WHY DID JESUS single out lepers in his command, "Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils" ( Matt. 10:8 )? Wouldn't those afflicted with this disease be already included among the "sick"? Leprosy does stand out in the Bible as a unique ailment.
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