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Leviticus 11:39-47 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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39 "And if any animal of which you may eat dies, he who touches its carcass shall be unclean until the evening, 39 " 'If an animal that you are allowed to eat dies, anyone who touches the carcass will be unclean till evening.
40 and he who eats of its carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening; he also who carries the carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening. 40 Anyone who eats some of the carcass must wash his clothes, and he will be unclean till evening. Anyone who picks up the carcass must wash his clothes, and he will be unclean till evening.
41 "Every swarming thing that swarms upon the earth is an abomination; it shall not be eaten. 41 " 'Every creature that moves about on the ground is detestable; it is not to be eaten.
42 Whatever goes on its belly, and whatever goes on all fours, or whatever has many feet, all the swarming things that swarm upon the earth, you shall not eat; for they are an abomination. 42 You are not to eat any creature that moves about on the ground, whether it moves on its belly or walks on all fours or on many feet; it is detestable.
43 You shall not make yourselves abominable with any swarming thing that swarms; and you shall not defile yourselves with them, lest you become unclean. 43 Do not defile yourselves by any of these creatures. Do not make yourselves unclean by means of them or be made unclean by them.
44 For I am the LORD your God; consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. You shall not defile yourselves with any swarming thing that crawls upon the earth. 44 I am the LORD your God; consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy. Do not make yourselves unclean by any creature that moves about on the ground.
45 For I am the LORD who brought you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God; you shall therefore be holy, for I am holy." 45 I am the LORD who brought you up out of Egypt to be your God; therefore be holy, because I am holy.
46 This is the law pertaining to beast and bird and every living creature that moves through the waters and every creature that swarms upon the earth, 46 " 'These are the regulations concerning animals, birds, every living thing that moves in the water and every creature that moves about on the ground.
47 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. 47 You must distinguish between the unclean and the clean, between living creatures that may be eaten and those that may not be eaten.' "