Instructions concerning a vertebra of his neck


If thou examinest a man having a sprain1 in a vertebra of his neck, thou shouldst say to him ; "Look at thy shoulders and thy breast." When he does so, the looking to him is painful .


Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a sprain in a vertebra of his neck. An ailment which I will treat."


Thou shouldst bind it with fresh meat the first day. Now afterwards thou shouldst treat with ymrw (and) honey every day until he recovers .

1 "A sprain," he is speaking of a rending of two members , (although) it (= each) is (still) in its place .