Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
You shall not eat any detestable thing.
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.”
made up his mind that he would not defile himself with the king’s choice food or with the wine which he drank; so he sought permission from the commander of the officials that he might not defile himself.
It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man.”
there is nothing outside the man which can defile him if it goes into him; but the things which proceed out of the man are what defile the man.
and there were in it all kinds of four-footed animals and
crawling creatures of the earth and birds of the air.
One person has faith that he may eat all things, but he who is weak eats vegetables only.
1 Timothy 4:4
everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;
since they relate only to
food and drink and various washings, regulations for the body imposed until a time of reformation.
Do not be carried away by varied and strange teachings; for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, through which those who were so occupied were not benefited.