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ye shall not, &c. Compare Leviticus 19:27 , Leviticus 19:28 ; Leviticus 21:5 .Jeremiah 16:6 ; Jeremiah 41:5 .
the dead = dead people (not dead bodies). No art. in Septuagint. Compare Deuteronomy 28:26 with article, and rendered rightly "carcase".
holy. See note on Exodus 3:5 . the LORD. (Hebrew. Jehovah. ) Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, The Targum of Jonathan ben Uzziel Septuagint, and Syriac, add "thy God".
peculiar = as a treasure. See note on Exodus 19:5 . Compare Deuteronomy 7:6 .
the earth = the face of the soil. Figure of speech Pleonasm. Hebrew. 'adamah.
These. There are eleven animals named in Deuteronomy which are not included in Leviticus and Numbers, More names known after forty years from Egypt. Compare Leviticus 11:0 .
roebuck = gazelle (Revised Version)
fallow deer = roebuck.
pygarg = mountain goat.
wild ox = antelope (Revised Version)
chamois = mountain sheep (Revised Version)
parteth the hoof. Compare Leviticus 11:2 , Leviticus 11:8 .
cleaveth the cleft. Figure of speech Polyptoton. App-6 .
coney. Hebrew. shaphan . Revised Version margin, called "Hy-rax Syriacus", or rock-badger.
These. Compare Leviticus 11:9-12 .
these. Compare Leviticus 11:13-20 .
ossifrage = gier eagle (Revised Version).
glede. Probably = vulture.
kite = falcon (Revised Version)
vulture = kite(Revised Version).
owl = ostrich (Revised Version)
cuckow = seamew (Revised Version): i.e. sea-gull.
swan = horned owl (Revised Version)
gier eagle = vulture (Revised Version) or bittern.
heron. Very doubtful; probably = parrot.
lapwing = hoopoe (Revised Version)
creeping thing = swarming creature: i.e. rapidly multiplying. Compare Genesis 1:20 , Genesis 1:21 ; Genesis 7:21 ; Genesis 8:17 ; Genesis 9:7 . Exodus 8:3 .Leviticus 11:29 , &c.
is. Hebrew "it [is]".
they. A special reading, called Sevir, reads, "it".
dieth, &c. Compare Exodus 22:31 .Leviticus 11:39 ; Leviticus 17:15 ; Leviticus 22:8 . Ezekiel 4:14 .
seethe = boil. Compare Exodus 23:19 ; Exodus 34:26 .
tithe. Compare Leviticus 27:30 . Numbers 18:24 , Numbers 18:30 . Numbers 12:6 ; Numbers 14:28 .
eat. Tithes were eaten. Amos 4:4 .
to place = to make a habitation.
wine. Hebrew. tirosh. See App-27 .
firstlings. Compare Genesis 4:4 .Exodus 13:11-15 ; Exodus 23:19 . Leviticus 27:26 . Numbers 18:15-17 , and Nehemiah 10:36 .
turn it into money: as in Matthew 21:12 .Mark 11:15 .Luke 19:45 , and John 2:14 , John 2:15 .
thy soul = thyself. Hebrew. nephesh.
lusteth after = longeth for.
wine. Hebrew. yayin . App-27 .
strong drink = shikar. See App-27 .
desireth = asketh of thee.
the Levite. Compare Deuteronomy 12:19 .
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