Gen. 9:4 KJV (With Strong’s)

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But
'ak (Hebrew #389)
a particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only
KJV usage: also, in any wise, at least, but, certainly, even, howbeit, nevertheless, notwithstanding, only, save, surely, of a surety, truly, verily, + wherefore, yet (but).
Pronounce: ak
Origin: akin to 403
flesh
basar (Hebrew #1320)
flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphem.) the pudenda of a man
KJV usage: body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-)kind, + nakedness, self, skin.
Pronounce: baw-sawr'
Origin: from 1319
z with the life
nephesh (Hebrew #5315)
properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
KJV usage: any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead(-ly), desire, X (dis-)contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-)self, them (your)-selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.
Pronounce: neh'-fesh
Origin: from 5314
thereof, which is the blood
dam (Hebrew #1818)
blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy, the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (i.e. drops of blood)
KJV usage: blood(-y, -guiltiness, (-thirsty), + innocent.
Pronounce: dawm
Origin: from 1826 (compare 119)
thereof, shall ye not eat
'akal (Hebrew #398)
to eat (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: X at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, X freely, X in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, X quite.
Pronounce: aw-kal'
Origin: a primitive root
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Lv. 17:10‑14• 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.
(Lv. 17:10‑14)
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Lv. 19:26• 26Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times. (Lv. 19:26)
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Deut. 12:23• 23Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh. (Deut. 12:23)
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1 Sam. 14:34• 34And Saul said, Disperse yourselves among the people, and say unto them, Bring me hither every man his ox, and every man his sheep, and slay them here, and eat; and sin not against the Lord in eating with the blood. And all the people brought every man his ox with him that night, and slew them there. (1 Sam. 14:34)

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the life.
Lv. 3:17• 17It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that ye eat neither fat nor blood. (Lv. 3:17)
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Lv. 7:26• 26Moreover ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings. (Lv. 7:26)
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Lv. 17:10‑14• 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.
(Lv. 17:10‑14)
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Lv. 19:26• 26Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times. (Lv. 19:26)
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Deut. 12:16,23• 16Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.
23Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.
(Deut. 12:16,23)
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Deut. 14:21• 21Ye shall not eat of any thing that dieth of itself: thou shalt give it unto the stranger that is in thy gates, that he may eat it; or thou mayest sell it unto an alien: for thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother's milk. (Deut. 14:21)
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Deut. 15:23• 23Only thou shalt not eat the blood thereof; thou shalt pour it upon the ground as water. (Deut. 15:23)
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1 Sam. 14:34• 34And Saul said, Disperse yourselves among the people, and say unto them, Bring me hither every man his ox, and every man his sheep, and slay them here, and eat; and sin not against the Lord in eating with the blood. And all the people brought every man his ox with him that night, and slew them there. (1 Sam. 14:34)
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Acts 15:20,25,29• 20But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
25It seemed good unto us, being assembled with one accord, to send chosen men unto you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,
29That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
(Acts 15:20,25,29)
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1 Tim. 4:4• 4For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: (1 Tim. 4:4)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Only, the flesh with its lifec, its blood, ye shall not eat.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "soul," and similarly ver. 5.