Dt 14:1You are the children of Jehovah your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the dead.

Dt 14:2For you are a holy people to Jehovah your God, and Jehovah has chosen you to be a people for His personal treasure, from among all the peoples which are upon the face of the earth.

Dt 14:3You shall not eat any abominable thing.

Dt 14:4These are the animals which you may eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat;

Dt 14:5The deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope, the mountain sheep.

Dt 14:6And every animal that has a divided hoof, that is, has its hoof split in two, and that chews the cud among the animals, that you may eat.

Dt 14:7However, these you shall not eat of those that chew the cud or of those that have a split hoof: the camel, the hare, and the hyrax; because although they chew the cud, they do not have a divided hoof; they are unclean to you.

Dt 14:8And the pig, because although it has a divided hoof, it does not chew the cud; it is unclean to you. You shall not eat of their flesh, nor shall you touch their carcasses.

Dt 14:9These you may eat of all that are in the water: Anything that has fins and scales you may eat,

Dt 14:10But anything that does not have fins and scales you shall not eat; it is unclean to you.

Dt 14:11You may eat any clean bird.

Dt 14:12But these are what you shall not eat: the great vulture, the bearded vulture, and the black vulture;

Dt 14:13The kite, the falcon, and the kite of every kind;

Dt 14:14And all ravens of every kind;

Dt 14:15The ostrich, the nighthawk, the sea gull, and the hawk of every kind;

Dt 14:16The little owl, the great owl, the white owl,

Dt 14:17The pelican, the carrion vulture, the cormorant,

Dt 14:18The stork, the heron of every kind, the hoopoe, and the bat.

Dt 14:19And all flying insects are unclean to you; they shall not be eaten.

Dt 14:20You may eat any clean flying animal.

Dt 14:21You shall not eat any carcass; to the sojourner who is within your gates you may give it that he may eat it; or you may sell it to a foreigner. For you are a holy people to Jehovah your God. You shall not boil a kid in its mother’s milk.

Dt 14:22You must give a tenth of all the produce of your seed, which the field brings forth, year by year.

Dt 14:23And you shall eat before Jehovah your God, in the place where He will choose to cause His name to dwell, the tithe of your grain, of your new wine, and of your fresh oil and the firstborn of your herd and flock, that you may learn to fear Jehovah your God always.

Dt 14:24But if the way is so far away from you that you are not able to carry your tithe, because the place where Jehovah your God will choose to set His name is too far away from you when Jehovah your God has blessed you,

Dt 14:25Then you shall exchange it for money and bind up the money in your hand, and you shall go to the place which Jehovah your God will choose.

Dt 14:26And you shall exchange the money for anything that your soul desires, for oxen, for sheep, for wine, for strong drink, or for anything that your soul would like; and you and your household shall eat there before Jehovah your God and rejoice.

Dt 14:27But you shall not forsake the Levite who is within your gates, for he has no portion nor inheritance with you.

Dt 14:28At the end of every three years you shall bring forth all the tithe of your produce for that year and lay it within your gates;

Dt 14:29And the Levite shall come — for he has no portion nor inheritance with you — as well as the sojourner and the orphan and the widow who are within your gates; and they shall eat and be satisfied, so that Jehovah your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.

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