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
Peter said to them, “You know it’s forbidden for a Jewish man to associate with or visit a foreigner. But God has shown me that I must not call any person common or unclean.

That there

Romans 14:2
One person believes he may eat anything, but one who is weak eats only vegetables.
1 Corinthians 10:25
Eat everything that is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience’ sake,
1 Timothy 4:4
For everything created by God is good, and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,
Titus 1:15
To the pure, everything is pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; in fact, both their mind and conscience are defiled.


Acts 10:14
“No, Lord!” Peter said. “For I have never eaten anything common and ritually unclean!”
Acts 11:8
“‘No, Lord!’ I said. ‘For nothing common or ritually unclean has ever entered my mouth!’

To him it

Romans 14:23
But whoever doubts stands condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from a conviction, and everything that is not from a conviction is sin.
1 Corinthians 8:7
However, not everyone has this knowledge. In fact, some have been so used to idolatry up until now that when they eat food offered to an idol, their conscience, being weak, is defiled.

General references

Leviticus 7:19
“Meat that touches anything unclean must not be eaten; it is to be burned up. Everyone who is clean may eat any other meat.
Leviticus 11:2
“Tell the Israelites: You may eat all these kinds of land animals.
Deuteronomy 14:3
“You must not eat any detestable thing.

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