Rotherham's Emphasized Bible

Deuteronomy 14

God's children are not to disfigure themselves in mourning.

Deuteronomy 14:1 Sons, are ye unto Yahweh your God,—ye shall not cut yourselves, neither shall ye put baldness between your eyes, for the dead. Deuteronomy 14:2 For, a holy people, thou art unto Yahweh thy God,—and, of thee, did Yahweh make choice, that thou shouldest become his people as a treasure, above all the peoples that are on the face of the ground.

What may, and what may not be eaten,

Deuteronomy 14:3 Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing.

of beasts,

Deuteronomy 14:4 These, are the beasts which ye may eat,—the ox, the young of sheep, and the young of goats; Deuteronomy 14:5 the hart and the gazelle, and the roebuck,—and the wild goat and the mountain goat, and the wild ox, and the mountain sheep. Deuteronomy 14:6 And every beast that parteth the hoof and cleaveth the cleft into two claws, chewing the cud, among beasts, the same, shall ye eat. Deuteronomy 14:7 Nevertheless, these, shall ye not eat, of them that chew the cud, and of them that divide the cloven hoof,—the camel, and the hare, and the rabbit, for, though they do chew the cud, yet, the hoof, do they not part, unclean, they are unto you. Deuteronomy 14:8 And, the swine, because, though he doth divide the hoof, yet he cheweth not the cud, unclean, he is unto you,—of their flesh, shall ye not eat, and, their carcases, shall ye not touch.

of fishes,

Deuteronomy 14:9 These, may ye eat of all that that are in the waters,—whatsoever hath fins and scales, ye may eat; Deuteronomy 14:10 and, whatsoever hath not fins and scales, ye may not eat,—unclean, it is unto you.

of fowls.

Deuteronomy 14:11 Of every clean bird, ye may eat; Deuteronomy 14:12 saving, these, of which ye may not eat,—the eagle and the ossifrage, and the osprey; Deuteronomy 14:13 and the vulture, and the kite, and the falcon, after its kind; Deuteronomy 14:14 and every raven, after its kind; Deuteronomy 14:15 and the female ostrich, and the male ostrich, and the sea-gull,—and the hawk, after its kind; Deuteronomy 14:16 and the pelican and the bittern, and the swan; Deuteronomy 14:17 and the vomiting pelican and the little vulture, and the gannet; Deuteronomy 14:18 and the stork, and the parrot, after its kind,—and the mountain-cock, and the bat. Deuteronomy 14:19 And, as for every creeping thing that flieth, unclean, it is unto you,—they shall not be eaten. Deuteronomy 14:20 All clean fowls, ye may eat.

That which dieth of itself may not be eaten.

Deuteronomy 14:21 Ye shall not eat any thing that dieth of itself; to the sojourner who is within thy gates, mayest thou give it and he may eat it, or thou mayest sell it to a foreigner, for, a holy people, art thou, unto Yahweh thy God. Thou shalt not boil a kid, in the milk of its dam.

Tithes of divine service.

Deuteronomy 14:22 Thou shalt, surely tithe, all the increase of thy seed,—which the field bringeth forth year by year.

Tithes and firstlings of rejoicing before the LORD.

Deuteronomy 14:23 And thou shalt eat, before Yahweh thy God—in the place which he shall choose, to make a habitation for his name there,—the tithe of thy corn, thy new wine and thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herd, and of thy flock,—that thou mayest learn to revere Yahweh thy God, all the days. Deuteronomy 14:24 But, when the way becometh too long for thee, because thou canst not carry it, because the place is too far for thee, which Yahweh thy God shall choose to put his name there,—because Yahweh thy God blesseth thee, Deuteronomy 14:25 then shalt thou turn it into silver,—and shalt bind up the silver in thy hand, and shalt journey unto the place, which Yahweh thy God shall choose; Deuteronomy 14:26 and shalt turn the silver into whatsoever thy soul desireth—of the herd or of the flock, or of wine, or of strong drink, or of whatsoever thy soul shall ask thee for,—and shalt eat it there, before Yahweh thy God, and shalt rejoice, thou and thy household, Deuteronomy 14:27 and, the Levite who is within thy gates, thou shalt not forsake him,—for he hath neither portion nor inheritance with thee.

The third year's tithe of alms and charity.

Deuteronomy 14:28 At the end of three years, shalt thou bring forth all the tithe of thine increase, in that year,—and shalt lay it up within thy gates; Deuteronomy 14:29 and the Levite shall come in—because he hath neither portion nor inheritance with thee—and the sojourner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within thy gates, and they shall eat and be satisfied,—that Yahweh thy God may bless thee, in all the work of thy hand which thou shalt do.

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