Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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.

Amplified

‘You shall not eat anything with the blood, nor practice divination [using omens or witchcraft] or soothsaying.

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.

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 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 And in the fifth year you shall eat of the fruit of it, so that it may yield to you its increase. I am Jehovah your God. 26 You shall not eat anything with the blood. You shall not divine, nor conjure spirits. 27 You shall not round the side of your head, nor mar the edge of your beard.



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

And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire. And they used divination and incantations, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke Him to anger.

Leviticus 3:17

It shall be a statute forever for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that you eat neither fat nor blood.

Leviticus 7:26

And you shall not eat any blood, of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

2 Kings 21:6

And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times and used fortune-tellers. And he dealt with familiar spirits and wizards. He worked much wickedness in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke Him to anger.

2 Chronicles 33:6

And he caused his sons to pass through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom. He also practiced secret arts, and used fortune-telling, and used witchcraft, and dealt with mediums, and with soothsayers. He did much evil in the sight of Jehovah in order to provoke Him to anger.

Exodus 7:11

Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers. And they, the magicians of Egypt, did the same with their secret arts.

Exodus 8:7

And the magicians did so with their secret arts, and brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt.

Leviticus 17:10-14

And any man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that are staying among you, who eats any blood, I will set My face against that soul who eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people.

Deuteronomy 18:10-14

There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that uses divination, an observer of clouds, or a fortune-teller, or a witch,

1 Samuel 15:23

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idol-worship. Because you have rejected the Word of Jehovah, He has also rejected you from being king!

Jeremiah 10:2

So says Jehovah, Do not learn the way of the nations, and do not be terrified at the signs of the heavens; for the nations are terrified at them.

Daniel 2:10

The Chaldeans answered before the king and said, There is not a man on the earth who can reveal the king's matter, because not any king, lord, nor ruler has asked such a thing from any horoscopist or conjurer or Chaldean.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near you to judgment. And I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those who extort from the hired laborer's wages, and turning away the widow, and the orphan, the alien, and not fearing Me, says Jehovah of Hosts.

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