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Leviticus 17:12

12 Therefore I say to the Israelites, “None of you may eat blood, nor may any foreigner residing among you eat blood.”

Read Leviticus 17:12 Using Other Translations

Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood.
Therefore I have said to the people of Israel, No person among you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger who sojourns among you eat blood.
That is why I have said to the people of Israel, ‘You must never eat or drink blood—neither you nor the foreigners living among you.’

What does Leviticus 17:12 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 17:12

Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, no soul of you
shall eat blood
Great or small as Jarchi observes, for the reason above given; which, though not expressed before, was the true reason of this law, which had been given before, and now repeated; see ( Leviticus 3:17 ) ( Leviticus 7:26 Leviticus 7:27 ) ;

neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood;
any proselyte of righteousness; this is not observed before.

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