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  Verses Regarding
  God's Dietary Plan

Biblical Diet Food Summary

1. Tree fruit bearing seed. 2. Plant food bearing seed. 3. Helpful herbs. 4. Optional clean meat.

Genesis 1:27-30 (NKJV)

27So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 28Then God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” 29And God said, “See, I have given you every herb that yields seed which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit yields seed; to you it shall be for food. 30Also, to every beast of the earth, to every bird of the air, 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.

Genesis 9:1-4 (NKJV)

1 So God blessed Noah and his sons, and said to them: “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.2And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be on every beast of the earth, on every bird of the air, on all that move on the earth, and on all the fish of the sea. They are given into your hand. 3Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. I have given you all things, even as the green herbs. 4But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood.

Leviticus 3:17 (NKJV)

17This shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations in all your dwellings: you shall eat neither fat nor blood.’”

Leviticus 20:25 (NKJV)

25You shall therefore distinguish between clean animals and unclean, between unclean birds and clean, and you shall not make yourselves abominable by beast or by bird, or by any kind of living thing that creeps on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.

Clean and Unclean Meat

Deuteronomy 14:3-20 (NKJV)

3“You shall not eat any detestable thing. 4 These are the animals which you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, 5the deer, the gazelle, the roe deer, the wild goat, the mountain goat,[a] the antelope, and the mountain sheep. 6And you may eat every animal with cloven hooves, having the hoof split into two parts, and that chews the cud, among the animals. 7Nevertheless, of those that chew the cud or have cloven hooves, you shall not eat, such as these: the camel, the hare, and the rock hyrax; for they chew the cud but do not have cloven hooves; they are unclean for you. 8Also the swine is unclean for you, because it has cloven hooves, yet does not chew the cud; you shall not eat their flesh or touch their dead carcasses.
9 “These you may eat of all that are in the waters: you may eat all that have fins and scales. 10And whatever does not have fins and scales you shall not eat; it is unclean for you.
11 “All clean birds you may eat. 12But these you shall not eat: the eagle, the vulture, the buzzard, 13the red kite, the falcon, and the kite after their kinds; 14every raven after its kind; 15the ostrich, the short-eared owl, the sea gull, and the hawk after their kinds; 16the little owl, the screech owl, the white owl, 17the jackdaw, the carrion vulture, the fisher owl, 18the stork, the heron after its kind, and the hoopoe and the bat. 19 “Also every creeping thing that flies is unclean for you; they shall not be eaten.
20 “You may eat all clean birds.
Land Animals Sea Life Birds and Fowl No Nos
• chew cud
• split hooves
• fins
• scales
• No birds of prey
• No Scavenger birds
• No flying insects
• No blood
• No fat

Bible's Clean Animals List

Clean Land Animals Birds of the Air & Fowl Lake, River & Sea Life
• Buffalo • Cattle • Deer
• Reindeer • Antelope
• Gazelles • Goats • Rams
• Sheep • Elks • Moose
• Caribou • Giraffes
• Chickens • Turkeys
• Partridges • Sparrows
• Doves • Ducks • Geese
• Pheasants • Quail
• Trout • Tuna fish • Salmon
• Halibut • Bluegills • Sunfish
• Cod fish • Flounder • Perch
• Herring • Sardines • Bass
• Smelt • Mackerels
Look for these symbols on packaged foods to ensure they are Kosher.
Kosher Symbols Es, es!  Eat, eat!
Es gezunterheyt! Eat in health! (Yiddish)
Leteavon! For appetite! (Hebrew)
Enjoy! (English!)