Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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.

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.

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 mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatever thy soul desireth, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he hath given thee: the unclean and the clean may eat of it as of the roebuck, and as of the hart. 16 Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water. 17 Thou mayest not eat within thy gates the tithe of thy corn, or of thy wine, or of thy oil, or the firstlings of thy herds or of thy flock, nor any of thy vows which thou vowest, nor thy free-will-offerings, or heave-offering of thy hand:



Cross References

Genesis 9:4

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

Deuteronomy 15:23

Only thou shalt not eat its blood; thou shalt pour it upon the ground as water.

Acts 15:29

That ye abstain from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from lewdness: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye will do well. Fare ye well.

Leviticus 7:26-27

Moreover, ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

Leviticus 17:10-13

And whatever man there may be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.

Deuteronomy 12:23-24

Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.

1 Timothy 4:4

For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if received with thanksgiving:

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