45 Bible Verses about Forbidden Food
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'Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Any fat of ox and sheep and goat ye do not eat;
and the fat of a carcase, and the fat of a torn thing is prepared for any work, but ye do certainly not eat it;
for whoever eateth the fat of the beast, of which one bringeth near a fire-offering to Jehovah, even the person who eateth hath been cut off from his people.
only flesh in its life -- its blood -- ye do not eat.
'And any blood ye do not eat in all your dwellings, of fowl, or of beast;
any person who eateth any blood, even that person hath been cut off from his people.'
'Therefore I have said to the sons of Israel, No person among you doth eat blood, and the sojourner who is sojourning in your midst doth not eat blood;
'Ye do not eat with the blood; ye do not enchant, nor observe clouds.
Only, the blood ye do not eat -- on the earth thou dost pour it as water;
Only, be sure not to eat the blood, for the blood is the life, and thou dost not eat the life with the flesh;
thou dost not eat it, in order that it may be well with thee, and with thy sons after thee, when thou dost that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah.
Only, its blood thou dost not eat; on the earth thou dost pour it as water.
'And any man of the house of Israel, or of the sojourners, who is sojourning in your midst, who eateth any blood, I have even set My face against the person who is eating the blood, and have cut him off from the midst of his people;
for it is the life of all flesh, its blood is for its life; and I say to the sons of Israel, Blood of any flesh ye do not eat, for the life of all flesh is its blood; any one eating it is cut off.
'A statute age-during to your generations in all your dwellings: any fat or any blood ye do not eat.'
and if it be really eaten on the third day, it is an abomination, it is not pleasing,
And when an ox doth gore man or woman, and they have died, the ox is certainly stoned, and his flesh is not eaten, and the owner of the ox is acquitted;
'And ye are holy men to Me, and flesh torn in the field ye do not eat, to a dog ye do cast it.
And any person who eateth a carcase or torn thing, among natives or among sojourners -- hath both washed his garments, and hath bathed with water, and hath been unclean until the evening -- then he hath been clean;
a carcase or torn thing he doth not eat, for uncleanness thereby; I am Jehovah.
Ye do not eat of any carcase; to the sojourner who is within thy gates thou dost give it, and he hath eaten it; or sell it to a stranger; for a holy people thou art to Jehovah thy God; thou dost not boil a kid in its mother's milk.
And I say, 'Ah, Lord Jehovah, lo, my soul is not defiled, and carcase, and torn thing, I have not eaten from my youth, even till now; nor come into my mouth hath abominable flesh.'
Any carcase and torn thing, of the fowl, and of the beasts, the priests do not eat.
and he who is eating of its carcase doth wash his garments, and hath been unclean till the evening; and he who is lifting up its carcase doth wash his garments, and hath been unclean till the evening.
Of their flesh ye do not eat, and against their carcase ye do not come -- unclean they are to you.
yea, an abomination they are to you; of their flesh ye do not eat, and their carcase ye abominate.
And these ye do abominate of the fowl; they are not eaten, an abomination they are: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray,
'And every teeming thing which is teeming on the earth is an abomination, it is not eaten;
any thing going on the belly, and any going on four, unto every multiplier of feet, to every teeming thing which is teeming on the earth -- ye do not eat them, for they are an abomination;
'And the flesh which cometh against any unclean thing is not eaten; with fire it is burnt; as to the flesh, every clean one doth eat of the flesh;
Who are dwelling among sepulchres, And lodge in reserved places, Who are eating flesh of the sow, And a piece of abominable things -- their vessels.
Those sanctifying and cleansing themselves at the gardens, After Ahad in the midst, Eating flesh of the sow, And of the abomination, and of the mouse, Together are consumed, An affirmation of Jehovah.
in which were all the four-footed beasts of the earth, and the wild beasts, and the creeping things, and the fowls of the heaven,
at which having looked stedfastly, I was considering, and I saw the four-footed beasts of the earth, and the wild beasts, and the creeping things, and the fowls of heaven;
And the king doth appoint for them a rate, day by day, of the king's portion of food, and of the wine of his drinking, so as to nourish them three years, that at the end thereof they may stand before the king.
And Daniel purposeth in his heart that he will not pollute himself with the king's portion of food, and with the wine of his drinking, and he seeketh of the chief of the eunuchs that he may not pollute himself.
'Try, I pray thee, thy servants, ten days; and they give to us of the vegetables, and we eat, and water, and we drink; and our appearance is seen before thee, and the appearance of the lads who are eating the king's portion of food, and as thou seest -- deal with thy servants.' And he hearkeneth to them, to this word, and trieth them ten days:read more.
and at the end of ten days their appearance hath appeared better and fatter in flesh then any of the lads who are eating the king's portion of food. And the Meltzar is taking away their portion of food, and the wine of their drink, and is giving to them vegetables.
Incline not my heart to an evil thing, To do habitually actions in wickedness, With men working iniquity, Yea, I eat not of their pleasant things.
And Peter said, 'Not so, Lord; because at no time did I eat anything common or unclean;'
and I said, Not so, Lord; because anything common or unclean hath at no time entered into my mouth;
therefore the sons of Israel do not eat the sinew which shrank, which is on the hollow of the thigh, unto this day, because He came against the hollow of Jacob's thigh, against the sinew which shrank.
and the people make unto the spoil, and take sheep, and oxen, and sons of the herd, and slaughter on the earth, and the people eat with the blood.
And they declare to Saul, saying, 'Lo, the people are sinning against Jehovah, to eat with the blood.' And he saith, 'Ye have dealt treacherously, roll unto me to-day a great stone.'
And Saul saith, 'Be ye scattered among the people, and ye have said to them, Bring ye nigh unto me each his ox, and each his sheep; and ye have slain them in this place, and eaten, and ye do not sin against Jehovah to eat with the blood.' And all the people bring nigh each his ox, in his hand, that night, and slaughter them there.
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Cormorant » Bird » Forbidden food
and the little owl, and the cormorant, and the great owl,
and the pelican, and the gier-eagle, and the cormorant,
And possess her do pelican and hedge-hog, And owl and raven dwell in her, And He hath stretched out over her A line of vacancy, and stones of emptiness.
And crouched in her midst have droves, Every beast of the nation, Both pelican and hedge-hog in her knobs lodge, A voice doth sing at the window, 'Destruction is at the threshold, For the cedar-work is exposed.'
Kite » Bird » Forbidden food
and the vulture, and the kite after its kind,
and the glede, and the kite, and the vulture after its kind,
Lapwing » Bird » Forbidden food
and the stork, the heron after its kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.
and the stork, and the heron after its kind, and the lapwing, and the bat;
Topics on Forbidden Food
Eating Forbidden FoodGenesis 2:17
and of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, thou dost not eat of it, for in the day of thine eating of it -- dying thou dost die.'