English Standard Version
the barn owl, the tawny owl, the carrion vulture,
King James Bible
And the swan, and the pelican, and the gier eagle,
American Standard Version
and the horned owl, and the pelican, and the vulture,
And the swan, and the bittern, and the porphyrion,
English Revised Version
and the horned owl, and the pelican, and the vulture;
Webster's Bible Translation
And the swan, and the pelican, and the gier-eagle,
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CommentaryKeil 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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"And these you shall detest among the birds; they shall not be eaten; they are detestable: the eagle, the bearded vulture, the black vulture,
the little owl, the cormorant, the short-eared owl,
the stork, the heron of any kind, the hoopoe, and the bat.
and the tawny owl, the carrion vulture and the cormorant,
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