Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

Bible References


Daniel 11:37
and, for the god of his fathers, will he have no regard, nor, for the delight of women, nor for any god, will he have regard, - for, against all, will he magnify himself.
1 Corinthians 7:28
If, however, thou shouldst even marry, thou hast not sinned; and, if one who is virgin should marry, that one hath not sinned; - but, tribulation of the flesh, shall, such, have: - howbeit, I, spare you.
Hebrews 13:4
Let marriage be honourable in all, and the bed undefiled, for, fornicators and adulterers, God, will judge.

To abstain

Romans 14:3
Let not, him that eateth, despise him that eateth not, and let not, him that eateth not, judge him that eateth; for, God, hath received him.
1 Corinthians 8:8
Food, indeed, will not commend us unto God, - neither, if we eat not, do we lack, nor, if we eat, do we abound.
Colossians 2:20
If ye have died, together with Christ, from the first principles of the world, why, as though alive in the world, are ye submitting to decrees, -
Hebrews 13:9
With teachings, manifold and strange, be not carried aside; for it is, noble, that, with gratitude, should, the heart, be getting confirmed, - not with matters of food, in which, they who are walking, have not been profited.


1 Timothy 4:4
Because, every creature of God, is good, and nothing to be cast away, if, with thanksgiving, it be received, -
1 Samuel 9:13
As ye enter the city, so, shall ye surely find him, ere yet he shall go up to the high place to eat, for the people will not eat until he hath come, for, he, doth bless the sacrifice, after that, will they eat who have been bidden. Now, therefore, go up, for, about this very time, shall ye surely find him.
Matthew 14:19
And, giving orders that the multitudes should recline upon the grass, - taking the five loaves and the two fishes, - looking up into the heaven, he blessed; and, breaking, gave, the disciples, the loaves, and the disciples unto the multitude.
Matthew 15:36
he took the seven loaves, and the fishes, and, giving thanks, brake, - and began giving to his disciples, and, the disciples, to the multitudes.
Luke 24:30
And it came to pass, when he reclined with them, taking the loaf, he blessed, and, breaking it, went on to give unto them.
John 6:23
howbeit there came boats out of Tiberias, near the place where they did eat the bread, after the Lord had given thanks: -
Acts 27:35
And, having said these things, and taken a loaf, he gave thanks unto God before all, and, breaking it, began to eat.
Romans 14:6
He that regardeth the day, unto the Lord, regardeth it, - and, he that eateth, unto the Lord, doth eat, for he giveth thanks unto God; and, he that eateth not, unto the Lord, doth not eat and give God thanks.
1 Corinthians 10:30
If, I, with gratitude, partake, why am I to be defamed, as to that for which, I, give thanks?
Colossians 3:17
And whatsoever ye may be doing, in word, or in work, all things, do in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks unto the Divine Father through him: -


1 Timothy 2:4
Who willeth, all men, to be saved, and, unto a personal knowledge of truth, to come;
John 8:31
Jesus was saying, therefore, unto the Jews who had believed on him - If, ye, abide in my word, of a truth, my disciples, ye are;
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But, we, are bound to give thanks unto God continually concerning you, brethren beloved by the Lord, for that God chose you, from the beginning, unto salvation, in sanctification of spirit and belief of truth, -

General references

Genesis 1:28
And God blessed them, and God said to them Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, - and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the bird of the heavens, and over every living thing that moveth on the land.
Leviticus 15:8
And, when he that hath a flux spitteth on him that is clean, then shall he wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean until the evening.
Proverbs 14:25
A deliverer of souls, is a faithful witness, but, he that uttereth falsehoods, is a fraud.
Matthew 19:10
The disciples say unto him - If, so, is the cause of the husband with the wife, it is not expedient to marry.
Colossians 2:21
Do not handle, nor taste, nor touch; -