Deuteronomy 14:3

3 You shall not eat any abhorrent thing.

Deuteronomy 14:3 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 14:3

Thou shall not eat any abominable thing.
] That is so either in its own nature, or because forbidden by the Lord; what are such are declared in the following verses.

Deuteronomy 14:3 In-Context

1 You are children of the Lord your God. You must not lacerate yourselves or shave your forelocks for the dead.
2 For you are a people holy to the Lord your God; it is you the Lord has chosen out of all the peoples on earth to be his people, his treasured possession.
3 You shall not eat any abhorrent thing.
4 These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,
5 the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope, and the mountain-sheep.