Acts 11:8
Good News Translation
But I said, 'Certainly not, Lord! No ritually unclean or defiled food has ever entered my mouth.'

Contemporary English Version
But I said, "Lord, I can't do that! I've never taken a bite of anything that is unclean and not fit to eat."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I said: Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath ever entered into my mouth.

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And I said: Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath ever entered into my mouth.

common.

Mark 7:2 And when they had seen some of his disciples eat bread with common, that is, with unwashed hands, they found fault.

Romans 14:14 I know, and am confident in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

unclean.

Leviticus 10:10 And that you may have knowledge to discern between holy and unholy, between unclean and clean:

Leviticus 11:47 That you may know the differences of the clean, and unclean, and know what you ought to eat, and what to refuse.

Ezra 9:11,12 Which thou hast commanded by the hand of thy servants the prophets, saying: The land which you go to possess, is an unclean land, according to the uncleanness of the people, and of other lands, with their abominations, who have filled it from mouth to mouth with their filth. . . .

Hosea 9:3 They shall not dwell in the Lord's land: Ephraim is returned to Egypt, and hath eaten unclean things among the Assyrians.

Romans 14:14 I know, and am confident in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

1 Corinthians 7:14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the believing wife: and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the believing husband. Otherwise your children should be unclean: but now they are holy.

Context
Peter's Report at Jerusalem
7And I heard also a voice saying to me: Arise, Peter. Kill and eat. 8And I said: Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath ever entered into my mouth. 9And the voice answered again from heaven: What God hath made clean, do not thou call common.…
Cross References
Mark 7:2
And when they had seen some of his disciples eat bread with common, that is, with unwashed hands, they found fault.

Acts 11:7
And I heard also a voice saying to me: Arise, Peter. Kill and eat.

Acts 11:9
And the voice answered again from heaven: What God hath made clean, do not thou call common.

Additional Translations
‘No, Lord,’ I said, ‘for nothing impure or unclean has ever entered my mouth.’

But I said, 'In no way, Lord. For nothing ever common or unclean has entered into my mouth.'

But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean has at any time entered into my mouth.

But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath ever entered into my mouth.

And I said, In no wise, Lord, for common or unclean has never entered into my mouth.

But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath ever entered into my mouth.

But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean hath at any time entered into my mouth.

"'On no account, Lord,' I replied, 'for nothing unholy or impure has ever gone into my mouth.'

But I said, 'Not so, Lord, for nothing unholy or unclean has ever entered into my mouth.'

and I said, Not so, Lord; because anything common or unclean hath at no time entered into my mouth;
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