And I said, “Ah, sovereign Lord, I have never been ceremonially defiled before. I have never eaten a carcass or an animal torn by wild beasts; from my youth up, unclean meat 1 has never entered my mouth.”
You will eat your fill and then praise the Lord your God because of the good land he has given you.
“What do you mean by quoting this proverb concerning the land of Israel, “‘The fathers eat sour grapes And the children’s teeth become numb?’ 1
If some of the meat of his peace offering sacrifice is ever eaten on the third day it will not be accepted; it will not be accounted to the one who presented it, since it is spoiled, 1 and the person who eats from it will bear his punishment for iniquity. 2
But Aaron spoke to Moses, “See here! 1 Just today they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord and such things as these have happened to me! If I had eaten a sin offering today would the Lord have been pleased?” 2
I have not eaten anything when I was in mourning, or removed any of it while ceremonially unclean, or offered any of it to the dead; 1 I have obeyed you 2 and have done everything you have commanded me.
Moses said to the people, “Remember 1 this day on which you came out from Egypt, from the place where you were enslaved, 2 for the Lord brought you out of there 3 with a mighty hand – and no bread made with yeast may be eaten. 4
For after I have brought them 1 to the land I promised to their 2 ancestors – one flowing with milk and honey – and they 3 eat their fill 4 and become fat, then they 5 will turn to other gods and worship them; they will reject me and break my covenant.
All the men of Judah replied to the men of Israel, “Because the king is our close relative! Why are you so upset about this? Have we eaten at the king’s expense? 1 Or have we misappropriated anything for our own use?”
Dogs will eat the members of your family 1 who die in the city, and the birds of the sky will eat the ones who die in the country.”’ Indeed, the Lord has announced it!
As for Ahab’s family, dogs will eat the ones 1 who die in the city, and the birds of the sky will eat the ones who die in the country.”
The Israelites who were returning from the exile ate it, along with all those who had joined them 1 in separating themselves from the uncleanness of the nations of the land to seek the Lord God of Israel.