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Leviticus 7:24

24 The fat of an animal found dead or torn by wild animals may be used for any other purpose, but you must not eat it.

Read Leviticus 7:24 Using Other Translations

And the fat of the beast that dieth of itself, and the fat of that which is torn with beasts, may be used in any other use: but ye shall in no wise eat of it.
The fat of an animal that dies of itself and the fat of one that is torn by beasts may be put to any other use, but on no account shall you eat it.
The fat of an animal found dead or torn to pieces by wild animals must never be eaten, though it may be used for any other purpose.

What does Leviticus 7:24 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 7:24

And the fat of the beast that dieth of itself
Of any disease, and is not regularly killed:

and the fat of that which is torn with beasts;
with wild beasts:

may be used in any other use;
as in medicine, for plasters, or for making candles, or for greasing of anything to make it smooth and pliable, or the like:

but ye shall in no wise eat of it;
such carcasses themselves were not to be eaten of, and one would think their fat in course must be unlawful; but however, to prevent the doing of it, this particular law was given, and those that broke this were doubly guilty, as the Jews observe F13; once in eating things that died of themselves, or were torn with beasts, and again by eating the fat of them.


FOOTNOTES:

F13 Maimon. Hilchot Maacolot Asurot, c. 7. sect. 2.
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