Leviticus 11:21
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
389: surely, howbeitof uncertain derivation, see aken
2088: this, herea prim. pronoun
you may eatתֹּֽאכְל֔וּ
398: to eata prim. root
4480: froma prim. preposition
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the wingedהָעֹ֔וף
5775: flying creaturesfrom uph
8318: swarmers, swarming thingsfrom sharats
which walkהַהֹלֵ֖ךְ
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
on [all] fours:אַרְבַּ֑ע
702: fourof uncertain derivation
those whichאֲשֶׁר־
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
have above 
4480: froma prim. preposition
their feetלְרַגְלָ֔יו
7272: footof uncertain derivation
jointed legsכְרָעַ֙יִם֙
3767: a legfrom kara
with which 
1992a: theya prim. pronoun
to jumpלְנַתֵּ֥ר
5425a: to spring or start upa prim. root
on the earth.הָאָֽרֶץ׃
776: earth, landa prim. root

KJV Lexicon
Yet these may ye eat
'akal  (aw-kal')
to eat -- at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, freely, in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, quite.
of every flying
`owph  (ofe)
a bird (as covered with feathers, or rather as covering with wings), often collectively -- bird, that flieth, flying, fowl.
sherets  (sheh'-rets)
a swarm, i.e. active mass of minute animals -- creep(-ing thing), move(-ing creature).
thing that goeth
halak  (haw-lak')
to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively)
upon all four
'arba`  (ar-bah')
four -- four.
which have legs
kara`  (kaw-raw')
the leg (from the knee to the ankle) of men or locusts (only in the dual) -- leg.
ma`al  (mah'al)
the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc. -- above, exceeding(-ly), forward, on (very) high, over, up(-on, -ward), very.
their feet
regel  (reh'-gel)
a foot (as used in walking); by implication, a step; by euphem. the pudenda -- be able to endure, according as, after, coming, follow, (broken-)foot(-ed, -stool), great toe, haunt, journey, leg, piss, possession, time.
to leap
nathar  (naw-thar')
to jump, i.e. be violently agitated; causatively, to terrify, shake off, untie -- drive asunder, leap, (let) loose, make, move, undo.
hen  (hane)
they (only used when emphatic) -- in, such like, (with) them, thereby, therein, (more than) they, wherein, in which, whom, withal.
upon the earth
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Parallel Verses
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;

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.

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

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;
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