New Living Translation
"Do not eat meat that has not been drained of its blood. "Do not practice fortune-telling or witchcraft.
King James Bible
Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye shall eat nothing with the blood. Ye shall not practise enchantment, nor use auguries.
World English Bible
"'You shall not eat any meat with the blood still in it; neither shall you use enchantments, nor practice sorcery.
Young's Literal Translation
'Ye do not eat with the blood; ye do not enchant, nor observe clouds.
Leviticus 19:26 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:26 Any thing with the blood - Any flesh out of which the blood is poured. Neither shall ye use enchantments - It was unpardonable in them, to whom were committed the oracles of God, to ask counsel of the devil. And yet worse in Christians, to whom the son of God is manifested, to destroy the works of the devil. For Christians to have their nativities cast, or their fortunes told, or to use charms for the cure of diseases, is an intolerable affront to the Lord Jesus, a support of idolatry, and a reproach both to themselves, and to that worthy name by which they are called. Nor observe times - Superstitiously, esteeming some days lucky, others unlucky.
LibraryThe Real Nature and Purpose of the Old Testament
[Sidenote: A large and complex library] Turning from the Jewish and mediaeval traditions and theories which so easily beset us, we ask, What is the real nature of the Old Testament as it is revealed in this new and clearer light? The first conclusion is that it is a library containing a large and complex literature, recording the varied experiences, political, social, ethical, and religious, of the Israelitish race. The fact that it is a library consisting of many different books is recognized …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
How those are to be Admonished who do Bad Things Secretly and Good Things Openly, and those who do Contrariwise.
The Tables Turned: the Questioners Questioned
Bands of Love; Or, Union to Christ. "I Drew them with Cords of a Man, with Bands of Love: and I was to them as they that Take Off the Yoke on their Jaws, and I Laid Meat unto Them. " --Hosea xi. 4.
Instead, we should write and tell them to abstain from eating food offered to idols, from sexual immorality, from eating the meat of strangled animals, and from consuming blood.
But you must never eat any meat that still has the lifeblood in it.
Why have you stolen my master's silver cup, which he uses to predict the future? What a wicked thing you have done!'"
No matter where you live, you must never consume the blood of any bird or animal.
"And if any native Israelite or foreigner living among you eats or drinks blood in any form, I will turn against that person and cut him off from the community of your people,
Finally, in the fifth year you may eat the fruit. If you follow this pattern, your harvest will increase. I am the LORD your God.
But you must not consume the blood. You must pour it out on the ground like water.
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