Leviticus 17:10-16 CSB

Eating Blood and Carcasses Prohibited

10 "Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who eats any blood, I will turna against that person who eats blood and cut him off from his people.b

References for Leviticus 17:10

    • d 17:10 - Lit will set My face
    • e 17:10 - Lv 3:17; 17:12-14; Dt 12:16,23,27
      11 For the life of a creature is in the blood, and I have appointed it to you to make atonement on the altar forc your lives, since it is the lifeblood that makes atonement.d

      References for Leviticus 17:11

        • f 17:11 - Or to ransom
        • g 17:11 - Heb 9:22; 1 Pt 1:2,18-19; Rv 1:5
          12 Therefore I say to the Israelites: None of you and no foreigner who lives among you may eat blood.
          13 "Any Israelite or foreigner living among them, who hunts down a wild animal or bird that may be eaten must drain its bloode and cover it with dirt.

          References for Leviticus 17:13

            • h 17:13 - Lv 11:13-19; Dt 12:15-16,20-25
              14 Since the life of every creature is its blood, I have told the Israelites: You must not eat the blood of any creature, because the life of every creature is its blood; whoever eats it must be cut off.
              15 "Every person, whether the native or the foreigner, who eats an animal that died a natural death or was mauled by wild beastsf is to wash his clothes and bathe with water, and he will remain unclean until evening; he will be clean.

              References for Leviticus 17:15

                • i 17:15 - Lv 7:24; Ex 22:31; Dt 14:21
                  16 But if he does not wash [his clothes] and bathe himself, he will bear his punishment."