Deuteronomy 12:22
New International Version
Eat them as you would gazelle or deer. Both the ceremonially unclean and the clean may eat.

New Living Translation
Anyone, whether ceremonially clean or unclean, may eat that meat, just as you do now with gazelle and deer.

English Standard Version
Just as the gazelle or the deer is eaten, so you may eat of it. The unclean and the clean alike may eat of it.

Berean Study Bible
Indeed, you may eat it as you would eat a gazelle or deer; both the ceremonially unclean and the clean may eat it.

King James Bible
Even as the roebuck and the hart is eaten, so thou shalt eat them: the unclean and the clean shall eat of them alike.

New King James Version
Just as the gazelle and the deer are eaten, so you may eat them; the unclean and the clean alike may eat them.

New American Standard Bible
Just as a gazelle or a deer is eaten, so you may eat it; the unclean and the clean alike may eat it.

NASB 1995
“Just as a gazelle or a deer is eaten, so you will eat it; the unclean and the clean alike may eat of it.

NASB 1977
“Just as a gazelle or a deer is eaten, so you shall eat it; the unclean and the clean alike may eat of it.

Amplified Bible
Just as the gazelle or the deer is eaten, so you may eat it [but not make it an offering]; the [ceremonially] unclean and the clean alike may eat it.

Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, you may eat it as the gazelle and deer are eaten; both the clean and the unclean may eat it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, you may eat it as the gazelle and deer are eaten; both the clean and the unclean may eat it.

American Standard Version
Even as the gazelle and as the hart is eaten, so thou shalt eat thereof: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof alike.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
However, as when a deer and a stag is eaten, so you shall eat it; defiled or clean, you shall eat it together.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
As the doe and the stag are eaten, so shalt thou eat it; the unclean in thee and the clean shall eat it in like manner.

Contemporary English Version
It is the same as eating the meat from a deer or a gazelle that you kill when you go hunting. And in this way, anyone who is unclean and unfit for worship can have some of the meat.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Even as the roe and the hart is eaten, so shalt thou eat them: both the clean and unclean shall eat of them alike.

English Revised Version
Even as the gazelle and as the hart is eaten, so thou shalt eat thereof: the unclean and the clean shall eat thereof alike.

Good News Translation
Anyone, ritually clean or unclean, may eat that meat, just as he would eat the meat of deer or antelope.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Eat it as you would eat a gazelle or a deer: Clean and unclean people may eat it together.

International Standard Version
You may eat them, just as you would gazelle and deer. Ritually unqualified and qualified people may eat them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Howbeit as the gazelle and as the hart is eaten, so thou shalt eat thereof; the unclean and the clean may eat thereof alike.

Literal Standard Version
only, as the roe and the deer is eaten, so do you eat it; the unclean and the clean alike eat it.

NET Bible
Like you eat the gazelle or ibex, so you may eat these; the ritually impure and pure alike may eat them.

New Heart English Bible
Even as the gazelle and as the deer is eaten, so you shall eat of it: the unclean and the clean may eat of it alike.

World English Bible
Even as the gazelle and as the hart is eaten, so you shall eat of it: the unclean and the clean may eat of it alike.

Young's Literal Translation
only, as the roe and the hart is eaten, so dost thou eat it; the unclean and the clean doth alike eat it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
One Place for Worship
21If the place where the LORD your God chooses to put His Name is too far from you, then you may slaughter any of the herd or flock He has given you, as I have commanded you, and you may eat it within your gates whenever you want. 22Indeed, you may eat it as you would eat a gazelle or deer; both the ceremonially unclean and the clean may eat it. 23Only be sure not to eat the blood, because the blood is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 12:15
But whenever you want, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, according to the blessing the LORD your God has given you. Both the ceremonially clean and unclean may eat it as they would a gazelle or deer,

Deuteronomy 12:21
If the place where the LORD your God chooses to put His Name is too far from you, then you may slaughter any of the herd or flock He has given you, as I have commanded you, and you may eat it within your gates whenever you want.

Deuteronomy 12:23
Only be sure not to eat the blood, because the blood is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat.


Treasury of Scripture

Even as the roebuck and the hart is eaten, so you shall eat them: the unclean and the clean shall eat of them alike.

Deuteronomy 12:15,16
Notwithstanding thou mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he hath given thee: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the roebuck, and as of the hart…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Indeed,
אַ֗ךְ (’aḵ)
Adverb
Strong's 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

you may eat
יֵאָכֵ֤ל (yê·’ā·ḵêl)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

it as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you would eat
תֹּאכְלֶ֑נּוּ (tō·ḵə·len·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

a gazelle
הַצְּבִי֙ (haṣ·ṣə·ḇî)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6643: Splendor, a gazelle

or deer;
הָ֣אַיָּ֔ל (hā·’ay·yāl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 354: A hart, stag, deer

both
יַחְדָּ֖ו (yaḥ·dāw)
Adverb
Strong's 3162: A unit, unitedly

the clean
וְהַטָּה֔וֹר (wə·haṭ·ṭā·hō·wr)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2889: Clean, pure

and the unclean
הַטָּמֵא֙ (haṭ·ṭā·mê)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2931: Unclean

may eat it.
יֹאכְלֶֽנּוּ׃ (yō·ḵə·len·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat


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