Genesis 9:1-6 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, "Be fertile, multiply, and fill the earth. 1 Then God blessed Noah and his sons, saying to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the earth.
2 All of the animals on the earth will fear you and dread you—all the birds in the skies, everything crawling on the ground, and all of the sea's fish. They are in your power. 2 The fear and dread of you will fall upon all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air, upon every creature that moves along the ground, and upon all the fish of the sea; they are given into your hands.
3 Everything that lives and moves will be your food. Just as I gave you the green grasses, I now give you everything. 3 Everything that lives and moves will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.
4 However, you must not eat meat with its life, its blood, in it. 4 "But you must not eat meat that has its lifeblood still in it.
5 I will surely demand your blood for a human life, from every living thing I will demand it. From humans, from a man for his brother, I will demand something for a human life. 5 And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal. And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man.
6 Whoever sheds human blood, by a human his blood will be shed; for in the divine image God made human beings. 6 "Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made man.