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Genesis 1:29

God said, "Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed, which is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree, which bears fruit yielding seed. It will be your food.

Genesis 3:18

Thorns also and thistles will it bring forth to you; and you will eat the herb of the field.

Genesis 2:9

Out of the ground Yahweh God made every tree to grow that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the middle of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 2:16

Yahweh God commanded the man, saying, "Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat;

Genesis 3:2

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

Genesis 1:30

To every animal of the earth, and to every bird of the sky, and to everything that creeps on the earth, in which there is life, I have given every green herb for food;" and it was so.

Job 28:5

As for the earth, out of it comes bread; Underneath it is turned up as it were by fire.

Leviticus 11:2

"Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'These are the living things which you may eat among all the animals that are on the earth.

Leviticus 11:47

to make a distinction between the unclean and the clean, and between the living thing that may be eaten and the living thing that may not be eaten.'"

Deuteronomy 12:15-16

Notwithstanding, you may kill and eat flesh within all your gates, after all the desire of your soul, according to the blessing of Yahweh your God which he has given you: the unclean and the clean may eat of it, as of the gazelle, and as of the hart. Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it out on the earth as water.

Deuteronomy 12:20

When Yahweh your God shall enlarge your border, as he has promised you, and you shall say, "I want to eat meat," because your soul desires to eat meat; you may eat meat, after all the desire of your soul.

Ezekiel 47:12

By the river on its bank, on this side and on that side, shall grow every tree for food, whose leaf shall not wither, neither shall its fruit fail: it shall bring forth new fruit every month, because its waters issue out of the sanctuary; and its fruit shall be for food, and its leaf for healing.

Romans 14:2

One man has faith to eat all things, but he who is weak eats only vegetables.

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