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But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.

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The life

Leviticus 3:17
This is a perpetual statute throughout your generations in all the places where you live: You must never eat any fat or any blood.'"
Leviticus 7:26
And you must not eat any blood of the birds or the domesticated land animals in any of the places where you live.
Leviticus 17:10
"'Any man from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who reside in their midst who eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats the blood, and I will cut him off from the midst of his people,
Leviticus 19:26
"'You must not eat anything with the blood still in it. You must not practice either divination or soothsaying.
Deuteronomy 12:16
However, you must not eat blood -- pour it out on the ground like water.
Deuteronomy 14:21
You may not eat any corpse, though you may give it to the resident foreigner who is living in your villages and he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner. You are a people holy to the Lord your God. Do not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.
Deuteronomy 15:23
However, you must not eat its blood; you must pour it out on the ground like water.
1 Samuel 14:34
Then Saul said, "Scatter out among the army and say to them, 'Each of you bring to me your ox and sheep and slaughter them in this spot and eat. But don't sin against the Lord by eating the blood." So that night each one brought his ox and slaughtered it there.
Acts 15:20
but that we should write them a letter telling them to abstain from things defiled by idols and from sexual immorality and from what has been strangled and from blood.
1 Timothy 4:4
For every creation of God is good and no food is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.

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Leviticus 17:14
for the life of all flesh is its blood. So I have said to the Israelites: You must not eat the blood of any living thing because the life of every living thing is its blood -- all who eat it will be cut off.
Deuteronomy 12:16
However, you must not eat blood -- pour it out on the ground like water.

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