Parallel Verses

Amplified

You shall not eat anything with the blood; neither shall you use magic, omens, or witchcraft [or predict events by horoscope or signs and lucky days].

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not eat anything with the blood, nor practice divination or soothsaying.

King James Version

Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times.

Holman Bible

“You are not to eat anything with blood in it. You are not to practice divination or sorcery.

International Standard Version

"You are not to eat anything containing blood, engage in occult practices, or practice fortune telling.

A Conservative Version

Ye shall not eat anything with the blood. Neither shall ye use enchantments, nor practice augury.

American Standard Version

Ye shall not eat anything with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantments, nor practise augury.

Bible in Basic English

Nothing may be used for food with its blood in it; you may not make use of strange arts, or go in search of signs and wonders.

Darby Translation

Ye shall eat nothing with the blood. Ye shall not practise enchantment, nor use auguries.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye shall not eat any thing with blood. Ye shall not be fortunetellers, nor diviners.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not eat with the blood: ye shall not take auguries, and ye shall not practise magic.

King James 2000

You shall not eat anything with the blood: neither shall you use divination, nor witchcraft.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You must not eat [anything] with the blood; you shall not practice divination, nor shall you interpret signs.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not eat anything with the blood. You shall not divine, nor conjure spirits.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Ye shall eat nothing with the blood, ye shall use no witchcraft, nor observe dismal days.

NET Bible

"'You must not eat anything with the blood still in it. You must not practice either divination or soothsaying.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not eat any meat with the blood still in it; neither shall you practice divination, nor practice sorcery.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye shall eat nothing with the blood thereof, - Ye shall not practise divination neither shall ye use magic.

Webster

Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times.

World English Bible

"'You shall not eat any meat with the blood still in it; neither shall you use enchantments, nor practice sorcery.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Ye do not eat with the blood; ye do not enchant, nor observe clouds.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye shall not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

any thing with the blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

Context Readings

Blood, Hair, And Body

25 But in the fifth year you may eat of the fruit [of the trees], that their produce may enrich you; I am the Lord your God. 26 You shall not eat anything with the blood; neither shall you use magic, omens, or witchcraft [or predict events by horoscope or signs and lucky days]. 27 You shall not round the corners of the hair of your heads nor trim the corners of your beard [as some idolaters do].



Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:23

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.

2 Kings 17:17

They caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire and used divination and enchantments and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him to anger.

Leviticus 3:17

It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations in all your dwelling places, that you eat neither fat nor blood.

Leviticus 7:26

Moreover, you shall eat no blood of any kind, whether of bird or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

2 Kings 21:6

And he made his son pass through the fire and burned him as an offering [to Molech]; he practiced soothsaying and augury, and dealt with mediums and wizards! He did much wickedness in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him to anger.

2 Chronicles 33:6

And he burned his children as an offering [to his god] in the Valley of Ben-hinnom [son of Hinnom], and practiced soothsaying, augury, and sorcery, and dealt with mediums and wizards. He did much evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him to anger.

Exodus 7:11

Then Pharaoh called for the wise men [skilled in magic and divination] and the sorcerers (wizards and jugglers). And they also, these magicians of Egypt, did similar things with their enchantments and secret arts.

Exodus 8:7

But the magicians did the same thing with their enchantments and secret arts, and brought up [more] frogs upon the land of Egypt.

Leviticus 17:10-14

Any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who dwell temporarily among them who eats any kind of blood, against that person I will set My face and I will cut him off from among his people [that he may not be included in the atonement made for them].

Deuteronomy 18:10-14

There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or daughter pass through the fire, or who uses divination, or is a soothsayer, or an augur, or a sorcerer,

1 Samuel 15:23

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as idolatry and teraphim (household good luck images). Because you have rejected the word of the Lord, He also has rejected you from being king.

Jeremiah 10:2

Thus says the Lord: Learn not the way of the [heathen] nations and be not dismayed at the signs of the heavens, though they are dismayed at them,

Daniel 2:10

The Chaldeans [diviners] answered before the king and said, There is not a man on earth who can show the king this matter, for no king, lord, or ruler has [ever] asked such a thing of any magician or enchanter or Chaldean.

Malachi 3:5

Then I will draw near to you for judgment; I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against the false swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and who turn aside the temporary resident from his right and fear not Me, says the Lord of hosts.

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