Instructions concerning a dislocation in a vertebra of his neck
If thou examinest a man having
a dislocation in a vertebra of his
shouldst thou find him unconscious of his two arms (and) his two
legs on account of it , while his phallus is erected on account of it,
(and) urine drop from his member without his knowing it; his flesh has
receives wind ; his two eyes are blood-shot ; it is a dislocation of a
vertebra of his neck extending to his back-bone which causes him to
be unconscious of his two arms (and) his two legs. If , however ,
the middle vertebra of his neck is dislocated ,
it is an emissio seminis which befalls his
Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a dislocation in a
vertebra of his neck , while he is unconscious of his two legs and his
two arms, and
his urine dribbles3.
An ailment not to be treated."
"A dislocation (wnh ) in a vertebra of his neck, "he is speaking
of a separation of one vertebra of his neck from another, the flesh
which is over it being uninjured ; as one says, "It is wnh " concerning
things which had been joined together when one has been severed from another .
"It is an emissio seminis which befalls his phallus," (means) that
his phallus is erected (and) has a discharge from the end of his phallus .
It is said : "It remains stationary" (min s’w ) , when it cannot
sink downward (and) it cannot lift upward .
"While his urine dribbles," means that urine drops from his phallus
and cannot hold back for him .