Leviticus 11:39
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New Living Translation
"If an animal you are permitted to eat dies and you touch its carcass, you will be defiled until evening.

King James Bible
And if any beast, of which ye may eat, die; he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even.

Darby Bible Translation
And if any beast which is to you for food die, he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even.

World English Bible
"'If any animal, of which you may eat, dies; he who touches its carcass shall be unclean until the evening.

Young's Literal Translation
'And when any of the beasts which are to you for food dieth, he who is coming against its carcase is unclean till the evening;

Leviticus 11:39 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

11:39 If any beast die - Either of itself, or being killed by some wild beast, in which cases the blood was not poured forth, as it was when they were killed by men either for food or sacrifice.

Leviticus 11:39 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Thirtieth Lesson. An Holy Priesthood;'
An holy priesthood;' Or, The Ministry of Intercession. An holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.'--I Peter ii. 5. Ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord.'--Isaiah lxi. 6. THE Spirit of the Lord God is upon me: because the Lord hath anointed me.' These are the words of Jesus in Isaiah. As the fruit of His work all redeemed ones are priests, fellow-partakers with Him of His anointing with the Spirit as High Priest. Like the precious ointment upon
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer

The Destruction of Jerusalem
[Illustration: (drop cap G) Ruins of a Synagogue] God had given to His people a Book foretelling the coming of the Christ--or Messiah, as the word is written in Hebrew--so that they might be prepared and ready for His appearance. Yet when He came they did not receive Him. They were looking for an earthly king, and the beautiful words spoken by the ancient prophets had no meaning to them. When Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem, the Jews were under the iron rule of the Roman Empire, of which they
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

Leviticus
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 11:38
But if the seed is wet when the carcass falls on it, the seed will be defiled.

Leviticus 11:40
If you eat any of its meat or carry away its carcass, you must wash your clothes, and you will remain defiled until evening.

Leviticus 22:4
"If any of Aaron's descendants has a skin disease or any kind of discharge that makes him ceremonially unclean, he may not eat from the sacred offerings until he has been pronounced clean. He also becomes unclean by touching a corpse, or by having an emission of semen,

Leviticus 22:8
He may not eat an animal that has died a natural death or has been torn apart by wild animals, for this would defile him. I am the LORD.

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