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Deuteronomy 14 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Improper Mourning
Clean and Unclean Food
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:1 - “You are the children of the LORD your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave the front of your head for the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:2 - “For you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen you to be a people for Himself, a special treasure above all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.
Clean and Unclean Meat
(Lev. 11:1–47 )
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:3 - “You shall not eat any detestable thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:4 - “These are the animals which you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:5 - “the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer, the wild goat, the mountain goat,[fn] the antelope, and the mountain sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:6 - “And you may eat every animal with cloven hooves, having the hoof split into two parts, and that chews the cud, among the animals.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:7 - “Nevertheless, of those that chew the cud or have cloven hooves, you shall not eat, such as these: the camel, the hare, and the rock hyrax; for they chew the cud but do not have cloven hooves; they are unclean for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:8 - “Also the swine is unclean for you, because it has cloven hooves, yet does not chew the cud; you shall not eat their flesh or touch their dead carcasses.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:9 - “These you may eat of all that are in the waters: you may eat all that have fins and scales.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:10 - “And whatever does not have fins and scales you shall not eat; it is unclean for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:11 - “All clean birds you may eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:12 - “But these you shall not eat: the eagle, the vulture, the buzzard,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:13 - “the red kite, the falcon, and the kite after their kinds;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:14 - “every raven after its kind;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:15 - “the ostrich, the short-eared owl, the sea gull, and the hawk after their kinds;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:16 - “the little owl, the screech owl, the white owl,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:17 - “the jackdaw, the carrion vulture, the fisher owl,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:18 - “the stork, the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe and the bat.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:19 - “Also every creeping thing that flies is unclean for you; they shall not be eaten.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:20 - “You may eat all clean birds.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:21 - “You shall not eat anything that dies of itself; you may give it to the alien who is within your gates, 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 young goat in its mother’s milk.
Tithing Principles
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:22 - “You shall truly tithe all the increase of your grain that the field produces year by year.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:23 - “And you shall eat before the LORD your God, in the place where He chooses to make His name abide, the tithe of your grain and your new wine and your oil, of the firstborn of your herds and your flocks, that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:24 - “But if the journey is too long for you, so that you are not able to carry the tithe, or if the place where the LORD your God chooses to put His name is too far from you, when the LORD your God has blessed you,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:25 - “then you shall exchange it for money, take the money in your hand, and go to the place which the LORD your God chooses.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:26 - “And you shall spend that money for whatever your heart desires: for oxen or sheep, for wine or similar drink, for whatever your heart desires; you shall eat there before the LORD your God, and you shall rejoice, you and your household.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:27 - “You shall not forsake the Levite who is within your gates, for he has no part nor inheritance with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:28 - “At the end of every third year you shall bring out the tithe of your produce of that year and store it up within your gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:29 - “And the Levite, because he has no portion nor inheritance with you, and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow who are within your gates, may come and eat and be satisfied, that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
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