11 He saw heaven opened(A) and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners. 12 It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles and birds. 13 Then a voice told him, “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.”

14 “Surely not, Lord!”(B) Peter replied. “I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.”(C)

15 The voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.”(D)

16 This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven.

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