Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
but that we should write them a letter telling them to abstain from things defiled by idols and from sexual immorality and from what has been strangled and from blood.
But regarding the Gentiles who have believed, we have written a letter, having decided that they should avoid meat that has been sacrificed to idols and blood and what has been strangled and sexual immorality."
for the life of all flesh is its blood. So I have said to the Israelites: You must not eat the blood of any living thing because the life of every living thing is its blood -- all who eat it will be cut off.
I know and am convinced in the Lord Jesus that there is nothing unclean in itself; still, it is unclean to the one who considers it unclean.
1 Corinthians 10:18
Look at the people of Israel. Are not those who eat the sacrifices partners in the altar?
But I have a few things against you: You have some people there who follow the teaching of Balaam, who instructed Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so they would eat food sacrificed to idols and commit sexual immorality.
2 Corinthians 11:9
When I was with you and was in need, I was not a burden to anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia fully supplied my needs. I kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and will continue to do so.
1 Timothy 5:22
Do not lay hands on anyone hastily and so identify with the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.
Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
1 John 5:21
Little children, guard yourselves from idols.
But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith, by praying in the Holy Spirit,
but said farewell to them and added, "I will come back to you again if God wills." Then he set sail from Ephesus,
When I was informed there would be a plot against this man, I sent him to you at once, also ordering his accusers to state their charges against him before you.
Yet another said, "I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say goodbye to my family."
2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice, set things right, be encouraged, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.
However, you must not eat blood -- pour it out on the ground like water.