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29 Bible Verses about Eating

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Deuteronomy 8:16

who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers knew not, that he might humble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end;

Genesis 2:16-17

And Jehovah Elohim commanded Man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou shalt freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it; for in the day that thou eatest of it thou shalt certainly die.

1 Corinthians 11:20-22

When ye come therefore together into one place, it is not to eat the Lord's supper. For each one in eating takes his own supper before others, and one is hungry and another drinks to excess. Have ye not then houses for eating and drinking? or do ye despise the assembly of God, and put to shame them who have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you? In this point I do not praise.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-10

For ye know yourselves how ye ought to imitate us, because we have not walked disorderly among you; nor have we eaten bread from any one without cost; but in toil and hardship working night and day not to be chargeable to any one of you: not that we have not the right, but that we might give ourselves as an example to you, in order to your imitating us.read more.
For also when we were with you we enjoined you this, that if any man does not like to work, neither let him eat.

Nehemiah 5:1-2

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews. And there were that said, We, our sons and our daughters, are many, and we must procure corn that we may eat and live.

Psalm 22:26

The meek shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise Jehovah that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; but the belly of the wicked shall want.

Joel 2:26

And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of Jehovah your God, who hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.

Colossians 2:16-17

Let none therefore judge you in meat or in drink, or in matter of feast, or new moon, or sabbaths, which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.

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Eating » Admonitions concerning eating

Luke 12:22

And he said to his disciples, For this cause I say unto you, Be not careful for life, what ye shall eat, nor for the body, what ye shall put on.

Proverbs 23:1-2

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider well who is before thee; and put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.

1 Corinthians 10:25

Everything sold in the shambles eat, making no inquiry for conscience sake.

Psalm 141:4

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise deeds of wickedness with men that are workers of iniquity; and let me not eat of their dainties.

Eating » Reclining on couches

Amos 6:4

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;

Luke 7:37-38

and behold, a woman in the city, who was a sinner, and knew that he was sitting at meat in the house of the Pharisee, having taken an alabaster box of myrrh, and standing at his feet behind him weeping, began to wash his feet with tears; and she wiped them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the myrrh.

Amos 6:7

Therefore shall they now go captive, with the first that go captive, and the revelry of them that stretched themselves shall pass away.

John 13:25

But he, leaning on the breast of Jesus, says to him, Lord, who is it?

Eating » Favored guests served a double portion

Genesis 43:34

And he had portions carried to them from before him. And Benjamin's portion was five times greater than the portions of them all. And they drank, and made merry with him.

Eating » The host acting as waiter

Genesis 18:8

And he took thick and sweet milk, and the calf that he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood before them under the tree, and they ate.

Eating » Ablutions before

Matthew 15:2

Why do thy disciples transgress what has been delivered by the ancients? for they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

Eating » Sitting at table

Exodus 32:6

And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered up burnt-offerings, and brought peace-offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to sport.

Eating » Table used in

Judges 1:7

And Ado'ni-be'zek said, "Seventy kings with their thumbs and their great toes cut off used to pick up scraps under my table; as I have done, so God has requited me." And they brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

Plague » On the israelites » After » Eating » Quail

Numbers 11:33

The flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, when the wrath of Jehovah was kindled against the people, and Jehovah smote the people with a very great plague.

Topics on Eating

Animals Eating

Exodus 22:5

If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and put in his cattle, and pasture in another man's field, of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard shall he make it good.

Animals Eating People

Genesis 37:20

And now come and let us kill him, and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say, An evil beast has devoured him; and we will see what becomes of his dreams.

Birds Eating

Genesis 40:19

In yet three days will Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and hang thee on a tree; and the birds will eat thy flesh from off thee.

Eating Before God

Exodus 12:4

And if the household be too small for a lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; each according to the measure of his eating shall ye count for the lamb.

Eating Cattle

1 Kings 4:23

ten fatted oxen, and twenty oxen out of the pastures, and a hundred sheep, besides harts, and gazelles, and fallow-deer, and fatted fowl.

Eating Christ's Body

Mark 14:22

And as they were eating, Jesus, having taken bread, when he had blessed, broke it, and gave it to them, and said, Take this: this is my body.

Eating Corpses

Genesis 40:19

In yet three days will Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee, and hang thee on a tree; and the birds will eat thy flesh from off thee.

Eating Disorders

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Do ye not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which ye have of God; and ye are not your own?

Eating Drinking And Rejoicing

Deuteronomy 12:7

and ye shall eat there before Jehovah your God, and ye shall rejoice, ye and your households, in all the business of your hand, wherein Jehovah thy God hath blessed thee.

Eating Meat

1 Corinthians 8:13

Wherefore if meat be a fall-trap to my brother, I will eat no flesh for ever, that I may not be a fall-trap to my brother.

People Eating

John 4:31

But meanwhile the disciples asked him saying, Rabbi, eat.