Food Defined

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Genesis 1:29

And God said, See, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the land and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food.

Genesis 3:18

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth for you, and you shall eat the plants of the field.

Genesis 2:9

And out of the ground the Lord God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight or to be desired -- "good (suitable, pleasant) for food; the tree of life also in the center of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of [the difference between] good and evil and blessing and calamity.

Genesis 2:16

And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, You may freely eat of every tree of the garden;

Genesis 3:2

And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat the fruit from the trees of the garden,

Genesis 1:30

And to all the animals on the earth and to every bird of the air and to everything that creeps on the ground -- "to everything in which there is the breath of life -- "I have given every green plant for food. And it was so.

Job 28:5

As for the earth, out of it comes bread, but underneath [its surface, down deep in the mine] there is blasting, turning it up as by fire.

Leviticus 11:2

Say to the Israelites: These are the animals which you may eat among all the beasts that are on the earth.

Leviticus 11:47

To make a difference (a distinction) between the unclean and the clean, and between the animal that may be eaten and the animal that may not be eaten.

Deuteronomy 12:15-16

However, you may kill and eat flesh in any of your towns whenever you desire, according to the provision for the support of life with which the Lord your God has blessed you; those [ceremonially] unclean and the clean may eat of it, as of the gazelle and the hart. Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it upon the ground as water.

Deuteronomy 12:20

When the Lord your God enlarges your territory, as He promised you, and you say, I will eat flesh, because you crave flesh, you may eat flesh whenever you desire.

Ezekiel 47:12

And on the banks of the river on both its sides, there shall grow all kinds of trees for food; their leaf shall not fade nor shall their fruit fail [to meet the demand]. Each tree shall bring forth new fruit every month, [these supernatural qualities being] because their waters came from out of the sanctuary. And their fruit shall be for food and their leaves for healing.

Romans 14:2

One [man's faith permits him to] believe he may eat anything, while a weaker one [limits his] eating to vegetables.

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