52He shall therefore burn that garment, whether warp or woof, in woollen or in linen, or any thing of skin, wherein the plague is: for it is a fretting leprosy; it shall be burnt in the fire.
52 Verse 52. He shall therefore burn that garment] There being
scarcely any means of radically curing the infection. It is
well known that the garments infected by the psora, or itch
animal, have been known to communicate the disease even six or
seven years after the first infection. This has been also
experienced by the sorters of rags at some paper mills.