15 Bible Verses about

Food Defined

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Genesis 1:29

Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;

Genesis 3:18

"Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; And you will eat the plants of the field;

Genesis 9:3

"Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant.

Genesis 2:9

Out of the ground the LORD God caused to grow every tree that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:16

The LORD God commanded the man, saying, "From any tree of the garden you may eat freely;

Genesis 3:2

The woman said to the serpent, "From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat;

Genesis 1:30

and to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the sky and to every thing that moves on the earth which has life, I have given every green plant for food"; and it was so.

Job 28:5

"The earth, from it comes food, And underneath it is turned up as fire.

Leviticus 11:2

"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'These are the creatures which you may eat from all the animals that are on the earth.

Leviticus 11:47

to make a distinction between the unclean and the clean, and between the edible creature and the creature which is not to be eaten.

Deuteronomy 12:15-16

"However, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, whatever you desire, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you; the unclean and the clean may eat of it, as of the gazelle and the deer. "Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.

Deuteronomy 12:20

"When the LORD your God extends your border as He has promised you, and you say, 'I will eat meat,' because you desire to eat meat, then you may eat meat, whatever you desire.

Ezekiel 47:12

"By the river on its bank, on one side and on the other, will grow all kinds of trees for food Their leaves will not wither and their fruit will not fail They will bear every month because their water flows from the sanctuary, and their fruit will be for food and their leaves for healing."

Romans 14:2

One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.

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