The Holy Bible - The Third Book of Moses: Called Leviticus, Chapter 17 (Latin)
1And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
2Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and say unto them; This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, saying,
3What man soever there be of the house of Israel, that killeth an ox, or lamb, or goat, in the camp, or that killeth it out of the camp,
4And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer an offering unto the LORD before the tabernacle of the LORD; blood shall be imputed unto that man; he hath shed blood; and that man shall be cut off from among his people:
5To the end that the children of Israel may bring their sacrifices, which they offer in the open field, even that they may bring them unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest, and offer them for peace offerings unto the LORD.
6And the priest shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar of the LORD at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat for a sweet savour unto the LORD.
7And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them throughout their generations.
8And thou shalt say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers which sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt offering or sacrifice,
9And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer it unto the LORD; even that man shall be cut off from among his people.
10And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.
11For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.
12Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood.
13And whatsoever man there be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, which hunteth and catcheth any beast or fowl that may be eaten; he shall even pour out the blood thereof, and cover it with dust.
14For it is the life of all flesh; the blood of it is for the life thereof: therefore I said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life of all flesh is the blood thereof: whosoever eateth it shall be cut off.
15And every soul that eateth that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even: then shall he be clean.
16But if he wash them not, nor bathe his flesh; then he shall bear his iniquity.
1et locutus est Dominus ad Mosen dicens
2loquere Aaron et filiis eius et cunctis filiis Israhel et dices ad eos iste est sermo quem mandavit Dominus dicens
3homo quilibet de domo Israhel si occiderit bovem aut ovem sive capram in castris vel extra castra
4et non obtulerit ad ostium tabernaculi oblationem Domino sanguinis reus erit quasi sanguinem fuderit sic peribit de medio populi sui
5ideo offerre debent sacerdoti filii Israhel hostias suas quas occidunt in agro ut sanctificentur Domino ante ostium tabernaculi testimonii et immolent eas hostias pacificas Domino
6fundetque sacerdos sanguinem super altare Domini ad ostium tabernaculi testimonii et adolebit adipem in odorem suavitatis Domino
7et nequaquam ultra immolabunt hostias suas daemonibus cum quibus fornicati sunt legitimum sempiternum erit illis et posteris eorum
8et ad ipsos dices homo de domo Israhel et de advenis qui peregrinantur apud vos qui obtulerit holocaustum sive victimam
9et ad ostium tabernaculi testimonii non adduxerit eam ut offeratur Domino interibit de populo suo
10homo quilibet de domo Israhel et de advenis qui peregrinantur inter eos si comederit sanguinem obfirmabo faciem meam contra animam illius et disperdam eam de populo suo
11quia anima carnis in sanguine est et ego dedi illum vobis ut super altare in eo expietis pro animabus vestris et sanguis pro animae piaculo sit
12idcirco dixi filiis Israhel omnis anima ex vobis non comedet sanguinem nec ex advenis qui peregrinantur inter vos
13homo quicumque de filiis Israhel et de advenis qui peregrinantur apud vos si venatione atque aucupio ceperit feram vel avem quibus vesci licitum est fundat sanguinem eius et operiat illum terra
14anima enim omnis carnis in sanguine est unde dixi filiis Israhel sanguinem universae carnis non comedetis quia anima carnis in sanguine est et quicumque comederit illum interibit
15anima quae comederit morticinum vel captum a bestia tam de indigenis quam de advenis lavabit vestes suas et semet ipsum aqua et contaminatus erit usque ad vesperum et hoc ordine mundus fiet
16quod si non laverit vestimenta sua nec corpus portabit iniquitatem suam