Leviticus 22:8
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New American Standard Bible
He shall not eat an animal which dies or is torn by beasts, becoming unclean by it; I am the LORD.

King James Bible
That which dieth of itself, or is torn with beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith: I am the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
Of a dead carcase and what is torn shall he not eat, to make himself unclean therewith: I am Jehovah.

World English Bible
That which dies of itself, or is torn by animals, he shall not eat, defiling himself by it. I am Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
a carcase or torn thing he doth not eat, for uncleanness thereby; I am Jehovah.

Leviticus 22:8 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The pollution in the priests would be an aggravated one, inasmuch as they would have to forego their sacred functions. Compare Ezekiel 4:14; Ezekiel 44:31. The general prohibition occurs in Leviticus 11:39; Leviticus 17:15; Exodus 22:31.

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The emphasis which modern criticism has very properly laid on the prophetic books and the prophetic element generally in the Old Testament, has had the effect of somewhat diverting popular attention from the priestly contributions to the literature and religion of Israel. From this neglect Leviticus has suffered most. Yet for many reasons it is worthy of close attention; it is the deliberate expression of the priestly mind of Israel at its best, and it thus forms a welcome foil to the unattractive
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Leviticus 7:24
Also the fat of an animal which dies and the fat of an animal torn by beasts may be put to any other use, but you must certainly not eat it.

Leviticus 11:39
'Also if one of the animals dies which you have for food, the one who touches its carcass becomes unclean until evening.

Leviticus 11:40
'He too, who eats some of its carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening, and the one who picks up its carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening.

Leviticus 17:15
"When any person eats an animal which dies or is torn by beasts, whether he is a native or an alien, he shall wash his clothes and bathe in water, and remain unclean until evening; then he will become clean.

Deuteronomy 14:21
"You shall not eat anything which dies of itself. You may give it to the alien who is in your town, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.

Ezekiel 4:14
But I said, "Ah, Lord GOD! Behold, I have never been defiled; for from my youth until now I have never eaten what died of itself or was torn by beasts, nor has any unclean meat ever entered my mouth."

Ezekiel 44:31
"The priests shall not eat any bird or beast that has died a natural death or has been torn to pieces.

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