New Living Translation
But you must not consume the blood. You must pour it out on the ground like water.
King James Bible
Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.
Darby Bible Translation
Only, ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.
World English Bible
Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it out on the earth as water.
Young's Literal Translation
'Only, the blood ye do not eat -- on the earth thou dost pour it as water;
Deuteronomy 12:16 Parallel
CommentaryDeuteronomy 12:16 Parallel Commentaries
Owing to the comparatively loose nature of the connection between consecutive passages in the legislative section, it is difficult to present an adequate summary of the book of Deuteronomy. In the first section, i.-iv. 40, Moses, after reviewing the recent history of the people, and showing how it reveals Jehovah's love for Israel, earnestly urges upon them the duty of keeping His laws, reminding them of His spirituality and absoluteness. Then follows the appointment, iv. 41-43--here irrelevant (cf. …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Instead, we should write and tell them to abstain from eating food offered to idols, from sexual immorality, from eating the meat of strangled animals, and from consuming blood.
You must abstain from eating food offered to idols, from consuming blood or the meat of strangled animals, and from sexual immorality. If you do this, you will do well. Farewell."
But you must never eat any meat that still has the lifeblood in it.
No matter where you live, you must never consume the blood of any bird or animal.
"And if any native Israelite or foreigner living among you eats or drinks blood in any form, I will turn against that person and cut him off from the community of your people,
"And if any native Israelite or foreigner living among you goes hunting and kills an animal or bird that is approved for eating, he must drain its blood and cover it with earth.
"Do not eat meat that has not been drained of its blood. "Do not practice fortune-telling or witchcraft.
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