Parallel Verses

Amplified

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.

New American Standard Bible

Only be sure not to eat the blood, for the blood is the life, and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

But don’t eat the blood, since the blood is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat.

International Standard Version

Only be sure to refrain from eating blood, because blood is the source of life and you must not consume blood with the meat.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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

Bible in Basic English

But see that you do not take the blood for food; for the blood is the life; and you may not make use of the life as food with the flesh.

Darby Translation

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;

Julia Smith Translation

Only be striving not to eat the blood, for the blood it is the soul; and thou. shalt not eat the soul with the flesh.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Only, be sure not to eat the blood, because the blood is the life, and you shall not eat the life with the meat.

Modern King James verseion

Only be sure that you do not eat the blood. For the blood is the life. And you may not eat the life with the flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But be strong that thou eat not the blood. For the blood, that is the life: and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh:

NET Bible

However, by no means eat the blood, for the blood is life itself -- you must not eat the life with the meat!

New Heart English Bible

Only be sure that you do not eat the blood: for the blood is the life; and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit firmly refrain from eating the blood; for the blood, is the life, - therefore must thou not eat the life with the flesh.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

Only be sure that you don't eat the blood: for the blood is the life; and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Only, be sure not to eat the blood, for the blood is the life, and thou dost not eat the life with the flesh;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
that thou eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

not the blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

for the blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

is the life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and thou mayest not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

22 Just as the gazelle or the deer is eaten, so you may eat it [but not make it an offering]; the [ceremonially] unclean and the clean alike may eat it. 23 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. 24 You shall not eat it; you shall pour it out on the ground like water.



Cross References

Leviticus 17:11

For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you on the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood that makes atonement, by reason of the life [which it represents].’

Genesis 9:4

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

Leviticus 17:13-14

So when any Israelite or any stranger living temporarily among them, catches any ceremonially clean animal or bird when hunting, he shall pour out its blood and cover it with earth.

Leviticus 3:16-17

The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar as food. It is an offering by fire, a sweet and soothing aroma; all the fat is the Lord’s.

Deuteronomy 12:16

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

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many [paying the price to set them free from the penalty of sin].”

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song [of glorious redemption], saying,

“Worthy and deserving are You to take the scroll and to break its seals; for You were slain (sacrificed), and with Your blood You purchased people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation.

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