Deuteronomy 12:16
Good News Translation
But you must not eat their blood; you must pour it out on the ground like water.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Only the blood thou shalt not eat, but thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.

New American Bible
Only, you shall not eat of the blood, but must pour it out on the ground like water.

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Only the blood thou shalt not eat, but thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.

Deuteronomy 12:23,24 Only beware of this, that thou eat not the blood, for the blood is for the soul: and therefore thou must not eat the soul with the flesh: . . .

Deuteronomy 15:23 Only thou shalt take heed not to eat their blood, but pour it out on the earth as water.

Genesis 9:4 Saving that flesh with blood you shall not eat.

Leviticus 7:26,27 Moreover you shall not eat the blood of any creature whatsoever, whether of birds or beasts. . . .

Leviticus 17:10-13 If any man whosoever of the house of Israel, and of the strangers that sojourn among them, eat blood, I will set my face against his soul, and will cut him off from among his people. . . .

Acts 15:29 That you abstain from things sacrificed to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication: from which things keeping yourselves, you shall do well. Fare ye well.

1 Timothy 4:4 For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected that is received with thanksgiving:

Context
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15But if thou desirest to eat, and the eating of flesh delight thee, kill, and eat according to the blessing of the Lord thy God, which he hath given thee, in thy cities: whether it be unclean, that is to say, having blemish or defect: or clean, that is to say, sound and without blemish, such as may be offered, as the roe, and the hart, shalt thou eat it: 16Only the blood thou shalt not eat, but thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.17Thou mayst not eat in thy towns the tithes of thy corn, and thy wine, and thy oil, the firstborn of thy herds and thy cattle, nor any thing that thou vowest, and that thou wilt offer voluntarily, and the firstfruits of thy hands:…
Cross References
Acts 15:20
But that we write unto them, that they refrain themselves from the pollutions of idols and from fornication and from things strangled and from blood.

Acts 15:29
That you abstain from things sacrificed to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication: from which things keeping yourselves, you shall do well. Fare ye well.

Genesis 9:4
Saving that flesh with blood you shall not eat.

Leviticus 7:26
Moreover you shall not eat the blood of any creature whatsoever, whether of birds or beasts.

Leviticus 17:10
If any man whosoever of the house of Israel, and of the strangers that sojourn among them, eat blood, I will set my face against his soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Leviticus 17:13
Any man whosoever of the children of Israel, and of the strangers that sojourn among you, if by hunting or fowling, he take a wild beast or a bird, which is lawful to eat, let him pour out its blood, and cover it with earth.

Leviticus 19:26
You shall not eat with blood. You shall not divine nor observe dreams.

Deuteronomy 12:23
Only beware of this, that thou eat not the blood, for the blood is for the soul: and therefore thou must not eat the soul with the flesh:

Deuteronomy 15:22
But thou shalt eat it within the gates of thy city: the clean and the unclean shall eat them alike, as the roe and as the hart.

Deuteronomy 15:23
Only thou shalt take heed not to eat their blood, but pour it out on the earth as water.

1 Samuel 14:32
And falling upon the spoils, they took sheep, and oxen, and calves, and slew them on the ground: and the people ate them with the blood.

1 Samuel 14:33
And they told Saul that the people had sinned against the Lord, eating with the blood. And he said: You have transgressed: roll here to me now a great stone.

Ezekiel 24:7
For her blood is in the midst of her, she hath shed it upon the smooth rock: she hath not shed it upon the ground, that it might be covered with dust.

Ezekiel 33:25
Therefore say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: You that eat with the blood and lift up your eyes to your uncleannesses, and that shed blood: shall you possess the land by inheritance?

Additional Translations
but you must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water.Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it on the earth as water.

Only ye shall not eat the blood; thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.

Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it out on the ground as water.

Only, ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.

Only ye shall not eat the blood; thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.

Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.

Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it out on the earth as water.

'Only, the blood ye do not eat -- on the earth thou dost pour it as water;
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