Food Defined

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 1:29

God also said, “Look, I have given you every seed-bearing plant on the surface of the entire earth and every tree whose fruit contains seed. This food will be for you,

Genesis 3:18

It will produce thorns and thistles for you,
and you will eat the plants of the field.

Genesis 2:9

The Lord God caused to grow out of the ground every tree pleasing in appearance and good for food, including the tree of life in the middle of the garden, as well as the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:16

And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree of the garden,

Genesis 3:2

The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat the fruit from the trees in the garden.

Genesis 1:30

for all the wildlife of the earth, for every bird of the sky, and for every creature that crawls on the earth—everything having the breath of life in it. I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.

Job 28:5

Food may come from the earth,
but below the surface the earth is transformed as by fire.

Leviticus 11:2

“Tell the Israelites: You may eat all these kinds of land animals.

Leviticus 11:47

in order to distinguish between the unclean and the clean, between the animals that may be eaten and those that may not be eaten.”

Deuteronomy 12:15-16

“But whenever you want, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you. Those who are clean or unclean may eat it, as they would a gazelle or deer, but you must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water.

Deuteronomy 12:20

“When the Lord your God enlarges your territory as He has promised you, and you say, ‘I want to eat meat’ because you have a strong desire to eat meat, you may eat it whenever you want.

Ezekiel 47:12

All kinds of trees providing food will grow along both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. Each month they will bear fresh fruit because the water comes from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be used for food and their leaves for medicine.”

Romans 14:2

One person believes he may eat anything, but one who is weak eats only vegetables.

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