Leviticus 11:5
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English Standard Version
And the rock badger, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you.

King James Bible
And the coney, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

American Standard Version
And the coney, because he cheweth the cud but parteth not the hoof, he is unclean unto you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The cherogrillus which cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof, is unclean.

English Revised Version
And the coney, because he cheweth the cud but parteth not the hoof, he is unclean unto you.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the coney, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean to you.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Aaron excused his sons, however, by saying, "Behold, this day have they offered their sin-offering and their burnt-offering, and this has happened to me," i.e., the calamity recorded in Leviticus 10:1. has befallen me (קרא equals קרה, as in Genesis 42:4); "and if I had eaten the sin-offering to-day, would it have been well-pleasing to Jehovah?" וגו ואכלתּי is a conditional clause, as in Genesis 33:13, cf. Ewald, 357. Moses rested satisfied with this answer. Aaron acknowledged that the flesh of the sin-offering ought to have been eaten by the priest in this instance (according to Leviticus 6:19), and simply adduced, as the reason why this had not been done, the calamity which had befallen his two eldest sons. And this might really be a sufficient reason, as regarded both himself and his remaining sons, why the eating of the sin-offering should be omitted. For the judgment in question was so solemn a warning, as to the sin which still adhered to them even after the presentation of their sin-offering, that they might properly feel "that they had not so strong and overpowering a holiness as was required for eating the general sin-offering" (M. Baumgarten). This is the correct view, though others find the reason in their grief at the death of their sons or brethren, which rendered it impossible to observe a joyous sacrificial meal. But this is not for a moment to be thought of, simply because the eating of the flesh of the sin-offering was not a joyous meal at all (see at Leviticus 6:19).

(Note: Upon this mistaken view of the excuse furnished by Aaron, Knobel has founded his assertion, that "this section did not emanate from the Elohist, because he could not have written in this way," an assertion which falls to the ground when the words are correctly explained.)

Leviticus 11:5 Parallel Commentaries

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the coney Shapha, most probably an animal resembling the rabbit, called by Dr. Shaw, {daman} (probably for ganam) Israel, `Israel's lamb,' and by Bruce, {ashkoko}, which name he imagines is `derived from the singularity of these long herenacious?? hairs, which, like small thorns, grow about his back, and which an Amhara are called {ashok}.' This curious animal abounds in Judea, Palestine, Arabia, and Ethiopia; and is described as being about seventeen inches when sitting. It has no tail; and at first sight gives the idea of a rat. Its colour is grey, mixed with reddish brown; the belly white, the body covered with strong polished hairs, for the most part about two inches in length; the ears round, and not pointed; the feet round, of a soft, pulpy, tender substance; the toes projecting beyond the mails, which are rather broad than sharp, the upper jaw is longer than the other; it lives upon grain, fruit, and roots, and certainly chews the cud; and it does not burrow like the hare and rabbit, but lives in clefts of the rocks.

Psalm 104:18 The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

Proverbs 30:26 The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks;

but divideth

Job 36:14 They die in youth, and their life is among the unclean.

Matthew 7:26 And every one that hears these sayings of mine, and does them not, shall be likened to a foolish man...

Romans 2:18-24 And know his will, and approve the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law...

Philippians 3:18,19 (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ...

2 Timothy 3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate.

Cross References
Leviticus 11:3
Whatever parts the hoof and is cloven-footed and chews the cud, among the animals, you may eat.

Leviticus 11:4
Nevertheless, among those that chew the cud or part the hoof, you shall not eat these: The camel, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you.

Leviticus 11:6
And the hare, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you.

Deuteronomy 14:7
Yet of those that chew the cud or have the hoof cloven you shall not eat these: the camel, the hare, and the rock badger, because they chew the cud but do not part the hoof, are unclean for you.

Psalm 104:18
The high mountains are for the wild goats; the rocks are a refuge for the rock badgers.

Proverbs 30:26
the rock badgers are a people not mighty, yet they make their homes in the cliffs;

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