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Leviticus 7:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no fat, of ox, or sheep, or goat.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no manner of fat, of ox, or of sheep, or of goat.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘You shall not eat any fat [from] an ox, a sheep or a goat.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no manner of fat, of ox, or of sheep, or of goat.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, No fat, of ox, or of sheep, or of goat shall ye eat.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying,—No fat, of ox or sheep or goat, shall ye eat:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Any fat of ox and sheep and goat ye do not eat;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Say to the children of Israel: The fat of a sheep, and of an ox, and of a goat you shall not eat.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Speake vnto the children of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no maner fat of oxe, or of sheepe, or of goat.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no fat of oxen or sheep or goats.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Speak unto the children of Yisrael, saying, Ye shall eat no manner of fat, of ox, or of sheep, or of goat.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Speak 1696
{1696} Prime
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
<8761> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 446
unto x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the children 1121
{1121} Prime
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל, 3478
{3478} Prime
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
saying, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
Ye shall eat 398
{0398} Prime
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
no manner x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
of fat, 2459
{2459} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be fat; fat, whether literally or figuratively; hence the richest or choice part.
of ox, 7794
{7794} Prime
From H7788; a bullock (as a traveller). wall used by mistake for H7791.
or of sheep, 3775
{3775} Prime
Apparently by transposition for H3532; a young sheep.
or of goat. 5795
{5795} Prime
From H5810; a she goat (as strong), but masculine in plural (which also is used elliptically for goats' hair).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 7:22-27.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 7:11-34.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Leviticus 7:23

The general prohibition of eating fat, Leviticus 3:17, is here explained of those kind of creatures which were sacrificed. The fat of others they might eat.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Any other fat they might eat; but the fat of these was sacred, because they were the only animals which were offered in sacrifice, though many others ranked among the clean animals as well as these. This prohibition may, however, be understood of these animals when offered in sacrifice, and then only in reference to the inward fat, described in
Leviticus 7:4 And the two kidneys, and the fat that [is] on them, which [is] by the flanks, and the caul [that is] above the liver, with the kidneys, it shall he take away:
. Of the fat in any other circumstances, it cannot be intended, as it was one of the especial blessings which God gave to his people - "Butter of kine, and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats," were the provision which he graciously bestowed on his followers. (See note on
Deuteronomy 32:12-14 [So] the LORD alone did lead him, and [there was] no strange god with him. ... Butter of kine, and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat; and thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape.
Leviticus 3:16-17 And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: [it is] the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet savour: all the fat [is] the LORD'S. ... [It shall be] a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that ye eat neither fat nor blood.
Leviticus 4:8-10 And he shall take off from it all the fat of the bullock for the sin offering; the fat that covereth the inwards, and all the fat that [is] upon the inwards, ... As it was taken off from the bullock of the sacrifice of peace offerings: and the priest shall burn them upon the altar of the burnt offering.
Leviticus 17:6 And the priest shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar of the LORD [at] the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat for a sweet savour unto the LORD.
Deuteronomy 32:38 Which did eat the fat of their sacrifices, [and] drank the wine of their drink offerings? let them rise up and help you, [and] be your protection.
1 Samuel 2:15-17 Also before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man that sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest; for he will not have sodden flesh of thee, but raw. ... Wherefore the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD: for men abhorred the offering of the LORD.
1 Samuel 2:29 Wherefore kick ye at my sacrifice and at mine offering, which I have commanded [in my] habitation; and honourest thy sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chiefest of all the offerings of Israel my people?
Acts 28:27 For the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with [their] eyes, and hear with [their] ears, and understand with [their] heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
Romans 8:13 For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
Romans 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
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