'Eat' in the Bible
And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou may freely eat;
but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it; for in the day that thou dost eat of it thou shalt surely die.
Now the serpent was more astute than all the animals of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Has God indeed said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
And the woman answered unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden;
but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God has said, Ye shall not eat of it; neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
For God knows that in the day ye eat of it then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee not to eat?
And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all beasts and above every animal of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life;
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, cursed shall be the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the grass of the field;
in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread until thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken, for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, knowing good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat and live for ever,
But flesh with the soul (or life) thereof, which is its blood, ye shall not eat.
And they set food before him to eat, but he said, I will not eat until I have told my errand. And he said unto him, Speak on.
and Esau said to Jacob, Give me to eat, I pray thee, of that red pottage; for I am faint. Therefore was his name called Edom.
and make me savoury food, such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, that my soul may bless thee before I die.
Bring me venison and make me savoury food that I may eat and bless thee before the LORD before my death.
and thou shalt bring it to thy father that he may eat and that he may bless thee before his death.
And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau, thy firstborn; I have done according as thou didst command me; arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it near to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine, and he drank.
And he also had made savory food and brought it unto his father and said unto his father, Let my father arise and eat of his son's venison that thy soul may bless me.
And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me and will keep me in this way that I go and will give me bread to eat and clothing to put on
Then Jacob offered sacrifice upon the mount and called his brethren to eat bread; and they ate bread and slept in the mount.
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.
And they sat down to eat bread; and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmeelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing aromas and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thy head from off thee and shall hang thee on a tree, and the birds shall eat thy flesh from off thee.
And they made ready the present waiting until Joseph came at noon, for they heard that they should eat bread there.
And they served for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, who ate with him, by themselves; because the Egyptians may not eat bread with the Hebrews, for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
and take your father and your households and come unto me; and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat of the land.
And he said unto his daughters, And where is he? Why is it that ye have left the man? Call him, that he may eat bread.
and they shall cover the face of the earth that one will not be able to see the earth, and they shall eat the residue of that which is escaped, which remains unto you from the hail and shall eat every tree which produces fruit for you out of the field:
Then the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the land of Egypt to bring the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt and eat all the grass of the land and all that the hail has left.
and if the household is too small and is not able to eat the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of persons; each one according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.
And they shall take of the blood and put it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses in which they shall eat it.
And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roasted with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it.
Eat none of it raw, nor boiled at all with water, but roast with fire, his head with his legs, and with the entrails thereof.
And thus shall ye eat it: with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD's passover.
Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses, for whoever eats leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.
And in the first day there shall be a holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be a holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, except that which every person must eat, that only may be done of you.
In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month in the evening, ye shall eat unleavened bread until the twenty-first day of the month in the evening.
Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all your habitations ye shall eat unleavened bread.
And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron, This shall be the ordinance of the passover: No stranger shall eat of it,
but every man's slave that is bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eat of it.
And if a stranger shall sojourn with thee and desire to make the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and make this sacrifice; and he shall be as one that is natural in the land, but no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.
And Moses said unto the people, Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of slavery; for the LORD has brought you out of here with a strong hand; therefore, ye shall not eat with leaven.
Thou shalt eat without leaven for seven days, and the seventh day shall be a feast unto the LORD.
And Moses said, This shall be when the LORD shall give you in the evening flesh to eat and in the morning bread to the full; for the LORD has heard your murmurings which ye have murmured against him; and what are we? Your murmurings are not against us, but against the LORD.
I have heard the murmurings of the sons of Israel; speak unto them, saying, Between the two evenings ye shall eat flesh, and tomorrow ye shall be filled with bread; and ye shall know that I am the LORD your God.
And when the sons of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It is manna (What is it?): for they did not know what it was. Then Moses said unto them, This is the bread which the LORD has given you to eat.
And Moses said, Eat that today; for today is a sabbath unto the LORD; today ye shall not find it in the field.
And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took burnt offerings and sacrifices for God; and Aaron came, and all the elders of Israel, to eat bread with Moses' father-in-law before God.
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.
but the seventh year thou shalt leave it free and release it, that the poor of thy people may eat, and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard and with thy oliveyard.
Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib, for in it thou didst come out from Egypt; and none shall appear before me empty),
And Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram and the bread that is in the basket by the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.
And they shall eat those things with which they were reconciled, to fill their hands to be sanctified; but a stranger shall not eat thereof because they are holiness.
And they rose up early on the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink and rose up to play.
Therefore thou shalt not make a covenant with the inhabitants of that land because they shall fornicate after their gods and do sacrifice unto their gods, and they shall call thee, and thou shalt eat of their sacrifices
The feast of unleavened bread shalt thou keep. Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, as I commanded thee, in the time of the month Abib; for in the month Abib thou didst come out from Egypt.
And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.
It shall be a perpetual statute for your ages; throughout all your dwellings that ye shall eat no fat and no blood.
And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat; without leaven it shall be eaten in the holy place; in the court of the tabernacle of the testimony they shall eat it.
All the males among the sons of Aaron shall eat of it. It shall be a perpetual statute in your generations concerning the offerings on fire of the LORD; every thing that touches them shall be sanctified.
The priest that offers it for the sin shall eat it; in the holy place shall it be eaten, in the court of the tabernacle of the testimony.
All the males among the priests shall eat of it; it is most holy.
Every male among the priests shall eat thereof; it shall be eaten in the holy place for it is most holy.
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.
Moreover the person that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uncleanness of man or any unclean beast or any abominable unclean thing and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace, which is of the LORD, that person shall be cut off from his people.
Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, Ye shall eat no manner of fat, of ox or of sheep or of goat.
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.
Moreover ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it is of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings.
And Moses said unto Aaron and to his sons, Cook the flesh at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony, and eat it there with the bread that is in the basket of the consecrations, as I have commanded, saying, Aaron and his sons shall eat it.
And Moses spoke unto Aaron and unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons that were left, Take the present that remains of the offerings on fire unto the LORD and eat it without leaven beside the altar; for it is most holy:
Ye must, therefore, eat it in the holy place, because it is thy due and thy sons' due of the offerings of the LORD on fire; for so I am commanded.
And the waved breast and elevated shoulder shall ye likewise eat in a clean place, thou and thy sons and thy daughters with thee; for they are thy due and thy sons' due, which are given out of the sacrifices of the peace of the sons of Israel.
Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, These are the animals which ye shall eat among all the animals that are on the earth.
Whatever divides the hoof and is clovenfooted and chews the cud, among the animals, that shall you eat.
Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of those that chew the cud or of those that divide the hoof: the camel because it chews the cud but divides not the hoof; it is unclean unto you.
Of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcase you shall not touch: they are unclean to you.
These shall you eat of all that are in the waters: whatever has fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, those shall you eat.
they shall be an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, and ye shall have their carcasses in abomination.
Yet these may ye eat of every flying insect that goes upon all four, which have legs above their feet, to leap with them upon the earth;
these of them ye may eat: the locust according to his species and the bald locust according to his species and the beetle according to his species and the grasshopper according to his species.
And if any animal of which ye may eat dies, he that touches the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the evening;
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.
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.
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.
And in the fifth year ye shall eat of the fruit thereof that it may yield unto you the increase thereof. I AM your God.
Ye shall not eat any thing with blood. Ye shall not be fortunetellers, nor diviners.
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy and of the sanctified things.
Whatever man of the seed of Aaron who is a leper or has a running issue shall not eat of the holy things until he is clean. And whosoever touches any thing that is unclean by the dead or a man whose seed has gone out from him
the person who has touched any such shall be unclean until evening and shall not eat of the holy things until he has washed his flesh with water.
And when the sun is down, he shall be clean and shall afterward eat of the holy things, because it is his bread.
That which dies of itself or is torn by beasts, he shall not eat to defile himself therewith. I am the LORD.
No stranger shall eat of the holy thing; a guest of the priest or a hired servant shall not eat of the holy thing.
But when the priest shall buy any soul with his money, he shall eat of it, and he that is born in his house, they shall eat of his bread.
If the priest's daughter becomes married unto a stranger, she may not eat of that which is set apart of the holy things.
But if the priest's daughter becomes a widow or divorced and has no child and is returned unto her father's house as in her youth, she shall eat of her father's bread; but no stranger shall eat thereof.
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