Leviticus 11:17
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English Standard Version
the little owl, the cormorant, the short-eared owl,

King James Bible
And the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,

American Standard Version
and the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,

Douay-Rheims Bible
The screech owl, and the cormorant, and the ibis,

English Revised Version
and the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl;

Webster's Bible Translation
And the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

(cf. Deuteronomy 14:9 and Deuteronomy 14:10). Of water animals, everything in the water, in seas and brooks, that had fins and scales was edible. Everything else that swarmed in the water was to be an abomination, its flesh was not to be eaten, and its carrion was to be avoided with abhorrence. Consequently, not only were all water animals other than fishes, such as crabs, salamanders, etc., forbidden as unclean; but also fishes without scales, such as eels for example. Numa laid down this law for the Romans: ut pisces qui sqamosi non essent ni pollicerent (sacrificed): Plin. h. n. 32, c. 2, s. 10. In Egypt fishes without scales are still regarded as unwholesome (Lane, Manners and Customs).

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Leviticus 11:16
the ostrich, the nighthawk, the sea gull, the hawk of any kind,

Leviticus 11:18
the barn owl, the tawny owl, the carrion vulture,

Deuteronomy 14:17
and the tawny owl, the carrion vulture and the cormorant,

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