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Leviticus 26:29

    Leviticus 26:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And you shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall you eat.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then you will take the flesh of your sons and the flesh of your daughters for food;

    Webster's Revision

    And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.

    World English Bible

    You will eat the flesh of your sons, and you will eat the flesh of your daughters.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.

    Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 26:29

    Ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, etc. - This was literally fulfilled at the siege of Jerusalem. Josephus, Wars of the Jews, book vii., chap. ii., gives us a particular instance in dreadful detail of a woman named Mary, who, in the extremity of the famine during the siege, killed her sucking child, roasted, and had eaten part of it when discovered by the soldiers! See this threatened, Jeremiah 19:9 (note).

    Wesley's Notes on Leviticus 26:29

    26:29 The flesh of your sons - Through extreme hunger. See Lam 4:10.