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Shemini Hebrew Parsha – 7th Aliyah

Shemini (שְּׁמִינִי)

Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47

Seventh Aliyah



11:33
If any of [these dead animals] falls on the inside of a clay vessel, then anything inside it becomes unclean, and [the vessel itself] shall be broken.
Vechol-kli-cheres asher-yipol mehem el-tocho kol asher betocho yitma ve’oto tishboru.
וְכָל-כְּלִי-חֶרֶשׂ–אֲשֶׁר-יִפֹּל מֵהֶם, אֶל-תּוֹכוֹ: כֹּל אֲשֶׁר בְּתוֹכוֹ יִטְמָא, וְאֹתוֹ תִשְׁבֹּרוּ.

11:34
Thus, any usual food that has [once] been wet with water shall become unclean. Any usual beverage in a vessel [likewise] becomes unclean.
Mikol-ha’ochel asher ye’achel asher yavo alav mayim yitma vechol-mashkeh asher yishateh bechol-kli yitma.
מִכָּל-הָאֹכֶל אֲשֶׁר יֵאָכֵל, אֲשֶׁר יָבוֹא עָלָיו מַיִם–יִטְמָא; וְכָל-מַשְׁקֶה אֲשֶׁר יִשָּׁתֶה, בְּכָל-כְּלִי יִטְמָא.

11:35
Thus, anything upon which their dead bodies fall shall be unclean. In such a case, even an oven or range is unclean, and must be broken down, since it otherwise remains unclean to you.
Vechol-asher-yipol minivlatam alav yitma tanur vechirayim yutats tme’im hem utme’im yiheyu lachem.
וְכֹל אֲשֶׁר-יִפֹּל מִנִּבְלָתָם עָלָיו, יִטְמָא–תַּנּוּר וְכִירַיִם יֻתָּץ, טְמֵאִים הֵם; וּטְמֵאִים, יִהְיוּ לָכֶם.

11:36
The only thing that shall [always] remain ritually clean is a mikvah of water, whether it is a [man-made] pit or a [natural] spring. Any other [water] that comes in contact with the dead bodies [of these animals] shall become unclean.
Ach mayan uvor mikveh-mayim yiheyeh tahor venogea benivlatam yitma.
אַךְ מַעְיָן וּבוֹר מִקְוֵה-מַיִם, יִהְיֶה טָהוֹר; וְנֹגֵעַ בְּנִבְלָתָם, יִטְמָא.

11:37
If their dead bodies fall on any edible seeds that are planted, [the seeds] remain ritually clean.
Vechi yipol minivlatam al-kol-zera zerua asher yizarea tahor hu.
וְכִי יִפֹּל מִנִּבְלָתָם, עַל-כָּל-זֶרַע זֵרוּעַ אֲשֶׁר יִזָּרֵעַ–טָהוֹר, הוּא.

11:38
However, if water has [once] been placed on [such unplanted] seeds, and then the dead body of [any of these animals] falls on them, the [seeds] shall be unclean to you.
Vechi yutan-mayim al-zera venafal minivlatam alav tame hu lachem.
וְכִי יֻתַּן-מַיִם עַל-זֶרַע, וְנָפַל מִנִּבְלָתָם עָלָיו–טָמֵא הוּא, לָכֶם.

11:39
If any animal that you may eat dies, anyone touching its carcass shall be unclean until evening.
Vechi yamut min-habehemah asher hi-lachem le’ochlah hanogea benivlatah yitma ad-ha’arev.
וְכִי יָמוּת מִן-הַבְּהֵמָה, אֲשֶׁר-הִיא לָכֶם לְאָכְלָה–הַנֹּגֵעַ בְּנִבְלָתָהּ, יִטְמָא עַד-הָעָרֶב.

11:40
Anyone eating something from such a carcass must immerse [even] his clothing, and then remain unclean until evening. Similarly, one who lifts such a carcass shall immerse [even] his clothing and then remain unclean until evening.
Veha’ochel minivlatah yechabes begadav vetame ad-ha’arev vehanose et-nivlatah yechabes begadav vetame ad-ha’arev.
וְהָאֹכֵל, מִנִּבְלָתָהּ–יְכַבֵּס בְּגָדָיו, וְטָמֵא עַד-הָעָרֶב; וְהַנֹּשֵׂא, אֶת-נִבְלָתָהּ–יְכַבֵּס בְּגָדָיו, וְטָמֵא עַד-הָעָרֶב.

11:41
Every small animal that breeds on land shall be avoided by you and shall not be eaten.
Vechol-hasherets hashorets al-ha’arets shekets hu lo ye’achel.
וְכָל-הַשֶּׁרֶץ, הַשֹּׁרֵץ עַל-הָאָרֶץ–שֶׁקֶץ הוּא, לֹא יֵאָכֵל.

11:42
Thus, you may not eat any creature that crawls on its belly, or any small animal with four or more feet that breeds on land. They are [all] things that must be avoided.
Kol holech al-gachon vechol holech al-arba ad kol-marbeh raglayim lechol-hasherets hashorets al-ha’arets lo tochelum ki shekets hem.
כֹּל הוֹלֵךְ עַל-גָּחוֹן וְכֹל הוֹלֵךְ עַל-אַרְבַּע, עַד כָּל-מַרְבֵּה רַגְלַיִם, לְכָל-הַשֶּׁרֶץ, הַשֹּׁרֵץ עַל-הָאָרֶץ–לֹא תֹאכְלוּם, כִּי-שֶׁקֶץ הֵם.

11:43
Do not make yourselves disgusting [by eating] any small creature that breeds. Do not defile yourselves with them, because it will make you spiritually insensitive.
Al-teshaktsu et-nafshoteychem bechol-hasherets hashorets velo titam’u bahem venitmetem bam.
אַל-תְּשַׁקְּצוּ, אֶת-נַפְשֹׁתֵיכֶם, בְּכָל-הַשֶּׁרֶץ, הַשֹּׁרֵץ; וְלֹא תִטַּמְּאוּ בָּהֶם, וְנִטְמֵתֶם בָּם.

11:44
For I am God your Lord, and since I am holy, you must [also] make yourselves holy and remain sanctified. Therefore, do not defile your souls [by eating] any small animal that lives on the land.
Ki ani Adonay Eloheychem vehitkadishtem veheyitem kedoshim ki kadosh ani velo tetame’u et-nafshoteychem bechol-hasherets haromes al ha’arets.
כִּי אֲנִי יְהוָה, אֱלֹהֵיכֶם, וְהִתְקַדִּשְׁתֶּם וִהְיִיתֶם קְדֹשִׁים, כִּי קָדוֹשׁ אָנִי; וְלֹא תְטַמְּאוּ אֶת-נַפְשֹׁתֵיכֶם, בְּכָל-הַשֶּׁרֶץ הָרֹמֵשׂ עַל-הָאָרֶץ.