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Leviticus 22:8

    Leviticus 22:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    That which dieth of itself, or is torn with beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith: I am the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    That which dies of itself, or is torn with beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith; I am the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    That which dieth of itself, or is torn of beasts, he shall not eat, to defile himself therewith: I am Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    That which comes to a natural death, or is attacked by beasts, he may not take as food, for it will make him unclean: I am the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    That which dieth of itself, or is torn of beasts, he shall not eat, to defile himself therewith: I am Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    That which dies of itself, or is torn by animals, he shall not eat, defiling himself by it. I am Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    That which dieth of itself, or is torn of beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith: I am the LORD.

    Barnes' Notes on Leviticus 22:8

    The pollution in the priests would be an aggravated one, inasmuch as they would have to forego their sacred functions. Compare Ezekiel 4:14; Ezekiel 44:31. The general prohibition occurs in Leviticus 11:39; Leviticus 17:15; Exodus 22:31.