1 Timothy 4:3
Good News Translation
Such people teach that it is wrong to marry and to eat certain foods. But God created those foods to be eaten, after a prayer of thanks, by those who are believers and have come to know the truth.

Contemporary English Version
will forbid people to marry or to eat certain foods. But God created these foods to be eaten with thankful hearts by his followers who know the truth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Forbidding to marry, to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by the faithful and by them that have known the truth.

New American Bible
They forbid marriage and require abstinence from foods that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

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Forbidding to marry, to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by the faithful and by them that have known the truth.

Forbidding.

Daniel 11:37 And he shall make no account of the God of his fathers: and he shall follow the lust of women, and he shall not regard any gods: for he shall rise up against all things.

1 Corinthians 7:28,36-39 But if thou take a wife, thou hast not sinned. And if a virgin marry, she hath not sinned: nevertheless, such shall have tribulation of the flesh. But I spare you. . . .

Hebrews 13:4 Marriage honourable in all, and the bed undefiled. For fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

to abstain.

Romans 14:3,17 Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not: and he that eateth not, let him not judge him that eateth. For God hath taken him to him. . . .

1 Corinthians 8:8 But meat doth not commend us to God. For neither, if we eat, shall we have the more: nor, if we eat not, shall we have the less.

Colossians 2:20-23 If then you be dead with Christ from the elements of this world, why do you yet decree as though living in the world? . . .

Hebrews 13:9 Be not led away with various and strange doctrines. For it is best that the heart be established with grace, not with meats: which have not profited those that walk in them.

which.

Genesis 1:29,30 And God said: Behold I have given you every herb bearing seed upon the earth, and all trees that have in themselves seed of their own kind, to be your meat: . . .

Genesis 9:3 And every thing that moveth, and liveth shall be meat for you: even as the green herbs have I delivered them all to you:

Ecclesiastes 5:18 This therefore hath seemed good to me, that a man should eat and drink, and enjoy the fruit of his labour, wherewith he hath laboured under the sun, all the days of his life, which God hath given him: and this is his portion.

Acts 10:13-15 And there came a voice to him: Arise, Peter. Kill and eat. . . .

1 Corinthians 6:13 Meat for the belly and the belly for the meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. But the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord: and the Lord for the body.

with.

1 Timothy 4:4 For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected that is received with thanksgiving:

1 Samuel 9:13 As soon as you come into the city, you shall immediately find him, before he go up to the high place to eat: for the people will not eat till he come; because he blesseth the victim, and afterwards they eat that are invited. Now, therefore, go up, for to day you shall find him.

Matthew 14:19 And when he had commanded the multitude to sit down upon the grass, he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes.

Matthew 15:36 And taking the seven loaves and the fishes, and giving thanks, he brake, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples gave to the people.

Luke 24:30 And it came to pass, whilst he was at table with them, he took bread and blessed and brake and gave to them.

John 6:23 But other ships came in from Tiberias, nigh unto the place where they had eaten the bread, the Lord giving thanks.

Acts 27:35 And when he had said these things, taking bread, he gave thanks to God in the sight of them all. And when he had broken it, he began to eat.

Romans 14:6 He that regardeth the day regardeth it unto the Lord. And he that eateth eateth to the Lord: for he giveth thanks to God. And he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not and giveth thanks to God.

1 Corinthians 10:30,31 If I partake with thanksgiving, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks? . . .

Colossians 3:17 All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

believe.

1 Timothy 2:4 Who will have all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

John 8:31,32 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed him: If you continue in my word, you shall be my disciples indeed. . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 0 . . .

Context
Warnings against False Teachers
2Speaking lies in hypocrisy and having their conscience seared, 3Forbidding to marry, to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by the faithful and by them that have known the truth. 4For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected that is received with thanksgiving:…
Cross References
Genesis 1:29
And God said: Behold I have given you every herb bearing seed upon the earth, and all trees that have in themselves seed of their own kind, to be your meat:

Genesis 9:3
And every thing that moveth, and liveth shall be meat for you: even as the green herbs have I delivered them all to you:

Matthew 15:11
Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man: but what cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.

Romans 14:6
He that regardeth the day regardeth it unto the Lord. And he that eateth eateth to the Lord: for he giveth thanks to God. And he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not and giveth thanks to God.

1 Corinthians 10:30
If I partake with thanksgiving, why am I evil spoken of for that for which I give thanks?

Colossians 2:16
Let no man therefore judge you in meat or in drink or in respect of a festival day or of the new moon or of the sabbaths,

Colossians 2:23
Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in superstition and humility, and not sparing the body; not in any honour to the filling of the flesh.

1 Timothy 4:4
For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be rejected that is received with thanksgiving:

1 Timothy 5:14
I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

Hebrews 13:4
Marriage honourable in all, and the bed undefiled. For fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Additional Translations
They will prohibit marriage and require abstinence from certain foods that God has created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

forbidding to marry, commanding to abstain from foods that God created for reception with thanksgiving by the faithful and those knowing the truth.

Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God has created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by them that believe and know the truth.

forbidding to marry, [bidding] to abstain from meats, which God has created for receiving with thanksgiving for them who are faithful and know the truth.

forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by them that believe and know the truth.

Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by them who believe and know the truth.

forbidding people to marry, and insisting on abstinence from foods which God has created to be partaken of, with thankfulness, by those who believe and have a clear knowledge of the truth.

forbidding marriage and commanding to abstain from foods which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.

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