Instructions concerning a wound in his lip
If thou examinest a man having
a wound in his lip, piercing through to the inside
of his mouth1 ,
thou shouldst examine his wound as far as the column, of his nose.
Thou shouldst draw together that wound with stitching .
Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a wound in his lip,
piercing through to the inside of his mouth . An ailment which I will
Now after thou hast stitched it thou shouldst bind it with fresh meat
the first day . Thou shouldst treat it afterwards with grease (and) honey
every day until he recovers .
"A wound in his lip, piercing through to the inside of his mouth,"
means that the two lips of wound are soft , opening to the inside of
his mouth . One says : "Pierced through" (ysdb ) concerning soft things .