40 he is to order that the contaminated stones be torn out and thrown into an unclean place outside the town.
40 Then the priest shall command that they take away the stones in which the plague is, and they shall cast them into an unclean place without the city:
40 then the priest shall command that they take out the stones in which is the disease and throw them into an unclean place outside the city.
40 he is to order that the stones affected by the fungus be torn out and thrown in a garbage dump outside the city.
40 then the priest shall command that they take away the stones in which is the plague, and they shall cast them into an unclean place outside the city.
40 the priest must order that the stones from those areas be removed. The contaminated material will then be taken outside the town to an area designated as ceremonially unclean.
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Leviticus 14:40
Commentary on Leviticus 14:33-53
(Read Leviticus 14:33-53)
The leprosy in a house is unaccountable to us, as well as the leprosy in a garment; but now sin, where that reigns in a house, is a plague there, as it is in a heart. Masters of families should be aware, and afraid of the first appearance of sin in their families, and put it away, whatever it is. If the leprosy is got into the house, the infected part must be taken out. If it remain in the house, the whole must be pulled down. The owner had better be without a dwelling, than live in one that was infected. The leprosy of sin ruins families and churches. Thus sin is so interwoven with the human body, that it must be taken down by death.