1 'You are children of Yahweh your God. You must not gash yourselves or shave your foreheads for the dead.
Gal 3:26 Jer 16:6 Jer 41:5 Lev 21:5 Rom 9:8 Rom 9:26 Hos 1:10
2 For you are a people consecrated to Yahweh your God, and Yahweh has chosen you to be his own people from all the peoples on the earth.
Deut 7:6 Lev 20:26 Deut 26:18-19 Exod 19:5-6 1Pet 2:9 Deut 28:9 Isa 62:12
3 'You must not eat anything disgusting.
Ezek 4:14 Lev 11:43 1Cor 10:28 Acts 10:12-14 Isa 65:4 Lev 20:25 Rom 14:14
4 These are the animals you may eat: ox, sheep, goat,
1Kgs 4:23 Acts 10:14 Lev 11:2-45
5 deer, gazelle, roebuck, ibex, antelope, oryx, mountain sheep.
6 You may eat any animal that has a divided and cloven hoof and that is a ruminant.
2Cor 6:17 Ps 1:1-2 Prov 18:1
7 Of those, however, that are ruminants and of those that have a divided and cloven hoof you may not eat the following: the camel, the hare and the coney, which are ruminants but have no cloven hoof; you must class them as unclean.
2Pet 2:18-22 2Tim 3:5 Lev 11:5 Matt 7:22-23 Matt 7:26 Titus 1:16
8 So also the pig, which though it has a cloven hoof is not a ruminant; you must class it as unclean. You must neither eat the meat of such animals nor touch their dead bodies.
Lev 11:26-27 2Pet 2:22 Isa 65:4 Isa 66:3 Isa 66:17 Luke 15:15-16
9 'Of whatever lives in water you may eat the following: you may eat anything that has fins and scales.
10 But you must not eat anything without fins and scales: you must class it as unclean.
11 'You may eat all clean birds,
12 but the following birds you must not eat: the tawny vulture, the griffon, the osprey,
13 the kite and the several kinds of buzzard,
14 all kinds of raven,
15 the ostrich, the screech owl, the seagull, the several kinds of hawk,
16 owl, barn owl, ibis,
17 pelican, white vulture, cormorant,
18 stork, the several kinds of heron, hoopoe and bat.
19 You are to class all winged insects as unclean and must not eat them.
Lev 11:20-23 Phil 3:19
20 You may eat any clean fowl.
21 'You must not eat any animal that has died a natural death. You may give it to a resident foreigner to eat, or sell it to a foreigner. For you are a people consecrated to Yahweh your God. 'You must not boil a kid in its mother's milk.
Exod 23:19 Exod 34:26 Deut 14:2 Lev 17:15 Lev 22:8 Ezek 4:14 1Pet 1:16
22 'Every year, you must take a tithe of what your fields produce from what you have sown
Deut 12:17 Deut 12:6 Neh 10:37 Num 18:21 Deut 26:12-15 Lev 27:30-33
23 and, in the presence of Yahweh your God, in the place where he chooses to give his name a home, you must eat the tithe of your wheat, of your new wine and of your oil, and the first-born of your herd and flock; and by so doing, you will learn always to fear Yahweh your God.
Deut 12:5-7 Deut 4:10 Deut 12:17-18 Deut 15:19-20
24 'If the road is too long for you, if you cannot bring your tithe because the place in which Yahweh chooses to make a home for his name is too far away, when Yahweh your God has blessed you,
Deut 12:21 Deut 12:5 Deut 11:24 Exod 23:31
25 you must convert it into money and, with the money clasped in your hand, you must go to the place chosen by Yahweh your God;
26 there you may spend the money on whatever you like, oxen, sheep, wine, fermented liquor, anything you please. There you must eat in the presence of Yahweh your God and rejoice, you and your household.
Deut 12:7 Eccl 9:7 1Cor 6:12-13 1Cor 10:6 Deut 12:12 Deut 12:15 Deut 12:18
27 Do not neglect the Levite living in your community, since he has no share or heritage of his own among you.
Num 18:20 Deut 14:29 Deut 12:12 1Tim 5:17 Deut 12:18-19 Deut 18:1-2 Gal 6:6
28 'At the end of every three years, you must take all the tithes of your harvests for that year and collect them in your community.
Amos 4:4 Deut 14:22 Deut 26:12-15
29 Then the Levite -- since he has no share or heritage of his own among you -- the foreigner, the orphan and the widow living in your community, will come and eat all they want. And so Yahweh your God will bless you in all the labours that you undertake.'
Deut 14:27 Deut 15:10 Deut 16:11 Prov 19:17 Deut 16:14 Deut 24:19-21 Ps 41:1