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Leviticus 11:7

    Leviticus 11:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be cloven footed, yet he chews not the cud; he is unclean to you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the swine, because he parteth the hoof, and is clovenfooted, but cheweth not the cud, he is unclean unto you.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the pig is unclean to you, because though the horn of its foot is parted, its food does not come back.

    Webster's Revision

    And the swine, because he parteth the hoof, and is clovenfooted, but cheweth not the cud, he is unclean unto you.

    World English Bible

    The pig, because he has a split hoof, and is cloven-footed, but doesn't chew the cud, he is unclean to you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the swine, because he parteth the hoof, and is clovenfooted, but cheweth not the cud, he is unclean unto you.

    Definitions for Leviticus 11:7

    Swine - Pigs.

    Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 11:7

    And the swine - חזיר chazir, one of the most gluttonous, libidinous, and filthy quadrupeds in the universe; and, because of these qualities, sacred to the Venus of the Greeks and Romans, and the Friga of our Saxon ancestors; and perhaps on these accounts forbidden, as well as on account of its flesh being strong and difficult to digest, affording a very gross kind of aliment, apt to produce cutaneous, scorbutic, and scrofulous disorders, especially in hot climates.

    Barnes' Notes on Leviticus 11:7

    He divide the hoof ... - It is cloven-footed and completely, etc. See Leviticus 11:3 note. Of all the quadrupeds of which the Law forbids the flesh to be eaten, the pig seems to have been regarded as the most unclean. Compare the marginal references. Several other nations have agreed with the Hebrews in this respect: the reason being that its flesh is unwholesome, especially in warm climates.