Instructions concerning a sprain in the ribs of his breast
If thou examinest a man having a sprain in the
ribs of his breast1,
(and) he suffers in the ribs of his breast, not having a dislocation,
(and) it is not broken while that man continues to suffer with it and
Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a pain in the ribs of
his breast . An ailment which I will treat."
Thou shouldst bind it with ymrw ; thou shouldst treat it afterwards
with honey every day until he recovers .
"Ribs of his breast," means the bones of his sternum being spine(s)
like as it were a spine-roast .