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Genesis 9: Vegetarianism, the Death Sentence and Plaques

A chapter that has interesting implications for vegetarianism!

Everything that lives and moves will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.

We can only assume that therefore before this everyone was vegetarian, there’s no evidence either way. It seems to be a strange time to be giving man authority to eat animals, when there’s just be a huge flood and there’s at most 14 of each species alive (as preserved in the ark), but God knows what He’s doing. Continue reading