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Theasaurus: Fatness

27 Bible Verses about Fatness

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Isaiah 10:27

And this shall happen: on that day, he will remove his burden from your shoulder and his yoke from your neck, {and a yoke will be destroyed because of fat}.

Jeremiah 5:27-28

Like a cage full of birds, so their houses [are] full of fraud. {Therefore} they have become great, and they have become rich. They have grown fat, they have grown sleek, also, {their evil deeds have no limit}. They do not judge [with] justice, [the] legal cause of [the] orphan, or allow it to succeed, and [the] legal case of [the] poor, they do not defend.

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun grew fat, and he kicked; you grew fat, you bloated, and you became obstinate; and he abandoned God, his maker, and he scoffed [at] the rock of his salvation.

Job 15:27-28

"Because he has covered his face with his fat and has gathered fat upon [his] loins, {he will dwell} [in] desolate cities, in houses that they should not inhabit, which are destined for rubble.

Genesis 45:18

and take your father and your households and come to me, and I will give you the best of the land of Egypt, and you shall eat the fat of the land.'

Genesis 41:2

And behold, seven cows, {well built and fat}, were coming up from the Nile, and they grazed among the reeds.

Genesis 41:17-21

And Pharaoh said to Joseph, "[Now] in my dream, behold, I was standing on the bank of the Nile, and behold, seven cows, {well built and fat}, were coming up from the Nile, and they grazed among the reeds. And behold, seven other cows came up after them from the Nile, very {ugly and gaunt}--never have I seen [any] as them in all the land of Egypt for more.
And the thin and ugly cows ate the former seven healthy cows. But [when] they went into their bellies it could not be known that they went into their bellies, for their appearance [was] as ugly as at the beginning. Then I awoke.

1 Samuel 15:9

However, Saul and the army spared Agag and the best of the sheep and the cattle and the second [best] of the young fatlings and {all that was valuable}; they were not willing to utterly destroy them. But all the possessions that were despised or worthless, they utterly destroyed.

Psalm 66:15

Burnt offerings of fat animals I will offer to you, with [the] smoke of rams. I will do cattle with rams. Selah

Ezekiel 34:20

" 'Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh to them: "Look! I, even I will judge between fat sheep and between lean sheep,

Judges 3:17

Then he presented the tribute to Eglon king of Moab. Now Eglon [was] a very fat man.

Judges 3:18-22

When Ehud had finished presenting the tribute, he sent away the people who carried the tribute. But he turned back from the sculptured stones that [were] near Gilgal, and he said, "I have {a secret message} for you, O king." And he said, "Silence!" So all those standing in his presence went out, and Ehud came to him [while] he [was] sitting alone in his cool upper room. And Ehud said, "I have a {message from God} for you." So he got up from his more.
Then Ehud reached with his left hand for the sword on his right thigh, and he thrust it into his stomach. And the handle also went [in] after the blade, and the fat closed over the blade because he did not draw back the sword from his stomach; and it went protruding out the back.

Isaiah 17:4

"And this shall happen: On that day, the glory of Jacob will be brought low, and the fat of his flesh will become lean.

Leviticus 3:17

[This is] a lasting statute for your generations in all your dwellings: you must not eat any fat or any blood.'"

Leviticus 7:22-25

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'You must not eat any fat of ox, or sheep, or goat; and a dead body's fat or mangled carcass's fat may be used for any {purpose}, but you certainly must not eat more.
When anyone eats fat from the domestic animal from which he presented an offering made by fire for Yahweh, then that person who ate shall be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 3:16

The priest shall turn them into smoke on the altar [as] a food [offering]; all the fat [is] an offering made by fire [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.

Leviticus 3:3-5

He shall present from the sacrifice of the fellowship offering an offering made by fire for Yahweh [consisting of] the fat covering the inner parts and all the fat that [is] on the inner parts, the two kidneys, and the fat that [is] on them, which [is] on the loins, and he must remove the lobe on the liver in addition to the kidneys. Aaron's sons shall turn it to smoke on the altar in addition to the burnt offering that [is] on the wood, which [is] on the fire; it [is] an offering made by fire [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.

Numbers 18:17

Only the firstborn of an ox or the firstborn of a sheep or the firstborn of a goat you will not redeem; they [are] holy. Their blood you will sprinkle over the altar, and their fat you will turn into smoke [as] an offering made by fire, a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 32:37-38

And he will say, 'Where [are] their gods, [their] rock in whom they took refuge? Who ate the fat of their sacrifices [and] drank the wine of their libations? Let them rise [up], and let them help you; {Let them be to you a refuge}.

1 Samuel 2:15-16

Also, before they {offered up} the fat as a burnt offering, the servant of the priest would come and say to the man who was sacrificing, "Give the priest meat for roasting, for he will not take boiled meat from you, but only {raw}." And [if] the man said to him, "Let them burn the fat completely {first}, then take for yourself as {you} desire," then he would say to him, "No! Give it now! If not, I will take it by force!"

1 Kings 8:64

On that day the king consecrated the middle of the courtyard before the house of Yahweh because he offered there the burnt offerings, the grain offerings, and the fat of the fellowship offerings because the bronze altar that was in the presence of Yahweh was too small to hold the burnt offerings and the grain offerings and the fat of the fellowship offerings.

Isaiah 34:6-7

{Yahweh has a sword}; it is full [of] blood. It is covered with fat, with [the] blood of lambs and goats, with [the] fat of [the] kidneys of rams, for {Yahweh has a sacrifice} in Bozrah and a great slaughter in the land of Edom. And wild oxen shall go down with them, and steers with strong bulls. And their land shall be drenched with blood, and their soil shall be fattened with fat.

Isaiah 43:24

You have not bought me spice reed with money or satisfied me [with] the fat of sacrifices. But you have burdened me with your sins; you have made me weary with your iniquities.

Ezekiel 39:19

And you will eat fat {until you are satiated}, and you will drink blood {until you are drunk} from my sacrifice that I sacrifice for you,