Deuteronomy 14:20

20 But any winged creature that is clean you may eat.

Deuteronomy 14:20 in Other Translations

20 But of all clean fowls ye may eat.
20 All clean winged things you may eat.
20 But you may eat any winged bird or insect that is ceremonially clean.
20 But ritually clean winged creatures are permitted.
20 But you may eat every clean flying creature.

Deuteronomy 14:20 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 14:20

But of all clean fowls ye may eat.
] Even of all fowls, but those before excepted; Aben Ezra instances in the locust, as being a clean fowl, that might be eaten; and so the Targum of Jonathan is

``every clean locust ye may eat;''

see ( Leviticus 11:22 ) .

Deuteronomy 14:20 In-Context

18 the stork, any kind of heron, the hoopoe and the bat.
19 All flying insects are unclean to you; do not eat them.
20 But any winged creature that is clean you may eat.
21 Do not eat anything you find already dead. You may give it to the foreigner residing in any of your towns, and they may eat it, or you may sell it to any other foreigner. But you are a people holy to the LORD your God. Do not cook a young goat in its mother’s milk.
22 Be sure to set aside a tenth of all that your fields produce each year.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Leviticus 20:25
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