But the voice answered me again from heaven
From whence the former voice came, and was the voice of the Lord, or of an angel of the Lord, and which answered him again, or
a second time;
not that it said to him a second time kill and eat, but what follows;
what God hath cleansed, that call not thou
that is, had declared to be clean and fit for use, and did not defile, and could not defile the man into whose mouth it entered, and therefore ought not to be pronounced unclean, and of a defiling nature; this Jesus Christ did, who is God over all blessed for ever, and by whose death an end was put to the ceremonial law, and the distinctions of meats by it; ( Matthew 15:11 ) ( Romans 14:14 ) .