Genesis 9:4
Good News Translation
The one thing you must not eat is meat with blood still in it; I forbid this because the life is in the blood.

Contemporary English Version
But life is in the blood, and you must not eat any meat that still has blood in it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Saving that flesh with blood you shall not eat.

New American Bible
Only meat with its lifeblood still in it you shall not eat.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Saving that flesh with blood you shall not eat.

the life.

Leviticus 3:17 By a perpetual law for your generations, and in all your habitations: neither blood nor fat shall you eat at all.

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

Leviticus 17:10-14 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 19:26 You shall not eat with blood. You shall not divine nor observe dreams.

Deuteronomy 12:16,23 Only the blood thou shalt not eat, but thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water. . . .

Deuteronomy 14:21 But whatsoever is dead of itself, eat not thereof. Give it to the stranger, that is within thy gates, to eat, or sell it to him: because thou art the holy people of the Lord thy God. Thou shalt not boil a kid in the milk of his dam.

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

1 Samuel 14:34 And Saul said: Disperse yourselves among the people, and tell them to bring me every man his ox and his ram and slay them upon this stone, and eat, and you shall not sin against the Lord, in eating with the blood. So all the people brought every man his ox with him till the night: and slew them there.

Acts 15:20,25,29 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. . . .

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

Context
The Covenant of the Rainbow
3And every thing that moveth, and liveth shall be meat for you: even as the green herbs have I delivered them all to you: 4Saving that flesh with blood you shall not eat.5For I will require the blood of your lives at the hand of every beast, and at the hand of man, at the hand of every man, and of his brother, will I require the life of man.…
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.

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 17:11
Because the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you, that you may make atonement with it upon the altar for your souls, and the blood may be for an expiation of the soul.

Leviticus 17:14
For the life of all flesh is in the blood. Therefore I said to the children of Israel: you shall not eat the blood of any flesh at all, because the life of the flesh is in the blood, and whosoever eateth it, shall be cut off.

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

Deuteronomy 12:16
Only the blood thou shalt not eat, but thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.

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 15:23
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 14:34
And Saul said: Disperse yourselves among the people, and tell them to bring me every man his ox and his ram and slay them upon this stone, and eat, and you shall not sin against the Lord, in eating with the blood. So all the people brought every man his ox with him till the night: and slew them there.

Additional Translations
But you must not eat meat with its lifeblood still in it.But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall you not eat.

But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.

But flesh with blood of life ye shall not eat.

Only, the flesh with its life, its blood, ye shall not eat.

But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.

But flesh with the life of it, which is its blood, shall ye not eat.

But flesh with its life, its blood, you shall not eat.

only flesh in its life -- its blood -- ye do not eat.
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