Deuteronomy 12:23
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English Standard Version
Only be sure that you do not eat the blood, for the blood is the life, and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

King James Bible
Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.

American Standard Version
Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou shalt not eat the life with the flesh.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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:

English Revised Version
Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou shalt not eat the life with the flesh.

Webster's Bible Translation
Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Sacrificial meals could only be held at the sanctuary; and the Levite was not to be forgotten or neglected in connection with them (see at Deuteronomy 12:6, Deuteronomy 12:7, and Deuteronomy 12:12). תוּכל לא, "thou must not," as in Deuteronomy 7:22.

Deuteronomy 12:23 Parallel Commentaries

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sure [heb] strong
the blood is

Genesis 9:4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall you not eat.

Leviticus 3:16,17 And the priest shall burn them on the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet smell: all the fat is the LORD's...

Leviticus 17:11,14 For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you on the altar to make an atonement for your souls...

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Revelation 5:9 And they sung a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain...

Cross References
Acts 15:20
but should write to them to abstain from the things polluted by idols, and from sexual immorality, and from what has been strangled, and from blood.

Genesis 9:4
But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood.

Leviticus 7:26
Moreover, you shall eat no blood whatever, whether of fowl or of animal, in any of your dwelling places.

Leviticus 17:10
"If any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn among them eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.

Leviticus 19:26
"You shall not eat any flesh with the blood in it. You shall not interpret omens or tell fortunes.

Deuteronomy 12:16
Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it out on the earth like water.

Deuteronomy 12:22
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.

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