Leviticus 11
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1And YHWH speaks to Moses and to Aaron, saying to them, 2“Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, This [is] the beast which you eat out of all the beasts which [are] on the earth: 3any dividing a hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hooves, bringing up the cud, among the beasts—you eat it. 4Only, this you do not eat, of those bringing up the cud, and of those dividing the hoof: the camel, though it is bringing up the cud, yet the hoof is not dividing—it [is] unclean to you; 5and the hyrax, though it is bringing up the cud, yet the hoof is not divided—it [is] unclean to you; 6and the hare, though it is bringing up the cud, yet the hoof has not divided—it [is] unclean to you; 7and the sow, though it is dividing the hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hoof, yet it does not bring up the cud—it [is] unclean to you. 8You do not eat of their flesh, and you do not come against their carcass—they [are] unclean to you.

9This you eat of all which [are] in the waters: anything that has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the brooks, them you eat; 10and anything that does not have fins and scales in the seas, and in the brooks, of any teeming creature of the waters, and of any creature which lives, which [is] in the waters—they [are] an abomination to you; 11indeed, they are an abomination to you; you do not eat of their flesh, and you detest their carcass. 12Anything that does not have fins and scales in the waters—it [is] an abomination to you.

13And these you detest of the bird—they are not eaten, they [are] an abomination: the eagle, and the bearded vulture, and the osprey, 14and the kite, and the falcon after its kind, 15every raven after its kind, 16and the ostrich, and the nightjar [[or male ostrich]], and the seagull, and the hawk after its kind, 17and the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl, 18and the waterhen, and the pelican, and the Egyptian vulture, 19and the stork, the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe, and the bat.

20Every teeming creature which is flying, which is going on four [legs]—it [is] an abomination to you. 21Only, this you eat of any teeming thing which is flying, which is going on four, which has legs above its feet, to move with them on the earth; 22these of them you eat: the locust after its kind, and the bald locust after its kind, and the cricket after its kind, and the grasshopper after its kind; 23and every teeming thing which is flying, which has four feet—it [is] an abomination to you.

24And you are made unclean by these; anyone who is coming against their carcass is unclean until the evening; 25and anyone who is lifting up of their carcass washes his garments, and has been unclean until the evening— 26even every beast which is dividing the hoof, and is not cloven-footed, and is not bringing up the cud—they [are] unclean to you; anyone who is coming against them is unclean. 27And anything going on its paws, among all the beasts which are going on four—they [are] unclean to you; anyone who is coming against their carcass is unclean until the evening; 28and he who is lifting up their carcass washes his garments, and has been unclean until the evening—they [are] unclean to you.

29And this [is] the unclean to you among the teeming things which are teeming on the earth: the weasel, and the muroid, and the tortoise [[or large lizard]] after its kind, 30and the gecko [[or ferret]], and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole; 31these [are] the unclean to you among all which are teeming; anyone who is coming against them in their death is unclean until the evening. 32And anything on which anyone of them falls, in their death, is unclean, of any vessel of wood or garment or skin or sack, any vessel in which work is done is brought into water, and has been unclean until the evening, then it has been clean; 33and any earthen vessel, into the midst of which [any] one of them falls, all that [is] in its midst is unclean, and you break it. 34Of all the food which is eaten, that on which comes [such] water, is unclean, and all drink which is drunk in any [such] vessel is unclean; 35and anything on which [any] of their carcass falls is unclean; oven or double pots, it is broken down, they [are] unclean, indeed, they are unclean to you. 36Only, a fountain or pit, a collection of water, is clean, but that which is coming against their carcass is unclean; 37and when [any] of their carcass falls on any sown seed which is sown—it [is] clean; 38and when water is put on the seed, and [any] of its carcass has fallen on it—it [is] unclean to you.

39And when any of the beasts which are for food for you dies, he who is coming against its carcass is unclean until the evening; 40and he who is eating of its carcass washes his garments, and has been unclean until the evening; and he who is lifting up its carcass washes his garments, and has been unclean until the evening.

41And every teeming thing which is teeming on the earth is an abomination, it is not eaten; 42anything going on the belly, and any going on four, to every multiplier of feet, to every teeming thing which is teeming on the earth—you do not eat them, for they [are] an abomination; 43you do not make yourselves abominable with any teeming thing which is teeming, nor do you make yourselves unclean with them, so that you have been unclean with them. 44For I [am] your God YHWH, and you have sanctified yourselves, and you have been holy, for I [am] holy; and you do not defile your persons with any teeming thing which is creeping on the earth; 45for I [am] YHWH who am bringing you up out of the land of Egypt to become your God; and you have been holy, for I [am] holy.

46This [is] a law of the beasts, and of the bird, and of every living creature which is moving in the waters, and of every creature which is teeming on the earth, 47to make separation between the unclean and the pure, and between the beast that is eaten, and the beast that is not eaten.”


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