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Leviticus 11:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And these are they which are unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth: the weasel, and the mouse, and the great lizard after its kind,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— These also [shall be] unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Now these are to you the unclean among the swarming things which swarm on the earth: the mole, and the mouse, and the great lizard in its kinds,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— These also [shall be] unclean to you among the creeping animals that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise, after its kind,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And these shall be unclean unto you among the crawling things which crawl on the earth: the mole, and the field-mouse, and the lizard, after its kind;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, these, unto you, shall be unclean, among the creeping things that creep upon the earth,—the weasel and the mouse, and the lizard after its kind;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And this [is] to you the unclean among the teeming things which are teeming on the earth: the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after its kind,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— These also shall be reckoned among unclean things, of all that move upon the earth. The weasel, and the mouse, and the crocodile, every one according to their kind:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— These also shalbe vncleane vnto you, among the creeping things that creepe vpon the earth: the Weasell, and the Mouse, and the Tortois, after his kinde,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And these [are] unclean to you of reptiles upon the earth, the weasel, and the mouse, and the lizard,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— These also [shall be] unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
These x2088
(2088) Complement
זֶה
zeh
{zeh}
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
also [shall be] unclean 2931
{2931} Prime
טָמֵא
tame'
{taw-may'}
From H2930; foul in a religious sense.
unto you among the creeping things 8318
{8318} Prime
שֶׁרֶץ
sherets
{sheh'-rets}
From H8317; a swarm, that is, active mass of minute animals.
that creep 8317
{8317} Prime
שָׁרַץ
sharats
{shaw-rats'}
A primitive root; to wriggle, that is, (by implication) swarm or abound.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the earth; 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
the weasel, 2467
{2467} Prime
חֹלֶד
choled
{kho'-led}
From the same as H2465; a weasel (from its gliding motion).
and the mouse, 5909
{5909} Prime
עַכְבָּר
`akbar
{ak-bawr'}
Probably from the same as H5908 in the secondary sense of attacking; a mouse (as nibbling).
and the tortoise 6632
{6632} Prime
צָב
tsab
{tsawb}
From an unused root meaning to establish; a palanquin or canopy (as a fixture); also a species of lizard (probably as clinging fast).
after his kind, 4327
{4327} Prime
מִין
miyn
{meen}
From an unused root meaning to portion out; a sort, that is, species.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Leviticus 11:29

_ _ the weasel — rather, the mole.

_ _ the mouse — From its diminutive size it is placed among the reptiles instead of the quadrupeds.

_ _ the tortoise — a lizard, resembling very nearly in shape, and in the hard pointed scales of the tail, the shaketail.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 11:20-42.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Leviticus 11:29

These also [shall be] unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the (g) tortoise after his kind,

(g) The green frog that sits on the bushes.

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creeping things that creep:

Leviticus 11:20-21 All fowls that creep, going upon [all] four, [shall be] an abomination unto you. ... Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon [all] four, which have legs above their feet, to leap withal upon the earth;
Leviticus 11:41-42 And every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth [shall be] an abomination; it shall not be eaten. ... Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever goeth upon [all] four, or whatsoever hath more feet among all creeping things that creep upon the earth, them ye shall not eat; for they [are] an abomination.
Psalms 10:3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, [whom] the LORD abhorreth.
Psalms 17:13-14 Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, [which is] thy sword: ... From men [which are] thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, [which have] their portion in [this] life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid [treasure]: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their [substance] to their babes.
Haggai 2:6 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it [is] a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry [land];
Luke 12:15 And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Luke 16:14 And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
John 6:26 Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
John 6:66 From that [time] many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.
Ephesians 4:14 That we [henceforth] be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, [and] cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;
Philippians 3:19 Whose end [is] destruction, whose God [is their] belly, and [whose] glory [is] in their shame, who mind earthly things.)
Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
2 Timothy 3:2-5 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, ... Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
Hebrews 13:5 [Let your] conversation [be] without covetousness; [and be] content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
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Lv 11:20, 41. Ps 10:3; 17:13. Hg 2:6. Lk 12:15; 16:14. Jn 6:26, 66. Ep 4:14. Php 3:19. Col 3:5. 2Ti 3:2. He 13:5.

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