If an animal of which you may eat dies, anyone who touches its carcass shall be unclean until the evening.
Those who eat of its carcass shall wash their clothes and be unclean until the evening; and those who carry the carcass shall wash their clothes and be unclean until the evening.
All creatures that swarm upon the earth are detestable; they shall not be eaten.
Whatever moves on its belly, and whatever moves on all fours, or whatever has many feet, all the creatures that swarm upon the earth, you shall not eat; for they are detestable.
You shall not make yourselves detestable with any creature that swarms; you shall not defile yourselves with them, and so become unclean.
For I am the Lord your God; sanctify yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. You shall not defile yourselves with any swarming creature that moves on the earth.
For I am the Lord who brought you up from the land of Egypt, to be your God; you shall be holy, for I am holy.
This is the law pertaining to land animal and bird and every living creature that moves through the waters and every creature that swarms upon the earth,
to make a distinction between the unclean and the clean, and between the living creature that may be eaten and the living creature that may not be eaten.
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