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Want to know what the Bible says about Unclean Animals? Here are 23 Bible verses about Unclean Animals 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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Mark 7:19 NIV
For it doesn’t go into their heart but into their stomach, and then out of the body.” (In saying this, Jesus declared all foods clean.)
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Titus 1:15 NIV
To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.
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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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1 Timothy 4:4 NIV
For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,
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Romans 14:2 NIV
One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables.
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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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Leviticus 11:44 NIV
I am the Lord your God; consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy. Do not make yourselves unclean by any creature that moves along the ground.
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Leviticus 11:3 NIV
You may eat any animal that has a divided hoof and that chews the cud.
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Leviticus 11:7 NIV
And the pig, though it has a divided hoof, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you.
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Leviticus 11:9 NIV
“‘Of all the creatures living in the water of the seas and the streams you may eat any that have fins and scales.
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Leviticus 11:13 NIV
“‘These are the birds you are to regard as unclean and not eat because they are unclean: the eagle, the vulture, the black vulture,
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Leviticus 11:22-23 NIV
22 Of these you may eat any kind of locust, katydid, cricket or grasshopper. 23 But all other flying insects that have four legs you are to regard as unclean.
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Leviticus 11:47 NIV
You must distinguish between the unclean and the clean, between living creatures that may be eaten and those that may not be eaten. ’”
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Deuteronomy 14:9 NIV
Of all the creatures living in the water, you may eat any that has fins and scales.
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Leviticus 11:13-19 NIV
13 “‘These are the birds you are to regard as unclean and not eat because they are unclean: the eagle, the vulture, the black vulture, 14 the red kite, any kind of black kite, 15 any kind of raven, 16 the horned owl, the screech owl, the gull, any kind of hawk, 17 the little owl, the cormorant, the great owl, 18 the white owl, the desert owl, the osprey, 19 the stork, any kind of heron, the hoopoe and the bat.
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Deuteronomy 14:10 NIV
But anything that does not have fins and scales you may not eat; for you it is unclean.
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Genesis 7:1-2 NIV
7 The Lord then said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation. 2 Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal, a male and its mate, and one pair of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate,
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Isaiah 66:15 NIV
See, the Lord is coming with fire,
    and his chariots are like a whirlwind;
he will bring down his anger with fury,
    and his rebuke with flames of fire.
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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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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NIV
19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
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