Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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 The fear and the terror of you shall be [instinctive] in every animal of the land and in every bird of the air; and together with everything that moves on the ground, and with all the fish of the sea; they are given into your hand. 3 Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; I give you everything, as I gave you the green plants and vegetables. 4 But you shall not eat meat along with its life, that is, its blood.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:15

“However, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your [city] gates, whatever you wish, according to the blessing of the Lord your God which He has given you [as His generous provision for daily life]. The [ceremonially] unclean and the clean may eat it, such as the gazelle and the deer.

Romans 14:14

I know and am convinced [as one] in the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean [ritually defiled, and unholy] in itself; but [nonetheless] it is unclean to anyone who thinks it is unclean.

Genesis 1:29-30

So God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of the entire earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;

Leviticus 11:1-47

The Lord spoke again to Moses and Aaron, saying to them,

Leviticus 22:8

He shall not eat that which dies [of natural causes] or is torn by a predator, becoming unclean by it; I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 14:3-21

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

Psalm 104:14-15


He causes grass to grow for the cattle,
And all that the earth produces for cultivation by man,
So that he may bring food from the earth—

Acts 10:12-15

and it contained all kinds of four-footed animals and crawling creatures of the earth and birds of the air.

Romans 14:3

The one who eats [everything] is not to look down on the one who does not eat, and the one who does not eat must not criticize or pass judgment on the one who eats [everything], for God has accepted him.

Romans 14:17

for the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking [what one likes], but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 14:20

Do not, for the sake of food, tear down the work of God. All things indeed are [ceremonially] clean, but they are wrong for the person who eats and offends [another’s conscience in the process].

1 Corinthians 10:23

All things are lawful [that is, morally legitimate, permissible], but not all things are beneficial or advantageous. All things are lawful, but not all things are constructive [to character] and edifying [to spiritual life].

1 Corinthians 10:25-26

[Regarding meat offered to idols:] Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without asking any questions for the sake of your conscience,

1 Corinthians 10:31

So then, whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of [our great] God.

Colossians 2:16

Therefore let no one judge you in regard to food and drink or in regard to [the observance of] a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day.

Colossians 2:21-22

“Do not handle [this], do not taste [that], do not [even] touch!”?

1 Timothy 4:3-5

who forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from [certain kinds of] foods which God has created to be gratefully shared by those who believe and have [a clear] knowledge of the truth.

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