See also Body; Carnal; Mortal, Mortality; Natural Man
Flesh has several meanings: (1) the soft tissue that makes up the bodies of mankind, animals, fowls, or fish; (2) mortality; or (3) the physical or carnal nature of man.
Animals shall be meat for you, Gen. 9:3.
Animals should not be killed needlessly, JST, Gen. 9:10–11 (D&C 49:21).
Animals and fowl are for man to eat and use as clothing, D&C 49:18–19 (D&C 59:16–20).
We should eat meat sparingly, D&C 89:12–15.
Jesus is the only one begotten of the Father into mortality, John 1:14 (Mosiah 15:1–3).
Adam became the first flesh, Moses 3:7.
Cursed be the man that makes flesh his arm, Jer. 17:5.
The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak, Mark 14:38.
The lust of the flesh is not of the Father, 1 Jn. 2:16.
Nephi was sorrowful because of his flesh and iniquities, 2 Ne. 4:17–18, 34.
Do not reconcile yourselves to the devil and the flesh, 2 Ne. 10:24.