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Two Rabbis disputing the question maintained: one, that it was not fit to come within a hundred cubits of a leper; the other, within four cubits, when he stood between them and the wind. Another would not eat an egg if laid in a courtyard where a leper was. One, when he saw a leper, assailed him with stones, saying: “Off to thy own place, lest thou defile others,” etc.

Alvah Hovey, D.D., LL.D., Editor, An American Commentary On The New Testment, published by Amercan Baptist Publication Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Commentary On The Gospel Of Luke, by George R. Bliss, D.D., pg. 261.

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