Leviticus 11:21
New International Version
There are, however, some flying insects that walk on all fours that you may eat: those that have jointed legs for hopping on the ground.

New Living Translation
You may, however, eat winged insects that walk along the ground and have jointed legs so they can jump.

English Standard Version
Yet among the winged insects that go on all fours you may eat those that have jointed legs above their feet, with which to hop on the ground.

Berean Study Bible
However, you may eat the following kinds of winged creatures that walk on all fours: those having jointed legs above their feet for hopping on the ground—

New American Standard Bible
Yet these you may eat among all the winged insects which walk on all fours: those which have above their feet jointed legs with which to jump on the earth.

King James Bible
Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;

Christian Standard Bible
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.

Good News Translation
except those that hop.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
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.

International Standard Version
However, you may eat winged creatures that crawl on four legs that extend over its head and by which it hops on the ground.

NET Bible
However, this you may eat from all the winged swarming things that walk on all fours, which have jointed legs to hop with on the land.

New Heart English Bible
Yet you may eat these: of all winged creeping things that go on all fours, which have legs above their feet, with which to hop on the earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, you may eat winged insects that swarm if they use their legs to hop on the ground.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Yet these may ye eat of all winged swarming things that go upon all fours, which have jointed legs above their feet, wherewith to leap upon the earth;

New American Standard 1977
‘Yet these you may eat among all the winged insects which walk on all fours: those which have above their feet jointed legs with which to jump on the earth.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Yet these may ye eat of every flying insect that goes upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap with them upon the earth;

King James 2000 Bible
Yet these may you eat of every winged insect that goes upon all fours, which have legs above their feet, to leap with upon the earth;

American King James Version
Yet these may you eat of every flying creeping thing that goes on all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap with on the earth;

American Standard Version
Yet these may ye eat of all winged creeping things that go upon all fours, which have legs above their feet, wherewith to leap upon the earth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But these ye shall eat of the creeping winged animals, which go upon four feet, which have legs above their feet, to leap with on the earth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But whatsoever walketh upon four feet, but hath the legs behind longer, wherewith it hoppeth upon the earth,

Darby Bible Translation
Yet these shall ye eat of every winged crawling thing that goeth upon all four: those which have legs above their feet with which to leap upon the earth.

English Revised Version
Yet these may ye eat of all winged creeping things that go upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;

Webster's Bible Translation
Yet these may ye eat, of every flying creeping animal that goeth upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap with upon the earth;

World English Bible
Yet you may eat these: of all winged creeping things that go on all fours, which have legs above their feet, with which to hop on the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
'Only -- this ye do eat of any teeming thing which is flying, which is going on four, which hath legs above its feet, to move with them on the earth;
Study Bible
Clean and Unclean Animals
20All flying insects that walk on all fours are detestable to you. 21However, you may eat the following kinds of winged creatures that walk on all fours: those having jointed legs above their feet for hopping on the ground— 22any kind of locust, katydid, cricket, or grasshopper.…
Cross References
Acts 10:12
It contained all kinds of four-footed animals and reptiles of the earth, as well as birds of the air.

Leviticus 11:20
All flying insects that walk on all fours are detestable to you.

Leviticus 11:22
any kind of locust, katydid, cricket, or grasshopper.

Treasury of Scripture

Yet these may you eat of every flying creeping thing that goes on all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap with on the earth;

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Lexicon
However,
אַ֤ךְ (’aḵ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

you may eat
תֹּֽאכְל֔וּ (tō·ḵə·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

the following
זֶה֙ (zeh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

kinds of
מִכֹּל֙ (mik·kōl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

winged
הָע֔וֹף (hā·‘ō·wp̄)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5775: Flying creatures

creatures
שֶׁ֣רֶץ (še·reṣ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8318: A swarm, active mass of minute animals

that walk
הַהֹלֵ֖ךְ (ha·hō·lêḵ)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

all fours:
אַרְבַּ֑ע (’ar·ba‘)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 702: Four

those having jointed legs
כְרָעַ֙יִם֙ (ḵə·rā·‘a·yim)
Noun - fd
Strong's Hebrew 3767: The leg, of men, locusts

above
מִמַּ֣עַל (mim·ma·‘al)
Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 4605: The upper part, with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top

their feet
לְרַגְלָ֔יו (lə·raḡ·lāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

for hopping
לְנַתֵּ֥ר (lə·nat·têr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 5425: To jump, be violently agitated, to terrify, shake off, untie

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the ground—
הָאָֽרֶץ׃ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land
(21) Of every flying creeping thing.--Rather, of all winged creeping things. Having laid down the general rule that those creatures which creep along upon their feet in the manner of quadrupeds, and which have also wings, must not be eaten, the Lawgiver now mentions those which form an exception.

Which have legs above their feet.--Better, which have knees above their hinder legs, that is, those which have the third or hindmost pair of legs much longer and stronger than ordinary insects. Those insects, therefore, in whose hindermost legs the second joint is much larger and stronger, whereby they are enabled to leap or raise themselves up with great force and leap a great distance upon the earth, are excepted. These are the locusts. The canonical law which obtained during the second Temple defines more minutely the characteristics of clean locusts. A clean locust we are told has (1) four front feet, (2) four wings, (3) two springing feet, and (4) the wings so long and broad that they cover the greater portion of the back body of the insect. If it possesses these four characteristics it is clean, whether it is with a tail or without it, and whether it has an oblong or round head.

11:1-47 What animals were clean and unclean. - These laws seem to have been intended, 1. As a test of the people's obedience, as Adam was forbidden to eat of the tree of knowledge; and to teach them self-denial, and the government of their appetites. 2. To keep the Israelites distinct from other nations. Many also of these forbidden animals were objects of superstition and idolatry to the heathen. 3. The people were taught to make distinctions between the holy and unholy in their companions and intimate connexions. 4. The law forbad, not only the eating of the unclean beasts, but the touching of them. Those who would be kept from any sin, must be careful to avoid all temptations to it, or coming near it. The exceptions are very minute, and all were designed to call forth constant care and exactness in their obedience; and to teach us to obey. Whilst we enjoy our Christian liberty, and are free from such burdensome observances, we must be careful not to abuse our liberty. For the Lord hath redeemed and called his people, that they may be holy, even as he is holy. We must come out, and be separate from the world; we must leave the company of the ungodly, and all needless connexions with those who are dead in sin; we must be zealous of good works devoted followers of God, and companions of his people.
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