Leviticus 7:26
New International Version
And wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal.

New Living Translation
No matter where you live, you must never consume the blood of any bird or animal.

English Standard Version
Moreover, you shall eat no blood whatever, whether of fowl or of animal, in any of your dwelling places.

Berean Study Bible
You must not eat the blood of any bird or animal in any of your dwellings.

King James Bible
Moreover ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

New King James Version
Moreover you shall not eat any blood in any of your dwellings, whether of bird or beast.

New American Standard Bible
And you are not to eat any blood, either of bird or animal, in any of your dwellings.

NASB 1995
‘You are not to eat any blood, either of bird or animal, in any of your dwellings.

NASB 1977
‘And you are not to eat any blood, either of bird or animal, in any of your dwellings.

Amplified Bible
Moreover, you are not to eat any blood [of any kind], whether of bird or animal, in any of your dwelling places.

Christian Standard Bible
Wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal.

American Standard Version
And ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of bird or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you shall eat no blood in any house of your dwellings, of bird or beast.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Ye shall eat no blood in all your habitations, either of beasts or of birds.

Contemporary English Version
And no matter where you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Moreover you shall not eat the blood of any creature whatsoever, whether of birds or beasts.

English Revised Version
And ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

Good News Translation
No matter where the Israelites live, they must never use the blood of birds or animals for food.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Never eat the blood of any bird or animal no matter where you live.

International Standard Version
You are not to eat any form of blood in any of your dwellings, whether it's from birds or animals.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

Literal Standard Version
And you do not eat any blood in all your dwellings, of bird, or of beast;

NET Bible
And you must not eat any blood of the birds or the domesticated land animals in any of the places where you live.

New Heart English Bible
You shall not eat any blood, whether it is of bird or of animal, in any of your dwellings.

World English Bible
You shall not eat any blood, whether it is of bird or of animal, in any of your dwellings.

Young's Literal Translation
'And any blood ye do not eat in all your dwellings, of fowl, or of beast;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Fat and Blood Forbidden
25If anyone eats the fat of an animal from which an offering made by fire may be presented to the LORD, the one who eats it must be cut off from his people. 26 You must not eat the blood of any bird or animal in any of your dwellings. 27If anyone eats blood, that person must be cut off from his people.’ ”…

Cross References
Acts 15:20
Instead, we should write and tell them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals, and from blood.

Genesis 9:4
But you must not eat meat with its lifeblood still in it.

Leviticus 3:17
This is a permanent statute for the generations to come, wherever you live: You must not eat any fat or any blood."

Leviticus 7:25
If anyone eats the fat of an animal from which an offering made by fire may be presented to the LORD, the one who eats it must be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 7:27
If anyone eats blood, that person must be cut off from his people.'"

Leviticus 17:10
If anyone from the house of Israel or a foreigner living among them eats any blood, I will set My face against that person and cut him off from among his people.

Leviticus 19:26
You must not eat anything with blood still in it. You must not practice divination or sorcery.


Treasury of Scripture

Moreover you shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

ye shall eat.

Leviticus 3:17
It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that ye eat neither fat nor blood.

Leviticus 17:10-14
And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people…

Genesis 9:4
But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.









(26) Moreover ye shall eat. . . . --Better, and ye shall eat no blood in all your dwellings. That is, this law is binding upon the Israelites wherever they may dwell. (See Leviticus 3:17.)

Whether it be of fowl or of beast.--It extends to all fowls and quadrupeds, whether they are legally prescribed as sacrifices or not; but not to fishes, locusts, creeping things, &c., which are not prescribed in the dietary laws as unclean.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You must not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

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

the blood
דָּם֙ (dām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

of any
בְּכֹ֖ל (bə·ḵōl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

bird
לָע֖וֹף (lā·‘ō·wp̄)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5775: Flying creatures

or animal
וְלַבְּהֵמָֽה׃ (wə·lab·bə·hê·māh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 929: A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal

in any
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

of your dwellings.
מוֹשְׁבֹתֵיכֶ֑ם (mō·wō·šə·ḇō·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 4186: A seat, assembly, dwelling place, dwelling, dwellers


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