Genesis 9:4
Text Analysis
389 [e]אַךְ־
1320 [e]בָּשָׂ֕ר
5315 [e]בְּנַפְשׁ֥וֹ
with its lifePrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
1818 [e]דָמ֖וֹ
bloodN-msc | 3ms
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
398 [e]תֹאכֵֽלוּ׃
you shall eatV-Qal-Imperf-2mp

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 9:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַךְ־בָּשָׂ֕ר בְּנַפְשֹׁ֥ו דָמֹ֖ו לֹ֥א תֹאכֵֽלוּ׃

בראשית 9:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אך־בשר בנפשו דמו לא תאכלו׃

בראשית 9:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אך־בשר בנפשו דמו לא תאכלו׃

בראשית 9:4 Hebrew Bible
אך בשר בנפשו דמו לא תאכלו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Only you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood.

King James Bible
But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, you must not eat meat with its lifeblood in it.
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