Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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
He said to them, "You know that it is unlawful for a Jew to associate with or visit a Gentile, yet God has shown me that I should call no person defiled or ritually unclean.

That there

Romans 14:2
One person believes in eating everything, but the weak person eats only vegetables.
1 Corinthians 10:25
Eat anything that is sold in the marketplace without questions of conscience,
1 Timothy 4:4
For every creation of God is good and no food is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.
Titus 1:15
All is pure to those who are pure. But to those who are corrupt and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their minds and consciences are corrupted.

Unclean

Acts 10:14
But Peter said, "Certainly not, Lord, for I have never eaten anything defiled and ritually unclean!"
Acts 11:8
But I said, 'Certainly not, Lord, for nothing defiled or ritually unclean has ever entered my mouth!'

To him it

Romans 14:23
But the man who doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not do so from faith, and whatever is not from faith is sin.
1 Corinthians 8:7
But this knowledge is not shared by all. And some, by being accustomed to idols in former times, eat this food as an idol sacrifice, and their conscience, because it is weak, is defiled.

General references

Leviticus 7:19
The meat which touches anything ceremonially unclean must not be eaten; it must be burned up in the fire. As for ceremonially clean meat, everyone who is ceremonially clean may eat the meat.
Leviticus 11:2
"Tell the Israelites: 'This is the kind of creature you may eat from among all the animals that are on the land.
Deuteronomy 14:3
You must not eat any forbidden thing.

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