather or warp or woof or any article of leather is yellowish green or reddish, it is a diseased infection and it must be shown to the priest.
Moreover, the Lord will bring upon you every kind of sickness and plague not mentioned in this scroll of commandments, 1 until you have perished.