13 The Lord said, “In this way the people of Israel will eat defiled food among the nations where I will drive them.”(A)

14 Then I said, “Not so, Sovereign Lord!(B) I have never defiled myself. From my youth until now I have never eaten anything found dead(C) or torn by wild animals. No impure meat has ever entered my mouth.(D)

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13 And the Lord said, Even thus shall the children of Israel eat their defiled bread among the Gentiles, whither I will drive them.

14 Then said I, Ah Lord God! behold, my soul hath not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.

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