New International Version
You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses; they are unclean for you.
King James Bible
Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch; they are unclean to you.
Darby Bible Translation
Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase shall ye not touch: they shall be unclean unto you.
World English Bible
Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you.
Young's Literal Translation
Of their flesh ye do not eat, and against their carcase ye do not come -- unclean they are to you.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the swine - חזיר chazir, one of the most gluttonous, libidinous, and filthy quadrupeds in the universe; and, because of these qualities, sacred to the Venus of the Greeks and Romans, and the Friga of our Saxon ancestors; and perhaps on these accounts forbidden, as well as on account of its flesh being strong and difficult to digest, affording a very gross kind of aliment, apt to produce cutaneous, scorbutic, and scrofulous disorders, especially in hot climates.
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LibraryEleventh Day. The Holy one of Israel.
I am the Lord that brought you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God; ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy. I the Lord which make you holy, am holy.'--Lev. xi. 45, xxi. 8. 'I am the Lord Thy God, the Holy One of Israel, Thy Saviour. Thus saith the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I am the Lord, your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.'--Isa. xliii. 3, 14, 15. In the book of Exodus we found God making provision for the Holiness of His people. In the holy …
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Fifth Day. Holiness and Redemption.
"'If anyone becomes aware that they are guilty--if they unwittingly touch anything ceremonially unclean (whether the carcass of an unclean animal, wild or domestic, or of any unclean creature that moves along the ground) and they are unaware that they have become unclean, but then they come to realize their guilt;
And the pig, though it has a divided hoof, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you.
"'Of all the creatures living in the water of the seas and the streams you may eat any that have fins and scales.
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