14:1 Ye are the children of Jehovah your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.
14:1 "You are the sons of the LORD your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.

14:2 For thou art a holy people unto Jehovah thy God, and Jehovah hath chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
14:2 "For you are a holy people to the LORD your God; and the LORD has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.

14:3 Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing.
14:3 "You shall not eat any detestable thing.

14:4 These are the beasts which ye may eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat,
14:4 "These are the animals which you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,

14:5 the hart, and the gazelle, and the roebuck, and the wild goat, and the pygarg, and the antelope, and the chamois.
14:5 the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope and the mountain sheep.

14:6 And every beast that parteth the hoof, and hath the hoof cloven in two, (and) cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that may ye eat.
14:6 "And any animal that divides the hoof and has the hoof split in two [and] chews the cud, among the animals, that you may eat.

14:7 Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that have the hoof cloven: the camel, and the hare, and the coney; because they chew the cud but part not the hoof, they are unclean unto you.
14:7 "Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these among those which chew the cud, or among those that divide the hoof in two: the camel and the rabbit and the rock-badger, for though they chew the cud, they do not divide the hoof; they are unclean for you.

14:8 And the swine, because he parteth the hoof but cheweth not the cud, he is unclean unto you: of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcasses ye shall not touch.
14:8 "And the pig, because it divides the hoof but [does] not [chew] the cud, it is unclean for you. You shall not eat any of their flesh nor touch their carcasses.

14:9 These ye may eat of all that are in the waters: whatsoever hath fins and scales may ye eat;
14:9 "These you may eat of all that are in water: anything that has fins and scales you may eat,

14:10 and whatsoever hath not fins and scales ye shall not eat; it is unclean unto you.
14:10 but anything that does not have fins and scales you shall not eat; it is unclean for you.

14:11 Of all clean birds ye may eat.
14:11 "You may eat any clean bird.

14:12 But these are they of which ye shall not eat: the eagle, and the gier-eagle, and the ospray,
14:12 "But these are the ones which you shall not eat: the eagle and the vulture and the buzzard,

14:13 and the glede, and the falcon, and the kite after its kind,
14:13 and the red kite, the falcon, and the kite in their kinds,

14:14 and every raven after its kind,
14:14 and every raven in its kind,

14:15 and the ostrich, and the night-hawk, and the sea-mew, and the hawk after its kind,
14:15 and the ostrich, the owl, the sea gull, and the hawk in their kinds,

14:16 the little owl, and the great owl, and the horned owl,
14:16 the little owl, the great owl, the white owl,

14:17 and the pelican, and the vulture, and the cormorant,
14:17 the pelican, the carrion vulture, the cormorant,

14:18 and the stork, and the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe, and the bat.
14:18 the stork, and the heron in their kinds, and the hoopoe and the bat.

14:19 And all winged creeping things are unclean unto you: they shall not be eaten.
14:19 "And all the teeming life with wings are unclean to you; they shall not be eaten.

14:20 Of all clean birds ye may eat.
14:20 "You may eat any clean bird.

14:21 Ye shall not eat of anything that dieth of itself: thou mayest give it unto the sojourner that is within thy gates, that he may eat it; or thou mayest sell it unto a foreigner: for thou art a holy people unto Jehovah thy God. Thou shalt not boil a kid in its mother's milk.
14:21 "You shall not eat anything which dies [of itself.] You may give it to the alien who is in your town, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God. You shall not boil a kid in its mother's milk.

14:22 Thou shalt surely tithe all the increase of thy seed, that which cometh forth from the field year by year.
14:22 "You shall surely tithe all the produce from what you sow, which comes out of the field every year.

14:23 And thou shalt eat before Jehovah thy God, in the place which he shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there, the tithe of thy grain, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herd and of thy flock; that thou mayest learn to fear Jehovah thy God always.
14:23 "And you shall eat in the presence of the LORD your God, at the place where He chooses to establish His name, the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the first-born of your herd and your flock, in order that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.

14:24 And if the way be too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it, because the place is too far from thee, which Jehovah thy God shall choose, to set his name there, when Jehovah thy God shall bless thee;
14:24 "And if the distance is so great for you that you are not able to bring [the tithe,] since the place where the LORD your God chooses to set His name is too far away from you when the LORD your God blesses you,

14:25 then shalt thou turn it into money, and bind up the money in thy hand, and shalt go unto the place which Jehovah thy God shall choose:
14:25 then you shall exchange [it] for money, and bind the money in your hand and go to the place which the LORD your God chooses.

14:26 and thou shalt bestow the money for whatsoever thy soul desireth, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatsoever thy soul asketh of thee; and thou shalt eat there before Jehovah thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou and thy household.
14:26 "And you may spend the money for whatever your heart desires, for oxen, or sheep, or wine, or strong drink, or whatever your heart desires; and there you shall eat in the presence of the LORD your God and rejoice, you and your household.

14:27 And the Levite that is within thy gates, thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee.
14:27 "Also you shall not neglect the Levite who is in your town, for he has no portion or inheritance among you.

14:28 At the end of every three years thou shalt bring forth all the tithe of thine increase in the same year, and shalt lay it up within thy gates:
14:28 "At the end of every third year you shall bring out all the tithe of your produce in that year, and shall deposit [it] in your town.

14:29 and the Levite, because he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee, and the sojourner, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hand which thou doest.
14:29 "And the Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the alien, the orphan and the widow who are in your town, shall come and eat and be satisfied, in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.