Daniel 1:8
But Daniel resolved in his heart that he would not defile himself with the king's food or wine. So he asked the chief official for permission not to defile himself.
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Ruth 1:17, 18
Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD punish me, and ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me." . . .

1 Kings 5:5
So behold, I plan to build a house for the Name of the LORD my God, according to what the LORD said to my father David: 'I will put your son on your throne in your place, and he will build the house for My Name.'

Psalm 119:106, 115
I have sworn and confirmed that I will keep Your righteous judgments. . . .

Acts 11:23
When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced and encouraged them all to abide in the Lord with all their hearts.

1 Corinthians 7:37
But the man who is firmly established in his heart and under no constraint, with control over his will and resolve in his heart not to marry the virgin, he will do well.

2 Corinthians 9:7
Each one should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not out of regret or compulsion. For God loves a cheerful giver.


Leviticus 11:45-47
For I am the LORD, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God; therefore be holy, because I am holy. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:38
which ate the fat of their sacrifices and drank the wine of their drink offerings? Let them rise up and help you; let them give you shelter!

Psalm 106:28
They yoked themselves to Baal of Peor and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods.

Psalm 141:4
Do not let my heart be drawn to any evil thing or take part in works of wickedness with men who do iniquity; let me not feast on their delicacies.

Ezekiel 4:13, 14
Then the LORD said, "This is how the Israelites will eat their defiled bread among the nations to which I will banish them." . . .

Hosea 9:3, 4
They will not remain in the land of the LORD; Ephraim will return to Egypt and eat unclean food in Assyria. . . .

Acts 10:14-16
"No, Lord!" Peter answered. "I have never eaten anything impure or unclean." . . .

Romans 14:15-17
If your brother is distressed by what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not by your eating destroy your brother, for whom Christ died. . . .

1 Corinthians 8:7-10
But not everyone has this knowledge. Some people are still so accustomed to idols that they eat such food as if it were sacrificed to an idol. And since their conscience is weak, it is defiled. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:18-21, 28-31
Consider the people of Israel: Are not those who eat the sacrifices fellow partakers in the altar? . . .

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But Daniel made up his mind that he would not defile himself with the king's choice food or with the wine which he drank; so he sought permission from the commander of the officials that he might not defile himself.

King James Bible
But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Daniel determined that he would not defile himself with the king's food or with the wine he drank. So he asked permission from the chief official not to defile himself.

International Standard Version
Daniel determined within himself not to become defiled by the king's menu of rich foods or by the king's wine, so he requested permission from the chief officer not to defile himself.

NET Bible
But Daniel made up his mind that he would not defile himself with the royal delicacies or the royal wine. He therefore asked the overseer of the court officials for permission not to defile himself.
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