Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.

Bible References


Genesis 19:18
But Lot said to them, “Oh no, my lords!
Exodus 10:11
Not so! Go now, the men among you, and serve the Lord, for that is what you desire.” So they were driven out from Pharaoh’s presence.
Matthew 16:22
Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him, saying, “God forbid it, Lord! This shall never happen to You.”
Matthew 25:9
But the prudent answered, ‘No, there will not be enough for us and you too; go instead to the dealers and buy some for yourselves.’
Luke 1:60
But his mother answered and said, “No indeed; but he shall be called John.”


Leviticus 11:1
The Lord spoke again to Moses and to Aaron, saying to them,
Leviticus 20:25
You are therefore to make a distinction between the clean animal and the unclean, and between the unclean bird and the clean; and you shall not make yourselves detestable by animal or by bird or by anything that creeps on the ground, which I have separated for you as unclean.
Ezekiel 4:14
But I said, “Ah, Lord God! Behold, I have never been defiled; for from my youth until now I have never eaten what died of itself or was torn by beasts, nor has any unclean meat ever entered my mouth.”
Ezekiel 44:31
The priests shall not eat any bird or beast that has died a natural death or has been torn to pieces.

General references

Genesis 19:18
But Lot said to them, “Oh no, my lords!
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.
Deuteronomy 14:3
You shall not eat any detestable thing.