Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Only ye shall not eat the blood; thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as 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 “However, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your [city] gates, whatever you wish, according to the blessing of the Lord your God which He has given you [as His generous provision for daily life]. The [ceremonially] unclean and the clean may eat it, such as the gazelle and the deer. 16 Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water. 17 You are forbidden to eat within your [city] gates the tithe of your grain or new wine or oil, or the firstborn of your herd or flock, or any of your votive offerings, or your freewill offerings, or the contribution of your hand.



Cross References

Genesis 9:4

But you shall not eat meat along with its life, that is, its blood.

Deuteronomy 15:23

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

Acts 15:29

that you abstain from things sacrificed to idols, and from [consuming] blood, and from [eating the meat of] things that have been strangled, and from sexual impurity. If you keep yourselves from these things, you will do well. Farewell.”

Leviticus 7:26-27

Moreover, you are not to eat any blood [of any kind], whether of bird or animal, in any of your dwelling places.

Leviticus 17:10-13

‘Any man from the house of Israel, or any stranger living temporarily among you, who eats any blood, against that person I shall set My face and I will cut him off from his people [excluding him from the atonement made for them].

Deuteronomy 12:23-24

Only be sure that you do not eat the blood, for the blood is the life (soul), and you shall not eat the life with the meat.

1 Timothy 4:4

For everything God has created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;

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