Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Only ye shall not eat the blood. Thou shall pour it out upon the ground as water.

New American Standard Bible

Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.

King James Version

Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.

Holman Bible

but you must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water.

International Standard Version

Only, you must not consume the blood; instead, pour it out on the ground as you would water.

American Standard Version

Only ye shall not eat the blood; thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.

Amplified

Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.

Bible in Basic English

But you may not take the blood for food, it is to be drained out on the earth like water.

Darby Translation

Only, ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.

Julia Smith Translation

Only the blood thou shalt not eat: upon the earth ye shall pour it as water.

King James 2000

Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it upon the earth as water.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Only the blood you must not eat, [but] on the ground you must pour it like water.

Modern King James verseion

Only you shall not eat the blood. You shall pour it on the earth like water.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

only eat not the blood, but pour it upon the earth as water.

NET Bible

However, you must not eat blood -- pour it out on the ground like water.

New Heart English Bible

Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it out on the earth as water.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit, the blood, shall ye not eat, - upon the earth, shalt thou pour it out, like water.

Webster

Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.

World English Bible

Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it out on the earth as water.

Youngs Literal Translation

Only, the blood ye do not eat -- on the earth thou dost pour it as water;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Only ye shall not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

ye shall pour
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

it upon the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

15 Notwithstanding, thou may kill and eat flesh within all thy gates, after all the desire of thy soul, according to the blessing of LORD thy God which he has given thee, the unclean and the clean may eat of it, as of the gazelle, and 16 Only ye shall not eat the blood. Thou shall pour it out upon the ground as water. 17 Thou may not eat within thy gates the tithe of thy grain, or of thy new wine, or of thine oil, or the firstlings of thy herd or of thy flock, nor any of thy vows which thou vow, nor thy freewill-offerings, nor the heave-offering of



Cross References

Genesis 9:4

But flesh with the life of it, [which is] the blood of it, ye shall not eat.

Deuteronomy 15:23

Only thou shall not eat the blood of it. Thou shall pour it out upon the ground as water.

Acts 15:29

to abstain from things sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication, keeping yourselves from which, ye will do well. Be strong.

Leviticus 7:26-27

And ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of bird or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

Leviticus 17:10-13

And whatever man there is of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among them, who eats any manner of blood, I will set my face against that soul who eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people.

Deuteronomy 12:23-24

Only be sure that thou not eat the blood. For the blood is the life, and thou shall not eat the life with the flesh.

1 Timothy 4:4

Because every creation of God is good, and nothing rejected that is received with thankfulness,

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