Parallel Verses

Amplified

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; and as I gave you the green vegetables and plants, I give you everything.

New American Standard Bible

"Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant.

King James Version

Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.

Holman Bible

Every living creature will be food for you; as I gave the green plants, I have given you everything.

International Standard Version

"Every living, moving creature will be food for you. Just as I gave you green plants before, so now you have everything.

A Conservative Version

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. As the green herb, I have given you all.

American Standard Version

Every moving thing that liveth shall be food for you; As the green herb have I given you all.

Bible in Basic English

Every living and moving thing will be food for you; I give them all to you as before I gave you all green things.

Darby Translation

Every moving thing that liveth shall be food for you: as the green herb I give you everything.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; even as the green grass I have given you all things.

Julia Smith Translation

Every creeping thing which it lives shall be food to you as the green herb. I gave you all things.

King James 2000

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; even as the green plants have I given you all things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Every moving thing that lives shall be for you as food. As [I gave] the green plants to you, I have [now] given you everything.

Modern King James verseion

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. I have given you all things, even as the green herb.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all that moveth upon the earth, having life, shall be your meat: Even as the green herbs, so give I you all things.

NET Bible

You may eat any moving thing that lives. As I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.

New Heart English Bible

Every moving thing that lives will be food for you. As the green herb, I have given everything to you.

The Emphasized Bible

As for every moving thing that hath life, yours, shall it be, for food, - Like the green herb, have I given you all things.

Webster

Every moving thing that liveth shall be food for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things:

World English Bible

Every moving thing that lives will be food for you. As the green herb, I have given everything to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Every creeping thing that is alive, to you it is for food; as the green herb I have given to you the whole;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רמשׂ 
Remes 
Usage: 17

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

shall be meat
אכלה 
'oklah 
Usage: 18

for you even as the green
ירק 
Yereq 
Usage: 6

עשׂב 
`eseb 
Usage: 33

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

God's Covenant With Noah

2 And the fear of you and the dread and terror of you shall be upon every beast of the land, every bird of the air, all that creeps upon the ground, and upon all the fish of the sea; they are delivered into your hand. 3 Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; and as I gave you the green vegetables and plants, I give you everything. 4 But you shall not eat flesh with the life of it, which is its blood.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:15

However, you may kill and eat flesh in any of your towns whenever you desire, according to the provision for the support of life with which the Lord your God has blessed you; those [ceremonially] unclean and the clean may eat of it, as of the gazelle and the hart.

Romans 14:14

I know and am convinced (persuaded) as one in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is [forbidden as] essentially unclean (defiled and unholy in itself). But [none the less] it is unclean (defiled and unholy) to anyone who thinks it is unclean.

Genesis 1:29-30

And God said, See, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the land and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food.

Leviticus 11:1-47

And the Lord said to Moses and Aaron,

Leviticus 22:8

That which dies of itself or is torn by beasts he shall not eat, defiling himself with it. I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 14:3-21

You shall not eat anything that is abominable [to the Lord and so forbidden by Him].

Psalm 104:14-15

He causes vegetation to grow for the cattle, and all that the earth produces for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth -- "

Acts 10:12-15

It contained all kinds of quadrupeds and wild beasts and creeping things of the earth and birds of the air.

Romans 14:3

Let not him who eats look down on or despise him who abstains, and let not him who abstains criticize and pass judgment on him who eats; for God has accepted and welcomed him.

Romans 14:17

[After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 14:20

You must not, for the sake of food, undo and break down and destroy the work of God! Everything is indeed [ceremonially] clean and pure, but it is wrong for anyone to hurt the conscience of others or to make them fall by what he eats.

1 Corinthians 10:23

All things are legitimate [permissible -- "and we are free to do anything we please], but not all things are helpful (expedient, profitable, and wholesome). All things are legitimate, but not all things are constructive [to character] and edifying [to spiritual life].

1 Corinthians 10:25-26

[As to meat offered to idols] eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising any question or investigating on the grounds of conscientious scruples,

1 Corinthians 10:31

So then, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you may do, do all for the honor and glory of God.

Colossians 2:16

Therefore let no one sit in judgment on you in matters of food and drink, or with regard to a feast day or a New Moon or a Sabbath.

Colossians 2:21-22

Do not handle [this], Do not taste [that], Do not even touch [them],

1 Timothy 4:3-5

Who forbid people to marry and [teach them] to abstain from [certain kinds of] foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and have [an increasingly clear] knowledge of the truth.

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