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 concerning the God of his fathers he shall not understand, and concerning the desire of women, and concerning every god he shall not understand; for he shall magnify himself over all.
1 Corinthians 7:28
And if also thou marry, thou hast not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she has not sinned. And such shall have pressure to the flesh: and I spare you.
Hebrews 13:4
Marriage honoured in all, and the bed unpolluted: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

To abstain

Romans 14:3
Let not him eating despise him not eating: and let not him not eating judge him eating: for God has received him.
1 Corinthians 8:8
And food sets us not before God: for neither, if we eat, do we abound; neither if we eat not, do we want.
Colossians 2:20
If therefore ye died with Christ from the elements of the world, why, as living in the world, do ye dogmatize,
Hebrews 13:9
With various and strange teachings be not carried about. For good the heart be rendered firm by grace; not by food, in which they having walked about were not profited.


1 Timothy 4:4
For every created thing of God good, and nothing thrown away, received with thanks:
1 Samuel 9:13
As you come to the city thus ye shall find him, before he will go up to Bamah to eat: for the people will not eat till his coming, for he will bless the sacrifice; after this they being called will eat. And now go up, for this day ye shall find him.
Matthew 14:19
And having encouraged the crowds to recline upon the grass, and having taken the five loaves, and two fishes, and having looked up to heaven, he praised; and having broken, gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples to the crowds.
Matthew 15:36
And having taken the seven loaves and the fishes, having returned thanks, he brake, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the crowd.
Luke 24:30
And it was in his reclining at table with them, having taken bread, he praised, and having broken, bestowed upon them.
John 6:23
(But also other small vessels came out of Tiberias near to the place where they ate bread, the Lord having returned thanks:)
Acts 27:35
And having said these, and having taken bread, he returned thanks to God before all: and having broken, he began to eat.
Romans 14:6
He minding the day, minds to the Lord; and he not minding the day, to the Lord he minds not. He eating, eats to the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he not eating, to the Lord he eats not, and he gives thanks to God.
1 Corinthians 10:30
And if I partake by grace, why am I defamed for what I give thanks?
Colossians 3:17
And all whatever you do in word and in work, all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.


1 Timothy 2:4
Who wills all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
John 8:31
Then said Jesus to the Jews having believed him, If ye remain in my word, ye are truly my disciples.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
And we ought to return thanks to God always for you, brethren dearly beloved by the Lord, that God chose you from the beginning to salvation in consecration of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

General references

Genesis 1:28
And God will praise them, and God will say to them, be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over every living thing creeping upon the earth.
Leviticus 15:8
And if he flowing shall spit upon the clean; and he washed his garments, and washed in water, and was unclean till the evening.
Proverbs 14:25
A witness of truth delivers souls: and deceit will breathe out lies.
Matthew 19:10
His disciples say to him, If the cause of a man is so with the woman, it is not profitable to marry.
Colossians 2:21
(Touch not; neither taste; neither shouldest thou handle;