Deuteronomy 12 :23

Deuteronomy 12 :23 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Only be sure that you eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and you may not eat the life with the flesh.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Only be sure that you eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and you may not eat the life with the flesh.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou shalt not eat the life with the flesh.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

But see that you do not take the blood for food; for the blood is the life; and you may not make use of the life as food with the flesh.

Webster's Revision

Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.

World English Bible

Only be sure that you don't eat the blood: for the blood is the life; and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou shalt not eat the life with the flesh.

Definitions for Deuteronomy 12 :23

Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 12 :23

For the blood is the life - And the life being offered as an atonement, consequently the blood should not be eaten. See the notes on Leviticus 17:11, where the subject of the vitality of the blood is largely considered.

Barnes's Commentary on Deuteronomy 12 :23

Wesley's Commentary on Deuteronomy 12 :23

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