Clean And Unclean

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Leviticus 10:10

You must distinguish between the holy and the common, and the clean and the unclean,

Leviticus 11:47

in order to distinguish between the unclean and the clean, between the animals that may be eaten and those that may not be eaten.”

Leviticus 20:25

Therefore you must distinguish the clean animal from the unclean one, and the unclean bird from the clean one. Do not become contaminated by any land animal, bird, or whatever crawls on the ground; I have set these apart as unclean for you.

Leviticus 13:59

“This is the law concerning a mildew contamination in wool or linen fabric, warp or woof, or any leather article, in order to pronounce it clean or unclean.”

Leviticus 14:57

to determine when something is unclean or clean. This is the law regarding skin disease and mildew.”

Ezekiel 22:26

Her priests do violence to My instruction and profane My holy things. They make no distinction between the holy and the common, and they do not explain the difference between the clean and the unclean. They disregard My Sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

Ezekiel 44:23

They must teach My people the difference between the holy and the common, and explain to them the difference between the clean and the unclean.

Deuteronomy 12:15

“But whenever you want, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you. Those who are clean or unclean may eat it, as they would a gazelle or deer,

Deuteronomy 12:22

Indeed, you may eat it as the gazelle and deer are eaten; both the clean and the unclean may eat it.

Deuteronomy 15:22

Eat it within your gates; both the unclean person and the clean may eat it, as though it were a gazelle or deer.

Ecclesiastes 9:2

Everything is the same for everyone: there is one fate for the righteous and the wicked, for the good and the bad, for the clean and the unclean, for the one who sacrifices and the one who does not sacrifice. As it is for the good, so it is for the sinner; as for the one who takes an oath, so for the one who fears an oath.

Genesis 7:8

From the clean animals, unclean animals, birds, and every creature that crawls on the ground,

Leviticus 11:2-47

“Tell the Israelites: You may eat all these kinds of land animals. You may eat any animal with divided hooves and that chews the cud. But among the ones that chew the cud or have divided hooves you are not to eat these:the camel, though it chews the cud,
does not have divided hooves—it is unclean for you;read more.
the hyrax, though it chews the cud,
does not have hooves—it is unclean for you; the hare, though it chews the cud,
does not have hooves—it is unclean for you; the pig, though it has divided hooves,
does not chew the cud—it is unclean for you. Do not eat any of their meat or touch their carcasses—they are unclean for you. “This is what you may eat from all that is in the water: You may eat everything in the water that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or streams. But these are to be detestable to you: everything in the seas or streams that does not have fins and scales among all the swarming things and other living creatures in the water. They are to remain detestable to you; you must not eat any of their meat, and you must detest their carcasses. Everything in the water that does not have fins and scales will be detestable to you. “You are to detest these birds. They must not be eaten because they are detestable:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture, 14 the kite,
any kind of falcon, every kind of raven, 16 the ostrich,
the short-eared owl, the gull,
any kind of hawk, the little owl, the cormorant,
the long-eared owl, the white owl, the desert owl,
the osprey, 19 the stork,
any kind of heron,
the hoopoe, and the bat. “All winged insects that walk on all fours are to be detestable to you. But you may eat these kinds of all the winged insects that walk on all fours: those that have jointed legs above their feet for hopping on the ground. You may eat these:any kind of locust, katydid, cricket, and grasshopper. All other winged insects that have four feet are to be detestable to you. “These will make you unclean. Whoever touches their carcasses will be unclean until evening, and whoever carries any of their carcasses must wash his clothes and will be unclean until evening. All animals that have hooves but do not have a divided hoof and do not chew the cud are unclean for you. Whoever touches them becomes unclean. All the four-footed animals that walk on their paws are unclean for you. Whoever touches their carcasses will be unclean until evening, and anyone who carries their carcasses must wash his clothes and will be unclean until evening. They are unclean for you. “These creatures that swarm on the ground are unclean for you:the weasel, the mouse,
any kind of large lizard, the gecko, the monitor lizard,
the common lizard, the skink,
and the chameleon. These are unclean for you among all the swarming creatures. Whoever touches them when they are dead will be unclean until evening. When any one of them dies and falls on anything it becomes unclean—any item of wood, clothing, leather, sackcloth, or any implement used for work. It is to be rinsed with water and will remain unclean until evening; then it will be clean. If any of them falls into any clay pot, everything in it will become unclean; you must break it. Any edible food coming into contact with that unclean water will become unclean, and any drinkable liquid in any container will become unclean. Anything one of their carcasses falls on will become unclean. If it is an oven or stove, it must be smashed; it is unclean and will remain unclean for you. A spring or cistern containing water will remain clean, but someone who touches a carcass in it will become unclean. If one of their carcasses falls on any seed that is to be sown, it is clean; but if water has been put on the seed and one of their carcasses falls on it, it is unclean for you. “If one of the animals that you use for food dies, anyone who touches its carcass will be unclean until evening. Anyone who eats some of its carcass must wash his clothes and will be unclean until evening. Anyone who carries its carcass must wash his clothes and will be unclean until evening. “All the creatures that swarm on the earth are detestable; they must not be eaten. Do not eat any of the creatures that swarm on the earth, anything that moves on its belly or walks on all fours or on many feet, for they are detestable. Do not become contaminated by any creature that swarms; do not become unclean or defiled by them. For I am Yahweh your God, so you must consecrate yourselves and be holy because I am holy. You must not defile yourselves by any swarming creature that crawls on the ground. For I am Yahweh, who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God, so you must be holy because I am holy. “This is the law concerning animals, birds, all living creatures that move in the water, and all creatures that swarm on the ground, in order to distinguish between the unclean and the clean, between the animals that may be eaten and those that may not be eaten.”

Deuteronomy 14:3-21

“You must not eat any detestable thing. These are the animals you may eat:the ox, the sheep, the goat, the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer,
the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope,
and the mountain sheep.read more.
You may eat any animal that has hooves divided in two and chews the cud. But among the ones that chew the cud or have divided hooves, you are not to eat these:the camel, the hare, and the hyrax,
though they chew the cud, they do not have hooves—
they are unclean for you; and the pig, though it has hooves, it does not chew the cud—
it is unclean for you.You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses. “You may eat everything from the water that has fins and scales, but you may not eat anything that does not have fins and scales—it is unclean for you. “You may eat every clean bird, but these are the ones you may not eat:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture, 13 the kite,
any kind of falcon, every kind of raven, 15 the ostrich,
the short-eared owl, the gull,
any kind of hawk, the little owl, the long-eared owl,
the white owl, 17 the desert owl,
the osprey, the cormorant, 18 the stork,
any kind of heron,
the hoopoe, and the bat. All winged insects are unclean for you; they may not be eaten. But you may eat every clean flying creature. “You are not to eat any carcass; you may give it to a temporary resident living within your gates, and he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner. For you are a holy people belonging to the Lord your God. You must not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.

Leviticus 11:9-12

“This is what you may eat from all that is in the water: You may eat everything in the water that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or streams. But these are to be detestable to you: everything in the seas or streams that does not have fins and scales among all the swarming things and other living creatures in the water. They are to remain detestable to you; you must not eat any of their meat, and you must detest their carcasses. read more.
Everything in the water that does not have fins and scales will be detestable to you.

Deuteronomy 14:9-10

“You may eat everything from the water that has fins and scales, but you may not eat anything that does not have fins and scales—it is unclean for you.

Leviticus 11:13-19

“You are to detest these birds. They must not be eaten because they are detestable:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture, 14 the kite,
any kind of falcon, every kind of raven, read more.
16 the ostrich,
the short-eared owl, the gull,
any kind of hawk, the little owl, the cormorant,
the long-eared owl, the white owl, the desert owl,
the osprey, 19 the stork,
any kind of heron,
the hoopoe, and the bat.

Deuteronomy 14:11-20

“You may eat every clean bird, but these are the ones you may not eat:the eagle, the bearded vulture,
the black vulture, 13 the kite,
any kind of falcon,read more.
every kind of raven, 15 the ostrich,
the short-eared owl, the gull,
any kind of hawk, the little owl, the long-eared owl,
the white owl, 17 the desert owl,
the osprey, the cormorant, 18 the stork,
any kind of heron,
the hoopoe, and the bat. All winged insects are unclean for you; they may not be eaten. But you may eat every clean flying creature.

Leviticus 11:20

“All winged insects that walk on all fours are to be detestable to you.

Deuteronomy 14:19

All winged insects are unclean for you; they may not be eaten.

Leviticus 11:29-31

“These creatures that swarm on the ground are unclean for you:the weasel, the mouse,
any kind of large lizard, the gecko, the monitor lizard,
the common lizard, the skink,
and the chameleon. These are unclean for you among all the swarming creatures. Whoever touches them when they are dead will be unclean until evening.

Deuteronomy 14:6

You may eat any animal that has hooves divided in two and chews the cud.

Leviticus 11:42

Do not eat any of the creatures that swarm on the earth, anything that moves on its belly or walks on all fours or on many feet, for they are detestable.

Leviticus 11:27

All the four-footed animals that walk on their paws are unclean for you. Whoever touches their carcasses will be unclean until evening,

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Animals » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 7:21

If someone touches anything unclean, whether human uncleanness, an unclean animal, or any unclean, detestable creature, and eats meat from the Lord’s fellowship sacrifice, that person must be cut off from his people.”

Leviticus 20:25

Therefore you must distinguish the clean animal from the unclean one, and the unclean bird from the clean one. Do not become contaminated by any land animal, bird, or whatever crawls on the ground; I have set these apart as unclean for you.

Deuteronomy 14:3-20

"You must not eat any detestable thing. These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope, and the mountain sheep. read more.
You may eat any animal that has hooves divided in two and chews the cud. But among the ones that chew the cud or have divided hooves, you are not to eat these: the camel, the hare, and the hyrax, though they chew the cud, they do not have hooves- they are unclean for you; and the pig, though it has hooves, it does not [chew] the cud- it is unclean for you. You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses. "You may eat everything from the water that has fins and scales, but you may not eat anything that does not have fins and scales-it is unclean for you. "You may eat every clean bird, but these are the ones you may not eat: the eagle, the bearded vulture, the black vulture, the kite, the various kinds of falcon, every kind of raven, the ostrich, the short-eared owl, the gull, the various kinds of hawk, the little owl, the long-eared owl, the white owl, the desert owl, the osprey, the cormorant, the stork, the various kinds of heron, the hoopoe, and the bat. All winged insects are unclean for you; they may not be eaten. But you may eat every clean flying creature.

Acts 10:11-15

He saw heaven opened and an object coming down that resembled a large sheet being lowered to the earth by its four corners. In it were all the four-footed animals and reptiles of the earth, and the birds of the sky. Then a voice said to him, "Get up, Peter; kill and eat!" read more.
"No, Lord!" Peter said. "For I have never eaten anything common and unclean!" Again, a second time, a voice said to him, "What God has made clean, you must not call common."

More verses: 1 Timothy 4:3-5

Beasts » Clean and unclean

Deuteronomy 14:3-20

"You must not eat any detestable thing. These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope, and the mountain sheep. read more.
You may eat any animal that has hooves divided in two and chews the cud. But among the ones that chew the cud or have divided hooves, you are not to eat these: the camel, the hare, and the hyrax, though they chew the cud, they do not have hooves- they are unclean for you; and the pig, though it has hooves, it does not [chew] the cud- it is unclean for you. You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses. "You may eat everything from the water that has fins and scales, but you may not eat anything that does not have fins and scales-it is unclean for you. "You may eat every clean bird, but these are the ones you may not eat: the eagle, the bearded vulture, the black vulture, the kite, the various kinds of falcon, every kind of raven, the ostrich, the short-eared owl, the gull, the various kinds of hawk, the little owl, the long-eared owl, the white owl, the desert owl, the osprey, the cormorant, the stork, the various kinds of heron, the hoopoe, and the bat. All winged insects are unclean for you; they may not be eaten. But you may eat every clean flying creature.

Fish » Clean and unclean

Leviticus 11:9-12

"This [is what] you may eat from all that is in the water: You may eat everything in the water that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or streams. But these are to be detestable to you: everything that does not have fins and scales in the seas or streams, among all the swarming things and [other] living creatures in the water. They are to remain detestable to you; you must not eat any of their meat, and you must detest their carcasses. read more.
Everything in the water that does not have fins and scales will be detestable to you.

Deuteronomy 14:9-10

"You may eat everything from the water that has fins and scales, but you may not eat anything that does not have fins and scales-it is unclean for you.

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