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45 Bible Verses about Forbidden Food

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Leviticus 7:23

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no manner of fat, of ox or of sheep or of goat.

Leviticus 7:24

And the fat of the beast that died of itself and the fat of that which is torn by beasts may be used in any other use, but ye shall not eat of it.

Leviticus 7:25

For whosoever eats fat of an animal, of which an offering is made on fire unto the LORD, the person that eats it shall be cut off from his people.

Genesis 9:4

But flesh with the soul (or life) thereof, which is its blood, ye shall not eat.

Leviticus 7:26

Moreover ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it is of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings.

Leviticus 7:27

Whatever person it is that eats any manner of blood, that person shall be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 17:12

Therefore I have said unto the sons of Israel: No person of you shall eat blood; neither shall any stranger that sojourns among you eat blood.

Deuteronomy 12:16

Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.

Deuteronomy 12:23

Only be sure not to eat the blood; for the blood is the soul (or the life), and thou art not to eat the soul with its flesh.

Deuteronomy 12:25

Thou shalt not eat it that it may go well with thee and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the sight of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 15:23

Only thou shalt not eat the blood thereof; thou shalt pour it upon the ground as water.

Leviticus 17:10

And any man of the house of Israel or of the strangers that sojourn among you that eats any blood at all, I will set my face against that person that eats blood and will cut them off from among his people.

Leviticus 17:14

For the soul of all flesh, its life, is in its blood; therefore, I have said unto the sons of Israel, Ye shall not eat the blood of any flesh, for the soul (or the life) of all flesh is its blood; whoever eats it shall be cut off.

Leviticus 3:17

It shall be a perpetual statute for your ages; throughout all your dwellings that ye shall eat no fat and no blood.

Leviticus 19:7

And if it is eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable; it shall not be accepted;

Exodus 21:28

If an ox gores a man or a woman that they die, then the ox shall surely be stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be absolved.

Exodus 22:31

And ye shall be holy men unto me; neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs.

Leviticus 17:15

And any person that eats that which died of itself or that which was torn by beasts whether it is a natural of your own country or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening; then he shall be clean.

Deuteronomy 14:21

Ye shall not eat of any thing that died of itself; thou shalt give it unto the stranger that is in thy gates that he may eat it, or thou may sell it unto an alien; for thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not cook a kid in his mother's milk.

Ezekiel 4:14

Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! behold, my soul is not defiled: for from my youth up even until now have I not eaten of that which dies of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither has abominable flesh come into my mouth.

Ezekiel 44:31

The priests shall not eat of any thing that is dead of itself, or torn, whether it be fowl or beast.

Leviticus 11:40

and he that eats of the carcase of it shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening; likewise he that bears the carcase of it shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 11:8

Of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcase you shall not touch: they are unclean to you.

Leviticus 11:11

they shall be an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, and ye shall have their carcasses in abomination.

Leviticus 11:13

And these ye shall have in abomination among the fowls; they shall not be eaten, they shall be an abomination: the eagle, the ossifrage, the ospray,

Leviticus 11:41

And every reptile that creeps upon the earth is an abomination; it shall not be eaten.

Leviticus 11:42

Whatever goes upon the belly and whatever goes upon four or more feet among all reptiles that creep upon the earth, ye shall not eat; for it is abomination.

Leviticus 7:19

And the flesh that touches any unclean thing shall not be eaten; it shall be burnt with fire; but every clean person shall eat of this flesh.

Isaiah 65:4

who remain asleep among the graves, and lodge in the deserts, who eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels;

Isaiah 66:17

Those that sanctify themselves and purify themselves in the gardens, one behind another; those that eat swine's flesh and abomination, and the mouse shall be cut off together, saith the LORD.

Acts 10:12

in which were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth and wild beasts and reptiles and fowls of the air.

Acts 11:6

upon which when I had fastened my eyes, I considered and saw fourfooted beasts of the earth and wild beasts and reptiles and fowls of the air.

Daniel 1:5

And the king appointed them a daily provision of the king's food and of the wine which he drank, so nourishing them three years, that at the end thereof they might stand before the king.

Daniel 1:8

And Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's food, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

Daniel 1:12-16

Prove, now, with thy slaves ten days, and let them give us vegetables to eat and water to drink. Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenances of the young men that eat of the portion of the king's food; and as thou seest, deal with thy slaves. So he consented to them in this matter and proved them ten days.read more.
And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than the young men who ate the portion of the king's food. Thus Melzar took the portion of their food and the wine that they should drink and gave them vegetables.

Psalm 141:4

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to do works with ungodliness with the men that work iniquity, and let me not eat of their dainties.

Acts 10:14

But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.

Acts 11:8

But I said, Not so, Lord, for nothing common or unclean has at any time entered into my mouth.

Genesis 32:32

Therefore the sons of Israel do not eat of the sinew which shrank, which is upon the hollow of the thigh, unto this day, because he touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh in the sinew that shrank.

1 Samuel 14:32

Therefore, the people flew upon the spoil and took sheep and oxen and calves and slew them on the ground, and the people ate them with the blood.

1 Samuel 14:33

Then they told Saul, saying, Behold, the people sin against the LORD in that they eat with the blood. And he said, Ye have transgressed; roll a great stone unto me this day.

1 Samuel 14:34

And Saul said, Disperse yourselves among the people and tell each one to bring his ox and his sheep here unto me and slay them here and eat and do not sin against the LORD in eating with the blood. And of all the people, each one brought his ox with him that night and slew them there.

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Cormorant » Bird » Forbidden food

Leviticus 11:17

the little owl, the cormorant, the great owl,

Deuteronomy 14:17

and the pelican and the gier eagle and the cormorant

Isaiah 34:11

But the cormorant and the bittern shall possess it; the owl also and the raven shall dwell in it; and he shall stretch out upon it the line of confusion and the level of desolation.

Zephaniah 2:14

And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the Gentiles; both the cormorant and the bittern shall lodge in her thresholds; their voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be in the gates: for her cedar work shall be uncovered.

Kite » Bird » Forbidden food

Deuteronomy 14:13

and the glede and the kite and the vulture after his kind

Lapwing » Bird » Forbidden food

Leviticus 11:19

the stork, the heron according to her species, the lapwing, and the bat.

Deuteronomy 14:18

and the stork and the heron after her kind and the lapwing and the bat.