Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.
that you abstain from
things sacrificed to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication; if you keep yourselves free from such things, you will do well. Farewell.”
So Jacob said to his
household and to all who were with him, “Put away the foreign gods which are among you, and purify yourselves and change your garments;
You shall have no other gods before Me.
otherwise you might make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land and they would play the harlot with their gods and
sacrifice to their gods, and someone might invite you to eat of his sacrifice,
they invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods, and the people ate and bowed down to their gods.
They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons,
Therefore, say to the house of Israel, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Will you defile yourselves
after the manner of your fathers and play the harlot after their detestable things?
1 Corinthians 8:1
things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.
1 Corinthians 10:20
No, but I say that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they
sacrifice to demons and not to God; and I do not want you to become sharers in demons.
But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.
The rest of
mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so as not to worship demons, and the idols of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk;
and he had in his hand a
little book which was open. He placed his right foot on the sea and his left on the land;
But concerning the Gentiles who have believed, we wrote,
having decided that they should abstain from meat sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what is strangled and from fornication.”
Only you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is,
It is a
perpetual statute throughout your generations in all your dwellings: you shall not eat any fat or any blood.’”
“Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘You shall not eat
any fat from an ox, a sheep or a goat.
And any man from the house of Israel, or from the aliens who sojourn among them, who eats any blood, I will set My face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.
Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.
You shall not eat anything which dies of itself. You may give it to the alien who is in your town, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the Lord your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.
you shall not eat its blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.
1 Samuel 14:32
The people rushed greedily upon the spoil, and took sheep and oxen and calves, and slew them on the ground; and the people ate them with the blood.
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.”
Therefore say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “You eat meat with the
blood in it, lift up your eyes to your idols as you shed blood. Should you then possess the land?
1 Timothy 4:4
everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;