Leviticus

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Leviticus 11:19

“And the Storke, the Heron after her kinde, and the Lapwing, and the Batte.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And the stork, the heron after her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.
- King James Version

and the stork, the heron in its kinds, and the hoopoe, and the bat.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and the stork, the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe, and the bat.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The stork and the heron, and birds of that sort, and the hoopoe and the bat.
- Basic English Bible

and the stork; the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe, and the bat.
- Darby Bible

And the stork, and the heron after her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.
- Webster's Bible

the stork, any kind of heron, the hoopoe, and the bat.
- World English Bible

and the stork, the heron after its kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and the stork, and the heron after its kinds, and the hoopoe, and the bat.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Leviticus 11

  • Mickey
    I would like complete verification on God's word. I have grown up in a Christian environment. I have heard some religions hold the cow is sacred. Strangely enough have never heard any not eat pork. Holy to eat beef, chicken, turkey, and fish? Unholy to eat pork, crab, shrimp, lobster, and other shell fish as it does not have gone let Laviticus?
  • Unknown
    I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.
  • Bruce
    He is a Jew, which is One Inwardly; and Circumcision is that of The Heart, in The Spirit, and not in The Letter; Whose Praise is not of men, But of God. Romans 2:29
  • Crystal
    It’s my belief that all of the KJV Bible is good and should be read in order, in prayer. These commands were given before Jesus came and said, it is not what goes into the mouth that defileth the man, but that which proceeds from...not exact quote but from memory of The Word, carried in my heart. Of course this book is good counsel still today, as it would be unhealthy to eat bats, crows, etc.
  • BSP
    Verse 44~Jehovah God commanded the people to be holy because he was holy. This meant that they had to adhere to God's standards.
  • A disciple
    Carol; I like what you wrote, and think that is a good interpretation. May I add, that the parted hoof represents being in the world but not of the world; and chewing the cud, living according to the Word. If we are walking a separate and sanctified life, but not according to the Scriptures; it is unclean. So too if we feed on the Word but don't live according to it! We have to be complete in God.

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