Ezekiel 4:14
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New International Version
Then I said, "Not so, Sovereign LORD! I have never defiled myself. From my youth until now I have never eaten anything found dead or torn by wild animals. No impure meat has ever entered my mouth."

King James Bible
Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! behold, my soul hath not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.

Darby Bible Translation
Then said I, Ah, Lord Jehovah! behold, my soul hath not been defiled, and from my youth up even until now have I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, or of that which is torn; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.

World English Bible
Then I said, Ah Lord Yahweh! behold, my soul has not been polluted; for from my youth up even until now have I not eaten of that which dies of itself, or is torn of animals; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.

Young's Literal Translation
And I say, 'Ah, Lord Jehovah, lo, my soul is not defiled, and carcase, and torn thing, I have not eaten from my youth, even till now; nor come into my mouth hath abominable flesh.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

My soul hath not been polluted - There is a remarkable similarity between this expostulation of the prophet and that of St. Peter, Acts 10:14.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Ah

Ezekiel 9:8 And it came to pass, while they were slaying them, and I was left, that I fell on my face, and cried, and said...

Ezekiel 20:49 Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Does he not speak parables?

Jeremiah 1:6 Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.

my soul

Acts 10:14 But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.

have I

Exodus 22:31 And you shall be holy men to me: neither shall you eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; you shall cast it to the dogs.

Leviticus 11:39,40 And if any beast, of which you may eat, die; he that touches the carcass thereof shall be unclean until the even...

Leviticus 17:15 And every soul that eats that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it be one of your own country...

abominable

Leviticus 19:7 And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable; it shall not be accepted.

Deuteronomy 14:3 You shall not eat any abominable thing.

Isaiah 65:4 Which remain among the graves, and lodge in the monuments, which eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17 They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the middle, eating swine's flesh...

Library
The Great Controversy
Page 52. Image worship.--"The worship of images . . . was one of those corruptions of Christianity which crept into the church stealthily and almost without notice or observation. This corruption did not, like other heresies, develop itself at once, for in that case it would have met with decided censure and rebuke: but, making its commencement under a fair disguise, so gradually was one practice after another introduced in connection with it, that the church had become deeply steeped in practical
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

First Ministry in Judæa --John's Second Testimony.
(Judæa and Ænon.) ^D John III. 22-36. ^d 22 After these things came Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judæa [That is, he left Jerusalem, the capital of Judæa, and went into the rural districts thereof. We find him there again in John xi. and Luke xiii.-xviii. He gained disciples there, but of them we know but few, such as Mary, Martha, Lazarus, Simeon, and Judas Iscariot]; and there he tarried with them [It is not stated how long he tarried, but it may have been from
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Acts 10:14
"Surely not, Lord!" Peter replied. "I have never eaten anything impure or unclean."

Exodus 22:31
"You are to be my holy people. So do not eat the meat of an animal torn by wild beasts; throw it to the dogs.

Leviticus 17:15
"'Anyone, whether native-born or foreigner, who eats anything found dead or torn by wild animals must wash their clothes and bathe with water, and they will be ceremonially unclean till evening; then they will be clean.

Leviticus 22:8
He must not eat anything found dead or torn by wild animals, and so become unclean through it. I am the LORD.

Deuteronomy 14:3
Do not eat any detestable thing.

Deuteronomy 14:21
Do not eat anything you find already dead. You may give it to the foreigner residing in any of your towns, and they may eat it, or you may sell it to any other foreigner. But you are a people holy to the LORD your God. Do not cook a young goat in its mother's milk.

Isaiah 65:4
who sit among the graves and spend their nights keeping secret vigil; who eat the flesh of pigs, and whose pots hold broth of impure meat;

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