Forbidden Food

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Leviticus 7:23

Say to the Israelites, You shall eat no kind of fat, of ox, or sheep, or goat.

Leviticus 7:24

The fat of the beast that dies of itself and the fat of one that is torn with beasts may be put to any other use, but under no circumstances are you to eat of it.

Leviticus 7:25

For whoever eats the fat of the beast from which men offer an offering made by fire to the Lord, that person shall be cut off from his people.

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Leviticus 7:26

Moreover, you shall eat no blood of any kind, whether of bird or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

Leviticus 7:27

Whoever eats any kind of blood, that person shall be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 17:12

Therefore I have said to the Israelites, No person among you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger who dwells temporarily among you eat blood.

Leviticus 19:26

You shall not eat anything with the blood; neither shall you use magic, omens, or witchcraft [or predict events by horoscope or signs and lucky days].

Deuteronomy 12:16

Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it upon the ground as water.

Deuteronomy 12:23

Only be sure that you do not eat the blood, for the blood is the life, and you may not eat the life with the flesh.

Deuteronomy 12:25

You shall not eat it, that all may go well with you and with your children after you, when you do what is right in the sight of the Lord.

Deuteronomy 15:23

Only you shall not eat its blood; you shall pour it on the ground like water.

Leviticus 17:10

Any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who dwell temporarily among them who eats any kind of blood, against that person I will set My face and I will cut him off from among his people [that he may not be included in the atonement made for them].

Leviticus 17:14

As for the life of all flesh, the blood of it represents the life of it; therefore I said to the Israelites, You shall partake of the blood of no kind of flesh, for the life of all flesh is its blood. Whoever eats of it shall be cut off.

Leviticus 3:17

It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations in all your dwelling places, that you eat neither fat nor blood.

Leviticus 19:7

If it is eaten at all the third day, it is loathsome; it will not be accepted.

Exodus 21:28

If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, then the ox shall surely be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be clear.

Exodus 22:31

And you shall be holy men [consecrated] to Me; therefore you shall not eat any flesh that is torn by beasts in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.

Leviticus 17:15

And every person who eats what dies of itself or was torn by beasts, whether he is native-born or a temporary resident, shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until evening; then shall he be clean.

Deuteronomy 14:21

You shall not eat of anything that dies of itself. You may give it to the stranger or the foreigner who is within your towns, that he may eat it, or you may sell it to an alien. [They are not under God's law in this matter] but you are a people holy to the Lord your God. You shall not [even] boil a kid in its mother's milk.

Ezekiel 4:14

Then said I, Ah, Lord God! Behold, I have never defiled myself. From my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dies of itself or is torn in pieces; neither did there ever come abominable flesh into my mouth.

Ezekiel 44:31

The priests shall not eat of anything that has died of itself or is torn, whether it be bird or beast.

Leviticus 11:40

And he who eats of its carcass [ignorantly] shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the evening; he also who carries its carcass shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 11:8

Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you.

Leviticus 11:11

They shall continue to be an abomination to you; you shall not eat of their flesh, but you shall detest their carcasses.

Leviticus 11:13

These you shall have in abomination among the birds; they shall not be eaten, for they are detestable: the eagle, the ossifrage, the ospray,

Leviticus 11:41

And everything that creeps on the ground and [multiplies in] swarms shall be an abomination; it shall not be eaten.

Leviticus 11:42

Whatever goes on its belly, and whatever goes on all fours, or whatever has more [than four] feet among all things that creep on the ground and swarm you shall not eat; for they are detestable.

Leviticus 7:19

The flesh that comes in contact with anything that is not clean shall not be eaten; it shall be burned with fire. As for the meat, everyone who is clean [ceremonially] may eat of it.

Isaiah 65:4

Who sit among the graves [trying to talk with the dead] and lodge among the secret places [or caves where familiar spirits were thought to dwell]; who eat swine's flesh, and the broth of abominable and loathsome things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17

Those who [attempt to] sanctify themselves and cleanse themselves to enter [and sacrifice to idols] in the gardens, following after one in the midst, eating hog's flesh and the abomination [creeping things] and the [mouse -- "their works and their thoughts] shall come to an end together, says the Lord.

Acts 10:12

It contained all kinds of quadrupeds and wild beasts and creeping things of the earth and birds of the air.

Acts 11:6

Gazing intently and closely at it, I observed in it [a variety of] four-footed animals and wild beasts and reptiles of the earth and birds of the air,

Daniel 1:5

And the king assigned for them a daily portion of his own rich and dainty food and of the wine which he drank. They were to be so educated and so nourished for three years that at the end of that time they might stand before the king.

Daniel 1:8

But Daniel determined in his heart that he would not defile himself by [eating his portion of] the king's rich and dainty food or by [drinking] the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might [be allowed] not to defile himself.

Daniel 1:12-16

Prove your servants, I beseech you, for ten days and let us be given a vegetable diet and water to drink. Then let our appearance and the appearance of the youths who eat of the king's [rich] dainties be observed and compared by you, and deal with us your servants according to what you see. So [the man] consented to them in this matter and proved them ten days.read more.
And at the end of ten days it was seen that they were looking better and had taken on more flesh than all the youths who ate of the king's rich dainties. So the steward took away their [rich] dainties and the wine they were to drink and gave them vegetables.

Psalm 141:4

Incline my heart not to submit or consent to any evil thing or to be occupied in deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity; and let me not eat of their dainties.

Acts 10:14

But Peter said, No, by no means, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is common and unhallowed or [ceremonially] unclean.

Acts 11:8

But I said, No, by no means, Lord; for nothing common or unhallowed or [ceremonially] unclean has ever entered my mouth.

Genesis 32:32

That is why to this day the Israelites do not eat the sinew of the hip which is on the hollow of the thigh, because [the Angel of the Lord] touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh on the sinew of the hip.

1 Samuel 14:32

[When night came and the oath expired] the men flew upon the spoil. They took sheep, oxen, and calves, slew them on the ground, and ate them [raw] with the blood.

1 Samuel 14:33

Then Saul was told, Behold, the men are sinning against the Lord by eating with the blood. And he said, You have transgressed; roll a great stone to me here.

1 Samuel 14:34

Saul said, Disperse yourselves among the people and tell them, Bring me every man his ox or his sheep, and butcher them here and eat; and sin not against the Lord by eating the blood. So all the men brought each one his ox that night and butchered it there.

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Cormorant » Bird » Forbidden food

Deuteronomy 14:17

The pelican, the carrion vulture, the cormorant,

Isaiah 34:11

But the pelican and the porcupine will possess it; the owl and the bittern and the raven will dwell in it. And He will stretch over it [Edom] the measuring line of confusion and the plummet stones of chaos [over its nobles].

Zephaniah 2:14

Herds shall lie down in the midst of [Nineveh], all the [wild] beasts of the nations and of every kind; both the pelican and the hedgehog shall lodge on the upper part of her [fallen] pillars; the voice [of the nesting bird] shall sing in the windows; desolation and drought shall be on the thresholds, for her cedar paneling will He lay bare.

Kite » Bird » Forbidden food

Lapwing » Bird » Forbidden food

Deuteronomy 14:18

The stork, the heron of any variety, the hoopoe, and the bat.