Deuteronomy 14:11

11 You may eat any clean bird.

Deuteronomy 14:11 in Other Translations

11 Of all clean birds ye shall eat.
11 "You may eat all clean birds.
11 “You may eat any bird that is ceremonially clean.
11 You may eat any ritually clean bird.
11 "You may eat every clean bird,

Deuteronomy 14:11 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 14:11

Of all clean birds ye shall eat.
] Which the Targum of Jonathan describes, everyone that has a craw, and whose crop is naked, and has a superfluous talon, and is not rapacious; but such as are unclean are expressed by name in the following verses, so that all except them might be reckoned clean and fit for food. Maimonides F16 observes, that only the number of the unclean are reckoned, so that all the rest are free.


F16 Hilchot. Maacolot Asurot, c. 1. sect. 14.

Deuteronomy 14:11 In-Context

9 Of all the creatures living in the water, you may eat any that has fins and scales.
10 But anything that does not have fins and scales you may not eat; for you it is unclean.
11 You may eat any clean bird.
12 But these you may not eat: the eagle, the vulture, the black vulture,
13 the red kite, the black kite, any kind of falcon,
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