Leviticus 11:7
New International Version
And the pig, though it has a divided hoof, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you.

New Living Translation
The pig has evenly split hooves but does not chew the cud, so it is unclean.

English Standard Version
And the pig, because it parts the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud, is unclean to you.

Berean Study Bible
And the pig, though it has a split hoof, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you.

New American Standard Bible
and the pig, for though it divides the hoof, thus making a split hoof, it does not chew cud, it is unclean to you.

King James Bible
And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you.

Christian Standard Bible
pigs, though they have divided hooves, do not chew the cud--they are unclean for you.

Good News Translation
Do not eat pigs. They must be considered unclean; they have divided hoofs, but do not chew the cud.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the pig, though it has divided hooves, does not chew the cud--it is unclean for you.

International Standard Version
and the pig (because it has divided hooves and is therefore cloven-footed, but it doesn't ruminate its cud, it is to be unclean for you).

NET Bible
The pig is unclean to you because its hoof is divided (the hoof is completely split in two), even though it does not chew the cud.

New Heart English Bible
The pig, because he has a split hoof, and is cloven-footed, but doesn't chew the cud, he is unclean to you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You must never eat pigs. (Because pigs have completely divided hoofs but do not chew their cud, they are also unclean.)

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the swine, because he parteth the hoof, and is cloven-footed, but cheweth not the cud, he is unclean unto you.

New American Standard 1977
and the pig, for though it divides the hoof, thus making a split hoof, it does not chew cud, it is unclean to you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the swine though it divides the hoof and is clovenfooted, yet it chews not the cud: it is unclean to you.

King James 2000 Bible
And the swine, though it divides the hoof, and is cloven footed, yet it chews not the cud; it is unclean to you.

American King James Version
And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be cloven footed, yet he chews not the cud; he is unclean to you.

American Standard Version
And the swine, because he parteth the hoof, and is clovenfooted, but cheweth not the cud, he is unclean unto you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the swine, because this animal divides the hoof, and makes claws of the hoof, and it does not chew the cud, is unclean to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the swine, which, though it divideth the hoof, cheweth not the cud.

Darby Bible Translation
and the swine, for it hath cloven hoofs, and feet quite split open, but it cheweth not the cud -- it shall be unclean unto you.

English Revised Version
And the swine, because he parteth the hoof, and is clovenfooted, but cheweth not the cud, he is unclean unto you.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the swine, though he divideth the hoof, and is cloven-footed, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you.

World English Bible
The pig, because he has a split hoof, and is cloven-footed, but doesn't chew the cud, he is unclean to you.

Young's Literal Translation
and the sow, though it is dividing the hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hoof, yet the cud it bringeth not up -- unclean it is to you.
Study Bible
Clean and Unclean Animals
6The rabbit, though it chews the cud, does not have a split hoof; it is unclean for you. 7And the pig, though it has a split hoof, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you. 8You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses; they are unclean for you.…
Cross References
Leviticus 11:3
any animal with split hooves and that chews the cud.

Leviticus 11:6
The rabbit, though it chews the cud, does not have a split hoof; it is unclean for you.

Leviticus 11:8
You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses; they are unclean for you.

Isaiah 65:4
sitting among the graves, spending nights in secret places, eating the meat of pigs and polluted broth from their bowls.

Isaiah 66:17
"Those who dedicate and purify themselves to enter the groves--to follow one in the midst of those who eat the flesh of swine and vermin and rats--will perish together," declares the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be cloven footed, yet he chews not the cud; he is unclean to you.

swine

Deuteronomy 14:8
And the swine, because it divideth the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it is unclean unto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their dead carcase.

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 66:3,17
He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations…







Lexicon
And
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

the pig,
הַ֠חֲזִיר (ha·ḥă·zîr)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2386: Swine, boar

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

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

has a split
וְשֹׁסַ֥ע (wə·šō·sa‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8156: To split, tear, to upbraid

hoof,
פַּרְסָ֜ה (par·sāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6541: A claw, split hoof

does not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

chew
יִגָּ֑ר (yig·gār)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1641: To drag off roughly, to bring up the cud, to saw

the cud;
גֵּרָ֣ה (gê·rāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1625: The cud

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

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

for you.
לָכֶֽם׃ (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew
(7) And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted.--Better, And the swine, though he is clovenfooted, and entirely separateth the hoofs. (See Leviticus 11:3.) Having given these illustrations of animals which comply with the first condition only--i.e., which are ruminant but not bisulcous--and hence must not be eaten, the lawgiver now concludes the list of prohibited quadrupeds with an illustration of a contrary nature--viz., the swine, which comply with the second condition only, but not with the first. Here, too, the description is according to appearance. The feet of the pig tribe generally have four toes enclosed in separate hoofs. The two middle hoofs, however, are much larger, and are divided by a deep cleft, and hence to all appearances the swine is bisulcous. Though the law before us simply describes the swine as wanting in one of the two criteria, like the camel, the coney, and the hare, yet the abhorrence which the Jews, as a nation, have always had of this animal, and the impurity which they have ascribed to it infinitely surpass their repulsion of any other unclean beast. For this reason it became the symbol of defilement and the badge of insult (Psalm 65:4; Psalm 66:3; Psalm 66:17; Proverbs 11:22). The eating of pork was regarded as renouncing the Law, and as a sign of apostasy. Hence Antiochus Epiphanes adopted it as a test that those Jews who ate it had forsaken their religion and submitted to his rule. Hence we read that when swine's flesh was forced into the mouth of Eleazar, the aged scribe, he "spit it forth, choosing rather to die gloriously than to live stained with such an abomination" (2 Maccabees 6:18-19). During the time of the commonwealth there were no swine in Judea. Hence it was in a "far country" that the prodigal son was sent into the field to feed the swine (Luke 15:13-15). The swine in Galilee in our Lord's time (Matthew 8:30) were undoubtedly kept by Gentiles for the Roman legion. The very name of swine (chazir) was discarded, and the animal was designated by the euphemistic expression, "the other thing." This "brutish of all animals" was, moreover, regarded as propagating cutaneous and many other disorders. The Talmud declares that "ten measures of pestilential diseases were spread over the earth, and nine of them fell to the share of pigs." On the other hand, many of the Pagan nations regarded the swine as an emblem of the productive power of nature. Hence they sacrificed them to those deities to whom they ascribed the fertility of the soil, and the fruitfulness of cattle. Thus, the Egyptians offered them in honour of Isis and Osiris once a year at the festival of the full moon. The Athenians, too, offered the swine in their mysteries; so did the Boetians and the early Romans.

Verse 7. - The swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted. Here, again, the description is not according to anatomical analysis, but to ordinary appearance. The pig appears to be cloven-footed, and it would be misleading to give any other account of his foot in ordinary speech, but scientifically speaking, he has four toes. The prohibition of the use of swine's flesh does not arise from the fear of trichinosis or other disease, but from the disgust caused by the carnivorous and filthy habits of the Eastern pig. The repulsion originally felt for swine's flesh was natural, and, where the animal is carnivorous, is still natural, but where its habits are changed, and it has become simply graminivorous, the feeling has ceased to exist. 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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