Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

And am

Bible References

And am

Acts 10:28
And he said to them, You yourselves have knowledge that it is against the law for a man who is a Jew to be in the company of one who is of another nation; but God has made it clear to me that no man may be named common or unclean:

That there

Romans 14:2
One man has faith to take all things as food: another who is feeble in faith takes only green food.
1 Corinthians 10:25
Whatever meat may be had at the public market, take as food without question of right or wrong;
1 Timothy 4:4
Because everything which God has made is good, and nothing is evil, if it is taken with praise:
Titus 1:15
To the clean in heart all things are clean: but to those who are unclean and without faith nothing is clean; they become unclean in mind and in thought.


Acts 10:14
But Peter said, No, Lord; for I have never taken food which is common or unclean.
Acts 11:8
But I said, No, Lord; for nothing common or unclean has ever come into my mouth.

To him it

Romans 14:23
But he who is in doubt is judged if he takes food, because he does it not in faith; and whatever is not of faith is sin.
1 Corinthians 8:7
Still, all men have not that knowledge: but some, being used till now to the image, are conscious that they are taking food which has been offered to the image; and because they are not strong in the faith, their minds are troubled.

General references

Leviticus 7:19
And flesh touched by any unclean thing may not be taken for food: it is to be burned with fire; and as for the flesh of the peace-offerings, everyone who is clean may take it as food:
Leviticus 11:2
Say to the children of Israel: These are the living things which you may have for food among all the beasts on the earth.
Deuteronomy 14:3
No disgusting thing may be your food.

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