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Laws concerning the preparation and consumption of different meats. Outlined in the Pentateuch and partially set aside in the New Testament.
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Dietary Laws. Regulations of food preparation and consumption provided by God for his people in OT times. The dietary laws formed part of broader regulations on “cleanliness” which were designed to maintain Israel’s status as a holy people.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments
Food, Food Laws, Table Fellowship
Food, Food Laws, Table FellowshipThe early Christians gathered in house churches (1 Cor 16:19; Rom 16:5; Philem 2; Col 4:15) for a variety of reasons, not least because the house provided the necessary means of preparing the Lord’s Supper (see Architecture). Like the house synagogue communities of this
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
DIETARY LAWS. Israelite dietary customs are systematized in the OT as divine commands. Of diverse origin, they form a relatively consistent system of oppositions, in which the choice of the “clean” or permitted food is an expression of the holiness of Israel and historically has been one of the most
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