New Living Translation
"Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. "Of all the land animals, these are the ones you may use for food.
King James Bible
Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, These are the beasts which ye shall eat among all the beasts that are on the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, These are the animals which ye shall eat of all the beasts which are on the earth.
World English Bible
"Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'These are the living things which you may eat among all the animals that are on the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, This is the beast which ye do eat out of all the beasts which are on the earth:
Leviticus 11:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:2 These are the beasts - Though every creature of God be good and pure in itself, yet it pleased God to make a difference between clean and unclean, which he did in part before the flood, Gen 7:2, but more fully here for many reasons; as, To assert his own sovereignty over man, and all the creatures which men may not use but with God's leave. To keep up the wall of partition between the Jews and other nations, which was very necessary for many great and wise purposes. That by bridling their appetite in things in themselves lawful, and some of them very desirable, they might be better prepared and enabled to deny themselves in things simply and grossly sinful. For the preservation of their health, some of the creatures forbidden being, though used by the neighbouring nations, of unwholesome nourishment, especially to the Jews, who were very obnoxious to leprosies. To teach them to abhor that filthiness, and all those ill qualities for which some of these creatures are noted.
LibraryThirtieth Lesson. An Holy Priesthood;'
An holy priesthood;' Or, The Ministry of Intercession. An holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.'--I Peter ii. 5. Ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord.'--Isaiah lxi. 6. THE Spirit of the Lord God is upon me: because the Lord hath anointed me.' These are the words of Jesus in Isaiah. As the fruit of His work all redeemed ones are priests, fellow-partakers with Him of His anointing with the Spirit as High Priest. Like the precious ointment upon …
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer
The Destruction of Jerusalem
For that old system deals only with food and drink and various cleansing ceremonies--physical regulations that were in effect only until a better system could be established.
Then the LORD said to Moses and Aaron,
You may eat any animal that has completely split hooves and chews the cud.
"You must not eat any detestable animals that are ceremonially unclean.
These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,
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