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Mishnayos Zevachim Perek 11 Mishnah 6

זבחים פרק י"א משנה ו׳


With regard to a copper vessel in which a sin offering was cooked that went outside the curtains, the vessel reenters the courtyard, and one scours it and rinses it in a sacred place. If the vessel became ritually impure outside the curtains, one breaks the vessel by boring a large hole in it to render it ritually pure and enters the courtyard with it and scours and rinses it in a sacred place.

כְּלִי נְחשֶׁת שֶׁיָּצָא חוּץ לַקְּלָעִים, נִכְנָס וּמוֹרְקוֹ וְשׁוֹטְפוֹ בְמָקוֹם קָדוֹשׁ. נִטְמָא חוּץ לַקְּלָעִים, פּוֹחֲתוֹ, וְנִכְנָס וּמוֹרְקוֹ וְשׁוֹטְפוֹ בְמָקוֹם קָדוֹשׁ:


פוחתו (hollows it out) – for a metal utensil is not pure from its defilement with an mere incision, but rather with a large incision. But however, after it is hollowed out, they strike it with a mallet and fasten it in order that the name of a utensil is upon it. For at the time of scouring, it must be a utensil.

פוחתו. דכלי מתכות אינו טהור מטומאתו בנקב כל שהוא אלא בנקב גדול. ומיהו אחר שפחתו. מקיש עליו בקורנס ומחברו כדי שיחזור שם כלי עליו. דבשעת מריקה צריך שיהיה כלי: