FleshSee also Body; Carnal; Mortal, Mortality; Natural ManFlesh 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.Body tissueAnimals 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.MortalityJesus 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.Carnal nature of manCursed 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.