Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'He shall not eat an animal which dies or is torn by beasts, becoming unclean by it; I am the LORD.

King James Version

That which dieth of itself, or is torn with beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith: I am the LORD.

Holman Bible

He must not eat an animal that died naturally or was mauled by wild beasts, making himself unclean by it; I am the Lord.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

That which dies of itself, or is torn by beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself with it. I am LORD.

American Standard Version

That which dieth of itself, or is torn of beasts, he shall not eat, to defile himself therewith: I am Jehovah.

Amplified

That which dies of itself or is torn by beasts he shall not eat, defiling himself with it. I am the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

That which comes to a natural death, or is attacked by beasts, he may not take as food, for it will make him unclean: I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

Of a dead carcase and what is torn shall he not eat, to make himself unclean therewith: I am Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

That which dies of itself or is torn by beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith. I am the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

A carcass or torn of wild beast, he shall not eat to be defiled with it: I Jehovah.

King James 2000

That which dies of itself, or is torn by animals, he shall not eat to defile himself by it: I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He shall not eat a [naturally] dead body or a mangled carcass, {so that he becomes unclean} by it; I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

He shall not eat a dead body or one torn, to defile himself with them. I am Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Of a beast that dieth alone or is rent with wild beasts, he shall not eat, to defile himself therewith: I am the LORD.

NET Bible

He must not eat an animal that has died of natural causes or an animal torn by beasts and thus become unclean by it. I am the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

That which dies of itself, or is torn by animals, he shall not eat, defiling himself by it. I am the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

That which dieth of itself or is torn in pieces, shall he not eat to make himself unclean thereby, - I, am Yahweh.

Webster

That which dieth of itself, or is torn by beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself with it: I am the LORD.

World English Bible

That which dies of itself, or is torn by animals, he shall not eat, defiling himself by it. I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

a carcase or torn thing he doth not eat, for uncleanness thereby; I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נבלה 
N@belah 
Usage: 48

or is torn
טרפה 
T@rephah 
Usage: 9

with beasts, he shall not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

to defile
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

Context Readings

Priests And Their Food

7 'But when the sun sets, he will be clean, and afterward he shall eat of the holy gifts, for it is his food. 8 'He shall not eat an animal which dies or is torn by beasts, becoming unclean by it; I am the LORD. 9 'They shall therefore keep My charge, so that they will not bear sin because of it and die thereby because they profane it; I am the LORD who sanctifies them.


Cross References

Leviticus 17:15

"When any person eats an animal which dies or is torn by beasts, whether he is a native or an alien, he shall wash his clothes and bathe in water, and remain unclean until evening; then he will become clean.

Exodus 22:31

"You shall be holy men to Me, therefore you shall not eat any flesh torn to pieces in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.

Leviticus 7:24

'Also the fat of an animal which dies and the fat of an animal torn by beasts may be put to any other use, but you must certainly not eat it.

Leviticus 11:39-40

'Also if one of the animals dies which you have for food, the one who touches its carcass becomes unclean until evening.

Deuteronomy 14:21

"You shall not eat anything which dies of itself You may give it to the alien who is in your town, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.

Ezekiel 44:31

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



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