Acts 15:29; Ezekiel 4:13-14; Daniel 1:8; Malachi 1:7; Malachi 1:12

29 jthat you abstain from kwhat has been sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from these, you will do well. Farewell.


13 And the Lord said, Thus shall the people of Israel eat rtheir bread unclean, among the nations where I will drive them. 14 Then I said, sAh, Lord God! Behold, I have never defiled myself.1 tFrom my youth up till now I have never eaten uwhat died of itself or was torn by beasts, nor has vtainted meat come into my mouth.


Daniel's Faithfulness

But Daniel sresolved that he would not tdefile himself with kthe king's food, or with lthe wine that he drank. Therefore he asked the chief of the eunuchs to allow him not to tdefile himself.


jBy offering polluted food upon my altar. bBut you say, How have we polluted you? By saying that kthe Lord's table may be despised.


12 But you profane it when you say that rthe Lord's table is polluted, and its fruit, that is, its food may be despised.