Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

However, the priests are not to eat any bird or animal that has died a natural death or that has been torn apart."

New American Standard Bible

"The priests shall not eat any bird or beast that has died a natural death or has been torn to pieces.

King James Version

The priests shall not eat of any thing that is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be fowl or beast.

Holman Bible

The priests may not eat any bird or animal that died naturally or was mauled by wild beasts.

A Conservative Version

The priests shall not eat of anything that dies of itself, or is torn, whether it be bird or beast.

American Standard Version

The priests shall not eat of anything that dieth of itself, or is torn, whether it be bird or beast.

Amplified

The priests shall not eat of anything that has died of itself or is torn, whether it be bird or beast.

Bible in Basic English

The priests may not take for food any bird or beast which has come to a natural death or whose death has been caused by another animal.

Darby Translation

The priests shall not eat of anything that dieth of itself, or of that which is torn, whether of fowl or of beast.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The priests shall not eat of any thing that is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be fowl or beast.

Julia Smith Translation

Every carcass or torn from bind and from cattle, the priests shall not eat.

King James 2000

The priests shall not eat of anything that is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be fowl or beast.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Any dead body or mangled carcass from the birds or from the animals, the priests shall not eat."

Modern King James verseion

The priests shall not eat of anything that died of itself, or is torn, whether it is bird or animal.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But no dead carrion shall the priest eat, nor such as is devoured of wild beasts, fouls or cattle."

NET Bible

The priests will not eat any bird or animal that has died a natural death or was torn to pieces by a wild animal.

New Heart English Bible

The priests shall not eat of anything that dies of itself, or is torn, whether it be bird or animal.

The Emphasized Bible

Nothing that died of itself or was torn in pieces, of bird or of beast shall be eaten by the priests.

Webster

The priests shall not eat of any thing that is dead of itself, or torn, whether of fowl or beast.

World English Bible

The priests shall not eat of anything that dies of itself, or is torn, whether it be bird or animal.

Youngs Literal Translation

Any carcase and torn thing, of the fowl, and of the beasts, the priests do not eat.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

shall not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

of any thing that is dead of itself
נבלה 
N@belah 
Usage: 48

or torn
טרפה 
T@rephah 
Usage: 9

whether it be fowl
עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

Context Readings

The People Serving In The New Temple

30 The first portion of all the first fruits of every kind and every offering of any kind is to be for the priests. You are to give the priest the first portion of your grain. As a result a blessing will rest on your household. 31 However, the priests are not to eat any bird or animal that has died a natural death or that has been torn apart."



Cross References

Leviticus 22:8

He is not to eat the carcass of an animal that was torn by animals, thereby defiling himself with it. I am the LORD.

Exodus 22:31

"You are to be people set apart for me. You are not to eat flesh torn apart in the field; you are to throw it to the dogs."

Deuteronomy 14:21

"You must not eat any carcass. But you may give it to the alien in your cities so he may eat it or sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God. "You must not cook a young goat in its mother's milk."

Leviticus 17:15

"Any person who eats a carcass or an animal that was torn by beasts (whether that person is native born or is a resident alien), is to wash his clothes and bathe himself with water, and he will remain unclean until evening, and then he'll become clean.

Ezekiel 4:14

"Now, Lord GOD," I replied, "I've never been defiled, ever since I was young until now. I haven't eaten an animal that died on its own or was torn by beasts, and no unclean meat has ever entered my mouth!"

Romans 14:20

Do not destroy God's action for the sake of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong to make another person stumble because of what you eat.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food that I eat causes my brother to stumble, I will never eat meat again, in order to keep my brother from stumbling.

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