Parallel Verses

Amplified

Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you.

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not eat of their flesh nor touch their carcasses; they are unclean to you.

King James Version

Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch; they are unclean to you.

Holman Bible

Do not eat any of their meat or touch their carcasses—they are unclean for you.

International Standard Version

You are not to eat their flesh or even touch their carcasses. They are to be unclean for you."

A Conservative Version

Of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcasses ye shall not touch, they are unclean to you.

American Standard Version

Of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcasses ye shall not touch; they are unclean unto you.

Bible in Basic English

Their flesh may not be used for food, and their dead bodies may not even be touched; they are unclean to you.

Darby Translation

Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch: they shall be unclean unto you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcase you shall not touch: they are unclean to you.

Julia Smith Translation

From their flesh ye shall not eat, and upon their carcass ye shall not touch; they are unclean to you.

King James 2000

Of their flesh shall you not eat, and their carcass shall you not touch; they are unclean to you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not eat from their meat, and you must not touch their dead body--they are unclean for you.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not eat of their flesh, and you shall not touch their dead body. They are unclean to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Of their flesh see that ye eat not, and their carcasses see that ye touch not for they are unclean to you.

NET Bible

You must not eat from their meat and you must not touch their carcasses; they are unclean to you.

New Heart English Bible

Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you.

The Emphasized Bible

Of their flesh, shall ye not eat, and, their carcase, shall ye not touch, - unclean, they are to you.

Webster

Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcass shall ye not touch; they are unclean to you.

World English Bible

Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Of their flesh ye do not eat, and against their carcase ye do not come -- unclean they are to you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

shall ye not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

נבלה 
N@belah 
Usage: 48

shall ye not touch
נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 88

References

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Clean And Unclean Animals

7 And the swine, because it divides the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud; it is unclean to you. 8 Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you. 9 These you may eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, these you may eat;


Cross References

Isaiah 52:11

Depart, depart, go out from there [the lands of exile]! Touch no unclean thing! Go out of the midst of her [Babylon]; cleanse yourselves and be clean, you who bear the vessels of the Lord [on your journey from there].

Hebrews 9:10

For [the ceremonies] deal only with clean and unclean meats and drinks and different washings, [mere] external rules and regulations for the body imposed to tide the worshipers over until the time of setting things straight [of reformation, of the complete new order when Christ, the Messiah, shall establish the reality of what these things foreshadow -- "a better covenant].

Leviticus 5:2

Or if anyone touches an unclean thing, whether the carcass of an unclean wild beast or of an unclean domestic animal or of unclean creeping things that multiply prolifically, even if he is unaware of it, and he has become unclean, he is guilty.

Hosea 9:3

They shall not remain in the Lord's land, but Ephraim shall return to [another] Egypt and they shall eat unclean food in Assyria.

Matthew 15:11

It is not what goes into the mouth of a man that makes him unclean and defiled, but what comes out of the mouth; this makes a man unclean and defiles [him].

Matthew 15:20

These are what make a man unclean and defile [him]; but eating with unwashed hands does not make him unclean or defile [him].

Mark 7:2

For they had seen that some of His disciples ate with common hands, that is, unwashed [with hands defiled and unhallowed, because they had not given them a ceremonial washing] -- "

Mark 7:15

There is not [even] one thing outside a man which by going into him can pollute and defile him; but the things which come out of a man are what defile him and make him unhallowed and unclean.

Mark 7:18

And He said to them, Then are you also unintelligent and dull and without understanding? Do you not discern and see that whatever goes into a man from the outside cannot make him unhallowed or unclean,

Acts 10:10-15

But he became very hungry, and wanted something to eat; and while the meal was being prepared a trance came over him,

Acts 10:28

And he said to them, You yourselves are aware how it is not lawful or permissible for a Jew to keep company with or to visit or [even] to come near or to speak first to anyone of another nationality, but God has shown and taught me by words that I should not call any human being common or unhallowed or [ceremonially] unclean.

Acts 15:29

That you abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols and from [tasting] blood and from [eating the meat of animals] that have been strangled and from sexual impurity. If you keep yourselves from these things, you will do well. Farewell [be strong]!

Romans 14:14-17

I know and am convinced (persuaded) as one in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is [forbidden as] essentially unclean (defiled and unholy in itself). But [none the less] it is unclean (defiled and unholy) to anyone who thinks it is unclean.

Romans 14:21

The right thing is to eat no meat or drink no wine [at all], or [do anything else] if it makes your brother stumble or hurts his conscience or offends or weakens him.

1 Corinthians 8:8

Now food [itself] will not cause our acceptance by God nor commend us to Him. Eating [food offered to idols] gives us no advantage; neither do we come short or become any worse if we do not eat [it].

2 Corinthians 6:17

So, come out from among [unbelievers], and separate (sever) yourselves from them, says the Lord, and touch not [any] unclean thing; then I will receive you kindly and treat you with favor,

Ephesians 5:7

So do not associate or be sharers with them.

Ephesians 5:11

Take no part in and have no fellowship with the fruitless deeds and enterprises of darkness, but instead [let your lives be so in contrast as to] expose and reprove and convict them.

Colossians 2:16

Therefore let no one sit in judgment on you in matters of food and drink, or with regard to a feast day or a New Moon or a Sabbath.

Colossians 2:21-23

Do not handle [this], Do not taste [that], Do not even touch [them],

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