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Want to know what the Bible says about Praying Over Food? Here are 76 Bible verses about Praying Over Food from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV
So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
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Acts 27:35 NIV
After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat.
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Matthew 15:11 NIV
What goes into someone’s mouth does not defile them, but what comes out of their mouth, that is what defiles them.”
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Deuteronomy 8:10 NIV
When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the Lord your God for the good land he has given you.
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Matthew 14:19-21 NIV
19 And he directed the people to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people. 20 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over. 21 The number of those who ate was about five thousand men, besides women and children.
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Exodus 23:25 NIV
Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you,
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Romans 14:1-4 NIV
14 Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters. 2 One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. 3 The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge the one who does, for God has accepted them. 4 Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? To their own master, servants stand or fall. And they will stand, for the Lord is able to make them stand.
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Romans 14:21 NIV
It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother or sister to fall.
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Matthew 26:26 NIV
While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.”
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Genesis 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.
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1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
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Matthew 4:4 NIV
Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’
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James 5:16 NIV
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
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Acts 10:14 NIV
“Surely not, Lord!” Peter replied. “I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.”
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Ephesians 6:18 NIV
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.
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Romans 14:1-3 NIV
14 Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters. 2 One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. 3 The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge the one who does, for God has accepted them.
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Colossians 3:17 NIV
And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
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Romans 8:28 NIV
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
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Romans 14:6 NIV
Whoever regards one day as special does so to the Lord. Whoever eats meat does so to the Lord, for they give thanks to God; and whoever abstains does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God.
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John 6:23 NIV
Then some boats from Tiberias landed near the place where the people had eaten the bread after the Lord had given thanks.
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