A. M. 3239-3246. B.C. 765-758. Uzziah
2 Kings 15:5
And the LORD smote the king, so that he was a leper to the day of his death, and he dwelt in a separate house. And Jotham the king's son was over the household, governing the people of the land.
He shall remain unclean as long as he has the disease; he is unclean; he shall dwell alone in a habitation outside the camp.
"Command the people of Israel that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one having a discharge, and every one that is unclean through contact with the dead;
you shall put out both male and female, putting them outside the camp, that they may not defile their camp, in the midst of which I dwell."
So Miriam was shut up outside the camp seven days; and the people did not set out on the march till Miriam was brought in again.
2 Kings 7:3
Now there were four men who were lepers at the entrance to the gate; and they said to one another, "Why do we sit here till we die?