Laws Against Eating Blood

10 “If any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn among them (A)eats any blood, I will (B)set my face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people. 11 (C)For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar (D)to make atonement for your souls, (E)for it is the blood that makes atonement by the life.

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14 For the life of every creature[a] is its (A)blood: its blood is its life.[b] Therefore I have said to the people of Israel, You shall not eat the blood of any creature, for the life of every creature is its blood. Whoever eats it shall be cut off.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 17:14 Hebrew all flesh
  2. Leviticus 17:14 Hebrew it is in its life

16 (A)Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it out on the earth like water.

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23 (A)Only be sure that you do not eat the blood, (B)for the blood is the life, and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.

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33 Then they told Saul, “Behold, the people are sinning against the Lord by eating (A)with the blood.” And he said, “You have dealt treacherously; roll a great stone to me here.”[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 14:33 Septuagint; Hebrew this day

20 but should write to them (A)to abstain from (B)the things polluted by idols, and from (C)sexual immorality, and from (D)what has been strangled, and from (E)blood.

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29 (A)that you abstain from (B)what has been sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from these, you will do well. Farewell.”

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