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97 Bible Verses About Eating

Here are 97 Bible verses about eating from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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Genesis 1:29 KJV

And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

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Genesis 9:3 KJV

Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.

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Ecclesiastes 9:7 KJV

Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.

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Matthew 4:4 KJV

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

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John 6:35 KJV

And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.

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John 6:27 KJV

Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.

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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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Proverbs 25:16 KJV

Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.

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Proverbs 25:27 KJV

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

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Matthew 6:25 KJV

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

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1 Timothy 4:3-5 KJV

Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth. For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.

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Matthew 15:11 KJV

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

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Romans 14:2 KJV

For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs.

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Ecclesiastes 10:17 KJV

Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!

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1 Timothy 4:4 KJV

For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving:

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1 Corinthians 8:8 KJV

But meat commendeth us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.

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Romans 14:3 KJV

Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him.

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Ecclesiastes 3:12-13 KJV

I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life. And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.

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Matthew 5:6 KJV

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

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1 Corinthians 11:29 KJV

For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord’s body.

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Genesis 18:8 KJV

And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.

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1 Corinthians 10:25 KJV

Whatsoever is sold in the shambles, that eat, asking no question for conscience sake:

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Ecclesiastes 3:13 KJV

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.

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Proverbs 16:24 KJV

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

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Nehemiah 8:10 KJV

Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

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1 Corinthians 10:23 KJV

All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.

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1 Corinthians 8:13 KJV

Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend.

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Psalms 136:25 KJV

Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.

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Job 23:12 KJV

Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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Colossians 2:16-17 KJV

Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days: Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

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Mark 7:19 KJV

Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats?

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Proverbs 23:21 KJV

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

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1 Corinthians 6:12-13 KJV

All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any. Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.

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1 Corinthians 6:12 KJV

All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.

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John 6:51 KJV

I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

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Matthew 15:2 KJV

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

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Proverbs 23:20-21 KJV

Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

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1 Corinthians 9:27 KJV

But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

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Acts 15:29 KJV

That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.

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Exodus 16:12 KJV

I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel: speak unto them, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ye shall know that I am the LORD your God.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Deuteronomy 8:3 KJV

And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.

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Leviticus 3:17 KJV

It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that ye eat neither fat nor blood.

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1 Peter 2:2 KJV

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

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Amos 6:4 KJV

That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;

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Daniel 10:3 KJV

I ate no pleasant bread, neither came flesh nor wine in my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were fulfilled.

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Revelation 3:20 KJV

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

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John 7:37 KJV

In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Proverbs 30:8 KJV

Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

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Genesis 43:34 KJV

And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin’s mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.

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Revelation 3:20-22 KJV

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.

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Philippians 4:12 KJV

I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

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2 Corinthians 9:10 KJV

Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;)

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John 10:10 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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John 6:57 KJV

As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.

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Luke 12:22-23 KJV

And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on. The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.

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Luke 12:2 KJV

For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.

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Luke 9:16-17 KJV

Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude. And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve baskets.

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Matthew 6:3 KJV

But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:

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Amos 6:7 KJV

Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.

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Ecclesiastes 5:19 KJV

Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.

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Ecclesiastes 5:18 KJV

Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.

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Proverbs 19:16 KJV

He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die.

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Proverbs 13:25 KJV

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

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Proverbs 11:25 KJV

The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

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Psalms 107:9 KJV

For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.

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1 Timothy 6:7-8 KJV

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.

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1 Timothy 6:2 KJV

And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.

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1 Corinthians 10:2 KJV

And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea;

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1 Corinthians 9:10-12 KJV

Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that ploweth should plow in hope; and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope. If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things? If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this power; but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.

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Acts 2:46-47 KJV

And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.

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Acts 2:2 KJV

And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

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John 6:2 KJV

And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased.

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Matthew 6:2 KJV

Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

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Matthew 5:2 KJV

And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,

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Matthew 4:2 KJV

And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred.

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Malachi 3:10 KJV

Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

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Deuteronomy 14:9-10 KJV

These ye shall eat of all that are in the waters: all that have fins and scales shall ye eat: And whatsoever hath not fins and scales ye may not eat; it is unclean unto you.

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Psalms 81:10 KJV

I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.

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Leviticus 7:23 KJV

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

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Exodus 32:6 KJV

And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

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1 Corinthians 11:20-22 KJV

When ye come together therefore into one place, this is not to eat the Lord’s supper. For in eating every one taketh before other his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken. What? have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.

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Psalms 37:25 KJV

I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

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Nehemiah 5:1-2 KJV

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews. For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.

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Philippians 3:19 KJV

Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)

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Psalms 22:26 KJV

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

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Joel 2:26 KJV

And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.

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Deuteronomy 8:16 KJV

Who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers knew not, that he might humble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end;

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Deuteronomy 4:28 KJV

And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men’s hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

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2 Thessalonians 3:7-10 KJV

For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you; Neither did we eat any man’s bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you: Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us. For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

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Genesis 2:16-17 KJV

And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest 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 eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

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Psalms 102:4 KJV

My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

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