the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
unto Aaron, and unto his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and say unto them; This is the thing which the LORD hath
3What man soever there
be of the house of Israel, that killeth an ox, or lamb, or goat, in the camp, or that killeth it out of the camp,
4And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer
an offering unto the LORD before the tabernacle of the LORD; blood shall be imputed unto that man; he hath shed blood; and
that man shall be cut off from among his people:
the end that the children of Israel may bring their sacrifices, which they offer in the open field, even that they may bring
them unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest, and offer them for peace offerings
unto the LORD.
6And the priest shall sprinkle
the blood upon the altar of the LORD at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat for a sweet savour
unto the LORD.
7And they shall no more offer
their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them throughout their
8And thou shalt say unto them,
Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers which sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt offering
9And bringeth it not unto the
door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer it unto the LORD; even that man shall be cut off from among his people.
10And whatsoever man there be of the house
of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that
soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.
11For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement
for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.
12Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger
that sojourneth among you eat blood.
whatsoever man there be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, which hunteth and catcheth
any beast or fowl that may be eaten; he shall even pour out the blood thereof, and cover it with dust.
14For it is the life of all flesh; the blood of it is for the life thereof: therefore
I said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life of all flesh is the blood thereof:
whosoever eateth it shall be cut off.
every soul that eateth that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it be one of your own country,
or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even: then shall he be
16But if he wash them not, nor bathe
his flesh; then he shall bear his iniquity.