Food Defined

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Genesis 1:29

And God said, "Look--I am giving to you every plant [that] bears seed which [is] on the face of the whole earth, and every kind of tree {that bears fruit}. They shall be yours as food."

Genesis 3:18

And thorns and thistles shall sprout for you, and you shall eat the plants of the field.

Genesis 2:9

And Yahweh God caused to grow every tree [that] was pleasing to the sight and good for food. And the tree of life [was] in the midst of the garden, {along with} the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:16

And Yahweh God commanded the man, saying, "From every tree of the garden {you may freely eat},

Genesis 3:2

The woman said to the serpent, "From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat,

Genesis 1:30

And to every kind of animal of the earth and to every bird of heaven, and to everything that moves upon the earth in which [there is] life [I am giving] every green plant as food." And it was so.

Job 28:5

[As for the] earth, from it comes food, but underneath it, it is turned up as [by] fire.

Leviticus 11:2

"Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'These [are] the animals that you may eat from all the animals that [are] on the land:

Leviticus 11:47

to distinguish between the unclean and the clean and between the animal that is to be eaten and the animal that must not be eaten.'"

Deuteronomy 12:15-16

"But {whenever you desire} you may slaughter, and you may eat meat according to the blessing of Yahweh your God that he has given to you in all [of] your {towns}; the unclean and the clean may eat it [just] as [they would] the gazelle and as the deer. Only the blood you must not eat, [but] on the ground you must pour it like water.

Deuteronomy 12:20

"When Yahweh your God enlarges your territory [just] as he has {promised} to you, and you say 'I want to eat [some] meat,' {because you want it}, {whenever you desire} you may eat meat.

Ezekiel 47:12

And along the stream will go up on its banks {from both sides} every tree {producing food}; its leaf will not wither and it will not cease [producing] its fruit. {Every month} it will bear early fruit, for its waters [are] going out from the sanctuary, and its fruit will be as food, and its leaf for healing."

Romans 14:2

One believes [he may] eat all [things], but the one who is weak eats [only] vegetables.

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