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22 These you may eat from them:[a] the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, the grasshopper of any kind. 23 But any other winged swarming thing that has four legs is detestable to you.

Carcass Uncleanness

24 “‘By these[b] you defile yourselves—anyone who touches their carcass will be unclean until the evening,

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  1. Leviticus 11:22 tn For entomological remarks on the following list of insects see J. Milgrom, Leviticus (AB), 1:665-66; and J. E. Hartley, Leviticus (WBC), 160-61.
  2. Leviticus 11:24 tn Heb “and to these.”