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 17:13
 17:14
17:13 If any man, whether of the family of Israel or a proselyte who joins them, traps an animal or bird that may be eaten and spills its blood, he must cover [the blood] with earth.
Ve'ish ish mibeney Yisra'el umin-hager hagar betocham asher yatsud tse'id chayah o-of asher ye'achel veshafach et-damo vechisahu be'afar.
17:14 [All this] is because every living creature has its blood associated with its life-force. Tell the Israelites not to eat any blood, since the life-force of all flesh is in its blood. Whoever eats it shall be cut off [spiritually].
Ki-nefesh kol-basar damo venafsho hu va'omar livney Yisra'el dam kol-basar lo tochelu ki nefesh kol-basar damo hi kol-ochlav yikaret.



Commentary:

must cover...
  This is a commandment to cover the blood of all birds and wild animals ( Chullin 87a; Sefer HaMitzvoth, Positive 147).





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