Leviticus 11:4
New International Version
"'There are some that only chew the cud or only have a divided hoof, but you must not eat them. The camel, though it chews the cud, does not have a divided hoof; it is ceremonially unclean for you.

New Living Translation
You may not, however, eat the following animals that have split hooves or that chew the cud, but not both. The camel chews the cud but does not have split hooves, so it is ceremonially unclean for you.

English Standard Version
Nevertheless, among those that chew the cud or part the hoof, you shall not eat these: The camel, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you.

Berean Study Bible
But of those that only chew the cud or only have a divided hoof, you are not to eat the following: The camel, though it chews the cud, does not have a divided hoof; it is unclean for you.

King James Bible
Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the hoof: as the camel, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

New King James Version
Nevertheless these you shall not eat among those that chew the cud or those that have cloven hooves: the camel, because it chews the cud but does not have cloven hooves, is unclean to you;

New American Standard Bible
Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these, among those which chew the cud, or among those which have a divided hoof: the camel, for though it chews cud, it does not have a divided hoof; it is unclean to you.

NASB 1995
'Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these, among those which chew the cud, or among those which divide the hoof: the camel, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you.

NASB 1977
‘Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these, among those which chew the cud, or among those which divide the hoof: the camel, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you.

Amplified Bible
Nevertheless, you are not to eat these, among those which chew the cud or divide the hoof: the camel, because it chews the cud but does not divide the hoof; it is [ceremonially] unclean to you.

Christian Standard Bible
But among the ones that chew the cud or have divided hooves you are not to eat these: camels, though they chew the cud, do not have divided hooves—they are unclean for you;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
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;

American Standard Version
Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that part the hoof: the camel, because he cheweth the cud but parteth not the hoof, he is unclean unto you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And these things you will not eat: from those that chew cud and from those that cleave open their hooves; the camel that chews cud and its hoof does not cleave is defiled to you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But of these ye shall not eat, of those that chew the cud, and of those that part the hoofs, and divide claws; the camel, because it chews the cud, but does not divide the hoof, this is unclean to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But whatsoever cheweth indeed the cud, and hath a hoof, but divideth it not, as the camel, and others, that you shall not eat, but shall reckon it among the unclean.

English Revised Version
Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that part the hoof: the camel, because he cheweth the cud but parteth not the hoof, he is unclean unto you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, from those that either chew their cud or have divided hoofs, these are the kinds you must never eat: You must never eat camels. (Camels are unclean because they chew their cud but do not have divided hoofs.)

International Standard Version
except you are not to eat the following animals that have divided hooves or ruminate their cud: the camel (because it chews the cud but doesn't have divided hooves, it is to be unclean for you),

JPS Tanakh 1917
Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of them that only chew the cud, or of them that only part the hoof: the camel, because he cheweth the cud but parteth not the hoof, he is unclean unto you.

Literal Standard Version
Only, this you do not eat, of those bringing up the cud, and of those dividing the hoof: the camel, though it is bringing up the cud, yet the hoof is not dividing—it [is] unclean to you;

NET Bible
However, you must not eat these from among those that chew the cud and have divided hooves: The camel is unclean to you because it chews the cud even though its hoof is not divided.

New Heart English Bible
"'Nevertheless these you shall not eat of those that chew the cud, or of those who part the hoof: the camel, because he chews the cud but doesn't have a parted hoof, he is unclean to you.

World English Bible
"'Nevertheless these you shall not eat of those that chew the cud, or of those who part the hoof: the camel, because he chews the cud but doesn't have a parted hoof, he is unclean to you.

Young's Literal Translation
Only, this ye do not eat -- of those bringing up the cud, and of those dividing the hoof -- the camel, though it is bringing up the cud, yet the hoof not dividing -- it is unclean to you;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Clean and Unclean Animals
3You may eat any animal that has a split hoof completely divided and that chews the cud. 4But of those that only chew the cud or only have a divided hoof, you are not to eat the following: The camel, though it chews the cud, does not have a divided hoof; it is unclean for you. 5The rock badger, though it chews the cud, does not have a divided hoof; it is unclean for you.…

Cross References
Acts 10:14
"No, Lord!" Peter answered. "I have never eaten anything impure or unclean."

Leviticus 11:3
You may eat any animal that has a split hoof completely divided and that chews the cud.

Leviticus 11:5
The rock badger, though it chews the cud, does not have a divided hoof; it is unclean for you.


Treasury of Scripture

Nevertheless these shall you not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the hoof: as the camel, because he chews the cud, but divides not the hoof; he is unclean to you.

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(4) Nevertheless these shall ye not eat.--As there are some quadrupeds which comply with only one of the two above-named conditions--i.e., which ruminate but have not their hoofs perfectly parted in two, or, vice versa, are bisulcous and not ruminant--it is here declared that such animals must not be eaten.

As the camel, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not . . . --Better, though he cheweth the cud, yet he divideth not, as the same phrase is properly rendered in the Authorised Version in Leviticus 11:7. The first animal adduced to illustrate this fact is the indispensable camel, or "the ship of the desert," as it is aptly called. Though cloven-footed above, the toes of the camel are united below in a large elastic pad on which the camel treads, and which is like the sole of a shoe. Hence it does not come within the category of those animals which are thoroughly bisulcate. The Egyptians, the Zebii, and the Hindus, too, did not eat camel's flesh, because they supposed it to be heating, and to engender cruelty and revenge; whilst the Persians, the ancient Arabians, and the Moslems feasted upon its milk and flesh.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

of those
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

that chew
מִֽמַּעֲלֵי֙ (mim·ma·‘ă·lê)
Preposition-m | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

the cud
הַגֵּרָ֔ה (hag·gê·rāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1625: The cud

or have split
וּמִמַּפְרִיסֵ֖י (ū·mim·map̄·rî·sê)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6536: To break in pieces, to split, distribute

hooves,
הַפַּרְסָ֑ה (hap·par·sāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6541: A claw, split hoof

you are not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

to eat
תֹֽאכְל֔וּ (ṯō·ḵə·lū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 398: To eat

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

The camel,
הַ֠גָּמָל (hag·gā·māl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1581: A camel

though
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

it
ה֗וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

chews
מַעֲלֵ֨ה (ma·‘ă·lêh)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

the cud,
גֵרָ֜ה (ḡê·rāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1625: The cud

does not
אֵינֶ֣נּוּ (’ê·nen·nū)
Adverb | third person masculine singular
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

have a split
מַפְרִ֔יס (map̄·rîs)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 6536: To break in pieces, to split, distribute

hoof;
וּפַרְסָה֙ (ū·p̄ar·sāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6541: A claw, split hoof

it
ה֖וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is unclean
טָמֵ֥א (ṭā·mê)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2931: Unclean

for you.
לָכֶֽם׃ (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew


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