Leviticus 11:41

“And every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth shall be an abomination; it shall not be eaten.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And euery creeping thing that creepeth vpon the earth, shalbe an abomination: it shall not be eaten.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Now every swarming thing that swarms on the earth is detestable, not to be eaten.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth is an abomination; it shall not be eaten.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Everything which goes flat on its body on the earth is disgusting, and is not to be used for food.
- Basic English Bible

And every crawling thing which crawleth on the earth shall be an abomination; it shall not be eaten.
- Darby Bible

And every creeping animal that creepeth upon the earth shall be an abomination; it shall not be eaten.
- Webster's Bible

'Every creeping thing that creeps on the earth is an abomination. It shall not be eaten.
- World English Bible

`And every teeming thing which is teeming on the earth is an abomination, it is not eaten;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And every swarming thing that swarmeth upon the earth is a detestable thing; it shall not be eaten.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 11:41

11:41 Every creeping thing - Except those expressly excepted, #Lev 11:29|,30.

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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