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John 6:51

"I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh."

Ezekiel 4:9

"But as for you, take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet and spelt, put them in one vessel and make them into bread for yourself; you shall eat it according to the number of the days that you lie on your side, three hundred and ninety days.

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Baking Bread

Exodus 12:39

They baked the dough which they had brought out of Egypt into cakes of unleavened bread. For it had not become leavened, since they were driven out of Egypt and could not delay, nor had they prepared any provisions for themselves.

Bread, Figurative Of

Isaiah 30:20

Although the Lord has given you bread of privation and water of oppression, He, your Teacher will no longer hide Himself, but your eyes will behold your Teacher.

Bread, Kinds Of

Exodus 12:39

They baked the dough which they had brought out of Egypt into cakes of unleavened bread. For it had not become leavened, since they were driven out of Egypt and could not delay, nor had they prepared any provisions for themselves.

Consecrated Bread

Hebrews 9:2

For there was a tabernacle prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and the table and the sacred bread; this is called the holy place.

Feast Of Unleavened Bread

Exodus 12:15-20

'Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, but on the first day you shall remove leaven from your houses; for whoever eats anything leavened from the first day until the seventh day, that person shall be cut off from Israel.

Unleavened Bread

Exodus 12:39

They baked the dough which they had brought out of Egypt into cakes of unleavened bread. For it had not become leavened, since they were driven out of Egypt and could not delay, nor had they prepared any provisions for themselves.

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Matthew 26:26

While they were eating, Jesus took some bread, and after a blessing, He broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, "Take, eat; this is My body."

Matthew 7:9

"Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone?

1 Corinthians 11:27

Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner, shall be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.

Luke 11:11

"Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?

Luke 22:19

And when He had taken some bread and given thanks, He broke it and gave it to them, saying, "This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me."

Luke 11:5

Then He said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and goes to him at midnight and says to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves;

Luke 9:16

Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them, and broke them, and kept giving them to the disciples to set before the people.

John 6:31

"Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, 'HE GAVE THEM BREAD OUT OF HEAVEN TO EAT.'"

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go then, eat your bread in happiness and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; for God has already approved your works.

Joshua 9:12

"This our bread was warm when we took it for our provisions out of our houses on the day that we left to come to you; but now behold, it is dry and has become crumbled.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Matthew 15:26

And He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

2 Corinthians 9:10

Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus in the night in which He was betrayed took bread;

Proverbs 30:8

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion,

1 Kings 17:13

Then Elijah said to her, "Do not fear; go, do as you have said, but make me a little bread cake from it first and bring it out to me, and afterward you may make one for yourself and for your son.

1 Corinthians 11:24

and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, "This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me."

Deuteronomy 8:3

"He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.

Amos 8:11

"Behold, days are coming," declares the Lord GOD, "When I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, But rather for hearing the words of the LORD.

1 Corinthians 11:28

But a man must examine himself, and in so doing he is to eat of the bread and drink of the cup.

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Bread » Hallowed

Numbers 4:7

"Over the table of the bread of the Presence they shall also spread a cloth of blue and put on it the dishes and the pans and the sacrificial bowls and the jars for the drink offering, and the continual bread shall be on it.

Exodus 25:30

"You shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before Me at all times.

Leviticus 24:5

"Then you shall take fine flour and bake twelve cakes with it; two-tenths of an ephah shall be in each cake.

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him consecrated bread; for there was no bread there but the bread of the Presence which was removed from before the LORD, in order to put hot bread in its place when it was taken away.

1 Chronicles 9:32

Some of their relatives of the sons of the Kohathites were over the showbread to prepare it every sabbath.

Bread » General references to

2 Kings 4:42

Now a man came from Baal-shalishah, and brought the man of God bread of the first fruits, twenty loaves of barley and fresh ears of grain in his sack. And he said, "Give them to the people that they may eat."

1 Samuel 16:20

Jesse took a donkey loaded with bread and a jug of wine and a young goat, and sent them to Saul by David his son.

Genesis 18:5

and I will bring a piece of bread, that you may refresh yourselves; after that you may go on, since you have visited your servant." And they said, "So do, as you have said."

Bread » Baking of

1 Samuel 28:24

The woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; and she took flour, kneaded it and baked unleavened bread from it.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Exodus 16:23

then he said to them, "This is what the LORD meant: Tomorrow is a sabbath observance, a holy sabbath to the LORD Bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that is left over put aside to be kept until morning."

Leviticus 2:4

'Now when you bring an offering of a grain offering baked in an oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers spread with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

'When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.

More verses: 1 Kings 19:6 Isaiah 44:15

Bread » How prepared » Kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

1 Samuel 28:24

The woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; and she took flour, kneaded it and baked unleavened bread from it.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Jeremiah 7:18

"The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to spite Me.

Exodus 8:3

"The Nile will swarm with frogs, which will come up and go into your house and into your bedroom and on your bed, and into the houses of your servants and on your people, and into your ovens and into your kneading bowls.

Bread » Breaking of

Matthew 14:19

Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds,

Acts 27:35

Having said this, he took bread and gave thanks to God in the presence of all, and he broke it and began to eat.

Luke 24:30

When He had reclined at the table with them, He took the bread and blessed it, and breaking it, He began giving it to them.

Acts 20:11

When he had gone back up and had broken the bread and eaten, he talked with them a long while until daybreak, and then left.

Bread » The principal food used by the ancients

Genesis 21:14

So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulder, and gave her the boy, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Genesis 18:5

and I will bring a piece of bread, that you may refresh yourselves; after that you may go on, since you have visited your servant." And they said, "So do, as you have said."

Genesis 27:17

She also gave the savory food and the bread, which she had made, to her son Jacob.

Judges 19:5

Now on the fourth day they got up early in the morning, and he prepared to go; and the girl's father said to his son-in-law, "Sustain yourself with a piece of bread, and afterward you may go."

Bread » Often given as a present

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail hurried and took two hundred loaves of bread and two jugs of wine and five sheep already prepared and five measures of roasted grain and a hundred clusters of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs, and loaded them on donkeys.

2 Samuel 16:12

"Perhaps the LORD will look on my affliction and return good to me instead of his cursing this day."

1 Chronicles 12:40

Moreover those who were near to them, even as far as Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought food on donkeys, camels, mules and on oxen, great quantities of flour cakes, fig cakes and bunches of raisins, wine, oil, oxen and sheep. There was joy indeed in Israel.

Bread » Illustrative » (seeking of begging,) of extreme poverty

1 Samuel 2:36

'Everyone who is left in your house will come and bow down to him for a piece of silver or a loaf of bread and say, "Please assign me to one of the priest's offices so that I may eat a piece of bread."'"

Lamentations 1:11

All her people groan seeking bread; They have given their precious things for food To restore their lives themselves "See, O LORD, and look, For I am despised."

Bread » Sacrificed

1 Samuel 2:36

'Everyone who is left in your house will come and bow down to him for a piece of silver or a loaf of bread and say, "Please assign me to one of the priest's offices so that I may eat a piece of bread."'"

Leviticus 21:6

'They shall be holy to their God and not profane the name of their God, for they present the offerings by fire to the LORD, the food of their God; so they shall be holy.

Leviticus 21:8

'You shall consecrate him, therefore, for he offers the food of your God; he shall be holy to you; for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.

Leviticus 21:17

"Speak to Aaron, saying, 'No man of your offspring throughout their generations who has a defect shall approach to offer the food of his God.

Leviticus 21:21-22

'No man among the descendants of Aaron the priest who has a defect is to come near to offer the LORD'S offerings by fire; since he has a defect, he shall not come near to offer the food of his God. 'He may eat the food of his God, both of the most holy and of the holy,

Bread » How prepared » Made into loaves

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to David his son, "Take now for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to your brothers.

1 Samuel 25:18

Then Abigail hurried and took two hundred loaves of bread and two jugs of wine and five sheep already prepared and five measures of roasted grain and a hundred clusters of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs, and loaded them on donkeys.

1 Samuel 10:3

"Then you will go on further from there, and you will come as far as the oak of Tabor, and there three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you, one carrying three young goats, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a jug of wine;

1 Kings 14:3

"Take ten loaves with you, some cakes and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what will happen to the boy."

Mark 8:14

And they had forgotten to take bread, and did not have more than one loaf in the boat with them.

Bread » How prepared » Baked in ovens

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Leviticus 2:4

'Now when you bring an offering of a grain offering baked in an oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers spread with oil.

Leviticus 26:26

'When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.

Exodus 8:3

"The Nile will swarm with frogs, which will come up and go into your house and into your bedroom and on your bed, and into the houses of your servants and on your people, and into your ovens and into your kneading bowls.

Leviticus 7:9

'Likewise, every grain offering that is baked in the oven and everything prepared in a pan or on a griddle shall belong to the priest who presents it.

More verses: Leviticus 11:35

Bread » Staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

"Son of man, if a country sins against Me by committing unfaithfulness, and I stretch out My hand against it, destroy its supply of bread, send famine against it and cut off from it both man and beast,

Ezekiel 5:16

'When I send against them the deadly arrows of famine which were for the destruction of those whom I will send to destroy you, then I will also intensify the famine upon you and break the staff of bread.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover, He said to me, "Son of man, behold, I am going to break the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they will eat bread by weight and with anxiety, and drink water by measure and in horror,

Bread » Kinds of » Leavened (made with yeast)

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Leviticus 7:13

'With the sacrifice of his peace offerings for thanksgiving, he shall present his offering with cakes of leavened bread.

Leviticus 23:17

'You shall bring in from your dwelling places two loaves of bread for a wave offering, made of two-tenths of an ephah; they shall be of a fine flour, baked with leaven as first fruits to the LORD.

Amos 4:5

"Offer a thank offering also from that which is leavened, And proclaim freewill offerings, make them known For so you love to do, you sons of Israel," Declares the Lord GOD.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them, "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened."

Bread » Often put for the whole sustenance of man

Genesis 39:6

So he left everything he owned in Joseph's charge; and with him there he did not concern himself with anything except the food which he ate. Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.

Bread » Kinds of » Bread of affliction

Isaiah 30:20

Although the Lord has given you bread of privation and water of oppression, He, your Teacher will no longer hide Himself, but your eyes will behold your Teacher.

Psalm 127:2

It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.

1 Kings 22:27

and say, 'Thus says the king, "Put this man in prison and feed him sparingly with bread and water until I return safely."'"

Hosea 9:4

They will not pour out drink offerings of wine to the LORD, Their sacrifices will not please Him Their bread will be like mourners' bread; All who eat of it will be defiled, For their bread will be for themselves alone; It will not enter the house of the LORD.

Bread » Scarceness of, sent as a punishment

Ezekiel 5:16

'When I send against them the deadly arrows of famine which were for the destruction of those whom I will send to destroy you, then I will also intensify the famine upon you and break the staff of bread.

Psalm 105:16

And He called for a famine upon the land; He broke the whole staff of bread.

Isaiah 3:1

For behold, the Lord GOD of hosts is going to remove from Jerusalem and Judah Both supply and support, the whole supply of bread And the whole supply of water;

Bread » Was kneaded

Hosea 7:4

They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Jeremiah 7:18

"The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to spite Me.

Bread » Illustrative » (when broken,) of the death of Christ

Matthew 26:26

While they were eating, Jesus took some bread, and after a blessing, He broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, "Take, eat; this is My body."

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus in the night in which He was betrayed took bread; and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, "This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me."

Bread » Kinds of » Unleavened (made without yeast)

1 Samuel 28:24

The woman had a fattened calf in the house, and she quickly slaughtered it; and she took flour, kneaded it and baked unleavened bread from it.

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil; you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

Genesis 19:3

Yet he urged them strongly, so they turned aside to him and entered his house; and he prepared a feast for them, and baked unleavened bread, and they ate.

Judges 6:19

Then Gideon went in and prepared a young goat and unleavened bread from an ephah of flour; he put the meat in a basket and the broth in a pot, and brought them out to him under the oak and presented them.

Bread » Multitudes miraculously fed by Christ with

Matthew 14:19-21

Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds, and they all ate and were satisfied. They picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve full baskets. There were about five thousand men who ate, besides women and children.

Matthew 15:34-37

And Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" And they said, "Seven, and a few small fish." And He directed the people to sit down on the ground; and He took the seven loaves and the fish; and giving thanks, He broke them and started giving them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people. read more.
And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, seven large baskets full.

Bread » Made of wheat flour

1 Kings 5:11

Solomon then gave Hiram 20,000 kors of wheat as food for his household, and twenty kors of beaten oil; thus Solomon would give Hiram year by year.

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil; you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

1 Kings 4:22

Solomon's provision for one day was thirty kors of fine flour and sixty kors of meal,

Psalm 81:16

"But I would feed you with the finest of the wheat, And with honey from the rock I would satisfy you."

Bread » Symbolical » Of the body of Christ

Matthew 26:26

While they were eating, Jesus took some bread, and after a blessing, He broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, "Take, eat; this is My body."

1 Corinthians 11:23-24

For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus in the night in which He was betrayed took bread; and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, "This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me."

Bread » Sometimes unleavened

Exodus 12:18

'In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at evening, you shall eat unleavened bread, until the twenty-first day of the month at evening.

1 Corinthians 5:8

Therefore let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Bread » Broken for use

Matthew 14:19

Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds,

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the infant cleaves To the roof of its mouth because of thirst; The little ones ask for bread, But no one breaks it for them.

Bread » Illustrative » (partaking of,) of communion of saints

1 Corinthians 10:17

Since there is one bread, we who are many are one body; for we all partake of the one bread.

Bread » Usually leavened

Leviticus 23:17

'You shall bring in from your dwelling places two loaves of bread for a wave offering, made of two-tenths of an ephah; they shall be of a fine flour, baked with leaven as first fruits to the LORD.

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them, "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened."

Bread » How prepared » On coals

1 Kings 19:6

Then he looked and behold, there was at his head a bread cake baked on hot stones, and a jar of water. So he ate and drank and lay down again.

Isaiah 44:19

No one recalls, nor is there knowledge or understanding to say, "I have burned half of it in the fire and also have baked bread over its coals I roast meat and eat it Then I make the rest of it into an abomination, I fall down before a block of wood!"

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire already laid and fish placed on it, and bread.

Bread » Figurative

1 Corinthians 10:17

Since there is one bread, we who are many are one body; for we all partake of the one bread.

Isaiah 55:2

"Why do you spend money for what is not bread, And your wages for what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good, And delight yourself in abundance.

2 Corinthians 9:10

Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;

Bread » In times of scarcity, sold by weight

Leviticus 26:26

'When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover, He said to me, "Son of man, behold, I am going to break the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they will eat bread by weight and with anxiety, and drink water by measure and in horror,

Bread » Was formed into » Cakes

2 Samuel 6:19

Further, he distributed to all the people, to all the multitude of Israel, both to men and women, a cake of bread and one of dates and one of raisins to each one. Then all the people departed each to his house.

1 Kings 17:13

Then Elijah said to her, "Do not fear; go, do as you have said, but make me a little bread cake from it first and bring it out to me, and afterward you may make one for yourself and for your son.

Bread » Was baked » In ovens

Leviticus 26:26

'When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.

Hosea 7:4-7

They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened. On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; He stretched out his hand with scoffers, For their hearts are like an oven As they approach their plotting; Their anger smolders all night, In the morning it burns like a flaming fire. read more.
All of them are hot like an oven, And they consume their rulers; All their kings have fallen None of them calls on Me.

Bread » Made by women

1 Samuel 8:13

"He will also take your daughters for perfumers and cooks and bakers.

Leviticus 26:26

'When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.

Jeremiah 7:18

"The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to spite Me.

Bread » Sacred, called hallowed bread

1 Samuel 21:6

So the priest gave him consecrated bread; for there was no bread there but the bread of the Presence which was removed from before the LORD, in order to put hot bread in its place when it was taken away.

1 Samuel 21:4

The priest answered David and said, "There is no ordinary bread on hand, but there is consecrated bread; if only the young men have kept themselves from women."

Bread » Making of, a trade

Jeremiah 37:21

Then King Zedekiah gave commandment, and they committed Jeremiah to the court of the guardhouse and gave him a loaf of bread daily from the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained in the court of the guardhouse.

Genesis 40:2

Pharaoh was furious with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker.

Bread » Publicly sold

Matthew 14:15

When it was evening, the disciples came to Him and said, "This place is desolate and the hour is already late; so send the crowds away, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves."

Matthew 15:33

The disciples said to Him, "Where would we get so many loaves in this desolate place to satisfy such a large crowd?"

Bread » Kept in baskets

Genesis 40:16

When the chief baker saw that he had interpreted favorably, he said to Joseph, "I also saw in my dream, and behold, there were three baskets of white bread on my head;

Exodus 29:32

"Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram and the bread that is in the basket, at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

Bread » Was formed into » Wafers

Exodus 16:31

The house of Israel named it manna, and it was like coriander seed, white, and its taste was like wafers with honey.

Exodus 29:23

and one cake of bread and one cake of bread mixed with oil and one wafer from the basket of unleavened bread which is set before the LORD;

Bread » Illustrative » (want of,) of extreme poverty

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he who is lightly esteemed and has a servant Than he who honors himself and lacks bread.

Isaiah 3:7

He will protest on that day, saying, "I will not be your healer, For in my house there is neither bread nor cloak; You should not appoint me ruler of the people."

Bread » Crumb of, used to wipe the fingers, thrown under the table

Luke 16:21

and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich man's table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores.

Matthew 15:27

But she said, "Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."

Bread » Offered with sacrifices

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil; you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

Exodus 29:23

and one cake of bread and one cake of bread mixed with oil and one wafer from the basket of unleavened bread which is set before the LORD;

Bread » Made of » Wheat

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil; you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

Psalm 81:16

"But I would feed you with the finest of the wheat, And with honey from the rock I would satisfy you."

Bread » Was baked » On coals of fire

Isaiah 44:19

No one recalls, nor is there knowledge or understanding to say, "I have burned half of it in the fire and also have baked bread over its coals I roast meat and eat it Then I make the rest of it into an abomination, I fall down before a block of wood!"

John 21:9

So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire already laid and fish placed on it, and bread.

Bread » When old, dry and mouldy

Joshua 9:5

and worn-out and patched sandals on their feet, and worn-out clothes on themselves; and all the bread of their provision was dry and had become crumbled.

Joshua 9:12

"This our bread was warm when we took it for our provisions out of our houses on the day that we left to come to you; but now behold, it is dry and has become crumbled.

Bread » Yielded by the earth

Job 28:5

"The earth, from it comes food, And underneath it is turned up as fire.

Isaiah 55:10

"For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, And do not return there without watering the earth And making it bear and sprout, And furnishing seed to the sower and bread to the eater;

Bread » Given by God

Ruth 1:6

Then she arose with her daughters-in-law that she might return from the land of Moab, for she had heard in the land of Moab that the LORD had visited His people in giving them food.

Bread » Made of » Barley

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, behold, a man was relating a dream to his friend. And he said, "Behold, I had a dream; a loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it upside down so that the tent lay flat."

Bread » Called the staff of life

Ezekiel 14:13

"Son of man, if a country sins against Me by committing unfaithfulness, and I stretch out My hand against it, destroy its supply of bread, send famine against it and cut off from it both man and beast,

Ezekiel 5:16

'When I send against them the deadly arrows of famine which were for the destruction of those whom I will send to destroy you, then I will also intensify the famine upon you and break the staff of bread.

Ezekiel 4:16

Moreover, He said to me, "Son of man, behold, I am going to break the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they will eat bread by weight and with anxiety, and drink water by measure and in horror,

Bread » How prepared » In pans

Leviticus 2:5

'If your offering is a grain offering made on the griddle, it shall be of fine flour, unleavened, mixed with oil;

Leviticus 2:7

'Now if your offering is a grain offering made in a pan, it shall be made of fine flour with oil.

2 Samuel 13:6-9

So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill; when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, "Please let my sister Tamar come and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat from her hand." Then David sent to the house for Tamar, saying, "Go now to your brother Amnon's house, and prepare food for him." So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house, and he was lying down. And she took dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes. read more.
She took the pan and dished them out before him, but he refused to eat. And Amnon said, "Have everyone go out from me." So everyone went out from him.

Bread » How prepared » Cakes

1 Kings 17:12

But she said, "As the LORD your God lives, I have no bread, only a handful of flour in the bowl and a little oil in the jar; and behold, I am gathering a few sticks that I may go in and prepare for me and my son, that we may eat it and die."

2 Samuel 6:19

Further, he distributed to all the people, to all the multitude of Israel, both to men and women, a cake of bread and one of dates and one of raisins to each one. Then all the people departed each to his house.

Bread » Traffic in

Jeremiah 37:21

Then King Zedekiah gave commandment, and they committed Jeremiah to the court of the guardhouse and gave him a loaf of bread daily from the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained in the court of the guardhouse.

Mark 6:37

But He answered them, "You give them something to eat!" And they said to Him, "Shall we go and spend two hundred denarii on bread and give them something to eat?"

Bread » First fruit of, offered to God

Numbers 15:19-20

then it shall be, that when you eat of the food of the land, you shall lift up an offering to the LORD. 'Of the first of your dough you shall lift up a cake as an offering; as the offering of the threshing floor, so you shall lift it up.

Bread » Served round after funerals

Ezekiel 24:17-22

"Groan silently; make no mourning for the dead Bind on your turban and put your shoes on your feet, and do not cover your mustache and do not eat the bread of men." So I spoke to the people in the morning, and in the evening my wife died. And in the morning I did as I was commanded. The people said to me, "Will you not tell us what these things that you are doing mean for us?" read more.
Then I said to them, "The word of the LORD came to me saying, 'Speak to the house of Israel, "Thus says the Lord GOD, 'Behold, I am about to profane My sanctuary, the pride of your power, the desire of your eyes and the delight of your soul; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind will fall by the sword. 'You will do as I have done; you will not cover your mustache and you will not eat the bread of men.

Bread » Was formed into » Loaves

1 Samuel 10:3-4

"Then you will go on further from there, and you will come as far as the oak of Tabor, and there three men going up to God at Bethel will meet you, one carrying three young goats, another carrying three loaves of bread, and another carrying a jug of wine; and they will greet you and give you two loaves of bread, which you will accept from their hand.

Bread » Illustrative » (eating without scarceness,) of plenty

Deuteronomy 8:9

a land where you will eat food without scarcity, in which you will not lack anything; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you can dig copper.

Bread » How prepared » Wafers

Exodus 29:23

and one cake of bread and one cake of bread mixed with oil and one wafer from the basket of unleavened bread which is set before the LORD;

Exodus 16:21

They gathered it morning by morning, every man as much as he should eat; but when the sun grew hot, it would melt.

Bread » By idolaters

Jeremiah 7:18

"The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead dough to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out drink offerings to other gods in order to spite Me.

Jeremiah 44:19

"And," said the women, "when we were burning sacrifices to the queen of heaven and were pouring out drink offerings to her, was it without our husbands that we made for her sacrificial cakes in her image and poured out drink offerings to her?"

Bread » Illustrative » (of deceit,) of unlawful gain

Proverbs 20:17

Bread obtained by falsehood is sweet to a man, But afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.

Bread » Illustrative » (of idleness,) of sloth

Proverbs 31:27

She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.

Bread » Plenty of, promised to the obedient

Leviticus 26:5

'Indeed, your threshing will last for you until grape gathering, and grape gathering will last until sowing time You will thus eat your food to the full and live securely in your land.

Bread » Illustrative » (of wickedness,) of oppression

Proverbs 4:17

For they eat the bread of wickedness And drink the wine of violence.

Bread » Illustrative » (fulness of,) of abundance

Bread » With water, the food of prisons

1 Kings 22:27

and say, 'Thus says the king, "Put this man in prison and feed him sparingly with bread and water until I return safely."'"

Bread » Ordinary, called common bread

1 Samuel 21:4

The priest answered David and said, "There is no ordinary bread on hand, but there is consecrated bread; if only the young men have kept themselves from women."

Bread » Illustrative » (of adversity,) of heavy affliction

Isaiah 30:20

Although the Lord has given you bread of privation and water of oppression, He, your Teacher will no longer hide Himself, but your eyes will behold your Teacher.

Bread » Illustrative » Of Christ

John 6:33-35

"For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world." Then they said to Him, "Lord, always give us this bread." Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.

Bread » Was baked » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Bread » Made of » Manna (in the wilderness)

Numbers 11:8

The people would go about and gather it and grind it between two millstones or beat it in the mortar, and boil it in the pot and make cakes with it; and its taste was as the taste of cakes baked with oil.

Bread » Placed on table of shew bread

Exodus 25:30

"You shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before Me at all times.

Bread » Nutritious and strengthening

Bread » Troughs used for kneading

Exodus 12:34

So the people took their dough before it was leavened, with their kneading bowls bound up in the clothes on their shoulders.

Bread » Corn ground for making

Isaiah 28:28

Grain for bread is crushed, Indeed, he does not continue to thresh it forever. Because the wheel of his cart and his horses eventually damage it, He does not thresh it longer.

Bread » How prepared » On coals of dung

Ezekiel 4:12

"You shall eat it as a barley cake, having baked it in their sight over human dung."

Ezekiel 4:15

Then He said to me, "See, I will give you cow's dung in place of human dung over which you will prepare your bread."

Bread » Figurative » Christ

John 6:32-35

Jesus then said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread out of heaven, but it is My Father who gives you the true bread out of heaven. "For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world." Then they said to Him, "Lord, always give us this bread." read more.
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.

Bread » Made of » Beans, millet, &c

Ezekiel 4:9

"But as for you, take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet and spelt, put them in one vessel and make them into bread for yourself; you shall eat it according to the number of the days that you lie on your side, three hundred and ninety days.

Bread » Illustrative » (of tears,) of sorrow

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, And You have made them to drink tears in large measure.

Bread » How prepared » Mixed with oil

Exodus 29:2

and unleavened bread and unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and unleavened wafers spread with oil; you shall make them of fine wheat flour.

Exodus 29:23

and one cake of bread and one cake of bread mixed with oil and one wafer from the basket of unleavened bread which is set before the LORD;

Bread » Meal

1 Kings 17:12

But she said, "As the LORD your God lives, I have no bread, only a handful of flour in the bowl and a little oil in the jar; and behold, I am gathering a few sticks that I may go in and prepare for me and my son, that we may eat it and die."

Bread » How prepared » Cracknels

1 Kings 14:3

"Take ten loaves with you, some cakes and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what will happen to the boy."

Bread » How prepared » Honey

Exodus 16:31

The house of Israel named it manna, and it was like coriander seed, white, and its taste was like wafers with honey.

Bread » How prepared » On hearths

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Bread » Made by men

Genesis 40:2

Pharaoh was furious with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker.

Bread » Barley

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, behold, a man was relating a dream to his friend. And he said, "Behold, I had a dream; a loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it upside down so that the tent lay flat."

Bread » Manna

Numbers 11:8

The people would go about and gather it and grind it between two millstones or beat it in the mortar, and boil it in the pot and make cakes with it; and its taste was as the taste of cakes baked with oil.

the Diet of the jews » Articles used for » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to David his son, "Take now for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to your brothers.

Genesis 18:5

and I will bring a piece of bread, that you may refresh yourselves; after that you may go on, since you have visited your servant." And they said, "So do, as you have said."

Food » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to David his son, "Take now for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to your brothers.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Exodus 13:6

"For seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day there shall be a feast to the LORD.

John 6:7

Philip answered Him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, for everyone to receive a little."

Food » Articles of » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to David his son, "Take now for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to your brothers.

Genesis 18:5

and I will bring a piece of bread, that you may refresh yourselves; after that you may go on, since you have visited your servant." And they said, "So do, as you have said."

Symbols and similitudes » Bread

Matthew 26:26

While they were eating, Jesus took some bread, and after a blessing, He broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, "Take, eat; this is My body."

Mark 14:22

While they were eating, He took some bread, and after a blessing He broke it, and gave it to them, and said, "Take it; this is My body."

Luke 22:19

And when He had taken some bread and given thanks, He broke it and gave it to them, saying, "This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me."

Victuals » List of articles » Bread

1 Samuel 17:17

Then Jesse said to David his son, "Take now for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves and run to the camp to your brothers.

Genesis 18:6

So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Exodus 13:6

"For seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day there shall be a feast to the LORD.

John 6:7

Philip answered Him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, for everyone to receive a little."



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