Leviticus 11:8
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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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Clarke'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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they are unclean

Leviticus 5:2 Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcass of an unclean beast, or a carcass of unclean cattle...

Isaiah 52:11 Depart you, depart you, go you out from there, touch no unclean thing; go you out of the middle of her; be you clean...

Hosea 9:3 They shall not dwell in the LORD's land; but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and they shall eat unclean things in Assyria.

Matthew 15:11,20 Not that which goes into the mouth defiles a man; but that which comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man...

Mark 7:2,15,18 And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashed, hands, they found fault...

Acts 10:10-15 And he became very hungry, and would have eaten: but while they made ready, he fell into a trance...

Acts 10:28 And he said to them, You know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company...

Acts 15:29 That you abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication...

Romans 14:14-17,21 I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteems any thing to be unclean...

1 Corinthians 8:8 But meat commends us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.

2 Corinthians 6:17 Why come out from among them, and be you separate, said the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you.

Ephesians 5:7,11 Be not you therefore partakers with them...

Colossians 2:16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:

Colossians 2:21-23 (Touch not; taste not; handle not...

Hebrews 9:10 Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.

Library
Eleventh 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
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Fifth Day. Holiness and Redemption.
Sanctify unto me all the first-born.'--Ex. xiii. 2. 'All the first-born are mine; for on the day I smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt I sanctified unto me all the first-born in Israel: mine they shall be: I am the Lord.'--Num. iii. 13, viii. 17. 'For I am the Lord your God that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.'--Lev. xi. 45. 'I have redeemed thee; thou art mine.'--Isa. xliii. 1. At Horeb we saw how the
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Cross References
Leviticus 5:2
"'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;

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

Leviticus 11:9
"'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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