Leviticus 11:5
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New Living Translation
The hyrax chews the cud but does not have split hooves, so it is unclean.

King James Bible
And the coney, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.

Darby Bible Translation
and the rock-badger, for it cheweth the cud, but hath not cloven hoofs it shall be unclean unto you;

World English Bible
The coney, because he chews the cud but doesn't have a parted hoof, he is unclean to you.

Young's Literal Translation
and the rabbit, though it is bringing up the cud, yet the hoof it divideth not -- unclean it is to you;

Leviticus 11:5 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

11:5 As for the names of the following creatures, seeing the Jews themselves are uncertain and divided about them, it seems improper to trouble the unlearned readers with disputes about them.

Leviticus 11:5 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 11:3
You may eat any animal that has completely split hooves and chews the cud.

Leviticus 11:4
You may not, however, eat the following animals that have split hooves or that chew the cud, but not both. The camel chews the cud but does not have split hooves, so it is ceremonially unclean for you.

Leviticus 11:6
The hare chews the cud but does not have split hooves, so it is unclean.

Deuteronomy 14:7
but if the animal doesn't have both, it may not be eaten. So you may not eat the camel, the hare, or the hyrax. They chew the cud but do not have split hooves, so they are ceremonially unclean for you.

Psalm 104:18
High in the mountains live the wild goats, and the rocks form a refuge for the hyraxes.

Proverbs 30:26
Hyraxes--they aren't powerful, but they make their homes among the rocks.

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