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 17:15
 17:16
 18:1  18:2
17:15 If any person, whether native born or a proselyte, eats a creature which has died on its own and which [is forbidden only because it] has a fatal lesion, he must immerse his clothes and his body in a mikvah. He then remains unclean until evening, whereupon he is clean.
Vechol-nefesh asher tochal nevelah utrefah ba'ezrach uvager vechibes begadav verachats bamayim vetame ad-ha'erev vetaher.
17:16 If he does not immerse his clothing and body, then he can bear his guilt.
Ve'im lo yechabes uvesaro lo yirchats venasa avono.
18:1 God spoke to Moses, telling him to
Vayedaber Adonay el-Moshe lemor.
18:2 speak to the Israelites, and say to them:

I am God.
Daber el-beney Yisra'el ve'amarta alehem ani Adonay Eloheychem.




Commentary:

died on its own
  Nevelah in Hebrew. This is any animal that is not ritually slaughtered.

which is forbidden...
  (Sifra; Rashi; Yad, Avoth HaTumah 3:1; HaKethav VeHaKabbalah). See Leviticus 11:40. According to tradition, this is speaking of a kosher bird (which is forbidden only when terefah, with a fatal lesion) which was not ritually slaughtered. Above, there is no uncleanness associated with such a bird, and it does not defile unless swallowed (Ibid).

he can...
  If he enters the sanctuary or eats any sacrifice (Rashi; see Leviticus 15:31).





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