Bible verses about "food" | MKJV

Leviticus 11:1-30

1 And Jehovah spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying to them, 2 Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, These are the animals which you shall eat among all the animals that are in the earth. 3 Whatever divides the hoof, and is cloven-footed, chewing the cud, among the animals, that you shall eat. 4 Only, you shall not eat these of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the hoof: the camel, for he chews the cud but does not divide the hoof; he is unclean to you. 5 And the rock badger, because he chews the cud, but does not divide the hoof; he is unclean to you. 6 And the hare, because he chews the cud but does not divide the hoof; he is unclean to you. 7 And the swine, though he divides the hoof and is cloven-footed, yet he does not chew the cud; he is unclean to you. 8 You shall not eat of their flesh, and you shall not touch their dead body. They are unclean to you. 9 These you shall eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, them you shall eat. 10 And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing that is in the waters, they shall be an abomination to you. 11 They shall even be an abomination to you. You shall not eat of their flesh, but you shall have their carcasses in abomination. 12 Whatever has no fins nor scales in the waters shall be an abomination to you. 13 And you shall have these in abomination among the fowls. They shall not be eaten, they are an abomination: the eagle, and the black vulture, and the bearded vulture, 14 and the kite, and the falcon, according to its kind; 15 every raven according to its kind; 16 and the ostrich, and the great owl, and the gull, and small hawks, according to its kind, 17 and the little owl, and the cormorant, and the eared owl; 18 and the barn owl, and the pelican, and the owl-vulture; 19 and the stork, the heron according to its kind, and the hoopoe, and the bat. 20 Every flying swarming creature going on all four, it is an abomination to you. 21 Yet you may eat these of any flying swarming thing that goes on all four, those which have legs above their feet, to leap with on the earth. 22 You may eat these of them: the locust after its kind, and the bald locust after its kind, and the long horned locust after its kind, and the short horned grasshopper after its kind. 23 But every other flying swarming thing which has four feet shall be an abomination to you. 24 And you shall be unclean for these. Whoever touches their dead body shall be unclean until the evening. 25 And whoever carries the carcass of them shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening; 26 even every living thing which divides the hoof, and is not cloven-footed, nor chews the cud, they are unclean to you. Everyone that touches them shall be unclean. 27 And whatever goes on its paws, among all the living things that go on all four, those are unclean to you. Whoever touches their dead body shall be unclean until the evening. 28 And he that carries their dead bodies shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening. They are unclean to you. 29 These also shall be unclean to you among the swarming things that swarm on the earth: the weasel, and the mouse, and the great lizard after its kind; 30 and the gecko, and the monitor, and the lizard, and the sand lizard, and chameleon.

Proverbs 15:17

17 Better is a dinner of vegetables where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred with it.

Psalms 104:15

15 and wine cheers the heart of man, and oil makes his face shine, and bread sustains the heart of man.

Ecclesiastes 9:7

7 Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God now is pleased with your works.

Isaiah 1:19

19 If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land;

Mark 7:14-23

14 And calling near all the crowd, He said to them, Listen to Me, every one of you, and understand. 15 There is nothing from outside a man which entering into him can defile him. But the things which come out of him, those are the ones that defile the man. 16 If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear. 17 And when He had entered into the house away from the crowd, His disciples asked Him concerning the parable. 18 And He said to them, Are you also without understanding? Do you not perceive that whatever enters into the man from outside cannot defile him, 19 because it does not enter into his heart, but into the belly, and goes out into the waste-bowl, purifying all food? 20 And He said, That which comes out of the man is what defiles the man. 21 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 22 thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: 23 All these evil things pass out from inside and defile the man.

1 Corinthians 8:8

8 But food does not commend us to God. For neither if we eat are we the better, nor if we do not eat are we the worse.

1 Timothy 4:4-5

4 For every creation of God is good, and nothing to be refused if it is received with thanksgiving. 5 For it is sanctified through the Word of God and prayer.

John 6:35

35 And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes on Me shall never thirst.

Romans 14:1-23

1 And receive him who is weak in the faith, but not to judgments of your thoughts. 2 For indeed one believes to eat all things; but being weak, another eats vegetables. 3 Do not let him who eats despise him who does not eat; and do not let him who does not eat judge him who eats, for God has received him. 4 Who are you that judges another's servant? To his own master he stands or falls. But he will stand, for God is able to make him stand. 5 One indeed esteems a day above another day; and another esteems every day alike. Let each one be fully assured in his own mind. 6 He who regards the day regards it to the Lord; and he not regarding the day, does not regard it to the Lord. He who eats, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he who does not eat, does not eat to the Lord, and gives God thanks. 7 For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself. 8 For both if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore both if we live, and if we die, we are the Lord's. 9 For this Christ both died and rose and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and living. 10 But why do you judge your brother? Or also why do you despise your brother? For all shall stand before the judgment seat of Christ. 11 For it is written, "As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to Me, and every tongue shall confess to God." 12 So then each one of us will give account concerning himself to God. 13 Then let us not judge one another any more, but rather judge this, not to put a stumbling-block or an offense toward his brother. 14 I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing by itself is common; except to him who esteems anything to be common, it is common. 15 But if your brother is grieved with your food, you no longer walk according to love. Do not with your food destroy him for whom Christ died. 16 Then do not let your good be spoken evil of, 17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he who serves Christ in these things is well-pleasing to God, and approved by men. 19 So then let us pursue the things of peace, and the things for building up one another. 20 Do not undo the work of God for food. Truly, all things indeed are clean, but it is bad to the man eating because of a stumbling-block. 21 It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor anything by which your brother stumbles, or is offended, or is made weak. 22 Do you have faith? Have it to yourself before God. Blessed is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves. 23 But, the one doubting, if he eats, he has been condemned, because it is not of faith; and all that is not of faith is sin.

Genesis 9:3

3 Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. I have given you all things, even as the green herb.

Genesis 1:29

29 And God said, Behold! I have given you every herb seeding seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree in which is the fruit of a tree seeding seed; to you it shall be for food.

1 Corinthians 10:31

31 Therefore whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

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