LEVITICUS 17:10

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And 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.

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Leviticus 17:10 Translation & Meaning

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And whatsoever man וְאִ֨ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) whatsoever man
there be (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
of the house מִבֵּ֣ית A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house
of Israel, יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
or of וּמִן Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses or of
the strangers הַגֵּר֙ Properly, a guest; by implication, a foreigner strangers
that sojourn הַגָּ֣ר Properly, to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e., sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid) sojourn
among בְּתוֹכָ֔ם A bisection, i.e., (by implication) the center among
you, that אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc you that
eateth יֹאכַ֖ל To eat (literally or figuratively) eateth
any manner כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) any manner
of blood; דָּ֑ם Blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy, the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (i.e., drops of blood) blood
I will even set וְנָֽתַתִּ֣י To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) even set
my face פָנַ֗י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) face
against that soul בַּנֶּ֙פֶשׁ֙ Properly, a breathing creature, i.e., animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental) against soul
that eateth הָֽאֹכֶ֣לֶת To eat (literally or figuratively) eateth
blood, הַדָּ֔ם Blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy, the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (i.e., drops of blood) blood
and will cut him off וְהִכְרַתִּ֥י To cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant (i.e., make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces) cut off
from among מִקֶּ֥רֶב Properly, the nearest part, i.e., the center, whether literal, figurative or adverbial (especially with preposition) among
his people. עַמָּֽהּ׃ A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people

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  • 8  And 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 or sacrifice,

  • 9  And 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.

  • 10  And 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.

  • 11  For 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.

  • 12  Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood.




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