Food Defined

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Genesis 1:29

And God said, Behold, I have given you every plant bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, which has seed in its fruit; to you it shall be for food.

Genesis 3:18

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to you; and you shall eat the plants of the field;

Genesis 2:9

And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:16

And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat:

Genesis 3:2

And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

Genesis 1:30

And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to everything that creeps upon the earth, wherein there is 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 under it is turned up as it were fire.

Leviticus 11:2

Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, These are the animals which you shall eat among all the animals that are on the earth.

Leviticus 11:47

To make a difference 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

Nevertheless you may kill and eat flesh in all your gates, whatsoever your soul desires, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which he has given you: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the gazelle, and as of the hart. Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it upon the earth as water.

Deuteronomy 12:20

When the LORD your God shall enlarge your border, as he has promised you, and you shall say, I will eat flesh, because your soul longs to eat flesh; you may eat flesh, whatsoever your soul desires.

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the river upon its bank, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for food, whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall its fruit be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to its months, because the waters flowed out of the sanctuary: and its fruit shall be for food, and its leaf for medicine.

Romans 14:2

For one believes that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eats herbs.

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