Leviticus 11:1-9 NIV

Clean and Unclean Food

11:1-23pp -- Dt 14:3-20

1 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron,

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      2 "Say to the Israelites: 'Of all the animals that live on land, these are the ones you may eat:1

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      3 You may eat any animal that has a split hoof completely divided and that chews the cud.
      4 " 'There are some that only chew the cud or only have a split hoof, but you must not eat them.2 The camel, though it chews the cud, does not have a split hoof; it is ceremonially unclean for you.

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      5 The coney,a though it chews the cud, does not have a split hoof; it is unclean for you.

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        • a 11:5 - That is, the hyrax or rock badger
          6 The rabbit, though it chews the cud, does not have a split hoof; it is unclean for you.
          7 And the pig,3 though it has a split hoof completely divided, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you.

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          8 You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses; they are unclean for you.4

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          9 " 'Of all the creatures living in the water of the seas and the streams, you may eat any that have fins and scales.