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 anything offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if you keep yourselves, you shall do well. Farewell.
Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the foreign gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments:
You shall have no other gods before me.
Lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go play the harlot after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call you, and you eat of his sacrifice;
And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.
Yea, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto demons,
Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord GOD; Are you defiled after the manner of your fathers? and commit you harlotry after their abominations?
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.
1 Corinthians 10:20
But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, and not to God: and I would not that you should have fellowship with demons.
But I have a few things against you, because you have there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.
And the rest of the men who were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons, and idols of gold, and silver, and bronze, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:
And he had in his hand a little scroll open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth,
And concerning the Gentiles who believe, we have written and concluded that they observe no such thing, except only that they keep themselves from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication.
But flesh with its life, which is its blood, shall you not eat.
It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that you eat neither fat nor blood.
Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, You shall eat no manner of fat, of ox, or of sheep, or of goat.
And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eats any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people.
Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it upon the earth as water.
You shall not eat of anything that dies of itself: you shall give it unto the stranger that is in your gates, that he may eat it; or you may sell it unto a foreigner: for you are a holy people unto the LORD your God. you shall not boil a kid in its mother's milk.
Only you shall not eat the blood thereof; you shall pour it upon the ground as water.
1 Samuel 14:32
And the people rushed upon the spoil, and took sheep, and oxen, and calves, and slew them on the ground: and the people did eat them with the blood.
Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! behold, my soul has not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dies of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.
Therefore say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; You eat with the blood, and lift up your eyes toward your idols, and shed blood: and shall you possess the land?
1 Timothy 4:4
For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: