Deuteronomy 12:23
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New American Standard Bible
"Only be sure not to 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.

Darby 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;

World English Bible
Only be sure that you don't eat the blood: for the blood is the life; and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

Young's Literal Translation
Only, be sure not to eat the blood, for the blood is the life, and thou dost not eat the life with the flesh;

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The Promise in 2 Samuel, Chap. vii.
The Messianic prophecy, as we have seen, began at a time long anterior to that of David. Even in Genesis, we perceived [Pg 131] it, increasing more and more in distinctness. There is at first only the general promise that the seed of the woman should obtain the victory over the kingdom of the evil one;--then, that the salvation should come through the descendants of Shem;--then, from among them Abraham is marked out,--of his sons, Isaac,--from among his sons, Jacob,--and from among the twelve sons
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

The Privilege of Prayer
Through nature and revelation, through His providence, and by the influence of His Spirit, God speaks to us. But these are not enough; we need also to pour out our hearts to Him. In order to have spiritual life and energy, we must have actual intercourse with our heavenly Father. Our minds may be drawn out toward Him; we may meditate upon His works, His mercies, His blessings; but this is not, in the fullest sense, communing with Him. In order to commune with God, we must have something to say to
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ

Cross References
Acts 15:20
but that we write to them that they abstain from things contaminated by idols and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.

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

Leviticus 7:26
'You are not to eat any blood, either of bird or animal, in any of your dwellings.

Leviticus 17:10
'And any man from the house of Israel, or from the aliens who sojourn among them, who 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 anything with the blood, nor practice divination or soothsaying.

Deuteronomy 12:16
"Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.

Deuteronomy 12:22
"Just as a gazelle or a deer is eaten, so you will eat it; the unclean and the clean alike may eat of it.

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