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Gen 1:29

(NIV)
Then God said, ‘I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.
(ESV)
And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.

Gen 1:30

(NIV)
And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds in the sky and all the creatures that move along the ground – everything that has the breath of life in it – I give every green plant for food.’ And it was so.
(ESV)
And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.

Gen 2:9

(NIV)
The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground – trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

(ESV)
And out of the ground the Lord God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Gen 2:21

(NIV)
So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and then closed up the place with flesh.
(ESV)
So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh.

Gen 2:23

(NIV)
The man said,

‘This is now bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called “woman”,
for she was taken out of man.’
(ESV)
Then the man said,

This at last is bone of my bones
and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called Woman,
because she was taken out of Man.”

Gen 2:24

(NIV)
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.
(ESV)
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Gen 3:6

(NIV)
When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it.
(ESV)
So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.

Gen 3:19

(NIV)
By the sweat of your brow
you will eat your food
until you return to the ground,
since from it you were taken;
for dust you are
and to dust you will return.’
(ESV)
By the sweat of your face
you shall eat bread,
till you return to the ground,
for out of it you were taken;
for you are dust,
and to dust you shall return.”

Gen 4:3

(NIV)
In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the Lord.
(ESV)
In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground,

Gen 4:4

(NIV)
But Abel also brought an offering – fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock. The Lord looked with favour on Abel and his offering,
(ESV)
and Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,

Gen 4:5

(NIV)
but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favour. So Cain was very angry, and his face was downcast.

(ESV)
but for Cain and his offering he had no regard. So Cain was very angry, and his face fell.

Gen 6:3

(NIV)
Then the Lord said, ‘My Spirit will not contend with humans for ever, for they are mortal; their days will be a hundred and twenty years.’

(ESV)
Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years.”

Gen 6:12

(NIV)
God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways.
(ESV)
And God saw the earth, and behold, it was corrupt, for all flesh had corrupted their way on the earth.

Gen 6:13

(NIV)
So God said to Noah, ‘I am going to put an end to all people, for the earth is filled with violence because of them. I am surely going to destroy both them and the earth.
(ESV)
And God said to Noah, “I have determined to make an end of all flesh, for the earth is filled with violence through them. Behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Gen 6:17

(NIV)
I am going to bring floodwaters on the earth to destroy all life under the heavens, every creature that has the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will perish.
(ESV)
For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.

Gen 6:19

(NIV)
You are to bring into the ark two of all living creatures, male and female, to keep them alive with you.
(ESV)
And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every sort into the ark to keep them alive with you. They shall be male and female.

Gen 6:21

(NIV)
You are to take every kind of food that is to be eaten and store it away as food for you and for them.’

(ESV)
Also take with you every sort of food that is eaten, and store it up. It shall serve as food for you and for them.”

Gen 7:15

(NIV)
Pairs of all creatures that have the breath of life in them came to Noah and entered the ark.
(ESV)
They went into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life.

Gen 7:16

(NIV)
The animals going in were male and female of every living thing, as God had commanded Noah. Then the Lord shut him in.

(ESV)
And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded him. And the Lord shut him in.

Gen 7:21

(NIV)
Every living thing that moved on land perished – birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all mankind.
(ESV)
And all flesh died that moved on the earth, birds, livestock, beasts, all swarming creatures that swarm on the earth, and all mankind.

Gen 8:17

(NIV)
Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you – the birds, the animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground – so they can multiply on the earth and be fruitful and increase in number on it.’

(ESV)
Bring out with you every living thing that is with you of all fleshbirds and animals and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth—that they may swarm on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.”

Gen 9:3

(NIV)
Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.

(ESV)
Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.

Gen 9:4

(NIV)
‘But you must not eat meat that has its lifeblood still in it.
(ESV)
But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood.

Gen 9:11

(NIV)
I establish my covenant with you: Never again will all life be destroyed by the waters of a flood; never again will there be a flood to destroy the earth.’

(ESV)
I establish my covenant with you, that never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of the flood, and never again shall there be a flood to destroy the earth.”

Gen 9:15

(NIV)
I will remember my covenant between me and you and all living creatures of every kind. Never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all life.
(ESV)
I will remember my covenant that is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh. And the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.

Gen 9:16

(NIV)
Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.’

(ESV)
When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.”

Gen 9:17

(NIV)
So God said to Noah, ‘This is the sign of the covenant I have established between me and all life on the earth.’

(ESV)
God said to Noah, “This is the sign of the covenant that I have established between me and all flesh that is on the earth.”

Gen 14:11

(NIV)
The four kings seized all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah and all their food; then they went away.
(ESV)
So the enemy took all the possessions of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their provisions, and went their way.

Gen 14:18

(NIV)
Then Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High,
(ESV)
And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. (He was priest of God Most High.)

Gen 17:11

(NIV)
You are to undergo circumcision, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and you.
(ESV)
You shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you.

Gen 17:13

(NIV)
Whether born in your household or bought with your money, they must be circumcised. My covenant in your flesh is to be an everlasting covenant.
(ESV)
both he who is born in your house and he who is bought with your money, shall surely be circumcised. So shall my covenant be in your flesh an everlasting covenant.

Gen 17:14

(NIV)
Any uncircumcised male, who has not been circumcised in the flesh, will be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.’

(ESV)
Any uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin shall be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.”

Gen 17:23

(NIV)
On that very day Abraham took his son Ishmael and all those born in his household or bought with his money, every male in his household, and circumcised them, as God told him.
(ESV)
Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all those born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.

Gen 17:24

(NIV)
Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised,
(ESV)
Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Gen 17:25

(NIV)
and his son Ishmael was thirteen;
(ESV)
And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Gen 18:5

(NIV)
Let me get you something to eat, so you can be refreshed and then go on your way – now that you have come to your servant.’

‘Very well,’ they answered, ‘do as you say.’

(ESV)
while I bring a morsel of bread, that you may refresh yourselves, and after that you may pass on— since you have come to your servant.” So they said, “Do as you have said.”

Gen 21:14

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the Desert of Beersheba.

(ESV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, along with the child, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Gen 25:34

(NIV)
Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and some lentil stew. He ate and drank, and then got up and left.

So Esau despised his birthright.

(ESV)
Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew, and he ate and drank and rose and went his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.

Gen 27:17

(NIV)
Then she handed to her son Jacob the tasty food and the bread she had made.

(ESV)
And she put the delicious food and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob.

Gen 28:20

(NIV)
Then Jacob made a vow, saying, ‘If God will be with me and will watch over me on this journey I am taking and will give me food to eat and clothes to wear
(ESV)
Then Jacob made 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 wear,

Gen 29:14

(NIV)
Then Laban said to him, ‘You are my own flesh and blood.’

After Jacob had stayed with him for a whole month,
(ESV)
and Laban said to him, “Surely you are my bone and my flesh!” And he stayed with him a month.

Gen 31:54

(NIV)
He offered a sacrifice there in the hill country and invited his relatives to a meal. After they had eaten, they spent the night there.

(ESV)
and Jacob offered a sacrifice in the hill country and called his kinsmen to eat bread. They ate bread and spent the night in the hill country.

Gen 37:25

(NIV)
As they sat down to eat their meal, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were loaded with spices, balm and myrrh, and they were on their way to take them down to Egypt.

(ESV)
Then they sat down to eat. And looking up they saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing gum, balm, and myrrh, on their way to carry it down to Egypt.

Gen 37:27

(NIV)
Come, let’s sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him; after all, he is our brother, our own flesh and blood.’ His brothers agreed.

(ESV)
Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother, our own flesh.” And his brothers listened to him.

Gen 39:6

(NIV)
So Potiphar left everything he had in Joseph’s care; with Joseph in charge, he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate.

Now Joseph was well-built and handsome,
(ESV)
So he left all that he had in Joseph’s charge, and because of him he had no concern about anything but the food he ate.

Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.

Gen 40:17

(NIV)
In the top basket were all kinds of baked goods for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head.’

(ESV)
and in the uppermost basket there were all sorts of baked food for Pharaoh, but the birds were eating it out of the basket on my head.”

Gen 40:19

(NIV)
Within three days Pharaoh will lift off your head and impale your body on a pole. And the birds will eat away your flesh.’

(ESV)
In three days Pharaoh will lift up your headfrom you!—and hang you on a tree. And the birds will eat the flesh from you.”

Gen 41:2

(NIV)
when out of the river there came up seven cows, sleek and fat, and they grazed among the reeds.
(ESV)
and behold, there came up out of the Nile seven cows, attractive and plump, and they fed in the reed grass.

Gen 41:3

(NIV)
After them, seven other cows, ugly and gaunt, came up out of the Nile and stood beside those on the river-bank.
(ESV)
And behold, seven other cows, ugly and thin, came up out of the Nile after them, and stood by the other cows on the bank of the Nile.

Gen 41:4

(NIV)
And the cows that were ugly and gaunt ate up the seven sleek, fat cows. Then Pharaoh woke up.

(ESV)
And the ugly, thin cows ate up the seven attractive, plump cows. And Pharaoh awoke.

Gen 41:18

(NIV)
when out of the river there came up seven cows, fat and sleek, and they grazed among the reeds.
(ESV)
Seven cows, plump and attractive, came up out of the Nile and fed in the reed grass.

Gen 41:19

(NIV)
After them, seven other cows came up – scrawny and very ugly and lean. I had never seen such ugly cows in all the land of Egypt.
(ESV)
Seven other cows came up after them, poor and very ugly and thin, such as I had never seen in all the land of Egypt.

Gen 41:35

(NIV)
They should collect all the food of these good years that are coming and store up the grain under the authority of Pharaoh, to be kept in the cities for food.
(ESV)
And let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming and store up grain under the authority of Pharaoh for food in the cities, and let them keep it.

Gen 41:36

(NIV)
This food should be held in reserve for the country, to be used during the seven years of famine that will come upon Egypt, so that the country may not be ruined by the famine.’

(ESV)
That food shall be a reserve for the land against the seven years of famine that are to occur in the land of Egypt, so that the land may not perish through the famine.”

Gen 41:48

(NIV)
Joseph collected all the food produced in those seven years of abundance in Egypt and stored it in the cities. In each city he put the food grown in the fields surrounding it.
(ESV)
and he gathered up all the food of these seven years, which occurred in the land of Egypt, and put the food in the cities. He put in every city the food from the fields around it.

Gen 41:54

(NIV)
and the seven years of famine began, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all the other lands, but in the whole land of Egypt there was food.
(ESV)
and the seven years of famine began to come, as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Gen 41:55

(NIV)
When all Egypt began to feel the famine, the people cried to Pharaoh for food. Then Pharaoh told all the Egyptians, ‘Go to Joseph and do what he tells you.’

(ESV)
When all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried to Pharaoh for bread. Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, “Go to Joseph. What he says to you, do.”

Gen 42:7

(NIV)
As soon as Joseph saw his brothers, he recognised them, but he pretended to be a stranger and spoke harshly to them. ‘Where do you come from?’ he asked.

‘From the land of Canaan,’ they replied, ‘to buy food.’

(ESV)
Joseph saw his brothers and recognized them, but he treated them like strangers and spoke roughly to them. “Where do you come from?” he said. They said, “From the land of Canaan, to buy food.”

Gen 42:10

(NIV)
‘No, my lord,’ they answered. ‘Your servants have come to buy food.
(ESV)
They said to him, “No, my lord, your servants have come to buy food.

Gen 42:25

(NIV)
Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, to put each man’s silver back in his sack, and to give them provisions for their journey. After this was done for them,
(ESV)
And Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, and to replace every man’s money in his sack, and to give them provisions for the journey. This was done for them.

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