Leviticus 11:23

“But all other flying creeping things, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But al other flying creeping things which haue foure feet, shall be an abomination vnto you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'But all other winged insects which are four-footed are detestable to you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But all winged creeping things, which have four feet, are an abomination unto you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But all other winged four-footed things which go on the earth are disgusting to you.
- Basic English Bible

But every winged crawling thing that hath four feet shall be an abomination unto you.
- Darby Bible

But all other flying creeping animals, which have four feet, shall be an abomination to you.
- Webster's Bible

But all winged creeping things which have four feet, are an abomination to you.
- World English Bible

and every teeming thing which is flying, which hath four feet -- an abomination it [is] to you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But all winged swarming things, which have four feet, are a detestable thing unto you.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 11:23

11:23 All other - That is, which have not those legs above and besides their feet mentioned, #Lev 11:21|.

Discussion for Leviticus 11

  • Phil
    V 2 Speak unto the children of Israel. are you of the people of Israel?
  • Giovanni Ortiz
    Psalms 89, 34: My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
  • Rochana Rolfe
    For those who obey the dietary laws. Guess what? You are keeping God's commandments. John 14:15, "If you love Me, keep my commandments." Wasn't God telling Moses and Aaron to tell the children of Israel what foods to eat and not to eat. If God is speaking, then how has these commandments suddenly change in 2017. Isn't God the same yesterday, today, and forever. This is not rocket science, people!
  • Alex
    Except the ceremonial laws that were pointing to Jesus (col 2:14-17), counsels on clean/unclean foods in Lev 11 are still binding. God will not alter anything that proceeds out of His lips (Psalms 89:34, Heb 13:8).
  • Motdaugrnds
    This chapter is difficult for me to understand. As I read it, I think much of what is sold in the grocery stores and at farmers ' markets is unclean, i.e. rabbit, pig, chicken, shrimp are a few. Amy I wrong about the chicken? Verse 21...Do chickens have feet above their feet?
  • Bertha Marsh for verse 3
    I think that the reason that we have so many illnesses is that we do not eat what then LORD say ' that we should.

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