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12:14 It must be done only in the place that God shall choose in [the territory of] one of your tribes. Only there shall you sacrifice burnt offerings, and only there shall you prepare all [the offerings] that I am prescribing to you.
Ki im-bamakom asher-yivchar Adonay be'achad shvateycha sham ta'aleh oloteycha vesham ta'aseh kol asher anochi metsaveka.
12:15 [Elsewhere] in all your settlements, you may only slaughter animals to satisfy your own wants, so that you will be able to eat the meat that God gives you as His blessing. There the clean and unclean may eat it, like the deer and the gazelle.
Rak bechol-avat nafshecha tizbach ve'achalta vasar kevirkat Adonay Eloheycha asher natan-lecha bechol-she'areycha hatame vehatahor yochelenu katsvi vecha'ayal.
12:16 The only thing you must not eat is the blood, which you must spill on the ground like water.
Rak hadam lo tochelu al-ha'arets tishpechenu kamayim.


  (Targum; Radak, Sherashim). Or, 'gates.'

clean and unclean
  Unlike sacrifice, which is forbidden to the unclean; Leviticus 7:20. By allowing the unclean to eat it, one shows that the animal was not offered as a sacrifice.

deer and the gazelle
  See Deuteronomy 14:5. These were animals that could not be offered as sacrifices. See Leviticus 17:13.

not eat is the blood
  See Leviticus 7:26, 17:10; Deuteronomy 12:23,24, 15:23.

spill on the ground
  As distinguished from sacrificial blood, as in Deuteronomy 12:27 (Ralbag).

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