New Living Translation
The priests may not eat meat from any bird or animal that dies a natural death or that dies after being attacked by another animal.
King James Bible
The priests shall not eat of any thing that is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be fowl or beast.
Darby Bible Translation
The priests shall not eat of anything that dieth of itself, or of that which is torn, whether of fowl or of beast.
World English Bible
The priests shall not eat of anything that dies of itself, or is torn, whether it be bird or animal.
Young's Literal Translation
Any carcase and torn thing, of the fowl, and of the beasts, the priests do not eat.
Ezekiel 44:31 Parallel
CommentaryEzekiel 44:31 Parallel Commentaries
If you eat any of its meat or carry away its carcass, you must wash your clothes, and you will remain defiled until evening.
He may not eat an animal that has died a natural death or has been torn apart by wild animals, for this would defile him. I am the LORD.
"You must not eat anything that has died a natural death. You may give it to a foreigner living in your town, or you may sell it to a stranger. But do not eat it yourselves, for you are set apart as holy to the LORD your God. "You must not cook a young goat in its mother's milk.
Then I said, "O Sovereign LORD, must I be defiled by using human dung? For I have never been defiled before. From the time I was a child until now I have never eaten any animal that died of sickness or was killed by other animals. I have never eaten any meat forbidden by the law."
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