Leviticus 11:17-27 NIV

17 the little owl, the cormorant, the great owl,
18 the white owl,1 the desert owl, the osprey,

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19 the stork,2 any kind3 of heron, the hoopoe and the bat.a4

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    • b 11:19 - The precise identification of some of the birds, insects and animals in this chapter is uncertain.
      20 " 'All flying insects that walk on all fours are to be detestable to you.5

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      21 There are, however, some winged creatures that walk on all fours that you may eat: those that have jointed legs for hopping on the ground.
      22 Of these you may eat any kind of locust,6 katydid, cricket or grasshopper.

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      23 But all other winged creatures that have four legs you are to detest.
      24 " 'You will make yourselves unclean by these;7 whoever touches their carcasses will be unclean till evening.8

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      25 Whoever picks up one of their carcasses must wash his clothes,9 and he will be unclean till evening.10

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      26 " 'Every animal that has a split hoof not completely divided or that does not chew the cud is unclean for you; whoever touches [the carcass of] any of them will be unclean.
      27 Of all the animals that walk on all fours, those that walk on their paws are unclean for you; whoever touches their carcasses will be unclean till evening.