Leviticus 11:11

“They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcases in abomination.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They shalbe euen an abomination vnto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, but you shall haue their carcases in abomination.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and they shall be abhorrent to you; you may not eat of their flesh, and their carcasses you shall detest.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and they shall be an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, and their carcasses ye shall have in abomination.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They may not be used for food, and their dead bodies are disgusting to you.
- Basic English Bible

They shall be even an abomination unto you: of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcase ye shall have in abomination.
- Darby Bible

They shall be even an abomination to you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcasses in abomination.
- Webster's Bible

and you detest them. You shall not eat of their flesh, and you shall detest their carcasses.
- World English Bible

yea, an abomination they are to you; of their flesh ye do not eat, and their carcase ye abominate.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and they shall be a detestable thing unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, and their carcasses ye shall have in detestation.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 11:11


11:11 Unto you - This clause is added to shew that they were neither abominable in their own nature, nor for the food of other nations; and consequently when the partition - wall between Jews and Gentiles was taken away, these distinctions of meat were to cease.


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