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29 Bible Verses about Eating

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Deuteronomy 8:16

who fed you in the wilderness with manna, which your fathers didn't know; that he might humble you, and that he might prove you, to do you good at your latter end:

Genesis 2:16-17

Yahweh God commanded the man, saying, "Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it; for in the day that you eat of it you will surely die."

1 Corinthians 11:20-22

When therefore you assemble yourselves together, it is not the Lord's supper that you eat. For in your eating each one takes his own supper first. One is hungry, and another is drunken. What, don't you have houses to eat and to drink in? Or do you despise God's assembly, and put them to shame who don't have? What shall I tell you? Shall I praise you? In this I don't praise you.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-10

For you know how you ought to imitate us. For we didn't behave ourselves rebelliously among you, neither did we eat bread from anyone's hand without paying for it, but in labor and travail worked night and day, that we might not burden any of you; not because we don't have the right, but to make ourselves an example to you, that you should imitate us.read more.
For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: "If anyone will not work, neither let him eat."

Nehemiah 5:1-2

Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews. For there were that said, "We, our sons and our daughters, are many. Let us get grain, that we may eat and live."

Psalm 22:26

The humble shall eat and be satisfied. They shall praise Yahweh who seek after him. Let your hearts live forever.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry.

Joel 2:26

You will have plenty to eat, and be satisfied, and will praise the name of Yahweh, your God, who has dealt wondrously with you; and my people will never again be disappointed.

Colossians 2:16-17

Let no one therefore judge you in eating, or in drinking, or with respect to a feast day or a new moon or a Sabbath day, which are a shadow of the things to come; but the body is Christ's.

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Eating » Admonitions concerning eating

Luke 12:22

He said to his disciples, "Therefore I tell you, don't be anxious for your life, what you will eat, nor yet for your body, what you will wear.

Proverbs 23:1-2

When you sit to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before you; put a knife to your throat, if you are a man given to appetite.

1 Corinthians 10:25

Whatever is sold in the butcher shop, eat, asking no question for the sake of conscience,

Psalm 141:4

Don't incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. Don't let me eat of their delicacies.

Eating » Reclining on couches

Amos 6:4

Who lie on beds of ivory, and stretch themselves on their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;

Luke 7:37-38

Behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that he was reclining in the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster jar of ointment. Standing behind at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears, and she wiped them with the hair of her head, kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.

Amos 6:7

Therefore they will now go captive with the first who go captive; and the feasting and lounging will end.

John 13:25

He, leaning back, as he was, on Jesus' breast, asked him, "Lord, who is it?"

Eating » Favored guests served a double portion

Genesis 43:34

He sent portions to them from before him, but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. They drank, and were merry with him.

Eating » The host acting as waiter

Genesis 18:8

He took butter, milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them. He stood by them under the tree, and they ate.

Eating » Ablutions before

Matthew 15:2

"Why do your disciples disobey the tradition of the elders? For they don't wash their hands when they eat bread."

Eating » Sitting at table

Exodus 32:6

They rose up early on the next day, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

Eating » Table used in

Judges 1:7

Adoni-Bezek said, "Seventy kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered [their food] under my table: as I have done, so God has requited me." They brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

Plague » On the israelites » After » Eating » Quail

Numbers 11:33

While the flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of Yahweh was kindled against the people, and Yahweh struck the people with a very great plague.

Topics on Eating

Animals Eating

Exodus 22:5

"If a man causes a field or vineyard to be eaten, and lets his animal loose, and it grazes in another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best of his own field, and from the best of his own vineyard.

Animals Eating People

Genesis 37:20

Come now therefore, and let's kill him, and cast him into one of the pits, and we will say, 'An evil animal has devoured him.' We will see what will become of his dreams."

Birds Eating

Genesis 40:19

Within three more days, Pharaoh will lift up your head from off you, and will hang you on a tree; and the birds will eat your flesh from off you."

Eating Before God

Exodus 12:4

and if the household is too little for a lamb, then he and his neighbor next to his house shall take one according to the number of the souls; according to what everyone can eat you shall make your count for the lamb.

Eating Cattle

1 Kings 4:23

ten head of fat cattle, and twenty head of cattle out of the pastures, and one hundred sheep, besides harts, and gazelles, and roebucks, and fattened fowl.

Eating Christ's Body

Mark 14:22

As they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had blessed, he broke it, and gave to them, and said, "Take, eat. This is my body."

Eating Corpses

Genesis 40:19

Within three more days, Pharaoh will lift up your head from off you, and will hang you on a tree; and the birds will eat your flesh from off you."

Eating Disorders

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Or don't you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which you have from God? You are not your own,

Eating Drinking And Rejoicing

Deuteronomy 12:7

and there you shall eat before Yahweh your God, and you shall rejoice in all that you put your hand to, you and your households, in which Yahweh your God has blessed you.

Eating Meat

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food causes my brother to stumble, I will eat no meat forevermore, that I don't cause my brother to stumble.

People Eating

John 4:31

In the meanwhile, the disciples urged him, saying, "Rabbi, eat."