So look, the Lord is about to severely afflict 1 your people, your sons, your wives, and all you own.
I will strike them with the pestilence, 1 and I will disinherit them; I will make you into a nation that is greater and mightier than they!”
the plague that comes in the darkness, or the disease that comes at noon. 1
“Edom will become an object of horror. All who pass by it will be filled with horror; they will hiss out their scorn because of all the disasters that have happened to it. 1
He must then examine the infection on the seventh day. If the infection has spread in the garment, or in the warp, or in the woof, or in the leather – whatever the article into which the leather was made 1 – the infection is a malignant disease. It is unclean.
1 The Lord said to Moses, “I will bring one more plague on Pharaoh and on Egypt; after that he will release you from this place. When he releases you, 2 he will drive you out completely 3 from this place.
David said to God, “Was I not the one who decided to number the army? I am the one who sinned and committed this awful deed! 1 As for these sheep – what have they done? O Lord my God, attack me and my family, 2 but remove the plague from your people!” 3
he will certainly rescue you from the snare of the hunter 1 and from the destructive plague.
“I sent against you a plague like one of the Egyptian plagues. 1 I killed your young men with the sword, along with the horses you had captured. I made the stench from the corpses 2 rise up into your nostrils. Still you did not come back to me.” The Lord is speaking!
Then if 1 it still appears again in the garment or the warp or the woof, or in any article of leather, it is an outbreak. Whatever has the infection in it you must burn up in the fire.
They will be starved by famine, eaten by plague, and bitterly stung; 1 I will send the teeth of wild animals against them, along with the poison of creatures that crawl in the dust.
So the Lord sent a plague through Israel from the morning until the completion of the appointed time. Seventy thousand men died from Dan to Beer Sheba.
The sword is outside; pestilence and famine are inside the house. Whoever is in the open field will die by the sword, and famine and pestilence will consume everyone in the city.
“Or suppose I were to send a plague into that land, and pour out my rage on it with bloodshed, killing both people and animals.
The priest must then examine it after the infection has been washed out, and if 1 the infection has not changed its appearance 2 even though the infection has not spread, it is unclean. You must burn it up in the fire. It is a fungus, whether on the back side or front side of the article. 3